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IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport in Monaco, 16 to 18 March 2017 – Information for the media

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06 Mar 2017
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After the success of 2011 and 2014, the 5th edition of this premier international conference in sports and exercise medicine will return to Monaco from 16 to 18 March 2017.

This Conference, organised every three years, brings together eminent international specialists in injury and illness prevention to collaborate and share the latest findings and views on how best to protect the athletes’ well-being on and off the field of play.

Programme of the World Conference

Following the model of previous editions, and using a multidisciplinary approach, the programme will feature keynote lectures, debate sessions, abstract presentations and workshops. 

The event provides an exclusive opportunity for the world’s leading experts to meet face-to-face. 

Click here to access the programme 

Media accreditation

Accreditations are processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register by Tuesday 14 March on the IOC website. If you have already registered for previous IOC events, please access your profile using your email address and tick the box for the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport. For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions provided.

Click here to access the media accreditation system.

Should you have any issues when registering, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Grimaldi Forum Monaco

10 Av. Princesse Grace, 98000 Monaco

Media facilities

A Media Working Room will be set up at the Grimaldi Forum in Salle Geraldy and equipped with Wi-Fi.


Media representatives are requested to make their own arrangements.


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