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Sport Scientist Canada partners with Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic to bring sport scientists and researchers to Atlantic Canada for 18th annual symposium
26 July, 2023

HALIFAX - For just the second time in the program’s 18-year history, Sport Scientist Canada will bring its annual SPort INnovation (SPIN) Summit to Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 5-8.

Sport Scientist Canada, a professional collective that promotes collaboration and development opportunities for high performance sport scientists will team up with the Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic to bring the prestigious three-day conference for sport science and innovation to the east coast.

“We look forward to bringing Canada’s premiere event for sports scientists, medical professionals and innovators to Halifax - a province recognized for its athletic success and world-leading sports science programs that have served Canada’s Atlantic region,” said Dr. Andy Van Neutegem, Chair, Sport Scientist Canada.

Created in 2005 to merge the art of coaching with the science of sport in an effort to support Canada’s athletes and coaches in the pursuit of their performance goals, SPIN is Canada’s cutting-edge symposium for professional development and networking in the areas of applied sport science, sport medicine, and innovation.

Halifax previously hosted the event in 2007.

“The CSI Atlantic is thrilled to be named as the host of the 2023 SPIN Summit. Not only will we have some of the top performance science experts and innovators from across the country but we will also be able to provide opportunities for local experts, coaches and students to interact and learn from our country's best,” said Ken Bagnell, President and CEO of CSI Atlantic.

The SPIN Summit showcases sport experts from around Canada and the globe who will lead two full days of applied workshops while providing hands-on, professional development opportunities, and help additional build knowledge and skills to support high performance sport success through applied scientific research.

SPIN Summit will be held at The Westin Nova Scotian. Located in the Halifax Seaport District and minutes from Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Scotiabank Centre, and Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market.
The online registration will open Monday September 18th, 2023. Make sure to register by Friday November 10th, 2023, to benefit from the early bird rate.


About Sport Scientist Canada

Sport Scientist Canada is a professional collective with members committed to sport performance solutions in Canada and the provision of on-going professional development. Sport Scientist Canada leads an innovative structure that supports collaborative and accountable decision making. A strong and vibrant Council structure exists in three areas of focus linked to high performance sport. Think-Tanks drive our ideation and working groups provide a flexible approach to deliver on objectives using experts within Canada’s high performance sport system and in partnership with universities and industry.
About Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic

The Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic develops partnerships and implements programs that help build and support Atlantic Canada’s high performance sport structure, leading to Atlantic Canadian athletes and coaches succeeding at the national and international level. CSI Atlantic’s training facilities and experts across the region provide support through the delivery of coach development, performance science services, and performance pathway initiatives.





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