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Call for Presenters--Central East Physical Literacy Summit 2016: Physical Literacy for Lifelong Participation

Deadline December 14, 2015

The Central East Physical Literacy Project (CEPLP) was formed by a collaborative of agencies from the City and County of Peterborough, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland County. CEPLP aims to engage leaders in sport, recreation, health, education, and municipal government in order to provide education and training that will enable them to align their programs with the principles of physical literacy, fostering communities that are healthier and residents that are active for life. The CEPLP leadership team works within and across sectors to encourage the integration of physical literacy concepts and to actively increase opportunities for lifelong participation in play, physical activity, and sport.

April 15-16, 2016
Location to Be Determined (Peterborough, Kawartha, Northumberland Region)

Summit Theme: Physical Literacy for Lifelong Participation

Audience: Community sport and recreation leaders, elementary and secondary teachers, recreation programmers from municipal and not for profit groups, early years educators, public health and health promotion professionals, post-secondary students and administrators.

Delegate registration will open in February 2016.

Call for Presenters

We are accepting submissions for sessions that combine practical take-home information with hands-on activities, small group discussion, and interactive tools. Submissions are sought on topics/best practices in:
Physical Literacy & Fundamental Movement Skills across the lifespan

  • LTAD implementation
  • School-based Physical Literacy & DPA
  • Adapted/Inclusive physical activity
  • Assessment tools for physical literacy
  • Parent engagement and education
  • Cross-sector engagement (sport, education, recreation and health)
  • Active Start programs for children aged 0-6
  • Physical activity for older adults
  • Program evaluation
  • Future/emerging trends

Click here to download the Session Application form:

Deadline for Session Submission: December 14, 2015

Applicant Notification: January 11, 2016

If you have any questions, please contact Gary Pearson at, 705-324-4493 x237.