Think Football 2019: the programme

Paris - Published Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:00 - #131992 *The programme and speakers are continually updated
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© D.R.
Slide show

08:30: Café Network

  • Welcome: coffee, pastries and networking!

09:00: Welcome

  • Dominique Courdier, director of News Tank Football
  • Catherine Lespine, president of INSEEC U. Sport, welcome to the venue
  • Fatma Samoura, secretary general of FIFAFIFAFédération Internationale de Football Association

09:20: Opening of Think Football

  • Laura Georges, former professional football player and secretary general of the FFFFFFFédération Française de Football (French Football Federation), Think Football Ambassador

09:30: Two Keynotes

  • Pierre Ferracci, president of Paris FC and Jean-Baptiste Mougel, director of Groupe Aesio (health insurance) -- presented by Groupe Aesio
  • Aymeric Magne, global events director, Disneyland Paris

09:50 - 10:50: First Grand Panel

  • Women as the future of sport
    • Fatma Samoura, secretary general of FIFAFIFAFédération Internationale de Football Association
    • Brigitte Henriques, vice-president of the FFFFFFFédération Française de Football (French Football Federation)
    • Béatrice Barbusse, secretary general of French Handball Federation
      • Moderated by Nathalie Iannetta, UEFA adviser

10:50 - 11:00 Networking

  • Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00: Workshops in parallel

  • Media coverage of women's sport: Content, programming and development strategies?
    • François Pellissier, sports director of the audiovisual Groupe TF1
    • Florent Houzot, editorial director of beIN Sports France
    • Julie-Anne Gross, media rights director of the FFF
    • Philippe Bony, deputy director of programming of the channel M6

  • Event management: Lessons learned from the FIFA U-20 2018 Women's World Cup in France and the Euro Women's Handball Championship in France, in view of the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup France
    • Sylvie Pascal-Lagarrigue, president of the organlzing committee of the EHF (European Handball Federation)
    • Erwan Le Prévost, director of the organizing committee of the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup France

12:00 - 13:00: Workshops in parallel

  • Sponsorship and Women's Sport
    • Magali Tézenas du Montcel, delegated director of Sporsora think tank
    • Amel Bouzoura, director of sports partnerships of the Française des Jeux (FDJ, French national betting and gaming)
    • Gilles Galinier, vice-president communication, Arkema (chemicals company, national sponsor of the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup France)
    • Maya Raimbaud-Cayon, April (French insurance company)

  • Legacy and Heritage of the Women's World Cup: ambitions and synergies between the organizers and host cities
    • Frédérique Jossinet, director of women's football at the FFFFFFFédération Française de Football (French Football Federation)
    • Yvon Léziart, municipal councilor for sports, Ville de Rennes
    • David Lamy, Paris 2024 Olympics, HR director

13:00 - 14:00: Lunch Networking

  • A welcome break after a morning packed with great content! The opportunity to update your network, exchange with friends, make new acquaintances

14:00 - 15:00: Think Lab in parallel

  • Audiovisual piracy: the biggest danger to pro sports?
    • Mathieu Moreuil, director of international relations at the Premier LeaguePremier LeagueTop English professional football division. 20 clubs.
    • Caroline Guenneteau, legal director of beIN Sports France
    • Arnaud Decker, chairman and founder of AdValorem (public affairs consultancy for media, digital, sports and entertainment)
    • Julien Taieb, director of legal affairs of the LFP

  • eSports, from virtuality to reality for sponsors, presented by Webedia
    • Raoul Leibel, Webedia eSports director
    • Nicolas Maurer, Co-founder and CEO, Team Vitality
    • Olivier Jaubert, chief sales & marketing officer and investor relations of the LFP
    • Stéphane Tardivel, sponsorship director of Orange

15:00 - 16:00: Workshops in parallel

  • Fan experience and Sportainment, presented by La Poste
    • Michel Wiener, director of grand events, La Poste
    • Harry Moyal, managing director, Olympique Lyonnais

  • Are players now bigger than their clubs?
    • Didier Poulmaire, lawyer, Poulmaire Avocat & Fiduciaire
    • Sébastien Bellencontre, Founder - CEO, 4Success
    • Philippe Lyonnet, communciations director, AS Saint-Etienne

16:15 - 17:30: Second Grand Session

  • From Sport to Sportainment
    • Didier Quillot, CEO of the LFPLFPLa Ligue de Football Professionnel, the French professional football league
    • Martina Olivas, deputy director of international development at LaLigaLaLigaSpanish Professional Football League (formerly called the Spanish LFP)
    • Christian Seifert, CEO of the DFLDFLDeutsche Fußball Liga, German professional football league.

17:30: Conclusion and Cocktail Networking

  • Closing speech and thank you
  • Last discussions and exchange of business cards around a glass of champagne

17:30: "Job Dating", organized by INSEEC U. Sport

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