June 2, 2017
TORONTO (U SPORTS) - Please be advised that U SPORTS - the national governing body of university sport in Canada - and its 56 members will gather next week at the Hilton Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ont., for the 40th Annual Meeting & 2017 Conference.
Prior to the Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 8, U SPORTS will host a series of thematic presentations and workshops beginning on Monday, June 5, involving a number of presenters, keynote speakers and an exhibitor tradeshow on Tuesday, June 6, with over 30 vendors to offer new business opportunities.
U SPORTS will also host the 2017 Awards Gala and Dinner on Wednesday June 8, from 7:30-9:30 pm.
40th U SPORTS Annual Meeting & 2017 Conference and thematic workshops
Themes: Athlete Welfare, Broadcasting, U SPORTS in the Canadian Sport Landscape, Sports Statistics in University Sport, High Performance, Compliance, Student-Athlete Mental Health, Advancing Women through University Sport, U SPORTS Commercial Strategy, Anti-Doping, International Programs Development, Parity and Excellence.
U SPORTS national office, its board members and the Athletic Directors of 56 university members
· Tim Fleiszer - Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada
· Chris Black and Dan Fernandes - Sportsnet,
· Oliver Luck - Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
· Mike Chu, NZ Rugby
· Chris Dawe and Peter Mumford – CCRA
· Kevin Bean and Carolyn Chmiel - CCES
6750 Mississauga Rd.
Monday, June 5 - 12:30 pm to Wednesday, June 7, 5 pm: Thematic presentations and workshops
Tuesday, June 6 - 9 am to 5 pm: Exhibitor tradeshow
Wednesday, June 7 – 7:30 to 9:30 pm: U SPORTS Awards Gala and Dinner
Thursday June 8 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm: 2017 U SPORTS Annual Meeting