Conference

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 largest gathering in the world to advance gender equity and equality 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, with another several hundred participating via a fully interactive virtual 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:


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.


CONTENT FRAMEWORK

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.


PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND

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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

Click here to find out about COVID-19, Passports and Visas, Accommodation, Biosecurity, Vaccinations, Climate, Currency, Internet and more…

8th IWG WORLD CONFERENCE

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IWG GLOBAL PROGRAMMES

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