The Australian Sports Commission in a joint venture with the Standing Committee on Recreation and Sport (SCORS), will be holding Australia’s leading sports forum, Our Sporting Future (OSF), from 28–30 July 2010 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
SCORS comprises of representatives from State and Territory Departments of Recreation and Sport.
OSF 2010 will provide an in-depth analysis of the business of sport, with real examples of successful sports business models. Participants will have the opportunity to examine the sustainability of sport and how it can meet any current and future challenges.
The forum will provide participants with relevant information, ideas and strategies on building a better national sports system. The program will explore new thinking, risk taking and innovation in the development of sports policy to effect change.
There will also be a topical panel discussion that addresses current issues in Australian sport, stimulates new ideas, challenges current ways of thinking, and provides practical information that can be applied to sporting organisations.
The forum will feature keynote speakers Bernard Petiot, Vice-President of casting and performance for Cirque Du Soleil and Peter Holmes à Court, one of Australia's most respected entrepreneurs and businessmen.
Other keynote speakers include Avril Henry who is regarded as one of Australia’s leading thinkers and speakers on Generational Diversity and Leadership and Li Cunxin whose bestselling autobiography, Mao’s Last Dancer, tells a remarkable story about his extraordinary life.
To register for OSF 2010 visit the event website www.ausport.gov.au/OSF2010