Canada’s Concussion in Sport Symposium is kicking off the new year with the latest research, best practices and a stellar keynote. Athlete safety is a priority and continued education helps Canadian sport clubs, coaches and organizations ensure their protocols and programs are up to date and having an impact.

On January 20, 2022, this FREE, one-day, virtual event, will bring together hundreds of Canadian sport leaders, coaches, practitioners, and researchers on Zoom.

Here is a snapshot of what’s in store. Stay tuned as we confirm more of our speakers in the coming weeks!

 Session 1: Keeping our athletes safe

  • Keynote: Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser
  • Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist | Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame 

Session 2: Best practices; concussion education, evaluation, and policy implementation

Panel discussion with:

  • Jeremy Haluschak, Manager Business Operations, Hockey Alberta
  • Kendra Isaak, Director Sport and Competitions, Special Olympics Canada
  • Marcia Morris, Executive Director, Ottawa Sport Council
  • Moderated by Amanda Black, CAT(C), PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, Certified Athletic Therapist, University of Calgary

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