FISU World Conference to address Climate Change and Winter Sports
The FISU World Conference, scheduled for 13-15 January 2023 to coincide with the opening week of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games, will feature athletes, advocates, authors, innovators, environmental leaders in both the private sector and government, and researchers, focusing on The Intersection of Climate Change and Winter Sports.
Esteemed author, environmentalist, journalist and activist Bill McKibben, Nathan Chen, the reigning men’s Olympic figure skating gold medalist, and national wilderness activist Aaron Mair headline the list of speakers at the conference. Topics will include alternative energy, farming, forestry, food activism, the science of ice and snow and diversity in the outdoors.
“Winter sporting communities and athletes alike are seeing first-hand the impact of climate change on winter sport,"
“It’s an incredible honor that so many experts and industry leaders have agreed to join us in Lake Placid this winter to educate and advocate on this critical topic.” ...