June 7 -10, 2021

Descending the Mountain:

Exploring the impact of research on pedagogy and practice

AIESEP International Scientific Conference

Hosted VIRTUALLY (Live & On-demand) June 7-10 2021

conference access for delegates

This site is NOT where you access the virtual conference platform. Please visit:

and login (same as your registration email) to access all on demand sessions (orals and posters) as well as the LIVE sessions (recorded). You should be able to access this content until the end of July.

Book of abstracts is available!

The AIESEP 2021 Book of Abstracts can be accessed here, along with the conference program.

*Please note that we do NOT have certificates of participation for the conference or for reviewing abstracts.

The AIESEP 2021 Scientific Conference Is over!

Although we were sad to not be able to host everyone in beautiful Banff, Alberta, Canada, we were excited to present a virtual conference including both LIVE and On-Demand sessions.

AIESEP 2021 is jointly hosted by the University of Alberta and McGill University, in collaboration with Ever Active Schools, Physical and Health Education Canada and the PHE Canada Research Council.

Special thanks to the Faculty of Education at UAlberta for financial support from the conference fund and Dean's Office.

Ever active schools

EAS provided logistical support for the registration system, financials, video expertise and stage management. They are also the sponsor of the 'Shaping the Future - Living Room' Open Mic Social.

Physical & Health education canada

By promoting and advancing quality physical and health education and healthy learning environments, PHE Canada helps ensure each and every child and youth in Canada has the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to lead resilient, active, and healthy lives. PHE Canada is a co-sponsor of the 'Trivia Night' Social on June 8.

PHE Canada Research Council

The Research Council is composed of university level teachers, researchers, and graduate students, advancing research centred on topics and issues in physical and health education. The Research Council is a co-sponsor of the 'Trivia Night' Social on June 8.

Registration - closed

Please visit the registration website to register for the AIESEP 2021 Virtual Conference.

*All rates in Canadian Dollars - early rate is available until May 15, 2021

Registration Rates:

AIESEP Members (Researchers) - Early $200.00/ Regular $300.00

Non Members (Researchers) - Early $250.00/ Regular $350.00 (includes membership)

Practitioners & Students - Early $100.00/ Regular $150.00

The conference rate provides delegates with an ALL ACCESS pass that includes: on-demand sessions before the conference; pre-conference LIVE sessions; on-demand poster sessions; 3 full days of LIVE conference sessions (keynotes, oral sessions, symposia, socials) AND full access to recording of all the prior sessions for 60 days after the conference begins.