The National Sports Convention strives to attract Global Keynote and National Speakers who share strategic insights to enhance or change the conversation around how as an industry we can encourage more people to be active.

National Sports Convention 2018 built on the inaugural 2017 conference and attracted over 150 speakers. 2019 will continue to be focussed on attracting speakers who change and enhance our thinking.

Global Thought Leaders – Keynote Speakers

Fiona Bull

Prevention of Noncommunicable Disease, WHO

Steven Ward

Outgoing CEO – ukactive, Chief Transformation Officer – GoFit

Peter Miskimmin

Chief Executive Officer - Sport New Zealand

Alison Oliver

Chief Executive Officer - Youth Sport Trust (UK)

Professor Mark Tremblay

Director, Healthy Active Living & Obesity Research, CHERI

Global Thought Leaders – Panellists

Kate Palmer

Chief Executive Officer, Sport Australia

John Stokes

Chief Executive Officer – ACHPER Australia

Ass. Professor Kylie Hesketh

IPAN – Deakin University

Pierre Comis

Director, Physical Literacy Leadership – Sport Australia

Fran McEwen

Young People Strategy Lead – Sport New Zealand

Conference Speakers & Panellists

Plenary Speakers & Panellists