Conference speakers

We have the pleasure of announcing the following names (in alphabetical order) as speakers at Play the Game 2011.

André Noël Chaker, Director, Representative of the World Lottery Association, Finnish National Lottery, Finland

Andrew Jennings, Author, Journalist Freelance, United Kingdom

Anja Veum, Head of Development, The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports, Norway 

Anne Schwöbel, Head of Office, Transparency International Switzerland, Switzerland

Annette Greenhow, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University, Australia

Annette Hoffmann, President, ISHPES, Germany

Annie Sugier, NGO president, Paris, France

Annika Steinmann, Germany

Antonia Hagemann, Head of European Development, Supporters Direct, UK/Germany

Anupam Hossain, Sports Consultant and Consultant Physician & Nutritionist, Bangladesh

Arne Ljungqvist, Member, the International Olympic Committee,  Sweden

Borja Garcia, Lecturer, Loughborough University, UK

Bruce Kidd, Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Canada

Christer Ahl, Journalist, Former IHF Official, teamhandballnews.com, Sweden/USA

Christian Müller, Former Chief Financial Officer, German Football League (DFL), Germany

Christian von Sikorski, Research Assistant, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Christoph Breuer, Professor, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Christophe Brissonneau, Researcher, Paris Descartes University, France

Christopher Grieben, Scientific Researcher, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Cora Burnett, Professor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Cornelia Rogall-Grothe, State Secretary, Ministry of Interiors, Germany

Daniela Schaaf, Scientific Researcher, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

David Kilpatrick, Associate Professor of English Literature and Philosophy, Mercy College, USA

Declan Hill, Freelance, Canada

Doris Pack, MEP, Chair, The European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education, Germany

Driton Latifi, Sports News editor, Kosova

Ezquiel Fernández Moores, Editor, ANSA, Argentina

Fawaz Alhakami, PhD Student, School of Sport and Education, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK

Fernando Borges, Professor, University of Santiago, Cape Verde

Fernando Molica, Senior Reporter, O Dia & Abraji, Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism, Brazil

Georg M. Facius, Former Member of EAA Anti-doping Working Group, Denmark

Gerhard Treutlein, Professor, Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg, Germany

Gert-Peter Brüggemann, Professor and Head of Institute, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Hajo Seppelt, Freelance Journalist, ARD, Germany

Hanna Vehmas, Researcher, University of Jyväskyla, Finland

Hanne Vandermeerschen, Researcher, KU Leuven, Belgium

Hans Bruyninckx, Professor of International Relations and Global Governance, KU Leuven, Belgium

Harold Mayne-Nicholls, Former President, Asociación Nacional del Futból Profesional (ANFP), Chile

Harshad Mistry, Producer, BBC, UK

Henrik H. Brandt, Director, Danish Institute for Sports Studies/Play the Game, Denmark

Honorata Jakubowska, Lecturer (PhD), Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

Ian Nuttall, Founder, Xperiology/Thestadiumbusiness.com, Italy/UK

Inga Oelrichs, Researcher, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany

Ingrid Beutler, Manager, SportAccord, Switzerland/New Zealand 

Isabela Ledo, Master Student, Technical University of Delft, Holland

Jacob Kornbeck, Policy Officer, European Commission, Belgium

James Corbett, Freelance journalist, United Kingdom 

James M. Dorsey, Senior Research Fellow, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore/Morocco

Javier Szlifman, Journalist, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jean-Loup Chappelet, Professor, Director, Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), Switzerland 

Jens Sejer Andersen, International Director, Play the Game, Denmark

Jens Weinreich, Journalist, Germany

Jeroen Scheerder, Associate Professor, KU Leuven, Belgium

Jerome Champagne, Former Director of International Relations at FIFA, Chairman of Football Future Consultancy Group, Switzerland

Jill M Le Clair, Humber College Institute, Canada

Joachim Lammert, Postdoctoral Scientific Assistant, TU Chemnitz, Germany

Jocelyn East, Senior Officer/Researcher, Ethics in sport, Sport Canada, Canada

John Beech, Head of Sport & Tourism, Centre for Sustainable Regeneration, Coventry University, UK

John Gleaves, Assistant Professor, California State University Fullerton, USA

Josef Wiemeyer, Professor, TU Darmstadt, Institute of Sport Science, Germany

Jürgen Mittag, Professor, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Jörg-Uwe Nieland, Scientific Researcher, German Sport Universiy Cologne, Germany

Karam Lahcen, President, L'Association Marocaine de Sensibilisation Contre le Dopage dans le Sport, Morocco

Karen Petry, Deputy Director, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Kasper Lund Kirkegaard, Academic Researcher and PhD Student, Danish Insitute for Sport Studies, Denmark

Katarina Pijetlovic, Lecturer in EU law, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Katia Rubio, Professor, University of São Paolo, Brazil

Kaveri Prakash, Student, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

Khalid Ali, Secretary-General, European Sports Security Association, Belgium

Kimberly S. Schimmel, Associate Professor, University of Kent, USA

Klaus Wieweg, Director of Institute for Law and Technology, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Koen Breedveld, Director, Mulier Institute, The Netherlands

Lasana Liburd, Journalist, Freelance, Trinidad & Tobago

Laura Robinson, Journalist, Freelance, Canada

Lisa Kihl, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, USA

Lyndon Bouah, Lecturer, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Maja Pilgaard, PhD Student and Academic Researcher, Danish Institute for Sports Studies, Denmark

Marc Naimark, Vice President for External Affairs, Federation of Gay Games, USA

Marcela Mora y Araújo, Freelance Writer, London, United Kingdom

Marc-Olivier Neu, Association Sport et Citoyenneté, France

Mario Goijman, Engineer and Former President, Federación Argentina de Voleiból, Argentina

Marko Begovic, Consultant and Project Manager, NGO and Montenegrin Olympic Committee, Montenegro

Martin Hardie, Researcher School of Law, Deakin University, Australia 

Michael Burt, Professor emeritus, Israel Intitute of Technology, Israel

Michael Sauer, Scientific Coworker, Manfred Donike Insitute, Germany

Mirko Lorenz, Deutsche Welle, Germany

Mogens Kirkeby, President, International Sport and Culture Association, Denmark

Mónica Nizzardo, President, Salvemos Al Fútbol, Argentina

Niels Christian Jung, Reporter, National Broadcasting Corporation of Denmark, Denmark

Nikki Dryden, Human Rights Attorney, Olympic Swimmer, New York, USA

Nils Zurawski, Professor, Universität Hamburg, Deutschland

Nina Clara Tiesler, Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Oliver Niggli, Legal Director, WADA, Switzerland

Oluwafemi Eyitayo Ayoola Oladele, Student, Sports Master Student University of Konstanz, Germany

Osasu Obayiuwana, Associate Editor, NewAfrican Magazine, United Kingdom

Perikles Simon, Professor, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Peter Donnelly, Professor, University of Toronto, Canada

Peter Lorentzen, PhD Student Deakin University, Australia/Denmark

Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira, Former national football player, Social Entrepreneur, Gol de Letra, Brazil

Rasmus Storm, PhD Student and Academic Researcher, Danish Institute for Sports Studies, Denmark

Remco Hoekman, Senior Researcher, Mulier Institute, Holland

Richard W. Pound, Former President of WADA and Member of the International Olympic Committee, Canada 

Robert Kempe, Freelance Journalist, ARD/WRD, Germany

Roger Pielke, Professor, University of Colorado, USA

Ronny Blaschke, Freelance Sports Journalist, Freelancer in Berlin, Germany

Roy Panagiotopoulou, Scientific Researcher, University of Athens, Greece

Russell Field, Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba, USA

Russell Holden, Director, In the Zone, Sport and Politics Consultancy, Wales

Salomeja Zaksaite, Researcher and PhD Student, Law Institute/Vilnius University, Lithuania

Sanjay Tewari, Sports Official, Athletics Federation of India, India

Sefton Perry, Benchmarking Manager, UEFA Club Licensing , UK/Switzerland

Shazad Ali, Journalist, Dawn, Pakistan

Simon Licen, Researcher, Freelance, Slovenia

Stefan Szymanski, Professor of Sports Management, University of Michigan, USA 

Steve Menary, Journalists, Freelance, UK

Steven Selthoffer, Senior European Correspondent, Swimming World Magazine-Sports Publications International, USA

Szilvia Perényi, Researcher, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Tatiane Hilgemberg, Professor, Federal University of Juiz de Fora , Brazil

Ted Fay, Senior Research Fellow, Sport in Society and Direcor, Sport Management Program, State University of New York at Cortland, USA

Thomas Grant, Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant, Center for ETHICS*, University of Idaho, USA

Thomas Horky, Professor, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Tine Harden, Photographer, Freelance, Denmark

Tine Rindum Teilmann, Member, IOC's Women in Sport Commission, Denmark

Tom Markham, PhD Candidate/Tutor, Henley Business School, England

Walter Tokarski, Professor, Rector of the German Sports University Cologne, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

Werner Pitsch, Researcher Saarland University, Dep. Sociology of Sport, Germany

Wilfried Lemke, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Switzerland/Germany

Wilhelm Schänzer, Professor, Head of Institute, Institute for Biochemistery, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

William Gaillard, Senior Advisor to the UEFA President, UEFA, Switzerland

Zeljko Blace, QueerSport, Croatia

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