International Conference of the Estonian Movement and Sports Festival

Respected sports leader, coach, teacher, enthusiast

You are invited to the international conference within the framework of the Estonian Movement and Sports Festival, which will take place in the Elva Sports Hall on July 31, starting at 9:00 a.m. The conference is free for all participants, presentations will continue in English after lunch. Pre-registration is mandatory for participants. Lunch is free for all participants (served on site). Registration – until July 26
Come and take part in the most exciting discussion of the sports world of the year!


Moderated by Madis Šumanov (Sports Director of Elva Municipality)

  • REGISTRATION, welcome coffee

  • Priit Värv - Greetings from the Mayor of Elva Municipality
    Tarvi Pürn - Greetings from the Undersecretary for Sports, Ministry of Culture
    Erika Salumäe - Greerings from Olympic Champion

  • Gerd Kanter - “Journey to the top”

  • Kaivo Thomson, Katre Lust-Mardna - “Sports injuries – prevention and the psychological effects of recovery”.

  • Grete Eiche ja Kristi ViimsaluGrete Eiche ja Kristi Viimsalu - “Involving children with special needs in physical activity lessons in pre-school and primary school”.

  • Kristin Tamberg - “Healthy eating – myths and reality”.


  • Henrik Brandt (Taani) - “Shaping and promoting physical activity habits in Scandinavian countries”.

  • 00 Lasse Kjær (Denmark) - “The future of sport in the world – digitalisation and e-sport”.

  • Tadas Vasiliauskas (Lithuania) - “Management of sports in the 2022 European Capital of Culture Kaunas”.

  • Jarmo Juutilainen (Finland) - “Successful organisation of sports by the example of the Varkaus region”.

  • Summary of the day, prize draw.