VISTA 2023 Scientific Programme

DAY 1 – Tuesday 31 October 2023

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11:00 – 20:00

Conference Registration Side events/Meetings

13.30 – 14:30

HALL A

Keynote Address – Shuaib Chalklen – Setting the Scene

14:30 – 16:00

HALL A

Invited Symposium 1 Performance

Body composition and energy availability in female Paralympic athletes: Same or different as male athletes?

HALL B

Oral Presentation #1

Protecting Athlete Health and Wellbeing 1

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30

HALL A

Oral Presentation

Classification and vision

 

HALL B

Oral Presentation

Ethics and Integrity

18:00 – 21:00

CONFERENCE THEATER

Opening Ceremony with Dinner

Keynote Scientific Award Winner – David Howe

Governmentality, the IPC and the culture of disability 

DAY 2 – Wednesday 1 November 2023

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08:00 – 17:00

Conference Registration

08:30 – 09:25

HALL A

Keynote Address – Scott Delp

Optimize sport performance and catalyse innovations.

09:30 – 11:00

HALL A

Oral Presentation # 2- Performance

Biomechanics & Skill Acquisition

HALL B

Oral Presentation #3-

Novel Insights in Para athlete Concussion

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

Invited Symposium 2 – Technology

Science as a Driving Force for Human Performance

 

Oral Presentation #4- Classification

Mix

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Invited Symposium 3 – Classification

Criteria to Draw the Eligibility Line

Oral Presentation -#5

Inclusion in cultural context

16:00 – 17:30

Poster Session

Side Event/visit

20:00 – 22:00

Social evening

Day 3-  Thursday 2 November 2023

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08:30 – 09:25

Keynote Address – Wayne Derman

 

09:30 – 11:00

HALL A

Oral Presentation#6

Athlete Health and Wellbeing 2

 

HALL B

Oral Presentation #7

Experiences of Disability and Para Sport

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

HALL A

Invited Symposium 4

Protecting the Health and Wellbeing of the Para Athlete

HALL B

Oral Presentation #8 – Performance

Testing & Thermoregulation

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

HALL A

Invited Symposium 5

Integrity Challenges for Para Sport

HALL B

Oral Presentation #9

Classification and the Trunk

16:00 – 17:30

Coffee break and Poster Session and Exhibition

19:30 – 23:00

Gala Diner

Day 4 – Friday 3 November 2023

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08:30 – 09:30

HALL A

Keynote Address Danielle Peers

Transforming “Parasport Empowerment” from inspiring brand to accountable action

09:30 – 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 – 11:00

HALL A

Oral Presentation

Issues with Legacy

HALL B

Oral Presentation –

Classification

11:00 – 12:30

Invited Symposium 6 –

Personal reflections on progress within the Paralympic Games

Oral Presentation #10

Inclusive Technology in Support of the Paralympic Movement

12:30 – 13:00

Closing ceremony