30th ACHPER International Conference and call for papers

The 30th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference, Participating in an Active and Healthy Life: Valuing the Participant Voice, has already attracted high-quality keynote speakers from overseas and Australia and promises to be a showcase of contemporary and future-focused ideas. It is a must-attend event for all health and physical education professionals, health, sports and other industry stakeholders.

The conference is taking place over three days from 16–18 January 2017 at the University of Canberra, Canberra. It will be an opportunity for delegates to consider the participation of children and young people in our schools and communities and ensuring they have a voice, feel valued and make a difference.

Call for papers/presentations

Closes 29 July 2016

The 30th ACHPER International Conference Program Committee invites abstract submissions for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, lightning talks and or colloquia (symposia) addressing one of the following themes:

  • focus on educative purposes
  • take a strengths‐based approach
  • value movement
  • develop health literacy
  • include a critical inquiry approach
  • sport and recreation pedagogies

To submit your abstract or for further details about the submission process, please click here or please contact us at [email protected]. Papers/posters can be considered for the Early Career Researcher Award, Young Scholar Award and the Academic Poster Award.

Registration now open

For information about registration fees and to register online, please visit http://www.achper2017.com.

ACHPER looks forward to welcoming you to Canberra in January 2017.