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2020 Beijing - Pinggu World Leisure Congress “Leisure Makes Life Better” - Call for Abstracts

The 16th World Leisure Congress will be held in Pinggu, Beijing, from the 17th. to 23rd. October 2020 hosted by the Beijing City Government and co-organized by World Leisure Organization (WLO), Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism and the Pinggu District Government.
The Congress, themed “Leisure Makes Life Better", aims to promote the concept of leisure for all and throughout the whole year. Located in Jinhaihu Town, the main venue consists of the convention and exhibition center, supporting facilities, and a zone for outdoor activities, among other facilities.

Thematic areas of the 2020 Beijing – Pinggu World Leisure Congress

Abstracts are invited on, but not limited to, the following topics:

  1. Leisure and Agriculture
  2. Leisure Diversity, Access and Inclusion
  3. Leisure Education and Leisure Culture
  4. Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality
  5. Leisure Management for Social, Health, Wellness, Environment and Economic Outcomes
  6. Leisure, Sport and Physical Activities
  7. Leisure, Cities and Urbanization
  8. Leisure and Well-being
  9. Entertainment and Leisure
  10. Leisure for Children and Youth
  11. Leisure and Aging
  12. Leisure and Innovation
  13. Leisure and Gender
  14. Community and Economic Development

The first abstracts submission deadline will be October 31, 2019.
The second abstracts submission deadline will be January 10, 2020.
The deadline for the submission of presentations’ full texts will be April 30, 2020

NOTE: Foreign scholars are encouraged to submit your abstract within this first deadline, in order to have more time for the visa application process. 

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