Program Hockey Forum

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Themes:

Afternoon:

Introduction; Current Situation in Major European Team Sports

Evening:

Social Get-Together

 

Schedule:

14:30-14:45:

Opening Speech (René Fasel, IIHF)

14:45-15:15:

European Ice Hockey – Identifying Potential for Growth (Horst Lichtner, IIHF)

15:25-15:55:

European Basketball (Jordi Bertomeu, Euroleague Basketball)

16:05-16:35:

European Handball (Michael Wiederer, European Handball Federation)

17:15-17:45:

European Football (Frank Leenders, Value Experience)

17:55-18:25:

European Club Organization (Michele Centenaro, European Club Association)

 

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Themes:

Morning:

European Club Hockey Competition – Which Way to Go?

Afternoon:

Leagues: Structures, Visions, Business Models

 

Schedule:

08:30-09:00:

European Club Competition (Ralph Krueger, Edmonton Oilers)

09:10-09:40:

European Trophy Vision (Timo Everi & Anders Ternbom, European Trophy)

09:50-10:20:

KHL European Vision (Alexander Medvedev, KHL)

11:00-11:30:

Summary of the Cornerstones of a Sustainable European Club Competition (Horst Lichtner, IIHF)

11:40-12:40:

PANEL DISCUSSION – European Club Competition
Among panelists: T. Lehmuskallio (MTV3), B. Marty (Infront Sports & Media), U. Schwarz (Swiss IHA), T. Everi (IFK Helsinki), P. Angell (IEC), K. Yaffe (Consultant), A. Medvedev (KHL)

14:00-14:30:

Modern Team Sport Governance (Thomas Grimm, Consultant)

14:30-15:00:

European Leagues as Potential Stakeholder (C. Feichtinger, Hockey Europe)

15:00-16:00:

Running a Sustainable Hockey Business (Kevin Gilmore, Montreal Canadiens COO)

16:30-17:00:

NHLPA as a Potential Stakeholder (Don Fehr, NHLPA Executive Director)

17:10-18:10:

PANEL DISCUSSION – Reaching Hockey’s Global Potential
Among panelists: D. Fehr (NHLPA), K. Gilmore (Montreal Canadiens), P. Briza (Sparta Prague), G. Tripcke (DEL), F. Reindl (German IHA)

 

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Themes:

All day:

Co-existence: National Teams, Leagues & International Breaks; Open Forum

 

Schedule:

09:00-09:30:

Swiss Model – Association & League United (Marc Furrer, Swiss League)

09:40-10:10:

National Team & Leagues – Coexistence in Harmony (Vladimir Shalayev & Dmitri Kurbatov, KHL)

10:40-11:10:

Reforming National Team Events (Franz Reindl, German IHA; Martin Urban, Czech IHA)

11:20-11:50:

Demand on a Player: How Many Games – And Still Efficient? (Q&A with Slavomir Lener and Ralph Krueger)

13:30-14:30:

PANEL DISCUSSION
With: M. Urban (Czech IHA), P.-J. Lee (Eisbären Berlin), S. Lener (Czech IHA), Hakan Loob (Färjestad), M. Furrer (Swiss League), J. Lindgren (Swedish League)

14:30-15:30:

OPEN FORUM – All Issues

15:30-15:45:

Closing Speech (René Fasel, IIHF)

 
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