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Manitoba – Safe Sport Summit, Register NOW!

April 29, 2024 by  
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Safe Sport Summit

When: May 3rd and 4th, 2024

Where: Canadian Mennonite University, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.

Sport Manitoba is proud to host our first Safe Sport Summit! Titled Building a Safer and Stronger Sport Culture, the 2024 Sport Manitoba Summit will bring together sport administrators, coaches, parents, officials, athletes, and volunteers from across all sports in Manitoba. The event will include professional development opportunities, presentations, engagement activities, and resources that will assist all stakeholders in establishing a safe and sustainable sport culture. 

The Summit is an opportunity for all participants to learn from others, discuss current topics, and ensure that leaders in the province’s sport system have the knowledge and the tools to provide quality sport experiences to all Manitobans. 

Registration is completely free and food/beverages will be provided both days.

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About Our Keynote Speaker, Allison Forsyth

Generation Safe founder, Allison Forsyth, is the leader in ground-breaking education and awareness in the Canadian safe sport landscape. Allison’s ‘real-talk’ educational approach has resonated with over 50 sport organizations and thousands of people nationwide.

Recently recognized in the ‘Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada in 2023’, Allison’s guiding principles have been instrumental in helping organizations turn their safe sport policies into practice. Allison previously co-founded ITP Sport, Canada’s only full-service safe sport programming and consulting agency.

The 2-time Olympian and 8-time National Champion (alpine skiing) offers a unique and critical perspective as a survivor of sexual abuse in the sport system. Recently having taken a role with Canada Soccer as their Safe Sport Officer, Allison will serve to ensure a trauma-informed systemic implementation of safe sport practices and procedures from the national to grassroots level.

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