Nau mai, haere mai: welcome to the 8th IWG World Conference on Women & Sport
Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa | Auckland, New Zealand | 5-8 May 2022
The IWG World Conference on Women & Sport is the world’s largest gathering of experts on gender equity in sport and physical activity.
It has taken place every four years since 1994, with the next edition being staged in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. Travel restrictions allowing, many hundreds are expected to attend physically in Auckland, New Zealand, with another several hundred participating via a fully interactive online experience. It is being staged by IWG New Zealand (Women in Sport Aotearoa), with programming designed by the global INNOV8 Programming Teams.
This website will be regularly updated with key information to help guide your involvement. Scroll down to find information on:
- The invitation and welcome from our Patron and Co-Chair
- Our global campaign and theme – “Change Inspires Change“
- Our content framework including key themes and lenses
- The global INNOV8 Programming Teams
- The official ‘Call for Presentations‘ – deadline: 11.59pm NZT 6 April 2021
- Pre-registration, to ensure you are receiving regular Conference updates
- A web form where you can share you story with us
- Information about how to travel to New Zealand
INVITATION & WELCOME
Please read the invitation and welcome from IWG Global Patron, the Rt Hon. Helen Clark ONZM and Raewyn Lovett ONZM, IWG Co-Chair – New Zealand.
GLOBAL CAMPAIGN & THEME
Click here to read more about our “Change Inspires Change” campaign and theme for the 8th IWG World Conference on Women & Sport.
Find out about the five themes and seven lenses we are using to design the conference and ensure global content is presented.
INNOV8 PROGRAMMING TEAMS
Our conference content is being co-designed by an amazing global team. Click here to explore our interactive world map and locate members.
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
We are calling for submissions to present at the Conference, deadline: 11.59pm NZT 6 April 2021. Click here for guidelines and to submit your idea!
PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND
SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US!
We are looking for great stories of ‘change inspiring change’ for our Insight Hub going live soon. Click here to submit your story!
TRAVEL TO NEW ZEALAND
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