Dear colleagues and friends,
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the fourth SPE BALKAN SKI international conference, which will be held in Pamporovo Ski Center, Bulgaria, from 13 to 17 March 2022. After a successfully organized first conference in Kopaonik, Serbia (2017), and a second conference in Jahorina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2018), we have the pleasure of organizing a fourth SPE BALKAN SKIinternational conference, this time in Pamporovo, a peak in the Bulgarian mountains.
What is SPE BALKAN SKI?
SPE - Science, Practice & Education - BALKAN SKI CONFERENCE is a merge of curiosity (science), will of terrain work (practice) and unselfish transfer of knowledge (education) for people who likes snowy mountains and the most beautiful sport in the world – alpine skiing and snowboarding.
After great experience we all head at the first and second SPE BALKAN SKI CONFERENCES where few hundred of ski teachers, trainers, professors and other experts in the field of alpine skiing and snowboarding witnessed an unforgettable story of cross talk between science, profession, practice and social events, we decided to offer you a step forward to reach and overbuild the SPE Balkan SKI Goals.
The SPE BALKAN SKI conference is significantly and professionally supported by the IVSS - International Association Snowsports at Schools and Universities, one of the three pillars of Interski.
SPE BALKAN SKI Core Values
INTEGRITY – Based on values rather than personal gain.
FUN – Based on values rather than personal gain.
BONDING AND NETWORKING – Bringing together experts sharing the same interests from the Balkan region, and beyond.
TEAM WORK – Confidently working within a group, accepting and learning from constructive criticism, collective pride.
EXCELLENCE – If you put quality in everything you do, the individual and the collective wins every day.
“Excellence is not an accomplishment. It is a spirit, a never-ending process.”
Lawrence M. Miller
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The Vision of the SPE BALKAN SKI is to develop the network of excellence bringing together ski experts – ski instructors, coaches, scientists and other ski experts from the Balkan region.
The Mission of the SPE BALKAN SKI is to empower, advocate, develop and promote ski professions, considering scientific and professional bases in theory and practice.