The PCC has once again compiled a list of anti-doping conferences being held in the coming year. Get your calendars ready for a very full 2019!

Be sure to check back regularly for updates to the list as many events are expected to occur later in the year.

Reach out to Jenna Celmer via jcelmer@cleancompetition.org if you are hosting or attending an event that we should display.

Events are in chronological order

January 22nd-24th – The Sport for Life Canadian Summit (Gatineau)
The Sport for Life Canadian Summit brings together leaders who work to enhance the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. Sport for Life recognizes that quality sport and physical literacy offer rich benefits to Canadian society through improved health, stronger communities, higher sporting achievement, and stronger national identity. By improving sport, Sport for Life aims to improve the lives of all Canadians.

January 29th – UK Anti-Doping’s Clean Sport at the Front Line Forum (Loughborough) Sold Out
The theme of this year’s event is the protection of vulnerable athletes. So, whether you’re involved in athlete support, sports research, a National Governing Body or a university programme and are committed to clean sport, the event will provide you with excellent insight, ideas and networking opportunities.

February 17th -22nd – 37th Manfred Donike Workshop (Cologne) Invite Only
International Workshop for Doping Analytics.

March 12th – INADO Annual Workshop (Lausanne)
The iNADO Workshop takes place annually and targets the specific needs of National Anti-Doping Organisations. The programme content focuses on topics suggested by iNADO and its members and provides an inspirational environment for anti-doping practitioners to discuss key challenges and to share best practices. It is therefore a superb opportunity for professional development and a great platform for networking.

March 13th-14th – WADA Annual Symposium (Lausanne)
The WADA Symposium is a unique and practical event that offers anti-doping stakeholders the opportunity to gather, interact and learn from one another. The Symposium is designed for anti-doping practitioners from International Federations, National and Regional Anti-Doping Organizations and Major Event Organizers; representatives from Governments, Athlete Commissions, WADA-accredited laboratories and Athlete Passport Management Units; as well as, other stakeholders such as the media, researchers and service providers that are integral to clean sport.

April 16th– 18th#PCC2019 – The PCC Conference (London)
Learn. Connect. Foster Change. Promote Clean Sport.
#PCC2019 is where stakeholders from all regions, and all aspects of the anti-doping movement will converge to learn about cutting edge discoveries, tour a WADA-Accredited laboratory, and be inspired by world-renowned speakers and experts.
Registration open now: http://bit.ly/PCC2019

May 2nd – Sports Resolutions Annual Conference (London)
Our world class speakers will be discussing current integrity issues, with specific topics being announced from 2019 onwards. The event brings together sport and law professionals to debate the big issues that create conflict and disputes in sport such as good governance, athlete selection, safeguarding, anti-doping, integrity, mental health etc. The event will be moderated by an esteemed presenter. 2018’s event was hosted by Alison Mitchell, and previous hosts have included Gareth Lewis, Eleanor Oldroyd, and John Inverdale.

May 5th-10thSportAccord Gold Coast 2019 (Queensland)
SportAccord is the world sport and business summit. It is focused on driving positive change internationally and dedicated to engaging and connecting; international federations, rights holders, organising committees, cities, press and media, businesses and other organisations involved in the development of sport.

August 22nd-23rdINDR Conference (Aarhus University, Denmark)
The theme of the conference is WADA’s 20th anniversary in 2019. The INDR wants to mark the anniversary with a conference that focuses on the achievements, dilemmas and challenges WADA has faced in the first two decades of the 21st century and will be facing in the decades to come. Deadline for abstract submission is 1st April 2019.

September 2019 – USADA Science Symposium (Japan) Invite Only
Since 2002, USADA has hosted the Annual USADA Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, aimed at bringing together anti-doping experts from around the world, including more than 30 countries, to inform and shape meaningful anti-doping research programs for the future. The attendees consist of WADA-accredited laboratories, anti-doping organizations, International Federations of the Olympic Movement, and scientific experts in the field of interest for each particular Symposium. A limited number of attendees (approximately 85) are invited to attend the symposium in order to provide a forum for exchanging scientific information.

September 2019 – Seventh UNESCO Session of the Conference of Parties to the International Convention against Doping in Sport (Paris)
The Conference of Parties provides the opportunity to determine how resources of the Fund for the Elimination of Doping in Sport will be used. It is also responsible for the examination and adoption of any amendments to the Convention.

October 13th-16thPlay the Game Conference (Colorado Springs)
Play the Game 2019 will gather journalists, scientists and sport officials on the 13-16th of October in Colorado Springs, US. 

November 5th-7th – WADA’s Fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport (Katowice, Poland)
Representatives from the sport movement, public authorities and anti-doping organizations; along with, athletes, their entourage, the media and other anti-doping experts will converge in Katowice to take stock of the evolution of Clean Sport; and, engage in high-level discussion and debate about the global anti-doping program, its practices and processes.

Look out for these events, which are expected:

University of Copenhagen PhD Workshop (expected in November 2019)
2017 info: https://cleancompetition.org/2017/12/05/university-of-copenhagen-phd-anti-doping-course-update/

Confirmed for 2020 – The DFS Sport Exchange Summit  (Kansas City)
The Sport Exchange Summit aims to bring together certified athletic trainers, coaches, sport dietitians, sport psychologists, strength & conditioning specialists, team physicians, administrators, agents, and other personnel to exchange ideas, share best practices, examine trends, and learn about cutting edge developments in sport. Our program is presented by respected speakers in each topic area and includes expert panel discussions to encourage questions and tailored learning opportunities.