What is the IF Forum

The Virtual International Federation (IF) Forum is a 1-day event organised by SportAccord offering targeted thematic sessions designed to be of specific value to the International Sport Federations’ in attendance. In addition, we have a limited amount of commercial partners for this exclusive event.

SportAccord has announced that this year’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum will focus on ‘Lessons We Are Learning from a Global Crisis and How Sport and Society Can Emerge Stronger’ on 25 May 2021.

The IF Forum will start with a Welcome Address by IOC President Thomas Bach, Opening Address by Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, President of SportAccord and GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations), Keynote Address from H.E. Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary General of the United Nations followed by an Address by Dr. Richard Budgett, Medical and Scientific Director, IOC.

Presentations, updates, case studies and panel sessions will be provided on several vital topics, including ‘Moving Forward, Pivoting and the Lessons We Are Learning’, ‘A Return to Competition and Lessons from the Bubble’, ‘Athlete Mental Health’, ‘Commercial Approaches for IFs in the New Normal’ and ‘The Virtual Experience and its Home within IFs’.

The IF Forum is not open to the public or press/media, IF Forum is an invite-only event consisting of International Sport Federations, Speakers and exclusive Official IF Forum Partners who are able to register here.

 

The International Federation (IF) Forum is a 3-day in-person event offering targeted thematic sessions designed to be of specific value to the International Sport Federations’ in attendance. In addition, we have a limited amount of commercial partners for this exclusive event.

IF Forum is not open to the public or press/media, IF Forum is an invite-only event consisting of International Sport Federations, Speakers and exclusive Official IF Forum Partners.

We encourage you to explore past editions of the IF Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland.