Meet a Professional Around the World

An initiative from World Leisure Organization Youth Ambassadors Committee

World Leisure Organization offers online forums on leisure related matters (theories & practices) for interested young people , with invited leading scholars and professionals from around the world.

The online forums are free and are scheduled for about one hour. (45 min. of presentation + 15 min. of Q&A).

*Regular guest (at least 6 times) will get a certificate of attendance by WLO.

For further information connect with: secretariat@worldleisure.org and/or follow WLO facebook page and WLO Twitter channels and stay tuned.

21 OCTOBER


TOPIC: Sport and leisure biology
SPEAKER: Wilhelm Marta, Ph.D. professor University of Pécs, Hungary

28 OCTOBER


TOPIC: Benefits of leisure and recreation
SPEAKER: Oksana Grybovich, Ph.D. professor University of Northern Iowa, USA

4 NOVEMBER


TOPIC: Using Technology Enhanced Education and Positive Leisure to Empower Youth Thriving through Crisis
SPEAKER: Lee Kwan Meng, Ph.D., Ismi Ismail Ph.D., Professor and Director, Institute for Social Science Studies (IPSAS), University Putra Malaysia (UPM)

11 NOVEMBER


TOPIC: Using technology enhanced education to empower youths in thriving through the Covid 19 pandemic crisis for their ‘positive leisure’
SPEAKER: Gerd Pfitzenmeier, journalist, ÖDP, Germany

18 NOVEMBER


TOPIC: Extreme sport – Mountaineering
SPEAKER: Jaroslav Kupr, Ph.D., professor, University of Liberec, Czech Republic

25 NOVEMBER


TOPIC: How Does Physical Activity Affect Cognitive Functions, Academic Performance and Positive Attitude
SPEAKER: Giyasettin Demirhan, Hacettepe University Faculty of Sport Sciences,Turkey

2 DECEMBER


TOPIC: Helping young people in cooking and video projects
SPEAKER: Manu Lansoy, World Youth Film and Food Association (WYFFA), Director

9 DECEMBER


TOPIC: Youth leisure around the world (research results of young researchers)
Student Session (10’ presentations)
Moheab Eid (Jordan), Leny Keo (Cambodia), Khan Emad (Pakistan), Jesse Miller (Canada), Elekes-Barta (Hungary)…