2016 Annual Meeting

07 - 10 Jun Cape Town, South Africa

App meeting
You can download the app meeting on the app stores (search for ISBNPA16) or go to eventmobi.com/isbnpa16.

The app includes the abstract book and detailed program of the annual meeting.
If you want to access the latest version of the abstract book visit the app or see the links on the bottom of this page.

Our keynote speakers for the conference

Adele Diamond 


What characteristics does physical activity need for it to improve cognition, including executive functions?

Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Harry Dugmore 


Social Media on Smartphones: Overhyped, or a valuable new tool for behaviour change campaigns? Perspectives on the use of digital media in health promotion in South Africa

Professor and Director, Discovery Centre for Health Journalism, School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Gerard Hastings

Rise like lions after slumber: A critical perspective on social marketing

Professor of Social Marketing, Emeritus Professor, Institute for Social Marketing,  University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland; the Open University; and L’École des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique

Vicki Lambert 


Structure and Agency: Can we really make the healthy choice the easy choice? A regional perspective for physical activity and healthy eating

Professor and Director, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Phil Morgan 


The invisible parent: Targeting fathers in family-based nutrition and physical activity research

Professor and Co-Director, The Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

The winners of our Student and ECR awards were:

Catherine Gibbons (ECR Poster)

Stephen Hunter (Student Oral)

Emily Maikey (ECR Oral)

Lisan Hidding (Student Poster)


Author Document Download
ISBNPA Programme book ISBNPA 2016 download
Adele Diamond Keynote: Benefits of Physical Activity for Improving Executive Functions: How Important are the Cognitive, Social, and Emotional  Aspects? download
Harry Dugmore Keynote: Social Media on Smartphones: Overhyped, or a valuable new tool for behaviour change campaigns? download
Gerard Hastings Keynote: Rise Like Lions After Slumber: A critical perspective on social marketing download
ISBNPA Abstract book ISBNPA 2016 (with ISBN number) download
Important Dates 2015 2016
03 September to 26 OctoberCall for symposia
03 September to 26 October
02 to 27 NovemberCall for abstracts
02 to 27 November
29 FebruaryAuthor Notification
29 February
11 January to 27 MarchEarly bird registration
11 January to 27 March
04 December to 04 MarchLate-breaking abstracts
04 December to 04 March
28 March to 07 JuneRegistration
28 March to 07 June
07 to 10 JuneAnnual Meeting
07 to 10 June