Global Development Conference 2020

IOF Global Development Conference 2020 – Invitation

3nd Global Development Conference

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (Rest day of O-ringen)

Uppsala, Sweden

In cooperation and supported by


The Regional and Youth Development Commission of the International Orienteering Federation (RYDC IOF) is pleased to invite you to the 3nd Global Development Conference.


Aim of the conference: to provide a platform for networking of people working with recreational orienteering, regional and youth orienteering development and for best practice exchange

For whom: For anyone interested in regional and youth orienteering development; participation of young people interested in orienteering development is especially encouraged

Program (DRAFT)

8:30 – 9:00               Registration of participants

9:00 – 9:30               Welcome Speech
                                       RYDC Activities and Projects Lenka Klimplová (RYDC Chairperson)

9:30 – 9:50               Keynote 1

9.50-10.10                Keynote 2

10.10-10.30              Jörgen Mårtensson “Connect worldwide”

10:30 – 11:15           Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00          Presenting new website “Connecting worldwide”

12:00 – 13:30          Standing lunch (offered)

Barcamp with parallel sessions. Please submit your ideas for additional sessions

Session 1 13.30-14.15

  • Empower young people, Japan
  • Orienteering in math, RYDC
  • Start up kit, RYDC
  • Experience O-Ringen Academy, Participant
  • Navigation games, USA (per Video)

Session 2 14.30-15.15

  • Orienteering in Nepal, How we started
  • Make a simple map flyer RYDC
  • FAMCool, Switzerland
  • YO!CAMP 2019, Czech
  • Hitta ut, Sweden

Session 3 15.30-16.15

  • Orienteering for Disabled, RYDC
  • Navitabi, Japan
  • Global Exchange Platform, RYDC
  • Erasmus plus Project Bulgaria
  • Family orienteering Oepfel trophy, Switzerland
  • “Cool, Awesome and Educational”, Sweden

Participants shall feel free to change sessions also in-between times

16.30 Plenum

Barbecue / Micro orienteering / Maze


Each participant arranges himself/herself. It will be difficult, because of O-ringen.

Conference webpage:

Contact to organisers: [email protected]