The Institute for the African Child and the Center for Sports Administration cordially invite you to the Sports in Africa Symposium and the Global Sport Forum on April 12, 2013.
The Department of Sports Administration in partnership with the Institute for the African Child, African Studies Department and the Center for International Studies will host the 9th Sports in Africa Symposium on April 12, 2013. Building on the success of the previous conferences, 2013 will welcome The Global Sports Forum.
The Global Sports Forum is a student driven initiative that will highlight the involvement of Ohio University undergraduate and graduate students in multiple sports related programs. The Forum will provide an interdisciplinary platform for Sports Management students as well as students from various academic disciplines to share their recent International sports experiences.
The organizers deeply appreciate the academic partnership and the financial support given by Ohio University, and salute the directors, administrators and deans for assisting in the realization of these remarkably successful symposiums.
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM – Baker 239
Global Sport Forum – Student Panel I
Blake Presar and Ben Haager -Sport Management
Global Consultancy Partnership in Germany
Ashley Roberts – Health Sciences
Grassroots Soccer South Africa
Melissa Wells – School of Journalism –
London Olympics 2012
Dr. David Ridpath (chair)
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM – Baker 239
Global Sport Forum – Student Panel II
Andy Black – Sport Management
Chile Olympic Committee
Rajita Thakur – Sports Administration
Sport in India
Michael Sup – Coaching Education
Bradley Parks – International Studies
Mr. Aaron Wright – Sports Administation – Ohio University (chair)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Lunch
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM – Multicultural Center
Global Sport Forum – Faculty Panel
Dr. Michael Pfahl – Sports Administration – Ohio University
The Development of Football in Thailand: What a Difference a Decade Makes!
Dr. Sheri Huckleberry – Coaching Education – Ohio University
Two Holistic Worlds Meet – My experience with PlaySoccer
Dr. Floyd Jones Sports Management – University of West Virginia
Dr. Paschal Soita Paschal – Kyambogo University in Uganda and West Virginia University
Building Collaborations and Partnerships with East African Sport Managers, Choices, and Consequences; the way forward?
Dr. Ali Zyati – University of West Virginia State (chair)
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Baker 240/242
Ms. Carol Garoes
Secretary General, African Women in Sports Association, & Africa Representative, International Women in Sports
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Sports and Development Poster Session
Special Recognition The Institute for the African Child, Sports Administration and African Student Union would like express its...CONTINUE READING
Welcome to the Sports, Youth and Africa Symposium The goal of the symposium is to establish a meaningful dialogue on the...CONTINUE READING
African Sports Across Disciplines Workshop Sports offer a unique opportunity to examine diverse aspects of Africa and the...CONTINUE READING