December 3, 4:30 – 5:45 pm EDT
COSP13 Side-Event: Promoting Inclusive Environments through Adapted Physical Activity (Hosted by IFAPA)

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In this session, eight international experts from academia and practice will share best practices, research, and evidence demonstrating how Adapted Physical Activity (APA) helps create inclusive environments, enables the rights of persons with disabilities and contributes to the CRPD.

David Legg, Mount Royal University, Canada
Eli Wolff, Disability in Sport International, Power of Sport Lab, USA

Opening remarks
Catherine Carty, UNESCO Chair Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland

Martin Block, University of Virginia, USA
Omar Hindawi, Hashemite University, Jordan
Bridget Meyer, Halberg Foundation, New Zealand
Kwok Ng, University of Eastern Finland, Finland & University of Limerick, Ireland
Ogu Okey Charles, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Dilara Özer, İstanbul Kent University, Turkey
Cindy Sit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mey van Munster, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil