The Meeting was held on Thursday, October 24th 2008 at 14.00 in the INEFC in Barcelona, Spain.
Antonio Llop, President of CESS, Confederation Europeenne Sport Santé and Jože Jenšterle, President of Sport Center Association of Slovenia and Head of the IASLIM Project.
- Cooperation between CESS and IASLIM
- IASLIM Program 2009
- Seminars and Conferences,
- Educational program
- Study tour in Barcelona
- Exchange of the professional and expert programs and materials
CESS, Confederation Europeenne Sport Santé and IASLIM, International Association of Sport and Leisure Infrastructure Management (Project Group) have common interest to cooperate as partners in the areas of sport and leisure infrastructure management. CESS is an established and internationally recognized association, which addresses sport leaders and managers, decision makers and policy designers in sport and health policy, experts in planning, managing and running sport facilities, health professionals, diet and nutrition specialists, scientists, sport science and sport management students. IASLIM, Project Group addresses sport and leisure infrastructure management, decision makers and policy designers of sport and leisure infrastructure development in regions and local communities, planning, engineering, construction, management and maintenance of infrastructure, equipment industry, banking and insurance sectors, energy and water supply systems, communal and transport systems, tourism, real estate business, events management sector, advertising and public relations, health, schools, social welfare and many other sectors, suppliers of goods and services for the sport and leisure infrastructure operators, University professors and scientists, business consultants, sport clubs and federations and students.
Cooperation will be based on the interests of both parties and decisions of their executive boards. The two parties will sign an Agreement between CESS and IASLIM, which will include programs and activities of common interests for both partners. The documents will be prepared by Antonio Llop and Jože Jenšterle, till the end of this year. Cooperation will be discussed on the executive boards meetings.
The cooperation will include: (1) exchange of information including documents and mailing lists, (2) cooperation in the bodies of both partners, (3) cooperation in the international projects and initiatives, (4) participation at the regional and continental conferences of sport and leisure infrastructure management and (5) preparation of the topic: “Sport and leisure infrastructure management” for the next CESS Congress.
IASLIM Program 2009 includes projects and activities, which will be prepared and implemented as joint projects of CESS and IASLIM.
IASLIM will organize International Seminars for Sport and Leisure Infrastructure Management and Regional & Continental Conferences of Sport and Leisure Infrastructure Management. University professors and professional experts will be lecturers at the seminars and presenters at the conferences. Antonio Llop, President of CESS, will be invited as a lecturer and presenter to the seminars and conferences. His topic will be “Social management” and will be based on the program of CESS and experiences of UBAE and management of the sport (fitness) centers in Barcelona.
IASLIM is developing interdisciplinary professional training program for the planners, constructors, managers and maintainers of the sport and leisure infrastructure “International School of Sport and Leisure Infrastructure Management”. CESS and IASLIM will cooperate in preparation of the program and the search for University and/or business school, which will include this program in its curriculum.
IASLIM has a program of study tours. In April (May) 2009 it will organize study visit to the sport centers in Barcelona. Study tour will include presentation of the system of management and maintenance of the facilities, contents of the sport and leisure programs, marketing and financing of the programs and services. IASLIM will cooperate with UBAE in preparation and implementation of this study tour for the managers.
CESS and IASLIM will exchange the professional and expert programs and materials from the conferences and congresses.