The BWF in partnership with Badminton Denmark are pleased to announce that the BWF World Coaching Conference 2023 will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25, 2023. The conference will take place at the Danish House of Sport, the hub for world-class sport in Denmark and the home of the Danish national badminton team.

Join our world-class speakers in Copenhagen, who will present on a variety of interesting and interactive topics including elite badminton coaching, sports coaching, physical training, Para badminton, injury prevention and sport science.

What’s included:

Admission to the BWF World Coaching Conference

  Refreshments on August 24, 2023 – Tea/Coffee/Juice/Water – Snacks

Refreshments on August 25, 2023 – Tea/Coffee/Juice/Water – Snacks and Lunch

One ticket to attend the TotalEnergies BWF World Championships 2023 on August 25, 2023 (evening session)

Yonex Delegate Bag, T-Shirt & Water Bottle

Transport to/from coaching conference from specific locations in central Copenhagen

Date & Time:
Thursday, August 24 – 16:00 – 21:00
Friday, August 25 – 09:00 – 16:00

Idrættens Hus (House of Sports)
Brøndby Stadion 20, DK-2605 Brøndby

Entry deadline: Friday, August 4, 2023

Cost: 1500 DKK (around €200)

Speakers and programme

Ben Ryan (GBR)


Director of Elite Performance, Brentford Football Club.

Coach of Fiji Rugby 7s – Rio 2016 Olympic Gold Medallists and two-time World Rugby 7s Series Champions.

Ra-Kyung-min (KOR)


Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games Mixed Doubles Gold Medallist

1999 & 2003 World Championships Mixed Doubles Gold Medallist

Athens 2004 Olympic Games Women’s Doubles Bronze Medallist

Cristian Luque Manjon (ESP)


Strength and Conditioning Coach in Chinese Badminton Association

Sport Science Director Sanchez-Casal Tennis Academy

Christinna Pedersen (DEN)


London 2012 Olympic Games Mixed Doubles Bronze Medallist

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Women’s Doubles Silver Medallist

Jan Ekstrand (SWE)


Lead – UEFA Elite Club Injury studies

Team physician of Swedish national football team

Former Chief Medical Officer at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital

Andy Wood (GBR)


 Former Team Great Britain Head Coach and Team Manager

    Former Director of Badminton at Loughborough University

    Kenneth Larsen (DEN)


    National Coach Iceland

    Former Danish National Coach

    Former Professor University of Aalborg

    Alistair Higham (GBR)


    Former LTA Head of Coach Education

    Expert of Matchplay and Momentum in Sport

    More speakers and detailed programme to be announced soon!

    Travel and accommodation

    We recommend that you schedule your flights to and from Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. Use Skyscanner to find the best flights.

    Accommodation is not included. However, Copenhagen offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets.
    Visit for a variety of rooms to choose from.

    Please note that shuttle bus services to the venue will be provided exclusively from designated hotels (Scandic Spectrum and Scandic Copenhagen). If you would like to stay at one of those hotels, we can assist you with the booking process. Simply click the button below.

    If you choose alternative accommodation, you can still reach the pickup point independently. The pickup location details will be communicated to you in advance.


    To register for the conference, please click on the button below.

    The registration form will open in a new tab. There you will be asked to fill in the required information and complete the payment.


    For any questions please contact Badminton Denmark Education Manager,
    Ulrik Jansen