PtG Article 12.05.2011

International football conference during U/21 Championships

The conference Challenges for Football, 20-21 June in Aarhus, Denmark, presents an ambitious programme with a great range of interesting speakers.

During the largest football event to ever take place in Denmark, the UEFA European Under-21 Championships, you are invited to take part in an interesting conference focusing on some of the biggest challenges today’s football is facing. The conference is organised by Play the Game and the Danish Institute for Sport Studies in cooperation with Aarhus University’s Department for Sport Science, UPDATE, The Danish Journalism Development Institute and Sport Aarhus Events. During two conference days, sport scientists, football leaders and media will meet at the conference Challenges for Football to discuss an international football world that succeeds in creating media development and innovation while at the same time, on elite level, struggles with great financial and regulatory challenges and on grassroots level possesses a huge future health potential. Sign up for the conference here: conference website for more information on the programme and the speakers. The conference programme is split into four tracks, spread over the two days: • Regulation• Health• Performance• Technology/Innovation You can learn more about the four tracks and the speakers here Practical info: The overall conference schedule will be as follows:20 June: 08.30-10.00: Registration and coffee 10.00-17.30: Conference19.30-: Conference dinner 21 June: 08.30-09.30: Registration and coffee09.30-16.00: Conference16.30-17.30: Reception at Aarhus City Hall Price: 200 euroConference dinner 20 June (optional): 46 eurosLunch, refreshments and conference materials are included in the price.