John Ryan to Attend U Sports Conference

John Ryan to Attend U Sports Conference

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


Hilton Meadowvale/Mississauga

6750 Mississauga Rd.

Mississauga, ON

L5N 2L3



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