Registration is now open for the 2022 WADA Global Education Conference to be held September 20-21

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2022 World Conference on Education (GEC). This edition will be organized in partnership with Sports Integrity Australia September 20-21, 2022 at the International Convention and Exhibition Center in Sydney, Australia.

Similar to the GECs hosted by WADA in 2015 (in Ottawa, Canada) and 2018 (in Beijing, China), the 2022 GEC will bring together anti-doping practitioners and researchers from around the world to share and discuss emerging trends; contribute to the development of education programs; and, examine how Anti-Doping Organizations can improve their education programs while keeping athletes and their support personnel at the center of their learning strategies.

While many participants from around the world are expected to attend the 2022 edition, WADA hopes to continue to raise the bar to ensure that athletes and their support personnel have access to quality anti-doping education, which helps prevent intentional or unintentional use of prohibited products. materials and methods.

In addition, Sport Integrity Australia will hold an ‘open day’ on September 19 and a Innovation Day on September 22 which will offer workshops to stimulate new ideas and approaches in education. WADA will also be hosting two sessions on September 22 – a “breakfast clinic” focused on respecting International standard for educationand regional breakout sessions to facilitate greater interaction between regional Anti-Doping Organizations.

AMA Director of Education, Amanda Hudson, said, “We are delighted to be able to host the AMA Global Education Conference in September, after a two-year wait due to the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19. I would like to thank our hosts, Sport Integrity Australia, for their unwavering commitment to helping us organize this important event and for the extensive program that awaits the participants. The anti-doping community will benefit greatly from this opportunity to come together and share best practices and initiatives as it continues its journey towards implementing the International Standard for Education which came into effect on January 1, 2021.”

Australia Sports Integrity Innovation Day

Sport Integrity Australia CEO David Sharpe said: “On Innovation Day on September 22, we will be showcasing some of the most creative ideas in anti-doping education from around the world, with the aim of inspire and excite educators about their important role. As a collective, I believe there are always things we can learn from each other, and I hope this day helps us all think a little differently.

Registration

If you wish to register for the Conference, we invite you to do so on the Conference website by September 5, 2022. The website contains all relevant information regarding the event, including preliminary agendahow to register and how to book your hotel room.

WADA and Sport Integrity Australia are committed to ensuring the health and safety of everyone attending the conference. We will therefore continue to monitor the evolution of the pandemic and base our safety protocols on the directives of public health authorities related to COVID-19.

If you have any questions regarding the GEC, please contact Anaïs Lefevre, WADA Events Manager at anais.lefevre@wada-ama.org.

We look forward to welcoming many of you in September in Sydney.