Produced by RICHARD ATTIAS & ASSOCIATES - Part of WPP

Agenda

DAY 01
November 3, 2014
07:00 - 09:00
COMMUNITYMORNING RUN WITH CHAMPIONS

Some of the Doha GOALS sporting champions and ambassadors will lead a run near the Aspire Zone: can you keep up?

Speakers:Veronica CAMPBELL-BROWN - 18-Time Olympic and World Championship Medallist, Track & Field JamaicaLinford CHRISTIE - Olympic Gold Medallist, 100 meters and World Champion, 100 meters United Kingdom/JamaicaTegla LOROUPE - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Champion Marathon Runner KenyaWilson KIPKETER - World Record-Holder and Champion Middle-Distance Runner Denmark
10:00 - 13:00
COMMUNITYDOHA GOALS FOOTBALL CHALLENGE

A recurring initiative of the Doha GOALS community is the Student Ambassador Program: 400 high school and university students in 40 countries will be selected for athletic, academic and community skills, and will join Doha GOALS to represent the voice of the next generation. Many of them will take place in an informal football tournament, alongside speakers and participants. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis: this is an excellent ice-breaker - and, we will have short masterclasses from football champions!

Speakers:David DUKE - Founder and CEO, Street Soccer Scotland United KingdomSéan GARNIER - World Champion, Freestyle Soccer FranceOliver KAHN - Goalkeeper, German National Team, 1994-2006, Golden Ball Winner, 2002 GermanyWesam RIZQ - Qatari Footballer, with 110 International Caps Qatar
10:30 - 12:00
المؤسسة البحثيةثلاث شراكات من الشراكات الرياضية الناجحة

ورشة عمل مكثفة صُممت خصيصا لكبار رجال أعمال منطقة الشرق الأوسط والتي ترأسها ليزا يوكمان، المسؤول الإعلامي الكبير بمجموعة التقييم المستقلة وأحد القادة العالميين في مجال استشارات الرعاية والتقييم والقياس والاستراتيجية. سوف تكون ورشة العمل مفيدة للشركات التي تسعى إلى تحسين أنشطتها الخاصة بالرعاية وكذلك لأصحاب الحقوق المهتمين بزيادة فرصهم.

Moderated by:Lesa UKMAN - Chief Insights Officer, IEG United States
14:00 - 16:00
COMMUNITYPOWER INTRODUCTION: CREATING THE DOHA GOALS COMMUNITY

This opening “power introduction” session will enable participants to meet one another, have a chance to network, but also discuss the issues that they deem important, and play a part in shaping the discussions of the Forum. Participants will work in groups, aided by our proprietary brainstorming methodology, and will take the first big step in building the Doha GOALS community. Topics that could be discussed: innovations in healthcare and treatment, encouraging more ‘equal’ participation in sports perceived as elitist, racism, levels of competition, supporting grass-root clubs, youth training schemes, making sport more appealing to sponsors and so on. 

Moderated by:Doug SOLOMON - IDEO Fellow United States
14:30 - 16:00
فرق العمل الطلابية (1)استخدام الرياضة في تعليم المواد الأساسية

تهدف جميع النظم المدرسية حول العالم إلى إيجاد السبل لتشجيع الطلاب على دراسة العلوم والتكنولوجيا والهندسة والرياضيات - المواد الأساسية. كيف يمكن استخدام الرياضة لخلق اهتمام بالتعليم الأساسي؟ يستكشف فريق الأنابي لسباق الدراجات وقادة مبادرة STEM بولاية واشنطن سبل جديدة لاستخدام الرياضة في التعليم الأساسي.

Speakers:Fahad BAHZAD - CEO, Qatar Racing Club QatarModerated by:Patrick D’AMELIO - CEO, Washington STEM United StatesShawn EDMONDSON - Director of Strategic Initiatives, Washington STEM United States
STUDENT TASKFORCE 2WHAT DO WE MEAN BY SUSTAINABILITY?

This session will examine what does sustainability mean in terms of environmental, social and economic perspectives for the sports and events industries in terms of global best practice. It will examine why this is important, what are the component elements of each area and how does it manifest practically. Students will have the chance to learn from world-leading practitioners with FIFA, Olympic, NBA, major venues, music and White House experience.

The session will be led by Simon Lewis, Team Planet Sports (Previously Head of Sports and Sustainability for World Wildlife Fund) with panelists including Meegan Jones, Founder, Greenshoot Pacific; Justin J. Zeulner, Chief Operating Officer, Green Sports Alliance and former Senior Director of Sustainability and Public Affairs, Portland Trail Blazers, Jen Regan, Principal & Chief Sustainability Officer of We Bring It On and former Global Sustainability Director, AEG, Alexandra Chalat, Managing Director and former Executive Director, Beyond Sport. Facilitated by Ryan Bowd, Director of Education, Josoor Institute and former Head of Practice: Sport Development, Education and Mass Participation, IMG

STUDENT TASKFORCE 3OLYMPISM4HUMANITY YOUTH IDEALS PROJECT WORKSHOP

During the O4H Youth IDEALS workshop, each delegation will initiate a tentative action plan tailored to local needs and priorities to implement at least one humanitarian/cause-oriented youth initiative during the UN Sport of Peace and Development Day in April, 2015.

Facilitated by Alexis Lyras, Director, Olympism4Humanity, USA

17:00 - 20:00
OFFICIAL OPENING OF DOHA GOALS FORUM 2014


WELCOME ADDRESSES


Speakers:Sheikh Faisal AL-THANI - Executive Director, Doha GOALS QatarKhalid AL-SULAITEEN - CEO, Aspire Zone Foundation QatarRichard ATTIAS - Executive Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates and Executive Producer, Doha GOALS United States
17:10 - 17:25
INITIATIVESCREATING A LEGACY OF INITIATIVES

The first two years of Doha GOALS has produced a number of initiatives that have already scored some important achievements. We see some of the work, and hear about other major initiatives that pull together sport and social advancement.

Speakers:Andrew GETTIG - Vice President, International, Connor Sport Court International United StatesStéphane HOUDET - World’s Number Two Wheelchair Tennis player FranceTokyo SEXWALE - Anti-apartheid Robben Island prisoner, trustee of Nelson Mandela Foundation and FIFA member South AfricaModerated by:Jonathan EDWARDS - Olympic Gold Medallist, 2-Time World Champion and Reigning World Record, Triple Jump United Kingdom
17:25 - 17:35
17:35 - 17:45
OFFICIAL ADDRESSES

H.E. Ali Bongo Ondimba, President, Gabon

17:45 - 17:55
17:55 - 18:15
TIME OUTTIME OUT
Speakers:George FOREMAN - Two-Time Boxing World Heavyweight Champion United StatesModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
18:15 - 18:45
DebateDoing More With Sport

Sports ministers from around the world share how their countries are using sport to promote social and economic development.

18:30 - 18:50
TIME OUTTIME OUT
Speakers:Oliver KAHN - Goalkeeper, German National Team, 1994-2006, Golden Ball Winner, 2002 GermanyModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
19:05 - 19:35
MEANINGDEBATE: THE MEANING OF SPORT

Sport can be one of humanity’s most joyful, unifying, meaningful activities. How can we preserve the deep, true meaning of sport? How can we use sport to help address some of the most important economic, social and political challenges facing the world today, including youth unemployment, corruption and poor health?

Speakers:Johanna BENSON - Paralympic Champion, Track & Field NamibiaLord COE - Double Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Vice President, International Association of Athletics Associations, Former Chairman, London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games United KingdomDeng YAPING - 18-Time Table Tennis World Champion ChinaWilfried LEMKE - Special Advisor on Sport for Development and Peace, United Nations GermanyHoney THALJIEH - First Captain, Palestine's Women's Football Team; Corporate Communications Manager, FIFA PalestineModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
TIME OUT
Speakers:Linford CHRISTIE - Olympic Gold Medallist, 100 meters and World Champion, 100 meters United Kingdom/JamaicaJackie JOYNER-KERSEE - Triple Olympic Gold Medal Winner in Heptathlon and Long Jump; Director, USA Track and Field United StatesModerated by:Jonathan EDWARDS - Olympic Gold Medallist, 2-Time World Champion and Reigning World Record, Triple Jump United Kingdom
19:35 - 19:55
Time Out
Speakers:Marion BARTOLI - Wimbledon Champion and Former World Top 10 Tennis Player FranceIlie NăSTASE - Two-Time Grand Slam Champion and Former Number 1 Tennis Player Romania
19:55 - 20:00
Demo
Speakers:Séan GARNIER - World Champion, Freestyle Soccer France
20:00 - 21:30
DAY 02
November 4, 2014
09:00 - 09:30
MASSESDEBATE: SPORT FOR THE MASSES

One of the compelling developments in sports in recent decades has been the growth of elite events that also involve thousands of members of the public. What can marathons, triathlons and other mass-participation events mean economically? How can they help build sporting culture? 

·  What role do mass events play in galvanizing a city or region around sport?

·  How have organizers innovated in staging mass events?

·  Can mass events help spread sport into new areas? 

Speakers:Simon CLEGG - COO, Baku 2015 United KingdomMarije DEUTEKOM - Former Rower, Dutch National Team; Professor, University of Amsterdam NetherlandsElana MEYER - Former World Record Holder, Half Marathon and Founder, ENDUROCAD South AfricaNicolas SULTAN - Principal, AT Kearney QatarRob URBACH - CEO, USA Triathlon United StatesModerated by:Jonathan EDWARDS - Olympic Gold Medallist, 2-Time World Champion and Reigning World Record, Triple Jump United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
TIME OUTTIME OUT
Speakers:Lourenço BUSTANI - CEO, Mandalah United States
09:45 - 10:15
ETHICS DEBATE: ETHICS IN GLOBAL SPORT

As the pressures to perform and to win grow in sport, too often ethics decline. Many sports have faced scandals with match-fixing, illicit use of performance-enhancing drugs, simulation to win penalties and many other forms of unethical behavior. In an era of big money in sport, has sportsmanship ceased to have meaning?

·  Is there an inherent conflict between money and ethics in sport?

·  Where can we find role models for ethical behavior?

Speakers:Jackie JOYNER-KERSEE - Triple Olympic Gold Medal Winner in Heptathlon and Long Jump; Director, USA Track and Field United StatesSimon LONGSTAFF - Executive Director, St. James Ethics Center; Chair of Ethics Committee, Australia Triathlon AustraliaSir Craig REEDIE - Vice President, International Olympic Committee (IOC) United KingdomClaudio SULSER - Chairman, Disciplinary Committee, FIFA SwitzerlandModerated by:Jonathan EDWARDS - Olympic Gold Medallist, 2-Time World Champion and Reigning World Record, Triple Jump United Kingdom
10:15 - 11:00
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

During the coffee break: Friendship Tournament

Challenge our sporting champions during the Doha GOALS' Friendship Tournaments!

During each coffee break, we'll be holding games – approximately 30 minutes long – on one of the sports courts at Doha GOALS (just follow the signs to Friendship Tournament). You may want to have a go at shooting past Dikembe Mutombo ("not in my house!"), or play a game against Deng Yaping, 18-time world champion table tennis player. It's on a first-come first-served basis. Or even take on freestyle soccer world champion Séan Garnier​, who will be bringing his famous #seanvs battles to Doha GOALS.

Games will be held with:

·  Tarek Alsaleh, Founder of Bidna Capoeira, UK

·  Dikembe Mutombo, Eight-Time NBA All-star, Congo

·  Indira Kaljo, professional basketball player, Bosnia

·  Séan Garnier, World Champion of Freestyle Soccer, France

·  Deng Yaping, 18-time table tennis world champion, China

·  Yasmian Al-Sharshani, professional golfer, Qatar. 

Places on a first-come first-served basis… on your marks, get set, GO!

11:00 - 11:30
RACISM DEBATE: CONFRONTING RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION IN SPORT

Powered by “Global Watch”

Too often, sport is marred by racism and discrimination. It happens in the stands with “ultra” fans, and it happens on the field with racial slurs and taunting. What can athletes, sporting associations, sponsors and media do to eradicate racism in sport?

·  Are there campaigns that have proved particularly effective in confronting racism in sport?

·  Are there dangers in sport bearing too high societal expectations?

Speakers:H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman AL-THANI - Secretary General, Qatar Olympic Committee QatarBurcu ÇETINKAYA - Champion Rally Driver and Red Bull Athlete TurkeyLinford CHRISTIE - Olympic Gold Medallist, 100 meters and World Champion, 100 meters United Kingdom/JamaicaDeshun DEYSEL - Mountain Climber South AfricaArun KANG - CEO, Sporting Equals United KingdomPiara POWAR - Founder and CEO, Fare Network United KingdomTokyo SEXWALE - Anti-apartheid Robben Island prisoner, trustee of Nelson Mandela Foundation and FIFA member South AfricaModerated by:Alan KASUJJA - Presenter, Newsday, BBC World Service Uganda
11:30 - 11:45
Time Out
Speakers:Nada ZEIDAN - Rally Champion QatarModerated by:Richard ATTIAS - Executive Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates and Executive Producer, Doha GOALS United States
11:45 - 12:05
CYCLING CASE STUDY: THE CRISIS IN CYCLING

Perhaps no sport has been as badly affected by performance enhancing drugs as cycling. Tour de France winners have been disgraced, teams thrown into chaos, and public confidence has been shattered. How are some of cycling’s leading figures working to create more transparency and clean up their sport?

Speakers:Eric BOYER - Former Professional Road Bicycle Racer and Former Manager, Cofidis Team FranceAndrey KASHECHKIN - Former Professional Cyclist KazakhstanModerated by:Stéphane BERMON - Sports Physician and Exercise Physiologist, Monaco Institute of Sport Medicine and Surgery Monaco
12:05 - 12:20
TIME OUT


Speakers:Linford CHRISTIE - Olympic Gold Medallist, 100 meters and World Champion, 100 meters United Kingdom/JamaicaJackie JOYNER-KERSEE - Triple Olympic Gold Medal Winner in Heptathlon and Long Jump; Director, USA Track and Field United StatesModerated by:Jonathan EDWARDS - Olympic Gold Medallist, 2-Time World Champion and Reigning World Record, Triple Jump United Kingdom
12:20 - 13:00
GENERATION AMAZINGGENERATION AMAZING

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy created Generation Amazing to empower a new generation of leaders to use football to create positive change in their communities. Some of the Generation Amazing Ambassadors outline what the program has already achieved.

·  Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar 

·  Mohammed Al Muhannadi, Generation Amazing Ambassador, Qatar

·  Hager Nader, Generation Amazing Ambassador, Qatar

·  Shooq Al Sulaiti, Generation Amazing Ambassador, Qatar  

·  Maha Al-Suwaiti, Generation Amazing Ambassador, Qatar

·  Rosa D'Alessandro, CSR Manager, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar

Moderator: Adnan Nawaz, News Anchor, BBC World, UK

13:00 - 14:30
NETWORKING LUNCH


14:30 - 16:00
Taskforces

Running concurrently, across two days, Doha GOALS will host a total of six taskforces – highly interactive small group discussions that will focus on defining tangible opportunities and solutions. Each Taskforce will produce a plan of action to guide the next steps that participants and their respective organizations can take to ensure success in the near and longer-term. The Student Ambassadors will join the discussions alongside participants.

TASKFORCE 1SPREADING SPORTS CULTURE IN MENA

What initiatives could help spread a broader culture of sports in the nations of the Middle East/North Africa?

Speakers:Shaheen BI - Special Advisor, Muslim Sport's Council United KingdomPatrick D’AMELIO - CEO, Washington STEM United StatesReem AL-SHARSHANI - Skeet Shooting Champion QatarEhab AL SHIHABI - CEO, Al Jazeera USA United StatesIñigo ARENILLAS - Head of International Projects in Africa and Middle East, Real Madrid Foundation SpainDalal AL DOSSARY - Founder and Managing Director, IMPACT CSR Solutions QatarHafez AL-MEDLEJ - Head, Marketing and Finance Committee, AFC Saudi ArabiaJames DORSEY - Senior Fellow, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies; Co-director, Institute of Fan Culture, University of Wuerzburg United KingdomWesam RIZQ - Qatari Footballer, with 110 International Caps QatarModerated by:Thierry LARDINOIT - Founder and Head of the International Sports Marketing Chair, ESSEC FranceRana SOBH - Associate Professor, Qatar University Qatar
TASKFORCE 2IT TAKES A VILLAGE

At the heart of sports’ broader social mission lies its ability to forge community. In what concrete ways could a new initiative foster sport as a community builder?

Speakers:H.R.H. Prince Nicholas of Romania - Founder, Curtea Veche Association RomaniaIgnacio BERISTAIN - Managing Director of Global Merchandising, Adidas SpainDarren CHEESMAN - International Hockey Player United KingdomPhilippe DIALLO - Director General, UCPF (Union des Clubs Professionels de Football) FranceJavier FAUS - Vice Chairman, FC Barcelona SpainEd FOSTER-SIMEON - President and CEO, US Soccer Foundation United StatesStefan GERMANN - Executive Director, OneGoal Asia MalaysiaTaj HAMAD - Secretary General, World Association of NGOs SudanFlorian HARTMANN - Skateholder Manager, FC Shalke 04 GermanyMel YOUNG - Founder and CEO, Homeless World Cup United KingdomModerated by:Simon CHADWICK - Professor of Sport Business Strategy, Coventry University United Kingdom
TASKFORCE 3OPEN SPACE

The key aim of Doha GOALS is to kickstart important initiatives that use sport for social good. Using innovative brainstorming techniques and facilitation, the “open space” taskforce will start with a blank slate and work over the two days of taskforces to conceive, develop, and draw a roadmap for a new initiative using sport.

Moderated by:Doug SOLOMON - IDEO Fellow United States
Think TankFEDERATION RESPONSIBILITIES (by invitation only)

What responsibilities do federations for the world’s most popular sport have to promote the growth of sport at a community level? How can those efforts be developed to foster broader social and economic well-being?

16:00 - 16:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

During the coffee break: Friendship Tournament

16:30 - 16:50
SPONSORSHIP CASE STUDY CASE STUDY: GM AND FOOTBALL

General Motors is a major sponsor of sport, including football, with high profile projects such as Manchester United’s shirt sponsorship. But GM also ties its sports sponsorship to its corporate social responsibility aims, notably through its support of One World Futbol. What lessons can be drawn from GM’s engagement with One World Futbol?

Speakers:Iskandar SHAHRIL - Regional Manager, Brand Promotion – Football, General Motors SingaporeStephen SONDERMAN - Asia Director, One World Futbol ThailandModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
16:50 - 17:20
SPONSORSHIPDEBATE: TRANSFORMING SPORT SPONSORSHIP

Global sport sponsorship is a more than $50 billion industry. Sport sponsorship can be so much more than a name on a shirt or a stadium. What are the global best practices for using sponsorship to foster broader social good?

·  Can sports sponsorship work well with corporate social responsibility programs?  

·  Will a social facet increase the relevance of sports sponsorship for brands?

Speakers:Marc AUDRIT - Vice President, Global Brand, Western Union FranceLourenço BUSTANI - CEO, Mandalah United StatesSally HANCOCK - Chair, Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation; Former Director, Olympic and Paralympic Marketing, Lloyds Banking Group United KingdomIskandar SHAHRIL - Regional Manager, Brand Promotion – Football, General Motors SingaporeLesa UKMAN - Chief Insights Officer, IEG United StatesModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
17:20 - 17:30
TIME OUTTIME OUT


Speakers:Dikembe MUTOMBO - Eight-time NBA All-star; CEO and President, The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation Democratic Republic of the Congo
17:30 - 18:00
AFRICADEBATE: AFRICA’S MOMENT

Sport has long been a passion across the African continent. The coming year will see the 50th anniversary of The All-African Games, the “African Olympics,” which will be held in Brazzaville. What are the priorities for furthering the development of sport in Africa, and what will be the impact of the coming All-African Games?

Speakers:Diamil FAYE - President and CEO, JAPPO Sports Consulting SenegalTiti CAMARA - Former Professional Football Player; Former Minister of Sports GuineaCédric MANGAUD - Founder and CEO, Octonion FranceModerated by:Alan KASUJJA - Presenter, Newsday, BBC World Service Uganda
18:00 - 18:20
TIME OUT
Speakers:Veronica CAMPBELL-BROWN - 18-Time Olympic and World Championship Medallist, Track & Field JamaicaWilson KIPKETER - World Record-Holder and Champion Middle-Distance Runner DenmarkModerated by:Ato BOLDON - Four-Time Olympic Medallist and World Champion Sprinter; Broadcaster, NBC Trinidad and Tobago
18:20 - 18:50
TECHDEBATE: SHARE ME – SOCIAL MEDIA AND SPORT

Social media is changing the way we experience sports and the way we get our sports information. Does the transformation in how we interact with sport demand changes in sport itself? Do younger audiences expect something different?

Speakers:Richard BRINKMAN - Global Head, Kantar Media United KingdomJae CHALFIN - Founder and CEO, Sports New Media United KingdomRay HUDSON - Former Professional Football Player; Announcer, beIN Sport United KingdonMajed AL-KHALIFI - Chief Editor, Stadium Newspaper QatarModerated by:Kass NAIDOO - Founder, gsport4girls South Africa
19:30 - 22:00
OFFICIAL DINNER


DAY 03
November 5, 2014
09:00 - 09:30
WOMENDEBATE: CHANGING THE PERCEPTION OF WOMEN IN SPORT

How are women viewed in sport – and is that view different across cultures? How can we shine a bigger spotlight on women in sport, especially minority women, to address cultural misconceptions that may be keeping participation levels low?

·  How can we develop more role models in sport for girls?

·  How can sporting bodies nurture better networks of women’s teams and leagues?

·  What particular hurdles do women face, and how can we work to break them down?

Speakers:Marlene BJORNSRUD - Executive Director, Alliance of Women Coaches United StatesKass NAIDOO - Founder, gsport4girls South AfricaSelima SFAR - Professional Tennis Player Tunisia - Moderated by:Layla SAMATI - Executive Programs Presenter, BeIN Sport Qatar
09:30 - 09:45
TIME OUTTIME OUT
Speakers:Séan GARNIER - World Champion, Freestyle Soccer France
09:45 - 10:15
CATALYSTDEBATE: SPORT AS A CATALYST FOR YOUTH

There’s passion for sport across broad swathes of society. But it’s among the youth that sport has the greatest appeal and hold on the imagination. How can sport be a catalyst for motivating youth and promoting social well-being?

Speakers:Sophie AUCONIE - Member, European Parliament; Head of the Parliamentary “Friends of Sport” Group FranceMiguel CARDENAL - President, Supreme Council of Sports SpainJuan Luis CEBRIAN - Chairman, Grupo PRISA SpainVincent MERITON - Minister of Social Affairs, Community Development and Sports Republic of Seychelles - Moderated by:Richard ATTIAS - Executive Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates and Executive Producer, Doha GOALS United States
10:15 - 10:45
HEALTHDEBATE: INNOVATION, SPORT AND HEALTH

Most countries wrestle with rising healthcare costs. How can sport be put at the center of healthcare? And how can the innovations of today’s sports medicine benefit the broader population?

·  What do the frontiers of sports medicine tell us about the future of healthcare?

·  How can people apply the experiences of high-performance athletes in their own lives?

Speakers:Stéphane BERMON - Sports Physician and Exercise Physiologist, Monaco Institute of Sport Medicine and Surgery MonacoRania ELWANI - Member of the Medical Commission, IOC, Founder, Egyptian Olympians Association and Three-time Olympian, Swimming EgyptMohamed Ghaith AL KUWARI - Consultant of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, Aspetar QatarJean-Francois TOUSSAINT - Director, IRMES/INSEP FranceCees VERVOORN - Three-Time Olympic Swimmer; Professor of Elite Sport and Education, University of Amsterdam NetherlandsModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
10:30 - 12:30
10:45 - 11:15
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

During the coffee break: Friendship Tournament

11:15 - 11:45
FRONTIERSDEBATE: THE NEW FRONTIERS OF SPORT

New sports continue to proliferate and new markets continue to open for more classic sports. As emerging economies continue to grow more rapidly than the West, what will be the new frontiers of sport? Can the leagues and teams in emerging markets build a global audience? What new sports will seize the imagination of young generations?

·  Can we facilitate knowledge transfer between established leagues and emerging ones?

·  What role will media play in the frontiers of sport?

Speakers:Bin HOU - Paralympic Champion, Triple Jump ChinaEd BLACKMORE - CEO, Back Talent United KingdomShiv KHEMKA - Vice Chairman, SUN Group IndiaLaurent PETRYNKA - President, International School Sport Federation FranceBobby SHARMA - Senior Vice President, Global Head of Basketball, IMG United StatesModerated by:Adnan NAWAZ - News Anchor, BBC World United Kingdom
11:45 - 12:00
TIME OUTTIME OUT


Speakers:Ilie NăSTASE - Two-Time Grand Slam Champion and Former Number 1 Tennis Player RomaniaBoris BECKER - Six-Time Grand Slam Champion and Former World Number 1; Coach of World Number 1 Novak Djokovic Germany
12:00 - 12:30
BIG DATA DEBATE: BIG DATA – HUMANS VS. ALGORITHMS

Big data – the practice of extracting valuable insights from large, complex sets of data – is transforming many business practices. How is big data provoking changes in sport, both in improving sport performance and in enhancing sport business?

·  Which sports have still to experience their “Moneyball” epiphany?

·  What are the limits of a data-driven approach? Where will the human edge continue to prevail?

Speakers:Bill SQUADRON - CEO, Bloomberg Sport United StatesJohn COULSON - Head of Professional Football Services, Opta, United KingdomCédric MANGAUD - Founder and CEO, Octonion France
12:30 - 13:00
ELEPHANTSDEBATE: WHY ELEPHANTS CAN’T DANCE – FINDING INNOVATION IN SPORTS BUSINESS

Like many industries, sport is dominated by a handful of global corporations. Are there still opportunities for innovative new entrants? Where can we find the new start-ups that are shaking up the market?

Speakers:Andy BRUSMAN - CEO, Alchemy Global United StatesLaurent DAMIANI - President, Sporsora and Founding Partner, Inspiring Sport FranceJames MORGON - Founder, xplorsport ltd United KingdomBoris BECKER - Six-Time Grand Slam Champion and Former World Number 1; Coach of World Number 1 Novak Djokovic GermanyModerated by:Nicolas SULTAN - Principal, AT Kearney Qatar
13:00 - 14:30
NETWORKING LUNCH
14:30 - 16:00
TASKFORCES

Running concurrently, across two days, Doha GOALS will host a total of six taskforces – highly interactive small group discussions that will focus on defining tangible opportunities and solutions. Each Taskforce will produce a plan of action to guide the next steps that participants and their respective organizations can take to ensure success in the near and longer-term. The Student Ambassadors will join the discussions alongside participants.

TASKFORCE 4PEACE BUILDING THROUGH SPORT

Perhaps we sometimes ask too much of sport. But there are places where sport has provided a vital bridge between hostile sides. Are there initiatives that can effectively use sport’s role as a peace builder?

Speakers:Tarek ALSALEH - Founder, Bidna Capoeira United KingdomMansoor AHMED - Former Field Hockey Player and Social Activist PakistanNuno DELICADO - Director, SportImpact Timor-LesteTegla LOROUPE - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Champion Marathon Runner KenyaArnaud MOUROT - Co-Founder and President, Sports Sans Frontières FranceDavid SHEEPSHANKS CBE - Chairman, UK Community Foundation United KingdomDaniel SMYTH - Founder, Sport and Thought United KingdomAmy ZHOU - President, America-China Sports Association ChinaModerated by:Nicolas SULTAN - Principal, AT Kearney Qatar
TASKFORCE 5THE IMPORTANCE OF INCLUSION

In too many societies there are still barriers to all athletes being included equally. Among the groups excluded can be the disabled, minorities, the homeless, underserved communities and the elderly. Sport can play a particularly powerful role in promoting inclusion and access. What initiatives can help push for inclusion in sport?

Speakers:Johanna BENSON - Paralympic Champion, Track & Field NamibiaDavid DUKE - Founder and CEO, Street Soccer Scotland United KingdomJason HENZELL - Founder, Breds and Treasure Beach Foundation JamaicaMarc POLLICK - President, Giving Back Fund United StatesJean-Pierre SIUTAT - President, French Federation of Basketball FranceEsther VERGEER - Multiple Olympic and World Champion, Wheelchair Tennis NetherlandsModerated by:Simon LONGSTAFF - Executive Director, St. James Ethics Center; Chair of Ethics Committee, Australia Triathlon Australia
TASKFORCE 6OPEN SPACE PART TWO

The key aim of Doha GOALS is to kickstart important initiatives that use sport for social good. Using innovative brainstorming techniques and facilitation, the “open space” taskforce will start with a blank slate and work over the two days of taskforces to conceive, develop, and draw a roadmap for a new initiative using sport.

Moderated by:Doug SOLOMON - IDEO Fellow United States
16:00 - 16:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

During the coffee break: Friendship Tournament

16:30 - 17:00
CHAMPIONSDEBATE: SPORTS LEADERS AS CHAMPIONS IN SOCIETY

What role should sports leaders and sports stars play outside their professional duties? Does society expect too much from leaders and sports heroes? How can we better bridge the gap between expectations and reality?

Speakers:Ivan BRAVO - Director General, Aspire Academy QatarLen KOMOROSKI - CEO, Cleveland Cavaliers United StatesCasey WASSERMAN - Chairman and CEO, Wasserman Media Group United StatesModerated by:Jonathan EDWARDS - Olympic Gold Medallist, 2-Time World Champion and Reigning World Record, Triple Jump United Kingdom
17:00 - 17:30
UNICEFCASE STUDIES: WORKING WITH TEAM UNICEF

Powered by UNICEF

UNICEF works in 191 countries to address the long-term needs of children around the world. Sport has become a key element in UNICEF’s programs, both in its programs on the ground and as a powerful lever to promote the organization’s mission. Prominent case studies from UNICEF demonstrate the real work of using sport for social good.

17:30 - 17:50
New InitiativesINITIATIVES: LOOKING AHEAD

What new initiatives have emerged from this year’s Doha GOALS Forum, and what other projects have participants planned?

Speakers:Johann KOSS - Olympic Champion and CEO, Right to Play Canada
17:50 - 18:30
YOUTHSPECIAL EVENT: YOUTH AT THE FOREFRONT / DOHA GOALS CHALLENGE

A crucial part of the global outreach of Doha GOALS is the connection and cultivation of networks of young people engaged in sport. Several of the students participating in Doha GOALS will pitch their initiative ideas to a panel of experts in the Doha GOALS Challenge.

Students who have launched successful initiatives in the spirit of Doha GOALS will be recognized and awarded Doha GOALS medals in this inspiring display of the boldness and creativity of a new generation of leaders. 

Judges for the Doha GOALS Challenge: Boris Becker, Six-Time Grand Slam Champion, Former World Number 1; Coach of World  Number 1 Novak Djokovic, Germany; Ato Boldon, Four-Time Olympic Medallist and World Champion Sprinter, Broadcaster, NBC, Trinidad & Tobago

18:30 - 18:45
CLOSING PLENARY CLOSING PLENARY

What key initiatives have arisen from Doha GOALS 2014? What other major initiatives using sport can help change the world? What is the roadmap for implementation?

Contact DOHA GOALS

Doha GOALS Foundation
Aspire Zone, Sport City
PO BOX: 23833
Doha, Qatar
T: +974-4413-6602 / F: +974-44136800
info@dohagoals.com

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