Cycling in Melbourne Australia
NEW PATHWAYS FOR PRO CYCLING
Building the Future Common Wealth of Cycling.
Conference 27 and 28 September 2010
Deakin University, Waterfront Campus,
Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Presented by:the Alfred Deakin Research Institute and the Deakin University School of Law and the School of History, Heritage and Society.
In association with the International Network of Humanistic Doping Research (INHDR) and the Melbourne 2010 UCI Road World Championships.
The Conference Objectives.
The conference will be held at Deakin University’s Waterfront campus to coincide with the World Cycling Championships to be held in Geelong (Wednesday 29 September 2010 and continue until the Men’s Road Race on Sunday 3 October 2010).
The purpose of the conference is to bring together cyclists, administrators, academics, scientists, fans and others interested in the future direction of professional cycling to discuss the problems the sport faces as it undergoes changes in the process of its globalisation.
Presentations and papers.
The conference will be multidisciplinary in its approach and papers and presentations are invited from cyclists, administrators, social scientists, lawyers, philosophers, journalists and scientists and others on any topic affecting the present and future direction of professional cycling.
Possible session themes for the conference include:
* New Pathways for Pro Cycling – Presentation of Deakin University Research Report.
* Life after Operacion Puerto – What was Puerto and how can we move on?
* Cycling: Ethics and Values.
* We Might, As Well, Not Win – The coming logic of sport – sustainability for all rather than winning at all costs.
* The Big Picture: the Economics, Workplace Conditions and Relations of Pro Cycling
* Cycling can only be written – cycling and the written word.
* Why we don't dope!
* New Pathways in Cycling Science.
* Cycling in the Context of National Sports Policies.
* Cycling and / in the Media.
* Cycling, Culture and Myth
* Other topics might include and be related to the globalisation of pro cycling, health, science and medicine, ethics and the philosophy of cycling, cycling lore and law, the politics and logistics of race organisation, and technology and rules development.
Paper and Abstract Submission
Final dates for submission of presentation proposals and/or abstracts for the Conference should be sent to the organising committee (c/- firstname.lastname@example.org ) no later than Friday 25 June 2010.
Conference Registration Details shall be available shortly.
The conference will also aim to create a space for break out and policy advocacy sessions bringing together interested stakeholders and experts.
Publication of conference papers is currently being negotiated with appropriate publishers. We would also envisage where appropriate publishing papers online.
The conference will also mark the presentation of the Deakin University Law School’s Research Project “Doping and Australian Professional Cycling: Attitudes, Issues and a Pathway to a New Approach.”
The conference organising committee is composed of:
Mr Martin Hardie.
Dr Ian Warren.
Dr Claudio Bozzi.
Dr Verner Moeller.
Mr Matthew Lloyd.
Mr Pedro Horrillo.
Mr Koen de Koert.
Ms Pascale Schyns.
Dr Ianto Ware.
Dr David T. Martin