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10th Annual Global Educational Forum: On Olympics and Development in Global Context

By LACSI on February 17, 2016 in
March 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
UGA Hotel and Conference Center
1197 S Lumpkin St
Athens, GA 30605

Join a group of international scholars as they discuss the Olympics and Development during the 10th Annual Global Educational Forum.

8-9:15-Dr. John Carlos, Keynote Speaker, Independent Scholar and Bronze Medalist 1968 Olympic Games; “Olympics, My History, and the Social State of America”

9:30-10:45-Dr. Becca Leopkey, Faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia; “The Legacy of 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta: A Retrospective Analysis”

11-12:15-Dr. Jepkorir Rose Chepyator-Thomson, Faculty Member in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia; “Kenyan Runners Run for Golden Moments in Olympics: Explanatory Factors-a macro/micro analysis”

2-3:15-Dr. Jamie Cooper, Faculty Member in the Department of Foods and Nutrition at the University of Georgia; “Nutrition Concerns for the Olympic Athlete”

3:30-4:45-Dr. Jorge Dorman Knijnik, Keynote Speaker, Senior Lecturer and Research at the University of Western Sydney, Australia; “Are Olympics and Education Useful Instruments of Social Change in a Conflicted Society? Examination of 2016 Games in Brazil”



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