Keynote Speakers for the ENSE Sport Summit 2017 announced

Rainbow Panorama in Aarhus, via VisitDenmark.com

Rainbow Panorama in Aarhus, via VisitDenmark.com

In conjunction with the European Week of Sport, the European Network of Sport Education (ENSE) will host the ENSE Sport Summit 2017, including the XIV ENSE Forum, in Aarhus, Denmark from September 12th to the 14th. World-renowned organisations and speakers will converge on Aarhus, the European Capital of Culture 2017, for this unique event.

The latest research and developments from around the Globe will be presented on a variety of topics, including a special focus on sport education, talent development and dual careers. A group of top-notch keynote speakers is already lined-up, giving attendees a tremendous opportunity to learn, engage and exchange. These speakers include:

  • Dr. Jean Côté, Professor and Director Queen’s University School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Mette Bock, Danish Minister for Culture
  • Hanne Blume, CHRO, DONG Energy
  • Lone Hansen, CEO Team Denmark
  • Professor, Karl Anker Jørgensen, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University
  • Sara Slott Petersen, Olympic Silver Medallist 2016, 400m hurdles
  • President, Laura Capranica, The European Athlete as Student Network (EAS)
  • Associate Professor, Ph.D. Kristoffer Henriksen, Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, SDU
  • Professor, Jens Bojsen-Møller, Department of Physical Performance, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
  • Professor, Verner Møller, Section of Sport Science, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University
  • Peter Heine Nielsen, Coach of Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Norway
  • Paolo Parisi, President, European Network of Sport Education (ENSE)
  • NOC/ DIF – National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark: ”Defining grassroots sport – how do organised sport take ownership of self-organised physical activity”

Early bird registration rates are available until June 15th. Those interested in presenting at the conference have until June 1st to submit their abstracts.