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ABOUT THE EVENT

What is the Brazilian Olympic Congress?

The Brazilian Olympic Congress is a biannual event that aims to communicate and share information, knowledge and benchmarking, aiming to create a community with the main stakeholders of the sport, in order to enable a brainstorming on how to face the challenges of Olympic Sport in Brazil.

What is the theme of the 2nd Edition of the Olympic Congress?

Planning is a necessity, especially in a highly competitive world like that of Olympic sport. Whether to guide the actions and lasting results of an organization, an athlete or for any specific project, planning works as an indispensable preparation for today's world, with rapid changes and great uncertainties. We are at the beginning of a new Olympic cycle, and planning will enable us to understand the reality, evaluate the paths and build a future reference.
Thus, the II Edition of the Brazilian Olympic Congress brings as its theme:  Planning, a future reference for Olympic Sport.

Congress Schedule

The schedule for the II Edition of the Brazilian Olympic Congress will consist of national and international lectures; round tables; academic, project and Olympic memory exhibitions; stands for partners and sponsors; and Olympic Laboratory and sports activities experiences, in which participants will be able to experience some modalities and still have contact with Olympic athletes!
The schedule of lectures takes place in the main plenary, where the participants will have the option to choose between topics focused on the areas of training, management and other sports sciences; all with simultaneous translation.

Can I participate in just one day?

The ticket is valid for the two days of the event, with no difference in price for participation during a single day.

Who can participate and in which categories can I apply?

Anyone interested in the topic can participate in the event. They must choose between the following categories:

  • Coach
  • Managers
  • Other sports science professionals.

Participants who choose to compete for the positions of Academic Exhibitor or the Sport Innovation Award must also choose from the 3 categories mentioned, to attend the lectures according to the chosen category.

What is the difference between the ticket categories?

The difference is the themes covered in each of the categories, focused on sports management, sports training, and other areas of sports science. The participant, when purchasing the ticket, must select which of these 3 categories he will participate in, which will guarantee him the right to a seat for the chosen lecture. It will not be possible to enroll in more than one category, as the lectures will be simultaneous. If available, the participant will be able to watch other categories during the event.

What is included with my ticket?

The registration fee includes the following activities:

  • Participation in the 2 days of the event;
  • Access to lectures of the chosen category;
  • Access to the exhibition areas;
  • Event kit;
  • Participation Certificate.

SPORT INNOVATION AWARD

How will the selected projects be publicized?

The five finalist projects will be presented by the authors at the Congress Exhibition (project and prototype) and published in the Congress Magazine.

Who can participate?

Brazilians or foreigners working in different areas of knowledge, in academic or business circles, in research centers, incubators, project accelerators, startups, among others.

How can I join a Chat?

Those interested should register here at the icon of the "Sport Innovation Award". After validating the registration, the responsible author will receive a project submission link at the registered email.

What are the registration dates?

The registration and submission of projects can be carried out from November 17, 2020 to May 17, 2021.

How many projects will be selected?

Projects will be selected in three stages. The first will select up to 20 projects. The second will select up to 05 projects. And the third will define the 3 winning projects.

What will be the themes of the projects?

All registered projects must respond to one of the two challenges proposed in the Selection Process Publication: Challenge 1: Development System for Talented Athletes; Challenge 2: Integration of the National Sports System.

How will projects be selected?

By an Evaluation Committee formed by experts related to the proposed topics, from the COB or from outside. All the evaluation criteria are described in the notice of the award selection process.

How and when will the results of the Award be released?

The results will be published on the Congress website, under the tab “Sport Innovation Award”: on June 1, 2021 - result of the first phase; on June 9, 2021 - result of the second phase; on the last day of the Congress (October 17, 2021) - final result.

Other rules for participation in this contest are described in the selection process publication for the Sports Innovation Award.

POSTER REGISTRATION (ACADEMIC PAPERS)

What is the exhibition of academic papers?

The Poster Registration will select the academic papers that will be exhibited in the II Edition of the Brazilian Olympic Congress.
This will be a great opportunity for professionals who do research in the sport to publicize their work to an audience composed of directors, managers, coaches, athletes and other professionals in the sports sciences, transforming agents of the national Olympic sport.

How will the selected posters be disclosed?

Up to 20 papers by the alumni group and the selected external public will be presented by the authors at the Congress Exhibition (summary of the work on the poster) and published in the Congress Magazine. 

Who can participate?
  • Coach
  • Managers
  • Other sports science professionals.
How can I join a Chat?

Interested parties must register at the Congress as an Academic Exhibitor in the “registration” tab of the website. After registration, the author responsible for the work will receive the link for submission of abstracts by registered email.

How will the papers be sent?

Papers should be sent through the abstract submission link, which will be sent after the ticket is purchased.

How many papers will be selected?
  • 20 papers by the IOB alumni group (students graduated from the courses of the Brazilian Olympic Institute).
  • 20 papers by the external public.
What will be the themes of the papers?

Works related to the theme of the Congress.
Subject: Planning, a future reference for Olympic Sport.
What types of papers will be accepted?
As described in the selection process notice, the papers that can compete are:

  • Completed papers focused on the Sport Sciences Area;
  • Unpublished papers, with expressive results in the sports field, and which have not been presented in other Congresses or submitted to publication of any technical-scientific nature;
  • Public, transparent policies that have benefited the sport, generating practical, sustainable and high-impact results.
  • Training system or methods that have been applied and that have benefited the sport, generating practical, sustainable and high impact results.
  • Instruments or technology that have been applied and that have benefited the sport, generating practical, sustainable and high impact results.

Thus, bibliographic reviews will not be accepted.

How will papers be selected?

The papers will be selected by a Scientific Committee formed by professionals specialized in the areas of sports sciences and professors from IOB courses, according to the following criteria:
IOB alumni group papers:

  • Level of relevance of the work within the sports scene.
  • Papers that were developed in IOB courses, applied and that have generated an impact for the sport.

External public papers:

  • Level of relevance of the work within the sports scene.
  • Public, transparent policies that have benefited the sport, generating practical, sustainable and high-impact results.
  • Training system or methods that have been applied and that have benefited the sport, generating practical, sustainable and high impact results.
  • Instruments or technology that have been applied and that have benefited the sport, generating practical, sustainable and high impact results.
  • Elaboration of a measurement and evaluation instrument that makes it possible to understand the development of the athlete's motor skills.
  • Training model applied and that has obtained expressive results in elite athletes.
How many papers can each person submit to the selection process?

Each person registered as an academic exhibitor can submit up to 02 papers as responsible author, and up to 03 papers as co-author to be evaluated in the selection process.

TICKET PURCHASE

What is the ticket price?
  • R$ 225.00 – Academic Exhibitors and Professional Challenge Participants *
  • R$ 225.00 – Whole ticket.
  • R$ 122.50 – Half-price.

*The categories of Academic Exhibitor and Sport Innovation Award Participants are not entitled to half-price, as this value also includes the production of exhibition material.

Who is entitled to half-price?

Students, elderly, people with disabilities and young people between 15 and 29 years of age who have a monthly family income of up to two minimum wages are entitled to half-price. The benefit may also be extended to persons with disabilities, when necessary. 
Persons with disabilities are those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments, which, in interaction with one or more barriers, can obstruct their full and effective participation in society on equal terms with other people.
On the day of the event, proof of half-price will be requested.