Bridging Academia, Policy and Practice

Monday 28 June – Thursday 1 July 2021

Boye - keynote Speaker
Bridge at the Top front cover
Marianne Harding

Free international conference for academics, bridge players, teachers, administrators and policymakers

More than 60 presenters and panelists from 20 countries

Case studies: Australia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Madeira, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, South Pacific, UK, USA

Day 1

28 June:  Benefits of bridge as a sport

Welcome by: World Bridge Federation President

[Session 1A] Bridge as a Mindsport
13:00 (BST UK) / 08:00 (EDT)

[Session 1B] Wellbeing & Bridge
16:30 (BST UK) / 11:30 (EDT)
Keynote: Prof Martin Seligman (USA)
Bridge at the Top (Jill Levin & Chip Martel)

Day 3

30 June: How can bridge be more inclusive?

[Session 3A] Ageing, Intergenerationality & Bridge
10:00 (BST UK) / 05:00 (EDT)

[Session 3B] Gender, Sexism & Bridge
15:00 (BST UK) / 10:00 (EDT)
Panel 1 Women’s Bridge: Pros & Cons
Panel 2 Sexism within the Game: Solutions?