Presentations from Play the Game 2019
Sunday 13 October 2019 - opening day
2 PM: Opening session: Athlete power on the rise
5.15 PM: Safe sport: End game for abusers?
Nancy Hogshead-Makar: An athlete's right to be free of sexual abuse: New responsibilities and ongoing challenges
Ju'Riese Colon: Changing the game for athletes: Trends, reports, and the goal of ending abuse
Marci Hamilton: The game over commission to protect youth athletes and child sex abuse workers
Per Nylykke: Children's certificates: Does it work?
8 PM: The Semenya case: What it means to athletes
Roger Pielke: Four (Should Be) Fatal Flaws in the IAAF Semenya Regulation
Madeleine Pape: Making sense of a Divided Sport: A View from the Track and the Field
Andy Brown: How the IAAF framed the debate to defeat Caster Semenya’s challenge to the DSD Regulations
8 PM: International federations: Better governance & dirty tricks
Christina Friis Johansen: Sports Governance Observer: Fresh results from six Olympic federations
Jakob Færch: Dirty tricks: How some sports federations try to stay attractive for the Olympics
Mike McNamee: Inspiring ice hockey reform
Monday 14 October 2019
9 AM: Governance reformers vs. Olympic crime: Who's on top?
Jens Weinreich: When the handcuffs click: Why governments must combat Olympic crime
Richard W. Pound: Good governance: The new sport mantra
Sarah Lewis: Sport and Governments tackling Corruption and Promoting Good Governance together
Jesper Møller: Governance in football: Important steps towards a more transparent sport
11.50 AM: New steps in the governance of anti-doping
Andrea Gotzmann: "Operation Aderlass”: Legislation as a cornerstone of anti-doping
Faraz Shahlaei: State-sponsored doping
Peter Mattsson: The path to doping free sport – is an anti-doping organisation independent of sport the best choice?
11.50 AM: Under the radar: Gender and body perspectives
Roxane Coche: Dare to Dream? Examining major event organizers venue decisions
Karissa Conrad: Machine-body frameworks
11.50 AM: Sports Governance: Remedies for change
Mike McNamee: Sport integrity: Past, present, future
Sabrina Furtado: Governance in national sport organizations: The perspective of modernization
Grzegorz Botwina: Code of Good Governance and Academy of Sport Management: Tools for reform of sport in Poland.
Simon Gardiner: Definitional clarity of sports-related corruption
11.50 AM: Raising the game for journalism (1): Investigating in the shades of football
Jeppe Laursen Brock: Are big clubs immune to revelations? Experiences from Football Leaks
2.15 PM: Broken Trust: Movie and talks
Andrea Florence de Mello Aguiar: Project CARE: Professional athletes’ childhood experiences in sport
Lone Hansen: Building sustainable elite sport environments through the voice of athletes
2.15 PM: Benchmarking sports governance: Fresh facts from federations in six countries
Daryl Adair: National Sports Governance Observer in Australia
Spencer Harris: National Sports Governance Observer in the U.S.
Edvinas Eimontas: National Sports Governance Observer in Lithuania
Ana Maria Arias: National Sports Governance Observer in Colombia
Anatoli Korepanov: National Sports Governance Observer in Georgia
2.15 PM: Grassroot sport in the United States
Chris Knoester: U.S. sports involvement patterns during youth and adulthood: Findings from the National Sports and Society Survey
Stacy Warner: Sport as medicine: Addressing delivery failures
Simon Licen: Teach your children well: Sport management v. sport for development at American universities
Manuela Gamba & Niki Mandolesi: Harry Potter Project: Magical journey between sport and affectivity
Thomas Aicher: Can we play too? The role of perceived welcomeness in sport participation
2.15 PM: Events: A world of promises
Federico Darío Teijeiro: The dark side of the YOG Buenos Aires 2018: Corruption and unkept promises
Takuya Yamazaki: The Most Inclusive Games ever? Interim report on Tokyo 2020 human rights legacy
Harry-Arne Solberg: Do major sports events create the externalities they promise? A case study of the 2017 UCI World Road Cycling Championship in Bergen, Norway
Karen Lynn Perry: Stadium Financing: A case study of the Calgary Flames full court press for a new publically funded stadium
Christian Tolstrup Jensen: Minor major mega - the public celebration takes centre?
2.15 PM: Doping: Legal rights and whistleblowing
Jack Anderson: The proposed national sports tribunal for Australia: An effective remedy for athletes?
Gregory Ioannidis & Howard Jacobs: Protecting athletes rights in anti-doping litigation: Self-regulation & judicial intervention
Kelsey Erickson: Whistleblowing: An appealing avenue for exposing and deterring doping?
Laurie Patterson: Investigating determinants of whistleblowing on doping in sport
4.30 PM: Mega-events and human rights: Duel or dialogue?
Gigi Alford: Connecting the dots: Sports mega events and the people they impact
Andrew Zimbalist: Whither the Olympics? Why Agenda 2020 and the New Norm are insufficient and what to do about it?
Jonny Coleman: Making the Olympics history
Niels Nygaard: Mega events in “difficult” places: Pros and Cons
Mary Harvey: The case for collective action
8 PM: Is blowing the whistle worth the risk?
Damien Larin: Protecting whistleblowers in sport
Bonita Mersiades: The standard you walk past is the standard you accept
Tuesdag 15 October 2019
9 AM: Elite sport and college education in the US: A dysfunctional marriage?
Bradley David Ridpath: Current issues and historical perspectives on American intercollegiate athletics
Andrew Zimbalist: Crisis and Reform of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States
9 AM: The global challenge of growing grassroots sports
Tom Farrey: One community at a time: Creating youth-centered sports in the United States
Chris Snyder: The American development model and the USOPC
John Ryan: Building grassroots for niche American sports: An insurmountable challenge
Peter Donnelly: Fetishizing Medals in Canadian Sport Policy, and Declining Participation in Youth Sport
Fernando Mezzadri: Public politics of sports in Brazil after Rio 2016: Impact on the base
Tine Rindum Teilmann: How will Denmark get 75% of its population to be physically active by 2025
11.50 AM: Concussion - Management and team doctors: Legal and ethical implications
Annette Greenhow: Managing Conflicts of Interest and the Duty of Care
Tom Moffat: Concussion Management and Team Doctors: Legal and Ethical Implications
Betsy Grey: Team Doctors and the Duty of Care in the NFL
11.50 AM: Attacking abuse around the world (1)
Murali Krishnan: Abuse in Indian sports and the absence of laws
Maria Juliana Perez Tello: Colombian soccer players broke the silence
Laura Robinson: Twenty-seven years and counting: How long does it take Canada to address sexual abuse in sport
Mojca Doupona: Sexual violence in sport: The case of Slovenia
11.50 AM: Athletes in the power structures: Best practices
Benjamin Bendrich: Athletes within the power structures of elite sports - Breaking the barrier of neglect
James Tomkins: Athlete 365
Maximilian Seltmann: Giving athletes veto power: Game theory and policy-making in German sport
11.50 AM: Putting sports integrity on the map
Amal Ganesha: Keeping leaders away from politics: Results from the first Indonesian football governance survey
Luiz Haas: Governance in national sports organizations in Brazil - The results of the Sou do Esporte Sports Governance Award.
Mauricio Hernandez: Good Governance in elite sports in Colombia: Comparisons among athletes and executives.
Whitney Bragagnolo: Host nation risk management & addressing match-fixing for FIFA 2026 United World Cup
2.15 PM: Workers of the Court, Unite!
John Wolohan: College athletes in the US: Pros and cons of paying college athletes
Geoff Parsons: State funded athletes and their deselection: The Jess Varnish case revisited
Alex Wolf-Root: Workers of the Court, Unite! The case for college athlete unionization
2.15 PM: Mega-events: Tracking resistance
Christopher T. Gaffney: The imperative necessity of a global Anti-Olympic Movement
Ryan Gauthier: Human rights and the Olympics: Agenda 2020 five years on
Tim Lawrence Walters: Boycott Canada 2026! Defending Qatar and asking the right questions about football and the climate crisis.
2.15 PM: Building governance networks in sport
Marianne Dortants: New modes of collaborate governance in sports: The case of the Dutch martial arts and combat sports authority (VA)
Sandy Adam: The quality of club governance in German professional football: An empirical analysis and critical reflexion
2.15 PM: Testing the testing: What is it worth in anti-doping?
Bill Cuddihy: An international comparison of anti-doping testing: Are we close to standardisation and harmonisation?
Bryan E Denham: Anti-doping procedures in the United States: A study of tests conducted and sanctions imposed, 2007-2017
Daniel Westmattelmann: Testing the effectiveness of anti-doping policy via social simulation
3.45 PM: The new FIFA: Same, same, but different?
Wednesday 16 October 2019
9 AM: Anti-doping: What's next for WADA?
11.50 AM: Doping: Culture and perceptions
Michael Pearlmutter: The Partnership for Clean Competition in the eco-system of anti-doping
Helen Staff: Barriers and enablers to parents clean sport behaviors
Siena Araceli Morgan: Perceptions of anti-doping policy among collegiate coaches
11.50 AM: The waves of athlete activism
Juha Kanerva: How an athletes ethical decision got the federation to rethink its values
Todd Fraley: #Morethananathlete, Kaepernick, and sports as (activist) community
Nikki Dryden: Protecting the activist athlete: The case of Hakeem Al-Araibi
11.50 AM: Must history repeat itself in overspending?
Harry-Arne Solberg: Economic challenges of hosting major sports events: Why history repeats itself and what to do about it?
Tim Lawrence Walters: Inventing the future (of football): Qatar 2022 and the shock doctrine
11.50 AM: Raising the game for journalism (3): The niche media: Survival or revival?
Steve Maxwell: Surviving as a media platform in a niche sport
Andy Brown: Is a sponsored website compatible with quality journalism?
2.15 PM: The struggle for safe sport in Canada
Peter Donnelly: The failure of policy, 1996-2015
Erin Willson: The athletes' experience
Paul Melia: Challenges in developing a Pan-Canadian Safe Sport Code
Bruce Kidd: One step forward, two steps backward
Ashley Labrie: Meaningful Engagement of the Athlete Voice in Safe Sport
2.15 PM: How to match the match-fixers
Minhyeok Tak: Match-fixing monitoring system in play: Betting, data analysis technology and its effects on sport integrity
Steve Menary: Does governance of friendly club matches matter?
Severin Moritzer: Match-fixing and corruption in sport – Play Fair Code: one best-case experience
Amelia Fouques: Trabzonspor at CAS: Are sports organisations serious about match-fixing?
2.15 PM: Media narratives under scrutiny
Sada Reed: Lance Armstrong's hero narrative and PEDs discourse in American TV broadcasts
Brad Horn: Trust in Us: Sports organizational credibility, integrity tested in era of heightened engagement
Sabrina Razack: Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams, and misogynoir in sports media
Augustine Mukoka: Cape Town slap: The price of keeping African football clean
2.15 PM: Open Forum: Challenges to elite sport
Simon Licen: Like in the movies? Giving a voice to international female student-athletes at American universities
Doug DePeppe: How sports events are targeted for cyberattack and risk planning considerations
4.30 PM: Athletes, clients, criminals: Who benefits from sports betting in the USA?
Paulina Tomczyk: PROtect Integrity: What have we learnt from 10 years of educating athletes?
Richard H. McLaren: Match fixing & match manipulation: Attacking the integrity of the sport
Declan Hill: Red-flagging the leagues: Which U.S. sports will be the most at risk of gambling corruption
6 PM: Conference closure