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ASC proud to partner with the National Sports Convention

28 Jun 2018


The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is proud to be a partner of the 2018 National Sports Convention, at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 16-18 July.

With the integration of the ASC’s Our Sporting Futures Conference, the National Sports Convention (NSC) is now Australasia’s Australasia’s largest community sport and recreation knowledge sharing event.

Following a stellar job as Master of Ceremonies for OSF17, Nicole Livingstone OAM is returning to lead the NSC event.

After representing Australia as a swimmer at three Olympic Games, Livingstone has gone on to make her mark in both television media and business. She will be hosting the Global Keynote Forum and the National Community Sport Conference at this year’s NSC.

ASC Chief Executive Kate Palmer will be a global keynote speaker on the first day of the convention, and speak during the keynote sessions of the National Community Sport Conference.

Other ASC staff to present during the conference include: General Manager, Marketing Customer Insights and Analytics Louise Eyres; Director, Culture and Leadership Merrilee Barnes; Acting Assistant Director, School Engagement and Partnerships Penny Carlson, Director, Coaching and Community Kevin Thompson; and Deputy Director, AIS Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Matti Clements.

The convention includes a broad selection of conferences and events. These include:

  • National Community Sport Conference
  • National Football Conference
  • National Disability Sport Conference
  • National Sports Surfaces Conference
  • National Aquatic and Recreation Infrastructure Conference
  • National Basketball Conference
  • School Sport Conference
  • Leisure Industry Communication and Marketing Summit and Awards
  • National Gymnastics Clubs Conference
  • Sport and Recreation Expo
  • Industry Tours
  • Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards

Registration for the convention is still open, with tickets and more information available at on the National Sports Convention website.

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