Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport

2018 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport

Inclusion, Equity and Diversity in Sport: Constraints, Challenges and Perspectives

The Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport is an event that has been run over the past 7 years through the Centre for Commercial Law at Bond University.

Scholars and industry representatives attend from a range of disciplines to discuss sports-related topics. It is truly interdisciplinary and has resulted in a number of research clusters and collaborations being established.

Through the generous support of the Bond University Centre for Commercial Law, Faculty of Law and Bond Business School, Bond University will once again be host to the Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport in 2018.

This event will commence with a Welcome Reception on Thursday, 15 February 2018 at Bond University, and the Colloquium to take place on Friday, 16 February 2018.

Keynote addresses by:
The Honourable Dr Annabelle Bennett AO SC
Chancellor, Bond University

Ms Merrilee Barnes
Director, Culture & Leadership,
Sports Governance & Business Capability Branch, Australian Sports Commission


The 2018 Colloquium will focus on advancing research to practice and include presentations around the following themes:

  • Gender Equity in Sport
  • Transgender Participation in Sport
  • Legal, Regulatory and Policy Considerations 
  • Practical Implications for Sports and Event Organisers
  • Health and Wellbeing Perspectives

Please send all abstracts to by 19 January 2018
Abstract acceptance notification will be provided by 24 January 2018
Eligible papers will be invited for peer review and publication.

The preliminary program will be released 26 January 2018.

Registration fee of $125.00 includes all presentations, note pad and pen plus the following meals:

  • Thursday evening welcome reception | 2 hour canape and beverage package
  • Friday Colloquium | arrival tea & coffee, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, colloquium closing cocktail reception

To register your attendance, please follow this LINK

View our information on recommended accommodation venues and visiting the Gold Coast.
Directions to the Bond University campus.

Colloquium Conveners

Assistant Professor Annette Greenhow
Bond University, Faculty of Law

Assistant Professor Lisa Gowthorp
Bond University, Bond Business School