Nordic Conference 2019 in Adapted Physical Activity

Co-creation  |  Innovation  |  Movement

Together we generate new ideas and ways to create and facilitate movements. Meet up with professionals, scientists, students, volunteers and athletes from all over Scandinavia!

Join theoretical and practical workshops in Adapted Physical Activities (APA). Listen to keynote speakers with knowledge, values and experience!

Conference language is English.

Date and place

Date: May 14-16, 2019

Place: Musholm Bugt Feriecenter, Musholmvej 100, 4220 Korsør Denmark



Download the final programme (pdf) or read it below.

Tuesday the 14th

10:00 – 12:00  Arrival

11:30 – 12:00  Guided tour at Musholm Ferie – Sport and Conference

12:00 – 13:00  Lunch

13:00 – 13:15  Welcome

13:15 – 14:45  Keynote and practice workshop/shared activities

  • Let’s Move – Flow, Feelings & Joyful Communication. A taste of Movementpsychology and the 7 levels of movement
    Helle Winther, Associate Professor PhD., Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen

14:45 – 15:15  Coffee-break

15:15 – 17:15  Parallel session A (Please see final programme (pdf) for detailed content)

17:15 – 18:00  Free time

18:00 – 19.00  Dinner

19:00 – 21.00  Naturebased Health Interventions

  • Susanne Rosenild; Biologist, Social Worker and Nature Ranger. 
  • Presentation: Guiding in nature as an empowering health promotion for adult citizens with physical, mental or social health issues. 
  • Activities outdoor: We all gather on the beach for fun social activities, cosy bonfires, calming nature experiences, wild food tastings, warm drinks and nature storytelling

Wednesday the 15th

08:00 – 09:00  Breakfast

09:00 – 09:45 Keynote

  • How to build an upside-down pyramid?
    The story about how one man’s requirement for a better wheelchair to his street-race gave birth to a epoch-making sports tool and, as time passed, cleared the way for a new official Paralympic athletic discipline: RaceRunning. 

    Connie Hansen
    9-doubble paralympic champion in wheelchair-race 1984-1992.
    Director of CEO BY CONNIEHANSEN, RaceRunners and gait-equipment.
    Occupational therapist, Sports coach. Head of the Athletes-committee, and Member at large of the business-committee Parasport Denmark
    Member IPC Hall of Fame 2008

09.45 – 10.15  Coffee-break

10:15 – 12:15  Parallel session B (Please see final programme (pdf) for detailed content)

12:15 – 13:15  Lunch

13:15 – 15:15  Marketplace - Activities & Exhibitions

15:15 – 17:00  Free time

17:00 – 18:00  Cultural event

18:00 – 20:00  Dinner

20:00 – 21:00  Nordic Young Folkmusic and dance

Thursday the 16th

08:00 – 09:00  Breakfast and check-out

09:00 – 11:00  Parallel session C (Please see final programme (pdf) for detailed content)

11:15 – 12:00  Keynote

  • The mean of Egmont Folk Highschool is personal formation and interaction between people with different lives and opportunities through sports and outdoor activities. What does that mean for the participants?
    Peter Scharling, teacher, master in outdoor life & Lisa Schlage, teacher, master in sports and health

12:00 – 13:00  Lunch, kisses, hugs and goodbye

Costs and registration

Conference fee: 3-day’s conference, including accommodation, meals, coffee during breaks and cultural programme

  • Single room DKK 4,500
  • Double room DKK 3,500
  • Students in shared rooms DKK 2,250

Please, register before 25th of April 2019!


Any questions? Please contact: Pernille Weiss, Videnscenter om handicap +45 4634 0000

Transport to Musholm

Trains run directly from Copenhagen Airport and from Copenhagen Central Station to Korsør. From the station in Korsør to Musholm Bugt Feriecenter there is a 650 meter walk.

You can se the travelplan on - it´s possible to see the travelplan in English. It you have trouble finding out, please ask for our help.

Go to Musholm's website for more information.