The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education is hosting a free, public symposium on March 1, 2018, addressing issues of accessibility and physical activity, across the spectrum of ages and ability, leading up to the 2018 Paralympic Games.
The event will be hosted at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport at 6:00 PM
Read about the themes to be explored at the event here.
Master of Ceremonies
Senior Lecturer & University of Toronto Scarborough’s Distinguished Visitor The Honourable David Onley will be the esteemed MC for the evening.
University of Toronto Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education Assistant Professor Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos
"Lost in Transition: Extending Pathways to Physical Activity Participation for Youth and Emerging Adults with Disabilities"
University of Toronto Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education Professor John Cairney
"The Invisible Ones: Creating Inclusive Pathways for Meaningful Physical Activity Participation"
Canadian Paralympic wheelchair basketball medalist and University of Alberta Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation Assistant Professor Danielle Peers
"From Podium to Playground: Sport, Social Change, and Accessible Free Play"
Mount Royal University Faculty of Health and Physical Education Professor David Legg
"Challenging our Assumptions of the Paralympic Games"
If you are unable to attend the event, please bookmark this page. We will livestream the symposium here on March 1, 2018.
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