80 speakers and 60 digital events. Sports Integrity Week ready to kick off Sept.13

September 8 – More than 80 speakers have now been announced for Sport Integrity Week that opens next Monday September 13 with more than 60 virtual events.

UEFA deputy general secretary Giorgio Marchetti and FIFA’s chief legal and compliance officer, director of integrity and anti-doping Oliver Jaberg are two of the latest additions to the programme.

They join already announced speakers from the football business including Gabriele Gravina: President, Italian Football Federation (FIGC), Paolo Dal Pino: President, Italian League Serie A, LaLiga CEO Javier Tebas, English FA chair of inclusion board Paul Elliott, AS Roma owner Dan Friedkin, Andrea Traverso director financial sustainability and research at UEFA, and Kay Rawlins, club founder Orlando City/Orlando Pride and president of the Orlando City Foundation.

Webinars that will focus on “promoting the implementation of the highest integrity standards at all levels and across all areas of Sport,” said SIGA.

The aim is tackle the most critical challenges facing Sport and the wider industry and to promote best practice as well as encourage “global approaches and action-oriented solutions.”

This is the second edition of the Sport Integrity Week that comprises live interactive panel discussions and will host a series of interviews and keynotes.

The week has been themed into five days:

Day 1: Sports governance, anti-corruption and international co-operation in sport

Day 2: Financial integrity, transparency and sustainability in sport

Day 3: Sports betting integrity

Day 4: Sport business, media, technology and innovation

Day 5: Youth development and protection in sport

Participation for the webinars is FREE for the first 500 passes for Under 30s that #StandWithSIGA in support of the Sport Integrity Goals but pre-registration is necessary. The registration link is available here.

Other passes are available at a symbolic price. All funds raised from tickets and partnerships will be reinvested into a global programme to promote Gender, Race, Diversity, and Inclusion and Young People’s participation in Sport Integrity.

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