Programme Committee

Play the Game’s board appoints a Programme Committee for each conference.

The committee has two main tasks  

  • to advise on themes and speakers for the conference
  • to evaluate the conference

Programme Committee 2009 members:

Andreas Selliaas, International consultant, The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports, Norway

Dag Vidar Hanstad, PhD student, journalist, The Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Norway

Hans B. Skaset, Professor, Norway

Henrik H. Brandt, Director, Danish Institute for Sports Studies, Denmark

Jens Weinreich, Journalist, Sportnetzwerk, Germany

Joachim B. Olsen, Professional shot putter and Olympic bronze medallist, Denmark

John Beech, Lecturer, Centre for International Business of Sport, Coventry University, United Kingdom

John Mair, Senior lecturer, Coventry University, United Kingdom

Joseph A. Maguire, Professor, Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Kirsten Sparre, Journalist, PhD, Freelance, Denmark

Lars Haue-Pedersen, Mangaing Director, TSE Consulting, Switzerland

Mogens Kirkeby, President, International Sport and Culture Association, Denmark

Simon Chadwick, Professor and Director, Centre for International Business of Sport, Coventry, United Kingdom

Terri Byers, Principal lecturer and programme manager, Centre for International Business of Sport, Coventry University, United Kingdom

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