IF Forum 2019 Programme

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‘Athlete Centred Sport’

MONDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2019
 
14:00-16:00
INTERNATONAL FEDERATION INFORMATION SESSION
hosted by GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations)
 
17:00-17:50
INTRODUCTIONS
  • David Eades, Anchor and Journalist, BBC World
 
WELCOME REMARKS
  • Thomas Bach, President, International Olympic Committee
  • Philippe Leuba, State Councillor, Department of Economy & Sport, Canton of Vaud 
 
OPENING ADDRESS
  • Raffaele Chiulli, President, SportAccord and GAISF
 
17:50-18:10
ATHLETE KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  • Jeanette Kwakye, Olympian, Broadcaster, Host, BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 5 News 
 
18:10-18:30
YOUTH ATHLETE KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  • Virginie Faivre, President, Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games and Lausanne 2020 Athletes’ Council
 
18:30-18:35
WRAP-UP and TUESDAY PRELUDE
  • David Eades, Anchor and Journalist, BBC World
 
18:35-19:30
COCKTAIL RECEPTION - Please join us for snacks, drinks and socialising
 
TUESDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2019
 
09:00-09:10
WELCOME and OPENING REMARKS
  • Raffaele Chiulli, President, SportAccord and GAISF
 
09:10-09:40
FIRESIDE CHAT: The Athletes Perspective
  • Danka Barteková, IOC Athletes' Commission Vice Chair with David Eades, Anchor and Journalist, BBC World
 
09:40-09:55
SCENE SETTER: Future of Athlete Financial Wellbeing
  • Christophe De Kepper, Director General, International Olympic Committee
 
09:55-10:45
PANEL SESSION: Future of Athlete Financial Wellbeing
Moderated by: Jeanette Kwakye, Olympian, Broadcaster, Host, BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 5 news 
 
Panellists include:
  • Pat Burgener, Pro Snowboarder and Musician 
  • Fouad Darwish, General Manager, Palms Sports, Dubai International Financial Centre for Sports Crowdfunding Platforms
  • Javier Deshayes, NF & Sport Manager, FIBA (International Basketball Federation)
  • Kaveh Mehrabi OLY, Head of Athlete Relations and Engagement, International Olympic Committee
  • Marit Strømøy, F1H2O Driver, U.I.M. World Championship
 
10:45-10:55
EUROSPORT - IF FORUM PARTNER PRESENTATION
 
10:55-11:20
COFFEE BREAK
 
11:20-11:35
SCENE SETTER: Protection of Clean Athletes
  • Sébastien Gillot, Director, European Regional Office and International Federation Relations, WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency)
 
11:35-12:25
PANEL SESSION: Protection of Clean Athletes
Moderated by: Jeanette Kwakye, Olympian, Broadcaster, Host, BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 5 news 
 
Panellists include:
  • Stephan Fox,  President, AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport), General Secretary, IFMA (International Federation of Muaythai Associations)
  • Sébastien Gillot, Director, European Regional Office and International Federation Relations, WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency)
  • Kady Kanouté Tounkara OLY, WADA Athlete Commission Member 
  • Olya Abasolo Ovtchinnikova OLY, Education Manager, International Testing Agency 
  • Brent J. Nowicki, Managing Counsel and Head of Anti-Doping Division, Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) 
  • Hinkelien Schreuder, Dutch NOC Athlete Commission Chair, Olympian
 
12:25-12:35
NAGRA - IF FORUM PARTNER PRESENTATION
 
12:35-13:35
LUNCH
 
13:35-13:50
SCENE SETTER: Athlete Welfare and Mental Health
  • Prof. Fabio Pigozzi, President, FIMS (International Federation of Sports Medicine) & Member of the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission - Medical and Scientific Group
 
13:50-14:40
PANEL SESSION: Athlete Welfare and Mental Health 
Moderated by: David Eades, Anchor and Journalist, BBC World
 
Panellists include:
  • Yousef Al-Abdulrazzaq, 4-time UIM Pro Aquabike World Champion
  • Abhinav Bindra, Athlete Commission and Mental Health Working Group Member, International Olympic Committee
  • Vincent Gouttebarge, Chair, IOC Expert Working Group, International Olympic Committee
  • Sue Holloway, Athletes Commission Chair, IDBF (International Dragon Boat Federation)
  • Prof. Fabio Pigozzi, President, FIMS (International Federation of Sports Medicine) & Member of the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission – Medical and Scientific Group 
 
14:40-14:50
MARSH - IF FORUM PARTNER PRESENTATION
 
 14:50-15:10
COFFEE BREAK
 
15:10-15:25
SCENE SETTER: Strengthening the Athletes’ Voice 
  • Kaveh Mehrabi OLY, Head of Athlete Relations and Engagement, International Olympic Committee
 
15:25-16:15
PANEL SESSION: Strengthening the Athletes’ Voice 
Moderated by: Jeanette Kwakye, Olympian, Broadcaster, Host, BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 5 news 
 
Panellists include:
  • Danka Barteková, IOC Athletes' Commission Vice-Chair
  • Sarah Lewis OBE, Secretary General, FIS (International Ski Federation)
  • Rebecca-mayol Mandefu, Head of Athletes Commission, FISav (Fédération Internationale de Savate)
  • Kaveh Mehrabi OLY, Head of Athlete Relations and Engagement, International Olympic Committee
  • María Soto, Athletes Commission Co-Chair and Executive Board Member, WSBC (World Baseball Softball Confederation)
 
16:15-16:25
NEOM - IF FORUM PARTNER PRESENTATION
 
16:25-16:40
SCENE SETTER: Safeguarding Athletes
  • Susan Greinig, Medical Programmes Senior Manager, International Olympic Committee 
 
16:40-17:30
PANEL SESSION: Safeguarding Athletes
Moderated by: David Eades, Anchor and Journalist, BBC World
 
Panellists include:
  • Lenka Dienstbach-Wech, Athletes Commission Chair, FISA (World Rowing)
  • Dr. Julie Gabriel, President, FISav (Fédération Internationale de Savate)
  • Susan Greinig, Medical Programmes Senior Manager, Safeguarding Officer, International Olympic Committee 
  • Alex McLin, Director, Gymnastics Ethics Foundation
  • Alwin Oberkersch, Athlete and Executive Board Member,  IFA (International Fistball Association)
  • Stiig Waever, CEO, Waever Group
 
17:30-17:40
IF FORUM WRAP-UP: What it all means and where are we going…
  • Jeanette Kwakye, Olympian, Broadcaster, Host, BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 5 
 
17:40-17:45
WEDNESDAY PRELUDE
  • David Eades, Anchor and Journalist, BBC World
 
17:45-19:00
IF FORUM COCKTAIL - Please join us for snacks, drinks and socialising 
 
WEDNESDAY, 30 OCTOBER 2019
 
09:00-09:10
WELCOME and OPENING REMARKS
  • Stakeholder representative
 
09:10-10:30
Workshop 1 – Athlete Centred Governance
  •  Jenny Wiedeke, Communications Director, FIS (International Ski Federation) 
 
10:30-10:40
SOCIEDAD PERUANA DE DERECHO DEPORTIVO - IF FORUM PARTNER PRESENTATION
 
10:40-12:00
Workshop 2 – Tools and Strategies for Athlete Engagement
  •  Kaveh Mehrabi OLY, Head of Athlete Relations and Engagement, International Olympic Committee
  •  Gabriela Mueller Mendoza, Engaging Coach International Speaker
 
12:00-12:10
CLOSING REMARKS
  • Stakeholder representative
 
12:10-13:30
LUNCH