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2017 Congress Information

2017 Congress • April 3 – 6, 2017
Alexandria, Egypt

The 2017 ISHPES Congress will be held at Tolip Hotel Alexandria under the patronage of the Faculty of Physical Education for Girls at Alexandria University, the Ministry of Higher Education, and the Ministry of Sports.

The Congress program and book of abstracts is available now.


Questions about the program should be directed to

Questions about logistics for the Congress in Alexandria should be directed to

Call for Papers for 2017 ISHPES Congress

Submit congress abstracts HERE. [SUBMISSIONS CLOSED]

Congress Fees (until February 15, 2017):
ISHPES members: 270€ (all presenters MUST be an ISHPES member. Not a member? Join ISHPES now.)
Early Career Scholars: 150€
ISHPES non members: 320€ (Not a member? Join ISHPES now.)

Late Registration Congress Fees (from February 16, 2017):
ISHPES members: 340€ (all presenters MUST be an ISHPES member. Not a member? Join ISHPES now.)
Early Career Scholars: 200€
ISHPES non members: 390€ (Not a member? Join ISHPES now.)

The Congress fee includes:

  • Admission to all sessions
  • Congress materials including a bag
  • Welcome dinner
  • All coffee breaks
  • Gala dinner
  • City tour of Alexandria
  • Abstract Book

Early Career Scholars are encouraged to apply for Gigliola Gori Early Career Scholar Award and the Gerd von der Lippe Early Career Scholar Fund. Early Career Scholars presenting at the Congress are eligible for Routledge Early Career Scholar Presentation Award. Click on the Early Career Scholars tab for more information about these programs.

Conference Venue and Accommodation

Tolip Hotel Alexandria

The hotel combines relaxation and work, by offering a great sight direct to the Mediterranean sea with its blue color. The hotel is offering us a Business Center, 3 Conference Rooms, Meeting Room, and an auditorium hall.

Tolip Hotel Alexandria with its great location facing the sea provides 24-hour room service and a free shuttle service that can carry you to the hotel private beach.

The hotel has a fitness room/gym, a swimming pool, Casino, Playground, Spa & Wellness center. Staff is available 24-hours and can help at any time.

Every modern room at Tolip Hotel Alexandria comes with a mini bar and cable/satellite channels, provides an in-room closet, ironing facilities, a flat-screen TV, and Safe-Deposit Box.

Guests are able to enjoy a drink at Tolip Hotel Alexandria’s bar and dine on Middle Eastern style food in one of the restaurant.

Hotel address: Corniche Road, Roshdy, Alexandria, Egypt
Telephone: +20 35 45 54 56

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ISHPES Congress discounted package:
Single room: 68 €
Double room: 89 €
Only for Students: Family room (2 separate rooms): 116 € (3 persons for 39 € each)

Send an email to:
Required code that must be in email to receive Congress rates: ISHPES

Included in the Congress rate at the Tolip Hotel is:

  • Buffet breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Unlimited use of Swimming pool, fitness center, and the hotel beach

Transportation To and From Alexandria

Please send an email 15 days before date of arriving with the exact time and airport (Cairo airport/ or Alexandria Borg El Arab airport) and we shall pick you up from airport:

From Alexandria Borg El Arab International Airport to Tolip hotel Alexandria is (30 Euro) payment should be in CASH with travel time of 60 minutes.
From Cairo International airport to Alexandria through Desert Rd by airport Taxi : 80 Euro payment should be in CASH with travel time of 2h 43 min (235.2 km)
Hotel address: Tolip hotel Alexandria, Moustafa Kamel, Corniche Road Roshdy, Alexandria  

Additional Tours

Participants interested in sightseeing in Egypt following the conclusion of the 2017 ISHPES Congress can book one of the tours offered by the partner travel agency.
(more information soon)

2017 Congress Scientific Committee

Maureen Smith (USA, head)
Annette R. Hofmann (Germany)
Gerald Gems (USA)
Keiko Ikeda (Japan)
Leena Laine (Finland)
Malcolm MacLean (Great Britain)
Gertrud Pfister (Denmark)
Maha Saeed (Egypt)
Patricia Vertinsky (Canada)