SSI2023 Global Safe Sport Conference

Hope and Healing: Supporting Athletes & Transforming Sports Cultures

London, 18th-20th September, 2023

City of London Corporation
UK Sport
International Olympic Committee
Clifford Chance
Real Response

Welcome Event Host

Welcome Event Partner

Conference Supported By

Lead Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

City of London Corporation

Welcome Event Host

UK Sport

Welcome Event Partner

Clifford Chance

Lead Sponsor

Real Response

Silver Sponsor

Overall Programme

Exhibitors and Sponsors

This leading conference in global approaches to safeguarding will address emerging and good practice in themes such as:

  • Healing, transformation and the safeguarding process
  • The athletes voice – finding healing in advocacy
  • Learning into practice – international perspectives on leading change
  • Research unveiled – improving athlete safeguarding
  • Abuse through technology – the problem
  • Forensic interviewing research & education
  • Institutional courage
  • Trauma informed legal practice – supporting abuse survivors
  • Safeguards for all – transforming sport
  • Organisational safeguarding through a trauma informed lens
  • Trauma informed coaching – lessons from athletes and athlete survivors
  • The future of safeguarding research in sport
  • Emerging practice at the national level – reporting and responding to concerns
  • The role of technology in safeguarding

Pre-conference Research Symposium

The International Research Network on Violence and Integrity in Sport (IRNOVIS) and Safe Sport International(SSI) are delighted to invite established and early careers researchers to gather at Loughborough London and present papers relevant to the field on the 18 September 2023.

Attending in person is highly recommended

In-person attendance will allow you to benefit from the interaction and networking opportunities with safeguarding colleagues and international experts over 3 days.

It will provide:

  • First hand access to the speakers and presenters at the event.
  • Making new contacts and staying connected to colleagues from across the world.
  • Participating in dynamic discussions that offer new ideas and help refine existing knowledge.
  • Discussion about major issues in offering hope, healing, and transformation through sport.
  • Hearing about and contributing to discussion on current research priorities.
  • Learning from onsite exhibitors, conference partners and sponsors.

The conference is a hybrid event, with in person and virtual tickets available. If you purchase a virtual event ticket, you will have access to live-streaming of key elements of the conference.

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