Schedule

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CHESS AND SOCIETY PROGRAMME FINAL

Chess and Society: 2015
DAY 1 Saturday 5th December                 Photos
10.00 Registration
11.00 Conference Opening and Welcome: Pembroke Suite
Malcolm Pein: Chief Executive, Chess in Schools and Communities, UK
John Foley: Conference Director
Stefan Löffler: Programme Director
 11.15 Plenary Session
Chess and Society: an Overview
12.45 Lunch Break
14.00 Parallel Sessions
School Chess: New Horizons
Chess with Refugees
International Exchanges
Chess and Old People
15.00 Parallel Sessions
Chess in Prisons
Youth Counselling
The Role of Families
16.00 Coffee Break
16.30 Parallel sessions
Chess in the Community
Integration and Inclusion
Lobbying for School Chess
Chess Camps
17.30

 

World Café Debates (optional)
Where to invest public money on chess?
Do we teach the wrong chess in schools?
Why do boys dominate school chess, and what should be done about it?
Let´s make chess life more friendly!
What is the earliest and latest age to start learning chess?
Does chess need to be more inclusive?
Neoclassical chess: an alternative for school and competitive chess?
18.30 End of First Day
DAY 2 Sunday 6th December
9.00 Teaching Life Skills through Chess
Chess and Mathematics
Psycho-Motor Skills Development
Social Opportunities for National Federations
Online Chess Teaching Resources 
10.15 Coffee Break
10.30 Parallel Sessions
Chess and Football
Training Teachers to Teach Chess
Chess Against Addiction (shifted to 13.30-15.00)
Setting Goals in Chess and Life
Chess for Children with ADHD
12.00 Lunch
Parallel Sessions
13.00 Early Years Chess I Economics of Chess Scholastic Chess 
14.00 Early Years Chess II Business Models for School Chess Excellence in Teaching Chess
15.00 Coffee Break
15.30 Plenary Session
Social Projects Competition – The Final
Review and Outlook: Social Investing in Chess
17.00 End of Conference