THE 56TH ICHPER•SD
ANNIVERSARY WORLD CONGRESS & EXPOSITION

December 18th-20th 2014

TOWARDS BUILDING A NEW SPORT SYSTEM

Pre-Congress Day (1): ICHPER•SD Executive Committee Members’ Arrival
December 16 - Tuesday

09:00 – 22:00

Arrival of Executive Committee Members (Official Schedules as Assigned) / Check-in at the World Congress Headquarters Hotel / Re: Arrival of WC participants begin

Pre-Congress Day (2): ICHPER•SD E.C. Meetings & Arrival of Participants
December 17 - Wednesday

09:00 – 22:00

Arrival of Participants including Keynote Speakers, ICHPER•SD BOG members, Commissioners of the Divisions, Chairs of the Standing Committees, Directors of the Commissions & Check-in at the Congress hotels. Reporting at the World Congress Service Hall in the Headquarters hotel (Crown Plaza) for Late Congress Registration & ICHPER•SD Membership Registration / Verification of Registration / and Pick-up of Congress materials and information (e.g., The Congress Program Book and Proceedings, Congress Bag, Accreditation I.D., etc.)

09:00 – 12:00

Meeting: Executive Committee Session (EC#1)

12:15 – 14:15

Meeting & Luncheon: World Congress Planning Committee (Refer to the Operating Code, Section XX.): Co-Chaired by the President of WCOC’2014 & President of ICHPER•SD: Number of Attendees (14 ICHPER•SD E.C. members, 5 Commissioners plus Keynote Speakers (maximum of 25); WCOC’2014 E.C. and Organizing Committee members (maximum of 25) - traditionally Hosted by WCOC’2014.

15:15 – 17:00

Meeting: Joint session of the Executive Committee with the Commissioners, Regional Secretaries, and Chairs of the Arabic and English Scientific Committees (EC#2)

19:00 – 21:00

Meeting: ICHPER•SD Board of Governors (BOG#1) / with Ex-Officio members to BOG

The First Day of the World Congress (Opening Ceremony & Programs)
December 18 - Thursday

06:00 – 07:00

Fitness Sessions – Organized by ICHPER•SD in honor of the mission of the Bahrain Olympic Committee and of Athletes and Administrators of the Bahrain National Sports Organizations

06:15 – 7:45

Breakfast for all registered WC participants sponsored by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC)

08:00 – 08:45

All Executive Members of ICHPER•SD & WCOC’2014; BOG members, Special Dignitaries, Participants must take their assigned seat or seating area for the Opening Ceremony. All participants are encouraged to wear academic dress, cap and gown or formal wear.

09:00 – 12:30

Opening Ceremony (Organized Programs, Reception / Luncheon) Reception / Luncheon for all registered WC participants & official guests sponsored by WCEOC’2014: Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) / A Special Keynote (45 minutes) may be included in the Ceremony.

13:00 – 13:45

Plenary Session (Keynote I) : Dr. Adel Elnashar): ICHPER•SD Presidential Address

13:50 – 14:35

Plenary Session (Keynote II): Speaker (To Be Announced on October 30, 2014

14:45 – 15:05

Coffee Break sponsored by the Crown Plaza Bahrain (WC Headquarters Hotel / Convention Center)

15:10 – 18:30

2 Selected Symposiums and Oral Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 groups: English and Arabic)

19:00 – 21:00

Dinner

21:00 – 22:00

Meeting: ICHPER•SD Regional meetings: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America, and Oceania

The Second Day of the World Congress
December 19 - Friday

06:00 – 07:00

Fitness Sessions – Organized by Dr. Yoshiro Hatano (Founder of the 10,000 steps per day physical fitness theory and known as the Father of the Japanese Walking Movement and Asia Walking Movement

06:30 – 08:20

Breakfast

08:45 – 09:30

Plenary Session (Keynote III): Speaker (To Be Announced on October 30, 2014).

09:40 – 10:25

Plenary Session (Keynote IV): Speaker (To Be Announced on October 30, 2014)

10:30 – 10:50

Coffee Break (Sponsored by the Crown Plaza Hotel & Convention Center)

10:50 – 12:50

Oral Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 Groups: English and Arabic)

13:00 – 14:00

Luncheon at Crown Plaza Bahrain for all registered WC participants/officials sponsored by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC as WCEOC’2014)

14:10 – 16:10

2 Selected Symposiums & Poster Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 groups: English and Arabic)

16:10 – 16:30

Coffee Break (Sponsored by the Crown Plaza Hotel & Convention Center)

16:30 – 18:30

2 Selected Workshops, and/or Demonstration Sessions & Oral Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 groups: English and Arabic)

18:40

FREE TIME: Dinner and other activities

19:15 – 20:15

Meeting: Executive Committee Session (EC#2)

20:30 – 22:00

Meeting: ICHPER•SD Board of Governors (BOG#2) / with Ex-Officio members to BOG

The Third Day of the World Congress
December 20 - Saturday

06:00 – 07:00

Fitness Sessions – Organized jointly by a group of Volunteers from the Executive Committee members of WCEOC’2014 and ICHPER•SD.

08:45 – 09:30

Plenary Session (Keynote V): Speaker (To Be Announced on October 30, 2014)

09:45 – 11:45

Oral Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 groups: English and Arabic)

11:50 – 12:10

Coffee Break (Sponsored by the Crown Plaza Hotel & Convention Center)

12:10 – 13:10

Poster Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 groups: English and Arabic)

13:00 – 14:10

Luncheon at Crown Plaza Bahrain for all registered WC participants/officials sponsored by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC as WCEOC’2014)

14:15 – 15:20

Oral Presentation Sessions (Divided into 2 groups: English and Arabic)

15:30 – 18:30

Tour Organized jointly by WCEOC’2014 and the Crown Plaza Hotel & Convention Center (3 hour program)

19:00 – 20:20

ICHPER•SD Awards Ceremony (Jointly Organized By the ICHPER•SD Executive Committee & Awards Committee)

20:30 – 22:30

Closing Ceremony (Organized Programs, Dinner-Banquet with Live Music) (Organized Jointly by the Crown Plaza Bahrain & WCEOC’2014)

Departure
December 21 - Sunday

06:30 – 09:30

Farewell Breakfast with ICHPER•SD Officers, Executive Committee, Board of Governors, & Participants