Check the speakers of the event below. A great team of international and national experts will be in Florianópolis to share what is most relevant to the themes of IV SIDPJE 2023.
MARTIN CAMIRÉ, Ph.D.
Dr. Martin Camiré is a full professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa/Canada. Through his research, Dr. Camiré is interested in examining how positive youth development can be facilitated in the context of sport. In addition, Dr. Camiré studies the role coaches play in facilitating the development and transfer of life skills (e.g., goal setting, leadership, effective decision making) in youth sports participants.
FERNANDO SANTOS, Ph.D.
Dr. Fernando Santos is an associate professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, a guest assistant professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, and a researcher at the Center for Research and Innovation in Education in Porto - inED, all in Portugal. Since 2016, he has been developing research in coach education and positive youth development through sport.
SCOTT PIERCE, Ph.D.
Dr. Scott Pierce is a professor in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University. His research examines how psychological skills are developed to enhance sports performance and explores how, why, and under what conditions life skills are developed in sports and transferred to other domains of life.
CAMILLA KNIGHT, Ph.D.
Dr. Camilla Knight is a professor at Swansea University - UK and the University of Agder - Norway. She leads the Wales Research Advisory and Evaluation group for the Child Protection in Sport Unit. The doctor is also a BASES-accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Psychology). Dr. Knight's research interests are directed toward understanding and enhancing the psychosocial experiences of children in sports, with a particular focus on parental influence.
DANY MACDONALD, Ph.D.
Dr. Dany MacDonald is a Sports Psychologist. His main research interests focus on youth development through sport. More specifically, he is interested in how we use sport as a mechanism to teach children positive skills and values (such as responsibility, initiative, and confidence) they can use for the rest of their lives. Dr. MacDonald is currently a professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences at Prince Edward Island University.
VANESSA SOUZA, Ph.D.
Professor Dr. Vanessa Souza holds a Ph.D. in Education from SEK University. Dr. Souza has experience in Physical Education and Education, with an emphasis on Social Anthropology. She also has experience in Sports Psychology, Psychopedagogy, Legal Psychology, and Psychoanalysis. Currently, Dr. Vanessa is the Education Advisor at Minas Tênis Clube, reviewing and reformulating the club's training and sports development methodology.
TAISA BELLI, Ph.D.
Dr. Taisa Belli is the manager of Sport Sciences at the Brazilian Table Tennis Confederation (CBTM), a professor in the Graduate Program in Nutrition and Sport Sciences and Metabolism, and leader of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Racquet Sports (GRIPER) at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) and a full member of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Sports Science and Medical Committee.
TARKINGTON NEWMAN, Ph.D.
Dr. Tarkington Newman is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work and the Department of Education and is an affiliate researcher at the University of New Hampshire's Center for Outdoor Behavioral Health. In addition, he is a professor in the Online Sports Social Work Certificate program offered by the University of Michigan School of Social Work, serves as a researcher for the U.S. Center for Mental Health and Sport, is chair of the Research Committee of the Alliance of Social Workers in Sports.
FRANCO NOCE, Ph.D.
Dr. Franco Noce is an associate professor at UFMG in the Graduate Program in Sports Sciences and coordinator of Sports Psychology at the UFMG Sports Training Center. Dr. Noce is a member of the Managing Council, Secretary General of the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), and vice president of the Brazilian Association of Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology - ABEPEEx. He has experience in Physical Education and Sport Psychology, especially in high-performance sports.
RILLER REVERDITO, Ph.D.
Dr. Riller Reverdito is a professor at the School of Health Sciences and the Postgraduate Program in Education of the Mato Grosso State University (UNEMAT) and of the Postgraduate Program in Physical Education of the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT). Currently, Dr. Reverdito works in the area of Physical Education and Sport in the research line of Human Movement, Sport, and Education, emphasizing Sport Pedagogy, School Physical Education, Positive Youth Development, and Social Impact Evaluation.
VITOR CIAMPOLINI, Ph.D.
Dr. Vitor Ciampolini has a Ph.D. in Physical Education from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, with several exchange periods in universities in the United States and Canada. He is researching positive youth development, life skills development through sports, and coach education. Dr. Ciampolini has worked as a basketball coach in training categories and is currently a substitute professor at the Physical Education Department at UFSC and an educator for Life Skill Brazil.
SANDY ISLA, Ph.D.
Dr. Sandy Isla is a Professor at the Professional School of Physical Education at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and the Universidad Nacional del Callao; his research assesses the profile of coaches and sports pedagogy focused on management and human development.