Play the Game 2017 presentations
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
20.00-21.45: Main session: National Sports Governance Observer: The first results and future perspective
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
Francesco Ricci Bitti: Will self-regulation work - and when?
11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Athletes rights and monopoly powers
Brendan Schwab: Embedding the human rights of athletes in world sport
Nikki Dryden: Can World Sport Embrace Human Rights?
11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Picture & sound: Perfection and reality
Ian Mengel: Obsessed with perfect pictures
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
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
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
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
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
Matthias Fett: Cash & Carnival – World Cup’s boost and Brazil’s setback
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
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?
Stanislas Frossard: International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport
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?
Raí Oliveira: Brazil after Rio 2016
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
11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Kristen Worley’s Human Rights case and what it means for sport & human diversity
11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Sport observatories – how to build a national 'Play the Game'
Wladimir Andreff: The French Observatory of Sports Economy
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
Simon Licen: Impact and Legacy of the 2013 EuroBasket in Slovenia
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
14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Culture Matters: Governance around the globe
Dolf Seegar & Arjo Klamer: Culture Matters: Compliance in sports
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
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
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?
Alison Burchell: How Oceania uses the Kazan Action Plan
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
11.50-13.00: Partner session: Could the Rooney Rule change the face of European sport?
11.50-13.00: Parallel session: Sport in the global marketplace
14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Federations on the inside: problems and progress
Florian Petrică: Romanian Football Federation: In search of good governance
14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Rebuilding the pyramids: Governance in national sport
Ana Arias Castaño: Governance in Sports: Legitimacy of Colombian Sports Federations
Elvira Baze: For a good governance starting with the Law of Sport
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
Markus Seyfried: Too small to win?
14.15-16.00: Parallel session: Match-fixing: Are there remedies to fix it?
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
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