Quarterly News

15 May 2010

1. ISCPES Conference Information:
2010 - 17th Biennial Conference of ISCPES 2010 (6-8 June Nairobi, Kenya)
The conference date for 17th Biennial Conference of ISCPES in 2010 is set on 6th to 8th June 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya. Please accept my advance welcome for those who planned to go. Please note with following information for contact and enquiry.

1. Address: 17th Biennial ISCPES (2010) Secretariat, Kenyatta University, PO BOX 43844 -00100 Nairobi, Kenya
2. Fax: +254 – 20811575
3. Telephone : +254 –020 8710901 –12 ext. 57309/57209
4. Contact Person: Dr. Mwangi Peter Wanderi;
5. Web Contacts:
  e-mail: info.iscpes2010@ku.ac.ke
  Web site: www.ku.ac.ue/conference

2011 – ISCPES Regional Conference 2011 (Shanghai, China) (8-11 June 2011)
The World Conference on Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES regional conference) in Shanghai is a joint project between East China Normal University, West Virginia University and the Comparative Society. Prof. Liu Ji of East China Normal University is invited to serve as Chair and assisted by Prof. Xioazan Wang and Prof. Lynn Housner. Site visit was conducted in August 2009. The venue in Shanghai provides the best and perfect site for academic exchange. Participants can find suitable and comfortable accommodation at campus hotel or student quarters. Early June 2011 is the suggested date for the conference. The Conference is set with following details for your information.

ISCPES Regional Conference 2011

 Title  World Conference on Physical Education and Sport: Challenges and Future Directions
 Venue  East China Normal University
 Date  8-11 June 2011
 Organizer  East China Normal University and West Virginia University
 Conference Details  To be announced in June 2010
 Contact  Tel: +86-021-54345076
 Fax: +86-021-54345431
 Dr. Xioazan Wang (Email: xiaozanwangecnu@126.com)
 Dr. Lynn Housner (E-mail: lhousner@mail.wvu.edu)
 Office E-address: iscpes2011@163.com
 Conference Web: www.iscpes.ecnu.edu.cn

Conference in 2012, 2013 and 2014
Conference bids were received for regional conference in 2013 and biennial conference in 2014. Tianjin University of Sport (China) has indicated their interests to host ISCPES regional conference in 2013 and Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism (Russia) has stated the interest to have biennial conference 2014 in Moscow. Information will be announced in June 2010 after the Nairobi meeting. The 2012 biennial conference will be discussed and pending for the decision of the Executive Board.

2. Research, Publication and Developmental Projects
The Executive Board expects to monitor a number of cross-countries or regions research projects in physical and sport education to enrich the comparative field in PE and sport. Special attention is now placed on teaching of physical education and health projects at school. These projects will be discussed in June, at the Nairobi meeting. Details will be informed via Quarterly News to members and friends in due course. If you are interested in these activities, please write and inform Dr. Martin Holzweg at martin.holzweg@spowi.hu-berlin.de.

The conference proceeding of 16th Biennial Conference of ISCPES 2008 expects to be ready for printing in early June 2010 with Meyer & Meyer as the publisher. The office is now arranging the final process. For information of the publication and progress of works, please send enquiry to Dr. Walter Ho at walterho@umac.mo.

3. Executive Board - Election
According to the ISCPES constitution, all officers shall be elected biennially by members. Six people shall be elected and form the new Executive Board from 2010 to 2012. A Nominating Committee headed by Prof. Herbert Haag and assisted by Prof. Oropeza Rebeca is recommended.

Those who expect to serve at the Executive Board must be paid-up members of the Society. A nomination must be accompanied by written permission of the person being nominated and a brief, one-page vita of each candidate to the nomination committee according to a prescribed format.

Please forward your enquiry and nomination to the committee with following address. (“Herbert Haag” , “Rebeca Oropeza” ). Please note that all nomination must reach the committee on or before 31 May 2010. For information, please do not hesitate to write to the committee. The positions of members will be confirmed at the General Assembly which is going to be held in June, Nairobi, Kenya.

Quarterly News #2 2010
Prepared by Dr. Walter Ho (President ISCPES)
Date: 15 May 2010