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IGNITE 2032 High Performance Sport Conference

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  • 17-18 November 2022
  • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland
  • 2 stages, 400+ attendees and 50+ presenters

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It's confirmed! Brisbane and Queensland are set to welcome the rest of the world as hosts of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032. The Queensland Academy of Sport invites you to the IGNITE 2032 High-Performance Sport Conference to take advantage of the ten-year runway into the Games.

This event will bring together the best coaches, athletes, and elite performance experts from Australia and internationally.

Sharing knowledge, developing partnerships, and elevating the standard of athlete support across the nation will be key themes across the two-day conference.

Be part of providing Australia with a competitive edge at the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.


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Key conference themes

IGNITE 2032 will be packed full of actionable content from world-renowned performance experts. They'll be sharing their knowledge and experience on a variety of themes, including:

  • International excellence
  • Campaign planning and review
  • Performing under pressure
  • Leaders and culture

It features several 'Future 2032' sessions focused on athletes, coaching, talent ID, innovation and technology, ahead of a 'home Games' in Brisbane.


Hear from successful Olympic and Paralympic athletes and coaches: past, present, and future. Be inspired by 'what good looks like on the world stage and leave with the desire to elevate best practice to achieve sustained success in the future. Immerse yourself in the action sports display, showcasing bright young talent in an emerging Olympic event.

Networking and partnerships

With more than 400 attendees from various sporting organisations, industries, and academia, IGNITE 2032 offers you the chance to create meaningful connections. Interact with our exhibitors and researchers to explore exciting new partnerships and performance solutions.

Indicative program

View the conference program (PDF, 153.9KB).


Find out more

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Last updated: 26 Apr 2022