Call for Papers | 16th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects, 9–12 May 2016, Athens

sports-mottoThe The Sports Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 16th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects, 9-12 May 2016, Athens, Greece. The conference website is: http://www.atiner.gr/sports.htm.

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of sports. Participants can present on sports topics within broad streams of research areas. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to): the Impacts of Olympic Games, Professional Sports, Sport-Scheduling, Sports Tourism, Sports Law, Sports Communication, Sports & Media, Sports & Society, Sport Psychology, Sports Violence, Sports & Education, Sports & Ethics, Sport Technology, Sports and Computer Applications, Sports & Information Technology, Sport Services and Sports History. Also, special sessions will be organized for individual sports (soccer, football, baseball, basketball, handball, ice hockey, tennis, car racing, gymnastics etc).  For programs of previous conferences and other information, please visit the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/sports.htm.

Fee structure information is available on http://www.atiner.gr/2016/fees.htm.

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise to selected Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available at http://www.atiner.gr/2016/SOC-SPO.htm.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to: atiner@atiner.gr, using the abstract submission form available at  http://www.atiner.gr/2016/FORM-SPO.doc by the 12 October 2015 to: Dr. Christos Anagnostopoulos, Head, Sports Research Unit, ATINER & Associate Professor, Molde University College, Norway & Associate Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus. Abstracts should include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affiliation, Current Position, an email address, and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. organize a panel (session, mini conference), chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (gregory.papanikos@stir.ac.uk).

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent world association of Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange ideas on their research, and to discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The organizing and hosting of International Conferences and Symposiums, the carrying out of Research, and the production of Publications are the basic activities of ATINER.  Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other events, and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here), and at the beginning of 2014, it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

Academically, the Association is organized into seven Research Divisions and thirty- nine Research Units.  Each Research Unit organizes at least an Annual International Conference, and may also undertake various small and large research projects.

Academics and Researchers are more than welcome to become members and to contribute to ATINER’s objectives. If you would like to become a member, please download the relevant form (membership form). For more information on how to become a member, please send an email to: info@atiner.gr.

Christos Anagnostopoulos BA (Hons), MRes, FHEA, PhD
Associate Professor in Sport Management
Molde University College
Postbox 2110, 6402, Molde, Norway
christos.anagnostopoulos@himolde.no
www.himolde.no
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Associate Lecturer in Management & Marketing
University of Central Lancashire – Cyprus
12-14 University Avenue
Pyla, 7080, Cyprus
canagnostopoulos@uclan.ac.uk

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