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IOC President confirmed for Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2019

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been announced as keynote speaker for this year’s Sport Future Rendez-Vous, which will take place on 5 June in Lausanne.  Jointly organised by ThinkSport and the University of Lausanne (UNIL), the annual event features expert discussions on pressing topics in sport.  On the agenda this year: the future of the Olympic Games, with no one better placed than the IOC President to open the debate. After his speech, Thomas Bach will take questions from the audience.

The subsequent panel discussion on key Olympic Games topics will be moderated by Emmanuel Bayle, UNIL-ISSUL Professor, and Jean-Loup Chappelet, UNIL-IDHEAP Honorary Professor, and feature the following experts:

  • Stefano Caneppele, UNIL-ESC Professor;
  • Benjamin Cohen, ITA Director General;
  • Despina Mavromati, lawyer, former CAS Managing Counsel;
  • Martin Müller, UNIL-IGD Professor; and
  • Susanne Schödel, FAI Secretary General.

In addition the event will offer various cross-sector networking opportunities. Save your place now and click here to register. Registration fee is CHF 50.-. Please note that places are limited and will be attributed on a “first come, first serve” basis.

With the ThinkSport General Assembly to be held on the same day and just before the event, ThinkSport members are invited to attend the Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2019 free of charge. 

To download the flyer, click here.