USOC Paralympic Leadership Summit Nearly Sold Out

12 Apr 2011 By IPC

The fourth annual U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Paralympic Leadership Summit is nearly sold out with only limited slots remaining.

Taking place from 29 April to 2 May at the USOC Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, USA, the summit offers interactive and innovative workshops which provide hands-on sports experience and best practice techniques.

Themed “Collaborate. Play. Learn”, the summit’s key areas of focus will include Participant Recruitment & Retention, Fundraising, Marketing, Military & Veteran Issues, and Leadership Development. And the networking opportunities are unmatched.

Featured and keynote sessions include:

- Adversity is the Pathway

Erik Weihenmayer - blind mountain climber & adventurer

- Spark Change from Within

Rye Barcott - U.S. Marine Corps veteran, humanitarian & author

- The Near-Future World of OneScreen

Peter Shankman - social media guru

- Can Major Gifts Transform an Organization?

Steve Whisnant - fundraising & development expert

- Community Collaboration

Shellie Pfohl - Executive Director, President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

- VA Sports & Recreation Resources

Kendra Betz & Carla Carmichael - VA Central Office

- The Critical Role of the Junior Leader & Resilience

Capt. Scott Johnston - U.S. Navy

- Transforming Organizations through Monitoring & Evaluation

Bill Miles - Chief Operating Officer, Grassroot Soccer