We are excited to announce that the 6th LawInSport’s Annual Conference ‘Understand The Rules Of The Game 2020' will be hosted at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Green Park (Mayfair), London on 17th & 18th September 2020.
This two day conference will build on the success of the previous annual conferences at which over 300 leading sports lawyers, sports executives, academics, students and athletes networked and discussed the key issues and developments in international sports law.
You will be able to follow updates about the conference by using #LISconf19.
The conference provides attendees with two full days of interactive panel discussions, with world leading experts discussing the contemporary legal issues impacting global sport.
Not only will attendees partake in cutting edge panel discussions, they will also receive a complimentary copy of the “Understand The Rules Of The Game” conference magazine. Attendees will therefore have access to detailed reference materials that will help them when faced with legal issues in their work or studies.
The LawInSport Annual conference is well known for its unparalleled networking opportunities, and this will be a theme that continues at this year’s conference. With over 6 hours of networking during the two days and two evenings of networking drinks, attendees will have dedicated time to network and meet with colleagues in the sector in a friendly and welcoming environment.
We understand that with all the best intentions to attend every session over the two days there will be times when attendees may need to check into work or take calls...the work of lawyers and executives never stops!
Therefore to give attendees the best opportunity to be present and make the most of the conference we have allocated a private room to work in and take calls through-out the conference should you need to. Thus you will never have to be far from the action and be able to take advantage of all the networking opportunities and participate in the conference as much as possible.
LawInSport Plus Members with an annual membership benefit from a £100 discount on both the early bird and full price tickets. The discount is applied at the time of purchase as long as you are logged into your account.
There will be no discounts offered on any of the tickets other than stated below. We recommend you secure you ticket as soon as possible to avoid having to be placed on the waiting list.
Early Bird Tickets discount of £100 applies to tickets purchased before 1st March 2020 for Tier 1 & Tier 2 tickets.
Private practice solicitors and barristers - Tier 1
In-house lawyers, academics, sports agents, sports executives and administrators - Tier 2*
Enter 'Coupon Code' at registration:
INN2020 - Non-Member
Full time students - Tier 3*
Enter 'Coupon Code' at registration:
Athletes ** - Current and former professionals (this is not applicable to qualified lawyers and sports business professionals) - Tier 4
* Please note that all tickets are nonrefundable.
** This includes Olympians and Paralympians. If you are a private practice lawyer you will be required to purchase a ticket
We are currently putting together the agenda for the 2020 conference and welcome suggestions as to speakers and topic to be considered.
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM - BREAKFAST
9:20 AM - 9:25 AM - WELCOME
9:25 AM - 9:50 AM - Refereeing: a comparison of how technology is used to assist refereeing decisions across sports
9:50 AM - 10:50 AM - eSports: recent and future changes to the rapidly changing eSports ecosystem
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM - COFFEE BREAK
11:20 AM - 12:30 PM - Anti-doping: exploring the different approaches to anti-doping regimes
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM - LUNCH
2:20 PM - 3:20 PM - Media rights: licensing sports media rights and dealing with piracy
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM - Integrity: is it time for a more holistic approach to sports integrity? (match-fixing/safeguarding/anti-doping)
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM - COFFEE BREAK
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Marketing: creating and managing data and sports marketing agreements
6:00:00 PM 8:30:00 PM - NETWORKING DRINKS
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - BREAKFAST
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Update - Talent management: how to approach talent & reputation management in 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Insurance: the impact of insurance on domestic and international sport
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Update - Dispute resolution: an update on key cases & developments of the year
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - COFFEE BREAK
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Diplomacy: exploring the relationship between sports, global politics and the law
1:00 PM - 2:20 PM - LUNCH
2:20 PM - 2:50 PM - Education: how should we train the next generation of sports lawyers?
2:50 PM - 3:50 PM - New leagues: balancing the legal and commercial requirements of creating new sports leagues
3:50 PM - 4:15 PM - COFFEE BREAK
4:15 PM - 5:10 PM - In-house: In-house counsel forum
5:10 PM - 8:30 PM - NETWORKING DRINKS
eSports: recent and future changes to the rapidly changing eSports ecosystem
Diplomacy: exploring the relationship between sports, global politics and the law
Insurance: the impact of insurance on domestic and international sport
Anti-doping: exploring the different approaches to anti-doping regimes
Marketing: creating and managing data and sports marketing agreements
New leagues: balancing the legal and commercial requirements of creating new sports leagues
Media rights: licensing sports media rights and dealing with piracy
Integrity: is it time for a more holistic approach to sports integrity? (match-fixing/safeguarding/anti-doping)
In-house: In-house counsel forum
Education: how should we train the next generation of sports lawyers?
Talent management: how to approach talent & reputation management in 2019
Dispute resolution: an update on key cases & developments of the year
Refereeing: a comparison of how technology is used to assist refereeing decisions across sports
10 hours self-certified CPD
Royal Institution of Great Britain, Green Park, Central London.
We will announce a special discount rate with a conference hotel by July 2019.
|Event Date||17-09-2020 8:00|
|Event End Date||18-09-2020 20:00|
|Individual Price||£800 + VAT|
|Location||The Royal Institution of Great Britain|
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