PANAMDES Seminar and Congress at Gallaudet University

Washington, DC, USA - In the beginning of July 2016, Pan American Deaf Sports Organisation (PANAMDES) Seminar and Congress have started at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, USA.

The PANAMDES Seminar and Congress is being held on the Kendall Green at Gallaudet University. The following areas were addressed: planning and management, ICSD relations, attraction of partners, organisation of sports competitions, collaboration with the national sports federations. On the last day of the seminar, the participants were acquainted with sports infrastructure of Samsun and learned the new venues of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics 2017.

Mr. Jack Lamberton, President of USADSF, emphasised in his welcoming speech that PANAMDES team rather share its knowledge and learning something new themselves. A two-days congress covered most important issues of organisation of the upcoming competitions. A total of 11 countries from PANAMDES members were represented.

The Congress were attended by Dr. Valery Rukhledev, ICSD President, and Mr. Kang Chen, ICSD Vice President - World Sports.