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Sunday 26 November 2017 - opening day

14.00-18.00: Opening session

Opening session part one

Chair: Henrik H. Brandt

Henrik H. Brandt: Welcome to Play the Game 2017
Wilbert Seuren: Welcome to Eindhoven
Jens Sejer Andersen: Welcome speech: Riding waves of change
Snežana Samardžić-Marković: Investing in ethical and safe sport : the international perspective

Chair: Roger Pielke

Craig Reedie: WADA - Fit for the Future
Q&A with Craig Reedie

Opening session part two

Chair: Roger Pielke

Silke Kassner: Anti-doping & governance: Time for athletes to take destiny into their own hands
Travis Tygart: Foxes in the Hen House: Don’t Clean Athletes Deserve an Independent and Strengthened WADA?
Richard W. Pound: IOC: Which steps should be expected next?
Panel debate with Pound, Kassner and Tygart

Chair: James Corbett

James M. Dorsey: Trouble in sport's paradise: Can Qatar overcome the diplomatic crisis?
James Corbett: Introduction to Qatar 2022
Hassan Al Thawadi:
Q&A with Hassan Al Thawadi


Audio of Opening session:

Audio of part one (Brandt, Seuren, Andersen, Samardžić-Marković and Reedie)

Audio of part two (Kassner, Tygart, Pound)

Audio of part three (Corbett, Dorsey and Al Tawadi)

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

Audio of session

Chair: Marjan Olfers

Karen M. Leach: A Dream Destroyed and Lives Shattered
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
Sander Roege: PSV Eindhoven and the learning process of abuse cases
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

Panel debate, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Till Müller-Schoell

Arnout Geeraert: National Sports Governance Observer: How does it work and how can we share it
Frank van Eekeren: Results from the Netherlands
Aleksandra Goldys: Results from Poland
Luis Felipe Barros & Luiz Haas: Results from Brazil
Panel debate, Q&A


Monday 27 November

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

Audio of session

Chair: Jesper Frigast Larsen

Stefano Caneppele: Understanding the risk of corruption in sport: the DACCS initiative
Arnout Geeraert: Sports governance around the world: Any sign of progress?
Jens Weinreich: Olympic crime: It runs in the family
Fabiana Schneider: The Rio 2016 investigations and the international dimension
Jean-Yves Lourgouilloux: International investigations in sport: The hurdles for the prosecutor
David Howman: What can a sports organisation achieve facing massive crime and corruption?
Francesco Ricci Bitti: Will self-regulation work - and when?
Panel debate, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Tine Rindum Teilmann

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
Panel debate, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Vassilis Barkoukis

Vassilis Barkoukis
Dmitriy Bondarev
Nenad Dikic
Dennis Dreiskämper
Andrea Petroczi

11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Sports governance: Remedies in the remit of sport

Audio of session

Chair: Aleksandra Goldys

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
Denis Mowbray: The Third Team: A New Model for Analysing Board Potential and Performance
Michael Pedersen: How the right organizational culture ensures the effectiveness of standards of good governance

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

Audio of session

Chair: Paulina Tomczyk

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
Discussion, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Frank van Eekeren

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?
Oliver Dudfield: Global cooperation on sports governance: A diversity of issues across a diversity of contexts
George Paterson: Governance in Sport – what role for the EU?
Discussion, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Osasu Obayiuwana

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
Jeppe Laursen Brock: IHF: Do member federations actually play handball?
Discussion, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Mogens Kirkeby

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
On the panel, Brian Cookson and Paulina Tomczyk
Discussion, Q&A

Tuesday 28 November 2017

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

Audio of session

Chair: Christopher Gaffney

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
Federico Addiechi: Sustainable mega-events: respecting Human Rights

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

Audio of session

Chair: Arnout Geeraert

Szabolcs Horvát
Judit Farkas
Mogens Kirkeby

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

Audio of session

Chair: Joe Harris and Steve Maxwell, Session organised by The Outer Line

Steve Maxwell: Introductory statements: Transforming the Business of Pro Cycling
James Fairbank: Expanding the Role of Sponsors in Sports Governance
Joe Harris: Reinforcing Trust in Pro Cycling Through Integrity
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: Kristen Worley’s Human Rights case and what it means for sport & human diversity

Chair: Andy Brown

Andy Brown
Kristen Worley
Brendan Schwab

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

Audio of session

Chair: Rasmus K. Storm

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

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

Audio of session

Chair: Jesper Frigast Larsen

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

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

Audio of session

Chair: Mike McNamee

Richard H. McLaren: Flaws in the system: Insights from the IP Report
Hajo Seppelt: The duplicitous agenda in global anti-doping
Benjamin Cohen: Partnering to Change the Game
On the panel, Michele Verroken, Chiel Warner and Joseph de Pencier

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

Audio of session

Chair: René Wijlens

Arno Hermans: Disrupting sport: Winners and losers in the era of technology
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
Harmen Bijsterbosch: Living lab Sports & Vitality Eindhoven
Victor Beerkens: Rapid Business validation
Marc van der Zande: Innovation in practice Example Case: nano4sports 


19.00-22.00: Knowledge Café Sport Live (International version)

Watch a summary of the Knowledge Café (by Knowledge Centre for Sport Netherlands):


Wednesday 29 November 2017

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

Audio of session

Chair: Marjan Olfers

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
Stefan Kesenne: On Financial Fair Play

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

Audio of session

Part 1

Part 2

Chair: Andreas Selliaas

Iva Glibo: The Kazan Action Plan - what makes the difference?
Alison Burchell: How Oceania uses the Kazan Action Plan
Louise Bezerra: Towards a National Sports Plan for Brazil
Mogens Kirkeby
Bob Munro: What does it take to make sport a tool for development
Lars Houbak: Involving a digital generation in sports clubs

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

Audio of session

Chair: Paulina Tomczyk

Eloy Viera Cañive: Pirates of the Caribbean. Censorship and alternative in the Cuban sports press
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
Hajo Seppelt: The lady in red and other risks

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

Audio of session

Chair: Andrea Petroczi      

Hajo Seppelt
Andrea Petroczi
Daniel Westmattelmann
Olivier de Hon
Nenad Dikic

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

Audio of session

Chair: Tine Rindum Teilmann

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 Sports Marketplace: An Examination of Consumption and Cultural Differences
Discussion, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Marjan Olfers

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
Marjan Olfers: Monitoring systems in match-fixing
Nikolaos Theodorou: “Fix the Fixing” project: Pro-active quelling sports events manipulation
Paolo Bertaccini: Inventing an AntiMatchFixingFormula for Italy
Discussion, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair: Judit Farkas

Poul Broberg: How Danish sports leaders are changing the international federations from within
Kole Gjeloshaj: Inside the federations: Who has the real corruption powers?
Berit Skirstad: Norwegian Ski Federation and two doping cases: crisis management and lost reputation
Florian Petrică: Romanian Football Federation: In search of good governance
Johann Skocek & Florian Skrabal: The Businesses of the Austrian Ski Federation
Owen Evans: Corporate Cheerleaders: Major League Soccer's new breed of manufactured ultras

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

Audio of session

Chair:  Joseph de Pencier, Session organised by iNADO

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? National Anti Doping Organizations and their fight against doping. The perspective of organizational theory
Discussion, Q&A

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

Audio of session

Chair:  Peter Sprenger

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
Panel debate, Q&A

Including conference closing:

Play the Game 2017: A reflection in the waves 

Jens Sejer Andersen, Intenational director, Play the Game/Danish Institute for Sports Studies, Denmark

Play the Game Award 2017

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