PtG Article 27.11.2017

Follow crucial sports debates at Play the Game 2017 online

With 40 sessions spread over only three and a half days, it is impossible to take in all the presentations and stories to be told at Play the Game 2017. Luckily, you can watch sessions via live streams, get photos and download presentations.

You can re-cap many of the sessions and get an expression of the ambiance on set via the conference coverage. It is also possible to follow large parts of the conference via live streaming.

The coverage of Play the Game 2017 is available on multiple platforms, and live streaming as well as a cooperation with the Danish School of Media and Journalism will ensure broad conference coverage.

Live streaming from the sessions

Live streaming from the main conference sessions is available via Play the Game’s YouTube channel, where they will also be available as video-on-demand afterwards. Find links to the sessions that will be live streamed on the conference website

A number of other conference sessions will also be available as on-demand videos during or shortly after the conference.

Conference photos

Play the Game’s conference photographer, Thomas Søndergaard, is taking photos throughout the conference and the photos will be uploaded to Play the Game’s Flickr account during the conference.  From here, you can download the photos and use them free of charge for editorial purposes only. You must credit both Play the Game and photographer Thomas Søndergaard.

Play the Game’s own coverage

Play the Game has teamed up with a number of freelance journalists covering selected sessions at the conference. Articles together with a few small video interviews are uploaded on Play the Game’s website during and after the conference, and special conference newsletters is produced by the end of each day.

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Play the Game is tweeting from playthegame_org using the conference hashtag #ptg2017. We encourage you to use this and join the conversation.

You can also follow and contribute to our coverage on our Facebook page, where we are putting up photos and articles during and after the conference.

'On the Game 17' - Journalism students cover Play the Game 2017

A team of eight international journalism students from the Danish School of Media and Journalism are on site at the Van der Valk Hotel in Eindhoven covering the conference from beginning to end as a part of their curriculum.

The team will be reporting on Play the Game 2017 under the name 'On the Game 17' and their coverage is including a daily live stream (Sun at 19h, Mon-Wed 16h) with interviews and reports from the conference.

Follow the On the Game 17 team on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or follow the hashtag #ptg2017

Play the Game has cooperated successfully with the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) in relation to previous conferences in 2015, 2013, 2007, 2005 and 1997, where the journalism students’ work added significant value to the coverage of the conference.

Let us add your coverage

After each conference, Play the Game collects media clippings and articles written about the conference in order to document its effects. If you are reporting from the conference in Eindhoven or from the distance, we would like to add a link to your article from and appreciate if you would send the relevant links to