The Africa International Sports Convention (CISA) has announced the three main themes of the event, due to take place in the Rwandan capital Kigali from March 11 to 14.
Celebrating African sports leading figures, the development of African sport and what the future holds for the African Games are set to be the key topics discussed at the Convention.
It is hoped the themes will spark positive discussion ahead of Brazzaville staging the African Games, scheduled to be held in the Republic of Congo capital from September 4 to 19.
The eagerly-anticipated event will be attended by a host of stellar names in the world of African sport, with International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) President Lamine Diack scheduled to speak at the Convention.
Last week, CISA also announced that other speakers at the Convention will include honourary International Swimming Federation (FINA) President Mustapha Larfaoui and Fekrou Kidane, a former International Olympic Committee chief of staff now working as a senior adviser for the African Football Confederation.
The Convention itself will be comprised of speeches from highly-influential African sporting administrators, as well as a CISA Kids Project, a record-breaking sports journalists' seminar and a Sports Ministers seminar.
The event in Kigali will be supported by the International Francophone Organisation (OIF) after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with CISA, while JAPPO Sports & Entertainment are the main organisers of the Convention.
CISA will bring together more than 400 sporting leaders, decision-makers, practitioners and athletes from across Africa and the rest of the world.
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