Play the Game 2017 presentations

04.12.2017

Presentations given at Play the Game 2017 available for download

Sunday 26 November - Opening Day

14.00-18.00: Opening session: Riding waves of change

Henrik H. Brandt: Welcome to Play the Game 2017

Jens Sejer Andersen: Welcome speech: Riding waves of change

Snežana Samardžić-Marković: Investing in ethical and safe sport: the international perspective

 

20.00-21.45: Main session: Sexual abuse and how to prevent it 

Bettina Rulofs: VOICEs for truth and dignity - combatting sexual violence in European sport

Willem Feenstra: How journalism can cause a breakthrough in the debate on sexual abuse

Geert Slot: Why an independent inquiry into Sexual Abuse in sport in the Netherlands?

George Nikolaidis: Child protection from sexual victimization in sports: recent initiatives and the role of Council of Europe

 

20.00-21.45: Main session: National Sports Governance Observer: The first results and future perspective

Arnout Geeraert: National Sports Governance Observer: How does it work and how can we share it

Frank van Eekeren: Results from the Netherlands

Luis Felipe Barros & Luiz Haas: Results from Brazil

 

Monday 27 November

9.00-11.45: Plenary session: International sport on trial: Which case for the prosecution?

Stefano Caneppele: Understanding the risk of corruption in sport: the DACCS initiative

Arnout Geeraert: Sports governance around the world: Any sign of progress?

Fabiana Schneider: The Rio 2016 investigations and the international dimension

David Howman: What can a sports organisation achieve facing massive crime and corruption?

Francesco Ricci Bitti: Will self-regulation work - and when?

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Athletes rights and monopoly powers

Jürgen Mittag: Towards new modes of conflict and representation? The rise of labor relations in European sport

Maximilian Seltmann: Employment Relations within the Olympic Movement: Consequences of the Monopoly Power of Organized Sport

Brendan Schwab: Embedding the human rights of athletes in world sport

Nikki Dryden: Can World Sport Embrace Human Rights?

Laura Robinson: Not Above the Law: Using Human Rights Laws to Address Abuse Allegations in Sport

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Picture & sound: Perfection and reality

Sada Reed: Paradigm repair and the hero myth in American sports journalism: An analysis of Lance Armstrong coverage

Ian Mengel: Obsessed with perfect pictures

Thomas Horky: Sports Journalism on TV at Football EURO 2016: a Comparison of Live Commentary in Four Different Countries

Grzegorz Lagowski: Digital marketing is a maraton, not a sprint

 

11.50-13.00: Partner session: Clean Athletes Beliefs about Anti-Doping Policy Legitimacy and Support

Vassilis Barkoukis: Athletes' beliefs about the legitimacy of anti-doping control procedures. A qualitative study

Dmitriy Bondarev: Understanding legitimacy of anti-doping policies

Dennis Dreiskämper: Do athletes trust anti-doping organizations?

Andrea Petroczi: Breakdown or breakthrough? The future of anti-doping

 

11.50-13: Parallel session: Sports governance: Remedies in the remit of sport

Els De Waegeneer: Good Governance in International Sport Federations: the use of ethical codes

Antoine Duval: Publish or perish: The need for transparency at the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Andrew Spalding: Toward an Olympic Governance Legacy

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: State of exception: The mechanisms of mega-events

Christopher Gaffney: Rendering the Games: the essence of the mega-event accumulation regime

Ryan Gauthier: Stadium Financing as a Good Governance Problem

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Sports governance: Roads to government action

Stine Alvad and Mads Wickstrøm: Autonomy in National Olympic Committees 2017 - An autonomy index

Arnout Geeraert: Sports governance code of Flanders

Jane Purdon: The United Kingdom Code for Sports Governance

Marc Taylor: Governance change for National Governing Bodies of Sport Is this leading to the alignment of strategy and governance in England & the UK?

George Paterson: Governance in Sport – what role for the EU?

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Anti-doping policies: Perception and effectiveness

Olivier de Hon: The effectiveness of anti-doping policies

Gerhard Treutlein: Fight against doping in the top level sport of the FRG - expression of good governance?

Joe Harris: Drug Anti-Diversion Strategies to Address Sports Anti-Doping Programs

Christina Weber: Import, seizure and analysis of prohibited substances imported into Switzerland

Matthias Kamber: Perception of Doping in Switzerland

Salomėja Zaksaitė: Doping in chess: a call for adapted anti-doping system

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Rio revisited: The troubled legacy of the 2016 Olympics

Paul Hover: Rio 2016: Between National and Olympic Challenges

Matthias Fett: Cash & Carnival – World Cup’s boost and Brazil’s setback

Lúcio Castro: Ten years of big events in Brazil: The growth in sports corruption & the omissions of the media

Luis Felipe Barros: Sou do Esporte: Working for change in Brazilian Sport

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Window undressing: Stories from international sport

Pål Ødegaard & Andreas Selliaas: The many questionable truths of the UEFA President

Declan Hill: The ded is dead: the Russian mob and the Sochi Games

Alessandro Oliverio: Off target: The (lifted) ban against Kuwait

Grit Hartmann: The burden of a weightlifting president 

Ezequiel Fernández Moores: City of Exception

Jeppe Laursen Brock: IHF: Do member federations actually play handball?

 

14.15-16.00: Partner session: Martial Arts: The need for joint regulation

Michal Buchel

 

16.30-18.30: Plenary session: Reform in sport: An inside job or an outside intervention?

Hans-Joachim Eckert: An independent ethics committee: Can it work in sport?

David Howman: What can a sports organisation achieve facing massive crime and corruption?

Stanislas Frossard: International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport

Declan Hill: Changing The Dirty Game: how to reform the sports integrity industrial complex

Niels Nygaard: Sport must take responsibility

 

Tuesday 28 November

9.00-11.45: Plenary session: Sustainable mega-events: A distant dream?

Harry Arne Solberg: Hosting major events: Why all the problems?

Wladimir Andreff: Alleviating the winner's curse: How to combat cost overruns in mega-sporting events

Raí Oliveira: Brazil after Rio 2016

Jules Boykoff: Anti-Olympics Activism: Protest, Politics, and the Path Ahead

Minky Worden: Moving the Ball on Human Rights and Mega-Sporting Events

 

11.50-13.00: Partner session: Transforming the Business of Pro Cycling

James Fairbank: Expanding the Role of Sponsors in Sports Governance

Raymond Kerckhoffs and Stephen Farrand: The Media's Role in Pro Cycling's Future Success

Michael Carcaise: A Stronger Athletes Union to Support Greater Change in Pro Cycling

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Big data: A tool for crime prevention and research

Jeppe Laursen Brock: Football Leaks: Tricks and taxes in the world of football

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: "10 years after the White Paper: What has the EU achieved in sport?

Szabolcs Horváth: EU sports policy priorities –
10 years after the White paper

Judit Farkas

Mogens Kirkeby

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Kristen Worley’s Human Rights case and what it means for sport & human diversity

Andy Brown: Kristen Worley’s Human Rights case and what it means for sport & human diversity

Brendan Schwab

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Sport observatories – how to build a national 'Play the Game'

Henrik H. Brandt: Danish Institute for Sports Studies: Setting new agendas in the Danish sports sector

Wladimir Andreff: The French Observatory of Sports Economy

Charlie Raeburn: Observatory for sport in Scotland. Building a sports observatory without public funding

Søren Bang: The Danish facility database

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Big games in small places: What is the impact?

Per Ståle Knardal: Major Sports Events: The Challenges of Hosting Them Efficiently

Spencer Harris: The sport-related legacy of London 2012: Five years on

Scott Jedlicka: A Compatibility Issue: International Sporting Events and Domestic Polities, 1945-2016

Louis Moustakas: Big Games in Small Places: The African Youth Games and Capacity in Botswana

Simon Licen: Impact and Legacy of the 2013 EuroBasket in Slovenia

Igor Kováč: Sustainable mega-events: A look at some of the solutions related to organisation of the Olympic Games (slides) (PDF)

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Athletes and anti-doping: Privacy and participation

Benjamin Bendrich: Extended Athletes’ Rights - A Necessary Power Shift in Elite Sport?

Daniel Westmattelmann: Money Matters: The Impact of Prize Money on Doping Behavior – An Agent-based Analysis

Nils Zurawski & Marcel Scharf: Negotiating privacy. Athletes assessment and knowledge of the ADAMS

Paulina Tomczyk: Study of European National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO) Reporting Practices

Marc Wonneberger: Participation of Athletes by Means of Digital Tools in the Context of Anti-Doping

Mike McNamee: Why we should not GPS tag athletes for anti doping purposes

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Culture Matters: Governance around the globe

Dolf Seegar & Arjo Klamer: Culture Matters: Compliance in sports

Geoff Schoenberg: Understanding the applicability of good governance systems in developing sports systems

Alberto Carrio Sampedro: The requirements of integrity in Sport Global Governance

Murali Krishnan: Discrimination for Indian sportswomen at all levels

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Professional sport: Fair game for profiteers

Steve Menary: The breakaway leagues that no-one noticed

Peter Prowse: English football’s richest clubs fail to pay staff a real living wage

Madison Steenson & Karen Perry: A Post Brexit Impact: A Case Study on the English Premier League

Christian Müller: Does revenue growth make football's financial regulation obsolete?

Tariq Panja: BeIN Sports and the Gulf Blockade

 

16.30-18.30: Plenary session: Which future for antidoping - if any?

Richard H. McLaren: Flaws in the system: Insights from the IP Report

 

16.30-18.30: Main session: Experience Eindhoven: Innovation and value creation for sports and vitality

René Wijlens: Open innovation cluster: Innovate and collaborate for physical activation of citizens

Steven Vos: Challenges and chances for use of data as driver for innovation and value creation

Marc van der Zande: Innovation in practice Example Case: nano4sports

 

Wednesday 29 November

9.00-11.45: Main session: White collar crime in professional sport

Alex Duff: Football's Secret Trade

Jeppe Laursen Brock: Football Leaks: Tricks and taxes in the world of football

Hans Nelen: Money Laundering in professional football

Wil van Megen: Players under TPO and fundamental rights

 

9.00-11.45: Main session: Kazan Action Plan: Real action or words on paper?

Iva Glibo: The Kazan Action Plan - what makes the difference?

Alison Burchell: How Oceania uses the Kazan Action Plan

Mogens Kirkeby

Lars Houbak: Involving a digital generation in sports clubs

 

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Whistleblowers and journalists: The dangers of speaking up

Kirsten Sparre: The dangers of sports journalism

Jose Luis Pérez Triviño: Whistleblowing in sport contexts: some moral and psychological problems

Jens Sejer Andersen: Mario Goijman: The failure of the world volleyball to face its past

 

11.50-13.00: Partner session: The elephant in the room: Prevalence of doping in elite sport

Hajo Seppelt

Andrea Petroczi

Andrea Petroczi

Olivier de Hon

Nenad Dikic

 

11.50-13.00: Partner session: Could the Rooney Rule change the face of European sport?

Steven Bradbury

Inge Claringbould

Jacco van Sterkenburg


11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Sport in the global marketplace

Lars Andersson: Globalisation, starvation wages and greedy capitalism – the real world of the sports industry

Gijsbert Oonk: Who Belongs to the Nation? Sport, Migration and Citizenship Changes

B. David Ridpath & Tim Abromeit: Expanding the National Football League to the European and Global Marketplace: An Examination of Consumption and Cultural Differences

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Federations on the inside: problems and progress

Poul Broberg: How Danish sports leaders are changing the international federations from within

Berit Skirstad: Norwegian Ski Federation and two doping cases: crisis management and lost reputation

Florian Petrică: Romanian Football Federation: In search of good governance

Owen Evans: Corporate Cheerleaders: Major League Soccer's new breed of manufactured ultras

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Rebuilding the pyramids: Governance in national sport

Ana Arias Castaño: Governance in Sports: Legitimacy of Colombian Sports Federations

Louise Bezerra: Pact for Sport: mobilizing private sponsors and athletes of Brazil

Elvira Baze: For a good governance starting with the Law of Sport

Roger Pielke: An Evaluation of the Governance of US Olympic Sport Federations

Marko Begović: Rethinking the pyramidal structure of sport - an insight from the national perspective

 

14.15-16.00: Partner session: Anti-doping reform: Proposals from the coal face

Joseph de Pencier: Anti-Doping Reform: Proposals from the Coal Face

Lars Mortsiefer: A new chapter - How intelligence and investigation can change the anti-doping work

Markus Seyfried: Too small to win?

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Match-fixing: Are there remedies to fix it?

Marius Sprenger: Can we fix the Match Fixing problem? An agent-based model to fight the biggest threat to modern sports

Els De Waegeneer: Match-fixing : what makes an athlete rig a match?  A study on the personal and contextual determinants of the willingness to fix a match in Football

Nikolaos Theodorou: “Fix the Fixing” project: Pro-active quelling sports events manipulation

Paolo Bertaccini: Inventing an AntiMatchFixingFormula for Italy

 

14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Sweating the asset: Making sports facilities work better

Jakob Færch: An innovative approach creates new arenas for sport

Peter Forsberg: Bricks are not enough. How the human factor impacts local environments for sport and leisure

Rasmus Storm & Christian Gjersing Nielsen: Making necessity out of a virtue. How underperforming Danish league stadiums put authorities under pressure

Steven Vos: Interaction at Genneper Parken

 

16.30-18.00: Plenary session: E-sport: Coming to stay - and to steal the picture?

Ivo van Hilvoorde: eSports and ethics: the need for a research agenda

Alex Lim: Introduction to e-sports

Ian Smith: Integrity challenges in esport

Anna Baumann: Legal Challenges of the Emerging Esports Industry

Steven Vos

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