KPE Science Café: Achieving Safe Sport


How do we realize the promise of safe sport in Canada?

On February 2, the Faculty hosted an interactive online discussion on the topic, featuring:

  • Professor Gretchen Kerr, dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE)
  • Adam van Koeverden, member of parliament and parliamentary secretary to the ministers of health and sport 
  • Erin Willson, a doctoral student at KPE and president of AthletesCAN 
  • Bob Copeland, senior vice-president at McLaren Global Sport Solutions. 

Panelists shared their recommendations for education, policy, fair and transparent complaint processes, support for survivors of maltreatment, and funding. Erin Willson and Bob Copeland shared slides as part of their presentations, which can be accessed below.