List of past conferences

Venues for the Annual Conference

Courtesy of Professor Edward M Winter FBASES and Professor S J Biddle FBASES

1984 Formation of the Association at Bedford College of Higher Education during the last Society for Sport Sciences conference

1985 Chichester (West Sussex Institute of Higher Education)

1986 Birmingham (University of Birmingham)

1987 Borough Road (West London Institute of Higher Education)

1988 Exeter (University of Exeter)

1989 Bangor (Bangor University)

1990 Cardiff (University of Wales Institute Cardiff)

1991 Twickenham (St Mary's)

1992 Edinburgh (Heriot Watt University)

1993 Didsbury (Commercial organiser)

1994 Aberdeen (University of Aberdeen)

1995 Belfast (Queen's University Belfast)

1996 Lilleshall (Football Association Human Performance Centre)

1997 York (St John's)

1998 Worcester (Worcester College of Higher Education)

1999 Leeds (Leeds Metropolitan University)

2000 Liverpool (Liverpool John Moores University)

2001 Newport (University of Wales, Newport)

2002 Manchester (Commonwealth Games)

2003 Sheffield (Sheffield Hallam University)

2004 Liverpool (Liverpool John Moores University)

2005 Loughborough (Loughborough University)

2006 Walsall (University of Wolverhampton)

2007 Bath (University of Bath)

2008 London (Brunel University)

2009 Leeds (Leeds Metropolitan University)

2010 Glasgow (University of Glasgow)

2011 Essex (University of Essex)

2012 Glasgow (University of Glasgow)

2013 Lancashire (University of Central Lancashire)

2014 Burton upon Trent (St George’s Park)

2015 Burton upon Trent (St George’s Park)

2016 Nottingham (East Midlands Conference Centre)

2017 Nottingham (East Midlands Conference Centre)

2018 Harrogate (Harrogate Conference Centre)

2019 Leicester (King Power Stadium, Leics City FC)

2020 Leicester (King Power Stadium, Leics City FC) - postponed due to COVID-19

2021 Leicester (King Power Stadium, Leics City FC) - virtual

2022 Leicester (King Power Stadium, Leics City FC)

2023 Coventry Building Society Arena


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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