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Navigating 5 Icebergs in the World of Sport

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Description

When: Wednesday 11 September 2019

Where: BCLP, Adelaide House, London Bridge, London EC4R 9HA

Time: 8.30am - 5.30pm / Cocktails and Networking: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

The world of sports is facing a number of high profile controversies and scandals. There are certainly more challenges to come - both obvious and less foreseeable.

Request your place at BCLP’s full-day sports conference, where we will be ‘diving below the surface’ and taking a look at 5 icebergs facing the sport sector:

1. Doping

2. Concussions

3. SafeSport

4. Match-fixing

5. Mental health

We will bring together senior experts in sport to share valuable insights, discuss recent market impacts and debate the changes that may take place in the sector.

Expert panellists will join us from:

  • The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
  • The Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health
  • McLaren Global Sport Solutions
  • SafeSport UK
  • UK Anti-doping

 

Full agenda confirmed: Navigating 5 Icebergs in the World of Sport

Time

Sessions

Speakers

 

8:00am - 8:30am

Registration and breakfast

   

8:30am - 10:15am

  1. Concussions panel
  • Dr. Richard Sylvester, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Homerton University Hospital; English Football Association, Expert Concussion Advisory Panel
  • Niki Papadimitriou, Medical Coordinator, UEFA
  • Chris Schmidt, Partner, BCLP
 
 
 
 

10:15am - 10:45am

Break and networking

 

 

10:45pm - 12:15pm

  1. Match Fixing panel
  • Professor Richard H. McLaren, O.C. Western Univeristy law professor.  Author of the McLaren Reports on anti-doping at the Sochi Olympic Games and one of three commissioners for WADA investigating Anti-Doping manipulation in Russian Athletics.  Counsel to the firm of McKenzie Lake Lawyers, LL.P  and CEO of McLaren Global Sport Solutions Inc.
  • Declan Hill, Journalist, academic and consultant; one of the world’s foremost experts on match-fixing and corruption in international sports
  • Graham Shear, Partner, BCLP
 
 
 
 

12:15pm - 1:45pm

Lunch and networking

 

 

1:45pm - 3:30pm

  1. Anti-doping panel
  • Professor Richard H. McLaren, O.C. Western Univeristy law professor.  Author of the McLaren Reports on anti-doping at the Sochi Olympic Games and one of three commissioners for WADA investigating Anti-Doping manipulation in Russian Athletics.  Counsel to the firm of McKenzie Lake Lawyers, LL.P  and CEO of McLaren Global Sport Solutions Inc.
  • Ulrich Hass, CAS Arbitrator
  • Nicole Sapstead, CEO, UK Anti-doping
  • Brent Rychener, Partner, BCLP
 

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Break and networking

 

 

4:00pm - 5:30pm

  1. SafeSport/Sexual Misconduct panel
  • Jeffrey Benz, accomplished arbitrator and mediator; former General Counsel of the United States Olympic Committee
  • Steve Smith, Partner, BCLP
 

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Break and networking

 

 

6:00pm - 8:00pm

  1. Mental Health keynote

 

Followed by drinks and networking

  • James Cracknell, former rowing World Champion, double Olympic Gold Medallist and mental health speaker
 

 

Details

Date
11 September 2019
Location
London, UK