Delegation sizes are limited to two persons per MNA.
Booking for the 2014 Development Symposium is now open and all enquiries should be made by email where you will receive a registration form and full details of the booking process.
A special ISAF room rate for the event has been set up and must be reserved by no later than 20 January 2014. Please quote the code ISAFDevSym2014 in all communication with the hotel and ISAF.
Proposed subjects for presentation / discussion include:
• The ISAF Youth Worlds Emerging Nations Programme (ENP)
• IOC funding for Rio 2016 Olympic Athlete Scholarships
• International Olympic level Training Centres - 'ISAF Academies'
• Internationally recognized certification/ qualification for your MNA Coaches
• How schools and education can help link to extra support for National Training Programmes
For further details of the 2014 ISAF Development Symposium, including a draft schedule as well as details of accommodation costs, location pictures and social programme outline, please visit our new website page www.sailing.org/training/developmentsymposium
ISAF Training and Development Manager Dan Jaspers said, "After the huge success of this event in both 2012 and 2013 it is encouraging to already have a number of MNAs ask to return for the 2014 Symposium. The feedback from this year again confirmed that more communication with our members is key to our success and that the Development Symposium is providing the forum for just that, in a format that allows discussion and ideas sharing in an informal setting that is geared specifically towards areas of Training and Development. I want to thank the hard work of the team in South Africa that is working tirelessly with us to ensure that this event will be the best yet. This is definitely one event that you do not want to miss."
To keep up to date with the outcomes of this event as well as all Training and Development news follow the updates via the Facebook page www.facebook.com/ISAFDevelopment and Twitter feed @connect2sailing
If you or your country wish to know how you could benefit from any of the programmes that ISAF is engaged in delivering to develop the sport of sailing globally then please visit our website www.sailing.org/training or contact our Training and Development Department by email