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Get into the game at the MOVE Congress 2019

Open call for Innovation Alley exhibitors and presenters

Are you changing the game for members of your community with activities or technologies that are getting them MOVING? Did we hear a “yes!” or even a “hell yeah!”? Then ISCA and our organising partner, the Hungarian School, University and Leisure Sport Federation, invite YOU to submit your very own physical activity initiative or technology that you want to showcase to up to 500 MOVE Congress participants in Budapest from 16-18 October 2019. 

Innovation Alley is an exhibition fair that will run throughout the conference. Placed next to the main auditorium, you will have a prime opportunity to get in contact with other participants who share your passion for developing tomorrow’s grassroots sport and physical activity approaches and equipment. Connect with sports clubs, municipalities, school staff, companies and funders who could help to take your great idea to the next level.

Download the full call and application guidelines here to submit your idea for:
  • A hands-on exhibit, inviting participants to come and try your physical activity or technology, including gadgets and equipment
  • A poster featuring your innovative approach to getting more people active in sport or physical activity, or research in this field
And/or
  • A 10-minute oral presentation of your innovative activity or technology in an auditorium that will seat up to 100 MOVE Congress delegates
The deadline for submissions is Saturday 15 June 2019. Submit your idea today or get in touch with the MOVE Congress 2019 Secretariat at contact@movecongress.com for more information.

Call for expressions of interest for Europe-China exhanges still open

Tomorrow (15 May) is the deadline for expressions of interest for grassroots sport and physical activity leaders who want to be part ISCA's MOVE Transfer Europe-China exchanges, supported by the EU's Erasmus+ programme. There are 13 spots available for applicants based in EU programme countries.

Read more and apply here

European MOVE Week kicks off on 27 May

Have you registered your event?

The 8th MOVE Week is just around the corner! The flagship event of the NowWeMOVE campaign is happening from 27 May-2 June. Event registration is free and open to anyone who wants to hold an event – big or small – during the week. Become a MOVE Agent and access our free resources to help you plan, promote and stage your event at moveweek.eu

Join MOVE Week 2019

Global No Elevators Day climbed to new heights in 2019

What inspired event organisers like the Georgian Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, media consultancy Burston, Cohn and Wolfe, physio therapy institutes such as Clínicca Ottoboni in Brazil and the Institute for Therapy and Rehabilitation in Switzerland, as well as Sport Flanders, WHO Europe, Active Essex, Towerrunning in Mexico and Germany, and wheelchair stair-climbing ambassador Haki Doku – among many others – to take part in the 5th No Elevators Day?

Read the full story to find out

New Grassroots Sport Diplomacy online course to be launched this October

ISCA's Grassroots Sport Diplomacy project partners are developing a brand new online course that will shed light on this new concept and present practical examples from around the world that anyone working in grassroots sport can learn from. The course will be launched on ISCA's online learning platform https://learn.isca.org/ during the track dedicated to Grassroots Sport Diplomacy at the MOVE Congress 2019 this October.

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Upcoming ISCA advocacy actions

This June, ISCA will be taking part in two meetings that follow up on important documents for the sport and physical activity: the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport’s (EPAS) Governing Board meeting on 5 June reviewing the Council of Europe's European Sports Charter, and an EU DG AGRI and DG SANTE seminar on 19 June linked to the Tartu Call for a Healthy Lifestyle. ISCA will be present to give further input on the Charter, in follow up to the Tbilisi Declaration last October, and is one of a few organisations selected to present how they are contributing to the Tartu call in Brussels.
This week, ISCA met World Skate Asia President and Vice Minister for Sport Mr. Liu Guoyong in Beijing to discuss future cooperation with ISCA's MOVE Transfer Europe-China project.
No Elevators Day and Immunization Week joined forces
Small steps can make big differences. That’s why ISCA partnered with WHO Europe this No Elevators Day and European Immunization Week to turn UN City into an interactive learning and physical activity zone.
ISCA welcomes Global Goals World Cup participants in Copenhagen with fun and games. Read more

European Public Health week dedicates day to physical activity

The European Public Health Association kicked off its annual European Public Health Week yesterday with a day dedicated to becoming, being and remaining physically active. The day started with a "Walkinar" in Brussels and the Week will explore 5 health-related themes.

Read more about the Week

ISCA a supporting partner of icSPORTS conference

The 7th International Congress on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support (icSPORTS) is taking place in Vienna on 20-21 September, and icSPORTS is calling for papers specialising sport sciences, including engineering and information technology in the improvement of physical activities, sports medicine, biotechnology and nutrition, sports management. ISCA is a supporting partner of the conference.

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Bike for Europe team wins Turkish Cycling Federation Award

Bike for Europe North Team captain Feridun Ekmekci and teammate Adnan Cangir took to the stage in Mugla to receive awards from the Turkish Cycling Federation this month. The North Team received awards in recognition of their contribution to promoting cycling as an active mode transport, as a tourism model, and of Mugla through international events and EU projects such as the NowWeMOVE campaign and NowWeBike.

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