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)
Jernej Damjan OLY
Former professional ski jumper, Social Media Specialist and athletes representative at
FIS
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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

Dr. Lisa Allan
Events Director
International Judo Federation (IJF)
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

Moderated by

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

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)
Adam Morris
Managing Director
BelievePerform
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 - 14:20

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)
Giles Morgan
Senior Advisor
Global Sports Industry Veteran
Salvatore De Angelis
Head of Digital
Nielsen Sports & Entertainment
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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

Moderated by

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

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

Graham Stoker
Deputy President for Sport
FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile)
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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

INTRODUCTIONS

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

SPORTACCORD PRESIDENT OPENING REMARKS

Dr Raffaele Chiulli
President
SportAccord, GAISF

SPORTACCORD 2021 HOST WELCOME FROM MOSCOW

Dmitry Chernyshenko
Deputy Prime Minister
Russian Federation

SPORTACCORD 2021 HOST WELCOME FROM EKATERINBURG

Evgeny Kuivashev
Governor
Sverdlovsk Region, Russian Federation

SPORTACCORD 2021 GOLD PARTNER WELCOME FROM FITEQ

Gabor Borsanyi
President & Co-founder
FITEQ
Marius Vizer Jr.
General Secretary
FITEQ
Viktor Huszar
Chairman & Co-founder
FITEQ

SPORTACCORD 2021 GOLD PARTNER WELCOME FROM FISU

Leonz Eder
Acting President
FISU (International University Sports Federation)

Conference Programme Launch

David Eades
Anchor and Journalist
BBC World

 

Closing Remarks

Oleg Matytsin
Minister of Sport
Russian Federation