ISLJ Annual International Sports Law Conference
9:00 Registration and coffee
9:30 Opening - Antoine Duval (Asser Institute) & Johan Lindholm (Umeå University)
10:00 Opening Keynote – Margareta Baddeley (Université de Genève)
11:00 - 12:30 Panel 1: The Governance of Sport in Theory and Practice
- Stéphanie De Dycker - Good Governance in Sport: Comparative Law Aspects
- Kevin Tallec Marston & Nejat Haciömeroglu - Rethinking the Sport Governance Landscape: An état des lieux to Redefine and Conceptualize the Fundamental Questions
- Kendra Magraw - Separation of Sport and State: Impermissible Military Salutations at US Professional Soccer Events
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Panel 2: Sports Regulation Between Science, Politics and the Law
- Marjolaine Viret - Improving the Anti-Doping System through Interdisciplinary Tools: Utopia or Necessity?
- Roger Pielke Jr. - A Critique of the Use of Evidence in IAAF Regulatory Policy Making
- Paul Greene & Matthew D. Kaiser - Retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemptions: Comparing TUE Policies and Their Effect on Athletes
15:15 - 16:45 Panel 3: Human Rights in Sports: Window Dressing or New Beginning?
- Daniel West - The adjudication of human rights disputes in sport: a phantom regime?
- Florian Kirschner - Breakthrough or much ado about nothing? FIFA´s bidding process in the light of best practice examples of human rights assessments under the UNGP Framework
- Carmen Pérez González - International Human Rights Law in Sports: Enhancing Private-Public Cooperation
17:00 - 18:00 Keynote Discussion with Sylvia Schenk (Herbert Smith Freehills) interviewed by Sean Cottrell, LawInSport
19:00 Conference Dinner
9:30 - 10:30 Keynote Lecture – Franck Latty (Université Paris-Nanterre)
10:45 - 12:15 Panel 4: The Many Faces of Sports Arbitration
- Despina Mavromati - Burden and Standard of Proof in Sports Arbitration: Law and Practice
- Hubert Radke - Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) as a “Lawmaker”: The Creation of Global Standards of Basketball Contracts through Consistent Arbitral Decision Making.
- Burak Gemalmaz - Applicability of Human Rights Standards in Turkish Football Arbitration: The Potential Contribution of the European Court of Human Rights
12:15 - 13:15 WISLAW Lunch talk
13:15 - 14:45 Panel 5: The Boundaries of Sports Competitions: Competition law and the Private Regulation of Sport
- Salil K. Mehra - Sports, Two-Sided Markets and the Dilemma of Amateurism
- Katherine K. Porter - Fraser Revisited: Major League Soccer’s Unique Governance Structure as a Single-Entity Sports League
- Rusa Agafonova - International Skating Union v. European Commission: Is the European Sports Model under Threat?
15:00 - 16:30 Panel 6: (Re-Re-)Regulating the Football Transfer Market and its Actors
- Gregory Ioannidis - Football Intermediaries and Self-Regulation: The Need for Greater Transparency Through Disciplinary Law, Sanctioning and Qualifying Criteria
- Richard Parrish & Vanja Smokvina - Promoting and Supporting Good Governance in the European Football Agents Industry
- Cem Kalelioglu - FIFA International Transfer Certificate Disputes Before the Court of Arbitration for Sport