Regional Development Conferences

Global Development Conferences will from 2024 be replaced by Regional Development Conferences, to enable more participants to attend.

This is combined with IOF’s digital Global Development Webinars on different development topics.

More information will be published soon.

Global Development Conference 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 (Rest day of O-ringen), Uppsala, Sweden

Organized by IOF’s Global Development Commission. In cooperation and supported by O-Ringen.  

Presentations from the 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

Target audience: For anyone interested in orienteering development
Participation of young people is especially encouraged


8:30 – 9:00          Meet and greet

9:00 – 9:15          Welcome Speech and IOF Strategy IOF President Leho Haldna Video

GDC Activities and Projects /Award Sondre Gullford

9:15 – 9:25          Connect world wide and promoting on social media Ondřej Pipek/ Susi Rutz

9.25 – 9.40          Key note Turorienteering/Stolpejakten, a global concept? Jörgen Mårtensson

9.40 – 9.55          Key note Recreational orienteering Göran Andersson

10:00 – 10.45      Coffee break

10:45 – 10.55      Short presentation of the workshops Round1

10.55 – 11.45      Parallel Workshops Round1

  • Daniel Leibundgut Kosprint
  • Lok Hin, Raphael Mak Orienteering in Thailand
  • Takashi Irie Navitabi

12.00 – 13:00      Standing lunch (offered)

13:00 – 13.10      Short presentation of the workshops Round2

13.10 – 14.00      Parallel Workshops Round2

  • Ronaldo Santos School mapping in Brazil
  • Göran Anderson Maze orienteering
  • Per Sandberg, Keegan Harkavy Navigation Games

14:00 – 14.30      Coffee break

14:30 – 14.40      Short presentation of the workshops Round3

14.40 – 15.30      Parallel Workshops Round3

  • Gerardo Garcia How to set up a new orienteering club in Argentina
  • Marco Della Vedova Erasmusproject Eurienteering
  • Ondřej Pipek Promoting orienteering on social media
  • Jörgen Mårtensson Turorienteering/Stolpejakten, a global concept?

15.30 – 16.30      Maze orienteering for everybody to try Göran Anderson

16.30 Plenum
Picnic (offered) BBQ if possible

Contact to organizers: