2nd Call for Papers, Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects

13th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects
8-11 July 2013, Athens, Greece

athens-gamesThe Sports Research Unit of the Athens Institute of Education and Research in collaboration with the Panhellenic Association of Sports Economists & Managers (PASEM) and the Quarterly Greek Review of Oikonomia & Athlitismos, will organize its 13th Annual International Conference, 8-11 July 2013, Athens, Greece. The conference website is www.atiner.gr/sports.htm, where you can find information on the next annual conference and programs of previous conferences.

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students 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):

  • 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,
  • Sports History.

Also, special sessions will be organized for individual sports (soccer, football, baseball, basketball, handball, ice hockey, tennis, car racing, gymnastics etc).

Selected papers will be published in a Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings.  For Books and Proceedings of previous conferences you may visit http://www.atiner.gr/docs/SPORTS_PUBLICATIONS.htm for table of contents and order forms. Apart from publishing the accepted papers in the book of proceedings, after a blind peer review, some of these papers are considered to be published in the Greek Review Oikonomia € Athlitismos. We translate the article from English to Greek.

The registration fee is €250 (euro), covering access to all sessions, 2 lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels 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, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands and a half-day archaeological Attica (Athens) tour and a visit to Delphi.

Please submit an abstract (by email atiner@atiner.gr), up to 300 words, by 1st of March 2013 to: Mr. Christos Anagnostopoulos, Head, Sports Research Unit, ATINER & Lecturer, Coventry University Business SchoolU.K. Announcement of the decision is made within 4 weeks after submission, which includes information on registration, deadlines and paper submission requirements.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, evaluate 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 (gtp@atiner.gr), Director, ATINER and Vice President, PASEM.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers – from all over the world – could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 100 international conferences and has published over 80 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.

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