ASPA 2022 Conference

Conference Overview

We are proud to announce the 2nd Asia-Pacific Society for Physical Activity (ASPA) Conference.

Join us for two days of in-person networking and catching up with colleagues while hearing about the latest in physical activity research, policy and practice in our region under the theme of IMPACT.

Date: 28th-29th November 2022

Venue: Deakin Downtown, Melbourne, Australia

If you are unable to join the conference in-person in Melbourne, a virtual live stream registration option is also available. 

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About the Conference

The two day conference will provide a forum to share expertise and experiences and hear about the latest research and practice in physical activity across the Asia-Pacific region.


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.

More details to come as keynotes speakers and sessions are confirmed.


Details about the keynote speakers are coming soon.


Abstract submissions now open!

We welcome abstract submissions for oral presentations and e-posters in relation to physical activity research, policy, advocacy and/or practice.

Guidelines for submission are provided below. Please note that oral presentations must be given live, in-person in Melbourne on 28-29 November (there will be no virtual oral presentations for this conference). Abstracts for e-posters may be submitted by in-person and virtual delegates.

To register your interest as an abstract reviewer for the ASPA 2022 Conference, complete the form here.

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

Melbourne In-Person Registration (2 days)

  • 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)

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

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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-Chairs Professor David Lubans or Professor Erica Hinckson for a Sponsor Prospectus.

Abstract submissions now open!

Guidelines for submission provided under ‘Abstracts’ heading above.


Register Here Submit Abstract

Key Dates

20 June

Abstract submission opens

1 July

Conference registrations open

8 August

Abstract submissions closes

16 August

Late-breaking 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