ITF World Participation Conference In July
Zeeshan Mehtab 1 month ago Tue 22nd June 2021 | 09:20 AM
ISLAMABAD, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Jun, 2021 ) :The third edition of the ITF World Participation Conference would take place on July 12 to 14, providing a virtual platform for global conversation about increasing participation in tennis and sport.
Key-note speakers Judy Murray and Martina Hingis would headline day two and three of the conference, which brings together leading international experts to share insight and expertise on the conference's theme "Innovating to drive participation in sport", said a press release issued here.
The ITF would reveal the latest update to the Global Tennis Report, assessing the impact of the pandemic on global tennis participation and other measurables, since the report was first published in 2019.
ITF Executive Director of Development, Luca Santilli said, "We are pleased to be able to host this event virtually after cancellation in 2020. It is the first time that we will be able to gather leaders within tennis and sport to share experiences and learning from the pandemic and to make some initial assessments of its impact on participation around the world.
" Other topics that would be covered by speakers from organisations including FIFA, UCI, Olympic Solidarity and major tennis governing bodies were the impact of major sporting events on participation, digital strategies to drive participation and utilising insight and evidence for participation in sport.
The ITF would also take the opportunity to provide a further update on the ITF World Tennis Number, outlining progress and strategy for the game-changing new rating system, alongside case studies from nations already in the process of adopting and launching the ITF World Tennis Number.
Hosted virtually for the first time, the 2021 edition would be open to all those who wish to register, with a registration fee of US$9.95. Registration was made through the ITF academy platform, which also provides access to content from the previous two ITF World Participation Conferences. Registration to the ITF Academy provides access to over 150 educational courses and content.