Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

IAAF President Sebastian Coe to address Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association conference in Perth

IAAF President Sebastian Coe to address Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association conference in Perth
October 23, 2019

Lord Sebastian Coe, President of world athletics governing body the IAAF, has been revealed as the opening keynote speaker at the 2019 Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) in Perth next week.

Lord Coe, an Olympic gold medal winning athlete turned sport administrator, will present an address centred on breaking boundaries during his time with the IAAF.

Being held at Crown Perth on 30th October and 1st November, the Conference program will offer delegates two days of engaging discussion exploring current issues in sports law, as well as a range of social and sporting events where delegates can form and solidify relationships with industry colleagues.

With the conference theme of ‘Breaking Boundaries’, speakers have been asked to use this theme to challenge, inform and entertain.

Open to sport lawyers and those with a legal interest in sport, the Conference will also feature a range of presentations and panel discussions on some of the most topical issues in sports law, including privacy and data protection, ethical decision making and athlete wellbeing.

The conference will close with a tour of Optus Stadium hosted by members of the project team, who will offer insights regarding legal and operational considerations for Western Australia and stakeholders in bringing the new Perth stadium to life.

Conference events will be spread across Crown Resort and Optus Stadium, as well as the riverbank beside the Swan River in between the two main venues.

Writing on the ANZSLA website, Perth Conference Organising Committee co-chairs Helen McShane and Venetia Bennett commented “we thank all members of the Conference Organising Committee who have worked so hard over the past year to develop the program and organise the conference and social activities, and we thank all the sponsors for their generous contribution to the conference.

“We would particularly like to acknowledge the generous support of the Western Australian Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

“Thanks also to Martin Ross and the ANZSLA Board for its support.

“We look forward to welcoming you to Western Australia for the 29th annual ANZSLA conference - we are excited to host you in Perth.”

Click here for ANZSLA conference information in the Australasian Leisure Management industry calendar.

Images: IAAF President Lord Sebastian Coe (top) and Perth's Optus Stadium (below).

Related Articles

7th October 2019 - Ignoring small crowds IAAF President Sebastian Coe describes World Athletics Championships Doha as ‘the best in history’

2nd October 2019 - IAAF embarrassment at tiny attendances at Doha World Championships

28th September 2019 - Two million attend Optus Stadium events in 2018

19th September 2019 - Cox Architecture and Hassell sued by builder over work at Perth’s Optus Stadium

31st July 2019 - Court judgement stops Caster Semenya competing at IAAF World Championships

24th July 2019 - Athlete rights crucial to sporting integrity

15th February 2019 - Australian Parliament to consider legislation to strengthen sporting integrity

13th February 2019 - Sport Australia welcomes creation of new integrity agency

12th February 2019 - Federal Government announces new body to safeguard the integrity of Australian sport

8th February 2019 - SportAccord Gold Coast conference features key topics for sport lawyers and administrators

8th January 2019 - IAAF installs air quality monitor at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre

31st October 2018 - Sport NZ seeks public views on sporting integrity

28th August 2018 - Australian cricket unhappy at recycling of corruption claims

15th August 2018 - FIFA removes ‘corruption’ from newly amended code of ethics

26th June 2017 - ICSS establishes anti-corruption unit to back sports industry investigations

4th December 2016 - adidas ends IAAF sponsorship, ASICS steps in

10th May 2016 - China sports ministry accused of inaction over corruption

18th May 2016 - ANZSLA invites nominations for 2016 Awards

3rd December 2014 - Sports lawyers suggest ASADA lacks evidence to convict Essendon players

13th June 2012 - ANZSLA introduces contribution to sport and sports law award


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

GEOFF NINNES FONG AND PARTNERS

Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Venues

 
 

SWIMPLEX AQUATICS

Swimplex Aquatics are a world-class company dedicated to the commercial pool, waterslide industry. We are Australian market leaders servicing all states Australia wide. Swimplex provide a full…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Design / Play / Waterparks

 
 

EventPro

At EventPro Software, we are proudly different from our industry competitors. We have a development-driven culture and 20 years’ experience in event, venue, and catering management software,…

read more

Events / Hospitality / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 
 

Enta Australasia

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing.  19th July 2018 - ENTA…

read more

Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

AAC ID SOLUTIONS

AAC ID Solutions is a leading supplier of identification access wristbands, barcoded wristband tickets, lanyards, membership products and RFID solutions for events and venues, working with thousands…

read more

Access / Marketing / Safety / Ticketing

 
 

HQH FITNESS

HQH Fitness is an international company that specialises in improving the health, fitness and wellness of people everywhere. We are the South Pacific distributors for Total Gym/GRAVITY Education and…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

GreeneDesk

Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Education / Fitness / Technology

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business