ASPA 2022 Conference

Conference Overview

We are proud to announce the 2nd Asia-Pacific Society for Physical Activity (ASPA) Conference to be held in Melbourne, Australia on 28th-29th November 2022. The two-day conference will provide a forum to share expertise and experiences and hear about the latest in physical activity research, policy and practice across the Asia-Pacific region.

Date: 28th-29th November 2022

Venue: Deakin Downtown, Melbourne, Australia and Virtual Live Stream

About the Conference


The main theme of the conference is ‘Impact’.

The two-day programme will feature world-leading keynote speakers from research, policy, and practice. Free oral presentations will take place during parallel sessions, including themed sessions that align with ASPA’s Special Interest Groups. There will also be opportunities for networking and e-posters will be showcased during the breaks. To enhance the conference experience, keynote speakers and oral presentations will be delivered live, in-person.


We are proud to announce four world-leading keynote speakers for ASPA 2022.


Choose either an In-Person or Virtual conference registration ticket.

Melbourne In-Person Registration (2 days) – Registration closes 14 November

  • AUD$550 Member Full
  • AUD$350 Member Student
  • AUD$750 Non-Member Full (includes 1-year ASPA Membership)
  • AUD$400 Non-Member Student (includes 1-year ASPA Membership)

Virtual Live Stream Registration (2 days) – Registration closes 24 November

  • AUD$150 Member Full
  • AUD$100 Member Student
  • AUD$200 Non-Member Full
  • AUD$150 Non-Member Student

Conference Venue

About the venue

The ASPA 2022 conference will be hosted at Deakin Downtown located at Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street in Melbourne.


For more information about hotels, cafes and restaurants, and things to do in Melbourne, check out the conference Local Area Guide.

Presenter Guidelines

If you are presenting an oral presentation or e-poster at ASPA, please ensure you follow the presentation guidelines. You can find your session in the draft conference program here.

Information about abstract acceptance has been emailed to authors from If you haven’t received this email, please check your junk or spam folder. 


We would like to thank our Sponsors for their support.

We welcome Expressions of Interest for sponsorship of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Society for Physical Activity (ASPA) Conference, 28-29 November 2022. Contact the Conference Co-Chair Professor David Lubans for a Sponsor Prospectus.

Key Dates

20 June

Abstract submission opens

1 July

Conference registrations open

19 August

Abstract submissions closes - EXTENDED DEADLINE!

29 August

Late-breaking e-poster abstract submission opens

1 October

Notification of abstract acceptance

15 October

Late-breaking abstract submission closes

14 November

In-person conference registration closes

28 November

ASPA Conference 2022 opens