Members of the Association approved the logo of the upcoming Congress and discussed the rules of discussion of the declared scientific sessions in four areas of work. In addition to two plenary sessions with the participation of foreign speakers, a number of practical master classes and round table talks with the participation of representatives of the Olympic movement will take place at the Volga Region State Academy during the Congress.
Members of the Association also took into its ranks the Lakshimbai National Institute of Physical Education (India). At present the number of representatives of the scientific and educational community in the Association has grown to 57 universities. Summing up the meeting, the President of the International Association of Universities of Physical Culture and Sports, Professor Kairat Zakiryanov, handed gratifying letters to the Association members for the contribution to the development of the Association. Yusup Yakubov, Rector of the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism, was also awarded international recognition.