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Risk Management on Security at Sport Events

Risk Management on Security at Sport Events


Risk Management Conference on Security at Sport Events, organised by the AISTS, Marsh, Kessler and XL Catlin. Sport events face a plethora of risks that threaten the safety of fans, spectators, players and officials. With the ever increasing risk of terrorism threatening the saftey and integrity of events, international sports governing bodies need to be prepared for the unthinkable. This conference will shed light on the risks of safety at sport events and how to mitigate those risks.


18:00 – 18:20              Introductions:

Welcome by Claude Stricker (AISTS)
Marsh network by Kessler Insurance Brokers by Sylvain Zuber (Kessler)
XL Catlin insurance company by Michael Ruesch (XL Catlin)
Risk Management and Security for Sport Events – Patrick Vajda (Marsh), Senior Advisor Marsh Sports & Events Industry Practice

18:20 – 19:00    Keynote Presentation: Security & Counterterrorism in the World of Sports Events – Raymond Mey

19:00 – 19:15    The position from the industry – Gergely Markus (ITU)

19:15 – 19:30    What are the answers of the insurance world including Case Study – Atlanta Centennial Park Bombing by Michael Ruesch (XL Catlin) and Patrick Vajda (Marsh)

19:30 – 20:00    Q&A / Discussion

20:00 – 20:05    Conclusion/Closing Remarks – Francois Carrard, former Director General of the International Olympic Committee and Chairman of the FIFA Reform Commission

20:05 – 21:30    Cocktail Reception + networking

In Partnership with

  • Kessler
  • Marsh
  • XL Catlin


Events dates 01.03.2017
Open to All
Organiser International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Location Maison du Sport International 
Av. de Rhodanie 54 
1007  Lausanne