PtG Article 12.04.2012

EASM 2012 – extended deadline for abstracts/papers

The deadline for abstract submission for EASM 2012 has been extended following great demand.

Almost 300 abstracts have already been submitted to the EASM 2012 conference in Aalborg, Denmark on the 18-21 September 2012.  Following the great demand, the organisers have decided to keep the option to submit an abstract/paper open until 16 April 2012.  EASM cordially invites you and your colleagues/peers to submit a scientific or practical abstract/paper or poster to be considered for presentation at the conference. Young researchers are invited to submit a scientific paper for the New Researchers Award (NRA). Completed research or research in progress is welcomed. The new submission deadline will be 16 April 2012  Read the full Call for Abstracts/Papers here

Submit your Abstract/Paper here

The EASM 2012 program structure will consist of the following session types: The official EASM conference programme with scientific and professional practice abstract/paper presentations in:

  • Topical sessions (abstracts only). 
  • Workshops (abstracts and/or papers where specified). 
  • Poster presentations (abstracts only). 
  • Keynote sessions (invited speakers). 

Topical Sessions:

In the topical sessions topics of interest for abstract submission include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Opportunities, challenges and trends in sport management.2. Leadership issues in sport organisations.3. Tourism and leisure sport management.4. Global sporting events.5. Critical sport management issues.6. Sport fans.7. Sport for good.8. Marketing in and through sport.9. Sport policy.10. Governance in sport.11. Volunteering in sport.12. Participation in sport. Strategies and challenges.13. Operation and management of sports and leisure facilities.14. Sport, media and journalism.15. Other sport management related issues.

When writing your abstract, it is recommended that you consider the topics listed under the topical sessions (or workshops). However, the Scientific Committee reserves the right to decide on final topic grouping upon abstract selection.


Abstracts/papers are invited for the following workshops:

A. The contribution of science to practice in football. [read more] B. Elite sport organisation and management for world class. [read more] C. Sport policy: the significance of government. [read more]D. Sport policy and ‘hard’ times. [read more]E. London 2012: success and failure of national elite sport policies. [read more]F. University teaching sport management. [read more] G. Governance in international sports organisations. [read more] H. Volunteering in sport. [read more]I. ESMQ Special Issue: value co-creation in sport management. [read more]  The following workshops are open to participation but do not in all cases require abstracts/papers:J. ESMQ Editors’ workshop. [read more]K. Play the Game symposium. [read more] 

Read more about the workshops here

Submit your Abstract/Paper here

Questions about Abstract/Paper submission can be directed to:Lau Tofft-JørgensenLau.tofft@idan.dkphone: +45 51 90 61 05mobile: +45 32 66 10 38