2019 SMA/AIS Conference Committee – expressions of interest

SMA & the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) are calling for expressions of interest for sports science and medicine professionals who would like to join our committee for organising the 2019 SMA/AIS conference “Sex in Sport“. This Symposium is proudly organised in collaboration between the AIS & SMA in the lead up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The theme for this Symposium is to explore the differences in health and performance characteristics between men and women, with a focus on women in sport.

The candidate would ideally fulfil one or more criteria below:

  • Currently working within a national institute network (NIN) or National Sporting Organisation (NSO)
  • Working within at least one and an ability to work across a second of the following disciplines:
    • Medicine
    • Epidemiology
    • Nutrition
    • Physiotherapy
    • Strength and conditioning
    • Sports Science/Physiology
    • Movement Science /Skill acquisition
    • Psychology
    • Coaching and leadership
    • Or other areas not represent here which may be of interest to participants.
  • Demonstrated publication record or equivalent experience
  • Commitment to be available to attend key planning meetings, approximately one hour every 2-3 months, more frequently in 2019
  • Willing to actively contribute on the committee as part of a team. For example: be willing and able to use networks and approach colleagues and individuals to invite as keynotes or speakers.

Expression of Interest to join committee is to be sent to Mick Drew, mick.drew@ausport.gov.au by Monday 26 June.