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Classifying Disability & Sports Technology Conference 2008, Singapore 20-22 Nov

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Download the PDF version of CDSTC 2008 information.

Classifying Disability & Sports Technology Conference (CDSTC) aims to bring leading professionals together to address sports issues at all levels to ensure that the sports field is a strong, sustainable and progressive industry in the 21st century. CDSTC 2008 will deliver relevant information, ideas and strategies to assist organisations to expand their reach and develop their capabilities and deliverables of sports in Asia, both for abled-body and disability sports.


Keynote Speakers

Guess of Honor

Ms Jessi Phua - President, World Bowling Federation

Sports Technology

A/P Fuss Franz Konstantin, University of Adelaide, Australia

Sports Training

Mr Chris Nunn, Kwingsim, Australia

Sports Medicine

Dr Jason Chia Kok Kiong, Changi Sports Medicine Centre, Singapore


The conference addresses current and future developments in the fields of Sports Technology, Sports Training and Sports Medicine. Topic areas include, but not limited to:

  • Innovation and delivery in sports training
  • Sports opportunities for athletes in Asia
  • The evolution of sports in Asia versus the West
  • Understanding the framework of sports coaching
  • Sports overtraining, trauma, injuries and prevention
  • Training monitoring technique and performance analysis
  • Development of sports industry
  • Sports management & marketing
  • Communicating with athletes
  • Sports psychology
  • Sports sociology
  • Lessons from Beijing 2008 & preparing for London 2012
  • Activity-specific equipment
  • International trends in sports education
  • Talent identification
  • Mobilising nation in sports
  • Ageing and sports for elderly
  • Classification in disability sports
  • Disability sports in Asia
  • Equipment adaptations for disability sports
  • Technique for assistive technology product
  • Disability sports assistive equipment
  • Function-enhancing equipment for athletes with disabilities



Abstract Submission Guidelines

Submit abstract to:

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Kindly send your abstract in MS word document, Arial font size 11, single spacing. The length of the abstract must not exceed 250 words. All abstract submissions would be peer-reviewed by the Technical Advisory Board. Accepted work may be presented by the author(s) and published in the conference proceedings.

For submission, registration and inquiry, please contact:

Mr Nino Susanto. Email:

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Tel: (65) 6342 3562. Fax: (65) 6342 0961

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