First Sports Integrity Week speakers announced for September webinars

August 5 – SIGA has announced the first set of speakers for the inaugural Sport Integrity Week, September 7-11.

The 2020 edition will take place as a series of webinars designed to deliver global content and offers all participants engagement, visibility and connections to senior executives, thought leaders, policymakers, forward-thinkers, global sponsors, media and champions on sport integrity.

First speakers announced are Andrea Traverso, Director Financial Sustainability and Research, UEFA; Kelsey Erickson, Executive Director of Athlete Health and Wellness, USA Cycling; Ian Smith, Commissioner,. Esports Integrity Commission; João Paulo Almeida. Director General, Comite Olimpico de Portugal; Akaash MaharajCEO Mosaic Institute and Ambassador-at-large, GOPAC; Gary Kalman, Director of the US Office at Transparency International, former CEO, FACT Coalition; Fred Lord, Director, Anti-Corruption and Transparency Operations, ICSS; and Giovanni Di Cola, Special Advisor, Office of the Deputy Director General, ILO.

Webinar content will be structured around five core themes:

  • Good governance, anti-corruption and international cooperation in sport;
  • Financial integrity, transparency and sustainability in sport;
  • Sports betting integrity;
  • Youth development and child protection in sport
  • Sports business, media and technology

Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros, SIGA CEO and Chairman and CEO of SIGA AMERICA, said: “Sport and the entire industry are facing unprecedented challenges. This is the moment for global leadership, strategic vision and concerted action from every member of the entire sport integrity landscape…

“On behalf of SIGA and all those who support our mission, I encourage all like-minded individuals, organisations and industry leaders to step forward and be part of this global, independent movement.”

Participation in the webinars in complimentary though places are limited. To reserve your place click here.

For more details on the programme click here.

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