2020 Beijing – Pinggu World Leisure Congress


17th-23rd October, 2020
Pinggu - Beijing, China

The 16th World Leisure Congress will be held in Pinggu, Beijing, from the 17th. to 23rd. October 2020. The Congress will be hosted by the Beijing City Government and co-organized by World Leisure Organization (WLO), the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism and the Pinggu District Government. The Congress theme “Leisure Makes Life Better” aims to promote the concept of leisure for all and throughout the whole year.

Hereby, we invite you to know more about the announced fourteen thematic areas of the Congress and submit your abstract!

We are very much looking forward to meeting you in Pinggu – Beijing in 2020!

*more general information about the congress logistics and registration will be published in due course.

Thematic areas of the congress

Call for abstracts

Abstract submission

The abstract submission process will be handled through the online platform “EasyChair”.

To submit your abstract please see the following steps:

Access the abstract management system at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wlc2020
Create your account and, once logged in, fill in the form with all required information.


The first abstracts submission deadline will be October 31, 2019.
NOTE: Foreign scholars, we strongly encourage you to submit your abstract within this first deadline, in order to have more time for visa application process.The second abstracts submission deadline will be January 10, 2020.

The deadline for the submission of full papers will be April 30, 2020
NOTE: Full paper submission will only be mandatory for those authors willing to have their papers considered for publication in the Congress’ partners journals.


If you require any other information please contact WLO Secretariat at: secretariat@worldleisure.org