Mar 25

SPLISS Conference 2015


SPLISS proudly announces the World Congress on Elite Sport Policy. This unique two day conference will take place on Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 November 2015 in the beautiful city of Melbourne. The conference is organised by Victoria University in close cooperation with the Free University of Brussels (Belgium), the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands) and the Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom).

2015 Conference theme – AND THE WINNER IS ….

The conference theme aims to bring together different perspectives on elite sport success. Who or what are the winners when it comes to participating in, or owning and hosting elite sport events. Beyond building elite sport development systems that do (or do not!) deliver medals, what are the outcomes that elite sport systems are delivering to various stakeholders? There is a growing awareness by national governments and their leaders that elite sporting success can be produced by investing strategically in elite sport. Who are the winners?

The previous SPLISS Conference in 2013 in Antwerp (Belgium) was a very successful one! Over 300 participants from over 45 countries joined us for a unique atmosphere, outstanding keynote presentations and interesting parallelsessions and workshops.

For more information, go to the conference website for

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