SFIA President & CEO Tom Cove to Present at Innovation Summit
Silver Spring, MD, October 3, 2016 – The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) and Laureus Foundation USA have announced that Tom Cove, SFIA President and CEO, will be a featured presenter at the October 5 Innovation Summit: Moving American Health Across the Spectrum of Physical Activity.
The summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Nitze Building, Kenney-Herter Auditorium, at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.
Cove’s presentation, Engaging and Collaborating with the Power of Industry, will take place at from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5. The presentation is a part of the session, To Amplify the Role of Industry and Technology for Scale: Compelling Ideas and Proposals, moderated by Tom Farrey, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program.
“I’m honored to be called upon to present alongside leaders from in the fields of sport, physical activity, health, science and technology,” said Cove. “The summit is important to the long-term ‘good’ health of our industry and country. I’m looking forward to the engagement.”
The goal of this invitation-only conference is to bring together leaders from sport, physical activity, health, science, and technology across the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, and lead to the authoring of an academic journal article identifying next steps in elevating the most promising initiatives and developments in the space.
ABOUT SFIA: The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), the #1 source for sport and fitness research, is the leading global trade association of manufacturers, retailers, and marketers in the sports products and fitness industry. SFIA seeks to promote sports and fitness participation as well as industry vitality through research, thought leadership, public affairs, industry affairs, and member services. For more information, please visit www.sfia.org.