PtG Article 29.09.2011

Follow Play the Game 2011 live on the web

Are you unable to attend Play the Game? Instead you can watch presentations from some of the many interesting speakers and follow the key debates through live streaming from the conference or video on demand.

Many topics from the international sports agenda will be up for debate on Play the Game 2011 from 3-6 October. There is still a chance to register and take part in a unique conference gathering scientists, journalists and sport leaders from around the world to discuss some of the big issues in international sport.

But are you unable to attend Play the Game offers you the opportunity to follow the plenary debates and presentations through live streaming from the conference on our streaming page and after they take place with video on demand. Some parallel sessions will also be available after the conference as audio or video on demand.

The full schedule, for which sessions will be live-streamed including possible changes in the programme, is shown on the streaming page of the conference.

Watch Play the Game 2011 live.

Most presentations from the speakers will also be available for download the day after the presentation is scheduled and pictures from the conference will be uploaded continuously on Flickr ( and the conference website.

The following sessions are scheduled to be streamed live during the conference:

Monday 3 October:

13.00-16.15: Opening Session: Play the Game 2011 - Changing the Heart of Sport16.30-18.30: Plenary session: Match Fixing - the biggest single threat to sport?20.00-20.40: Main theme session: Volleygate20.40-21.45: Main theme session: The Middle East on the Move

Tuesday 4 October:

9.00-11.45: Plenary session: Chasing the White Elephants - Mega-events for the Public Good14.15-16.40: Plenary session: Fair Play, Fair Pay: How to create growth in grass root sport

Wednesday 5 October:

9.00-10.55: Main theme session: Little Difference, Huge Impact: The Gender Challenge to Sport11.00-12.45: Main theme session: The intersex challenge to sport?14.00-16.40: Plenary Session: WADA reforms - which changes are most urgent in anti-doping policies?

Thursday 6 October:

10.50-12.45: Change in Sport Day - part 1: Symptoms and diagnosis15.30-18.20: Change in Sport Day - part 2: Finding the cure18.20: Closing sessionSee more on the individual sessions in the conference programme.