Programme committee

The board of Play the Game and the Danish Institute for Sports Studies 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

The members of the 2015 Programme Committee are (in alphabetical order):

  • Sine Agergaard, PhD, Associate Professor, Section for Sport Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Christer Ahl, MBA, Journalist at, USA/Sweden
  • Koen Breedveld, Director, Mulier Institute, Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Hanne Marie Brevik, Head of sports reporting, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Norway
  • Jens Evald, Professor of law, former chairman of Anti Doping Danmark, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Christopher Gaffney, Senior Research Affiliate, Geographic Institute, Zürich University, Switzerland
  • Barrie Houlihan, Professor, School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  • Mogens Kirkeby, President, International Sport and Culture Association, Denmark
  • Jesper Frigast Larsen, Legal Manager, Anti-Doping Danmark, Denmark
  • Clemencia Anaya Maya, International Consultant, COLDEPORTES, Colombia
  • Ian Nuttall, Founder, Xperiology /, Italy/UK
  • Andreas Selliaas, Journalist,, Norway
  • Kimberly S. Schimmel, PhD, Professor, Kent State University, USA
  • Urszula Starakiewicz, PhD, Lecturer, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Tine Rindum Teilmann, Board Member, National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF), and member of the IOC Women’s Commission, Denmark
  • Jens Weinreich, Journalist and blogger,, Germany
Play the Game 2015
Play the Game 2015