The University of Technology Sydney is proud to host the 2012 SMAANZ CONFERENCE, which is being staged by the Sport Management team within the Management Discipline Group, UTS Business School. This three day event focuses on the dual themes of "innovation and engagement", with sport management researchers and industry practitioners encouraged to think creatively in order to enhance the professional and community sport sectors.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - Friday, November 30, 2012
UTS Business School Haymarket Campus University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Sydney, New South Wales Australia
ORGANISING COMMITTEE -
· Conference Chair: Associate Professor Paul Jonson
· Program Chairs: Associate Professor Daryl Adair and Dr Stephen Frawley
· Conference Committee: Associate Professor Daryl Adair, Ms Johanna Adriaanse, Dr Stephen Frawley, Ms Karen Iraninejad, Associate Professor Paul Jonson, Dr Nico Schulenkorf, and Professor Tracy Taylor.
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Call for abstracts:
The Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) invites a range of abstract research approaches, whether focused on a particular facet or combination of theoretical, methodological, empirical and pedagogical scholarship. Submissions are due 6 JULY, 2012.
The theme for this year's conference is INNOVATION AND ENGAGEMENT. We are therefore seeking sport management papers that are methodologically, thematically or conceptually innovative. We are also looking for research that engages with the sport industry, whether by addressing needs, issues and problems in either the commercial or community sport sectors, or by offering a critique of sport management as professional practice. The conference therefore intends to blend robust academic inquiry with applied knowledge from within the sport sector.
ABSTRACTS are invited for Days 2 and 3 of the conference, with a request to submit under one of the following streams. Sport management approaches to:
* Corporate governance
* Ethical standards and practice
* Economic and financial issues
* Risk management
* Law and regulation
* Sponsorship and advertising
* Branding and marketing
* Consumerism and fandom
* Stadiums and facilities
* Crowd management
* Volunteer recruitment and practice
* Player agents and player associations
* Occupational health and safety
* Athlete career transition and retirement
* Media coverage and broadcast rights
* Internet and social media
* Gambling, betting and wagering
* Public policy - national, state, local
* Drug testing, policy and programs
* Sport-for-development (social impacts)
* Sport development (participation impacts)
* Ethnocultural diversity, racism and anti-racism
* Gender, opportunity and equity challenges
* Disability, opportunity and equity challenges
* Sexuality, opportunity and equity challenges
* Age, physical activity and health impacts
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