Programme & Abstract

Call for Symposia

Proposal submission has been closed.

Thank you for your submission.

The 2020 Yokohama Sport Conference invites submissions of symposia proposals to be organized during the conference from 8 to 12 September 2020, held at Pacifico Yokohama North.

Those organizations who wish to organize their own symposia during the conference should submit their proposal(s) by following the instruction below. Eligible proposals will be included in the Conference programme published on the website and official programme book.


  • Theme should be related to one of the topics or disciplines.
  • The 2020 Yokohama Sport Conference Organizing Committee does not cover any expenses incurred for travel, accommodation and registration. The conference only provides the symposia organizer with a venue (Theatre style) and basic equipment; i.e. projector, screen and microphones. Please restore the venue to its original condition by the end of symposium if you change the layout of the venue.
  • The official language is English.
  • General Symposia will be 90 minutes at the same time slot of Thematic Symposia, each room will be allotted by the 2020 Yokohama Sport Conference Organizing Committee.
  • Multiple submissions are accepted.
  • Please complete the format and send the Secretariat at abs@yokohama2020.jp.

Make sure the following important dates of General Symposia

  • Deadline of submission – 31 December, 2019 14 February, 2020
  • Notification of proposal result – 31 January, 2020 5 March, 2020
  • Deadline of abstracts for all symposiasts – 31 March, 2020

The list of Topics

Topics
A Sport, Peace and Philosophy
B Values in Sport
C Sport and Human Rights
D Sport and Body Culture
E Sport and Sustainable Development
F Sport and Integrity
G Diversity and Inclusion
H Sport and Gender
I Sustainable Development in Sports Organization
J Coaching
K Support for Athletes
L Top Athlete and Society
M Promotion of Sport and Physical Activity
N Sport for Children
O Quality Physical Education
P Valued-based Education
Q Sport Technology
R Major Sport Events and Their Legacies
S Sport and Social Challenges
T Keeping the History of Sport Alive
U Sport Development
V Role of Sport Science

The list of Disciplines

Disciplines
1 Philosophy
2 History
3 Sociology
4 Psychology
5 Physiology
6 Biomechanics
7 Management
8 Growth and Development
9 Test and Measurement
10 Coaching and Training
11 Aging and Health Promotion
12 Pedagogy
13 Cultural Anthropology
14 Adapted Sport
15 Nursing, Welfare and Health Promotion