Official Programme

Public

Tuesday 25 May

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09:00 - 09:05

Introduction from David Eades

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World
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09:05 - 09:10

Welcome Remarks from IOC President Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach
President
International Olympic Committee
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09:10 - 09:15

Opening Address from SportAccord & GAISF President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli

Dr Raffaele Chiulli
President
SportAccord, GAISF
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09:15 - 09:25

Keynote Address from WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Director-General
World Health Organization (WHO)
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09:25 - 09:35

Member Keynote Address from H.E. Ban Ki-moon

H.E. Ban Ki-moon
The 8th Secretary General of the United Nations
Chairman of IOC Ethics Commission
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09:35 - 09:45

International Olympic Committee Update from Dr. Richard Budgett

Dr. Richard Budgett
Medical and Scientific Director
International Olympic Committee
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09:45 - 10:15

Recharge Break

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10:15 - 10:20

Host Welcome from Vaud State Councilor Philippe Leuba

Philippe Leuba
State Councillor
Department of Economy and Sport, Canton of Vaud
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10:20 - 10:30

Scene Setter: Moving Forward, Pivoting and the Lessons We Are Learning

Dr. Maurizio Barbeschi
Senior Adviser to the Executive Director
WHO Health Emergencies
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10:30 - 11:00

Panel Session: Moving Forward, Pivoting And The Lessons We Are Learning

Moderated by

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

Panelists

Jörn Verleger
President
IFA (International Fistball Association)
Dr. Maurizio Barbeschi
Senior Adviser to the Executive Director
WHO Health Emergencies
Heike Groesswang
Secretary General
IBSF (International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation)
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11:00 - 11:10

Case Study: Moving Forward, Pivoting And The Lessons We Are Learning

Jörn Verleger
President
IFA (International Fistball Association)
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11:10 - 11:30

Recharge Break

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11:30 - 12:00

Panel Session: A Return to Competition and Lessons from the Bubble

Moderated by

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

Panelists

Jorge Viegas
President
FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme)
Kit McConnell
Sport Director
International Olympic Committee
Chris Mazdzer
Executive Board Member
FIL (International Luge Federation)
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12:00 - 12:30

Panel Session: Athlete Mental Health

Panelists

Dr. Margo Mountjoy
Chair
ASOIF Medical + Scientific Consultative Group, IOC Medical + Scientific Commission-Games Group FINA Bureau
Joachim Gossow
CEO
IWGA (International World Games Association)
Abhinav Bindra
Athlete Commission and Mental Health Working Group Member
International Olympic Committee
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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break

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13:30 - 13:40

Scene Setter: Commercial Approaches for IFs in the New Normal

Antony Scanlon
Executive Director
International Golf Federation
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13:40 - 14:10

Panel Session: Commercial Approaches For IFs In The New Normal

Moderated by

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

Panelists

Antony Scanlon
Executive Director
International Golf Federation
Eric Saintrond
Secretary General & CEO
FISU (International University Sports Federation)
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14:10 - 14:20

Case Study: Commercial Approaches For IFs In The New Normal

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14:20 - 14:50

Recharge Break

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14:50 - 15:00

Scene Setter: The Virtual Experience and its Home within IFs

Jürgen Künkel
Managing Partner
Vantage Global Event Production GmbH
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15:00 - 15:30

Panel Session: The Virtual Experience And Its Home Within IFs

Panellists

James Carr
Head of Administration and Projects
ASOIF
Julia Govinden
CEO
United Through Sports
Jürgen Künkel
Managing Partner
Vantage Global Event Production GmbH
Colin Grahamslaw
Secretary General
World Curling Federation
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15:30 - 15:40

Case Study: The Virtual Experience And Its Home Within IFs

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15:40 - 15:45

IF Forum Closing Remarks from SportAccord & GAISF President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli

Dr Raffaele Chiulli
President
SportAccord, GAISF
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15:45 - 17:00

Virtual Launch. Celebration From Around the World For SportAccord 2021 In Ekaterinburg, Russia

Virtual Launch. Celebration From Around the World For SportAccord 2021 In Ekaterinburg, Russia

Official Opening

IOC Welcome via the Olympic Capital

IOC Representative

President Chiulli's Welcome via Rome

Dr Raffaele Chiulli
President
SportAccord, GAISF

Host Welcome via Moscow and Ekaterinburg

Host Welcome Via Moscow
Host Welcome Via Ekaterinburg

Messages from our Gold Partners

Conference Programme Launch

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World