2020 Congress

SAPPORO, JAPAN • August 20 – 24, 2020


The 2020 ISHPES Congress will take place in the city of Sapporo, the 1972 Winter Olympic Games host city.

Hokkaido University in the heart of Sapporo will be the host university and site of the 2020 ISHPES Congress.

The local organizing committee is chaired by ISHPES Vice President Keiko Ikeda of Hokkaido University.


Questions about the program should be directed to program@ishpes.org.

Questions about logistics for the Congress in Madrid should be directed to congress@ishpes.org.

Congress Fees

Early Bird Registration Congress Fees (until May 31, 2020) — note all conversion rates approximate as of September 2019
ISHPES members: 33,000 JPY (approximately 250€)
Early Career Scholars: 6,000 JPY (approximately 55€)
ISHPES non members: 37,000 JPY (approximately 320€)

Regular Registration Congress Fees (from June 1, 2020) — note all conversion rates approximate as of September 2019
ISHPES members: 38,000 JPY (approximately 330€)
Early Career Scholars: 10,000 JPY (approximately 90€)
ISHPES non members: 42,000 JPY (approximately 365€)

All presenters MUST be an ISHPES member. Not a member? Join ISHPES now.
*(co-authors who are not attending the congress do not need to be ISHPES members)

The Congress fee includes:

  • Admission to all sessions
  • Congress materials
  • Welcome reception
  • All coffee breaks
  • Lunches
  • Social program

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.

Keynote Speakersto be announced

Conference Venue
Hokkaido University Conference Hall
Kita 8 Nishi 5, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0811
Campus map

Conference Accommodation and Transportation Informationcoming soon!

2020 Congress Scientific Committee
Annette R. Hofmann (chair) (Ludwigsburg University of Education, Germany)
Francois Cleophas (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Susanna Hedenborg (Malmö University, Sweden)
Keiko Ikeda (organizer) (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Michael Krüger (Münster University, Germany)
Rudolf Müllner (University of Vienna, Austria)
Gertrud Pfister (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Pierre-Olaf Schut (University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France)
Patricia Vertinsky (University of British Columbia, Canada)

2020 Congress Organizing Committee
Keiko Ikeda (Chair) (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Executive Committee
Yoshihiko Onuma (Japan Women’s University)
Yoshihiro Sakita (Hokkaido University)
Seiki Takimoto (Sapporo University)
Kazuyuki Taketani (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)
Takashi Yamasaki (Hokkaido University)
Partnership Society (JSSH)
Etsuko Mii (Sugiyama Jogakuen University)
Yoshiaki Matsumoto (Osaka Gakuin University)
Hironori Tanigama (Toyo University)
Gen Fukui (Nippon Sport Science University)
Minoru Matsunami (Tokai University)

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