Conference Schedule

Chess and Society: 2015
DAY 1 Saturday 5th December
10.00 Registration
11.00 Conference Opening
11.10 Plenary Session
Chess and Society: an overview
12.15 Personal Testaments
How chess changed my life
12.45 Lunch
14.00 Parallel sessions
Schools Chess: New Horizons
Chess in Prisons
Chess and Old People
15.30 Break
16.00 Parallel sessions
Chess in the Community
Chess and Football
Integration and Inclusion
Youth Counselling
Chess and Mathematics
17.30 World Café Debate
Where to invest public money on chess?
Do we teach the wrong chess in schools?
Does chess need (more) diversity?
Let´s make chess life more friendly!
What is the best age to start learning chess?
18.30 End of First Day
DAY 2 Sunday 6th December
9.00 Tutorials
Teaching life skills through chess
Online Chess
Chess Camps
Social opportunities for National Federations
International Exchanges
10.15 Break
10.30 Parallel sessions
The role of families
Chess with Refugees
Chess Against Addiction
Pyscho-Motor Skills Development (Motor Chess)
Chess for ADHD
12.00 Lunch
Parallel sessions
13.00 History of Social Chess  WorkshopS 13.30-
14.30 Economics of Chess Early Years Chess Scholastic Chess
15.30 Break
16.00 Parallel sessions
Best Project Competion Pitch
Certification for Chess Teachers
After-Chess Career Planning
16.45 Plenary Session
Review and Outlook
17.30 End of Second Day