Past Events

September 30, 2015
Washington, DC

Project Play will join Boys & Girls Clubs of America leaders for a think-tank style day to share best practices and shape policies for the organization.

September 24, 2015
Colorado Springs, CO

Tom Farrey will present the Aspen Institute's Physical Literacy report, and explain how it syncs with the Project Play report and the recent

September 17, 2015 to September 20, 2015
New Orleans, LA

Back in February at the Project Play Summit, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation announced that they would be convening a sport-for-development collective impact coalition to create a framework for stakeholders to work together effectively in order to improve opportunities for youth in New Orle

September 16, 2015
Las Vegas, NV

Sports & Society executive director Tom Farrey is speaking on behalf of Project Play at the 2015 National Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference where more than 7,000 park and recreation professionals, citizen advocates, and industry suppliers are gathering at the premier annual m

September 10, 2015
Santa Clara, CA

Tom Farrey, Sports & Society executive director and lead author of the Project Play report

September 7, 2015 to September 8, 2015
New York, NY

At the 2015 US Open, the Aspen Institute convened sport and media leaders to explore opportunities to encourage sport sampling among children, as outlined in the third strategy of the Project Play report, Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to

June 27, 2015
Aspen, CO

Over the past decade, coalitions in about a dozen countries have embraced initiatives based on a desired outcome in individuals and populations called “physical literacy.” These efforts have been launched in response to a common problem in industrialized societies: declining rates of physical act

June 13, 2015 to June 16, 2015
Vancouver, BC

The Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program and Project Play will be leading a session at the 2015 International Physical Literacy Conference, which brings together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application and implementation of physical literacy p

June 10, 2015 to June 12, 2015
Morgantown, WV

Sports & Society Program Executive Director Tom Farrey will deliver a keynote address, "Activating Project Play: How to Get All Youth Coaches Trained?" The theme for the 2015 National Coaching Conference is "Physical Literacy: The Launching Pad for Lifetime Athletic Development

May 29, 2015
San Diego, CA

Project Play is among representatives from more than 70 disciplines that will come together from around the globe at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting to share new clinical techniques, scientific advancements and cutting-edge research in sports medicine, exercise science, phy