FITS Forum Confirms Lineup -- Conferences & Conventions

(ATR) Also, Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific extends speaker list; City Events early bird registration is open.

(ATR) More than 40 speakers have been announced for the Financial Integrity & Transparency Forum hosted by the International Centre for Sports Security.

Organizers call the lineup world-class, featuring influential leaders in sport, finance and governance.

Speakers include president of the ICSS, vice president of the World Bank, current and former members of UEFA and the Premier League as well as a former deputy secretary of Homeland Security for the USA.

The ICSS says the forum will "seek to address the critical next steps for sport and is part of the ICSS’ ongoing drive to develop a robust, coordinated, international approach to protecting sport in the face of the huge economic and commercial growth of the industry."

For delegates interested in attending the event, please register here.

To apply for media accreditation, please submit your application here before 5pm BST, Friday 21 August 2015.

The forum will take place from September 3-4 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Stadia & Arena Bolsters Speakers List

Six more speakers in the sports venue industry have been confirmed as speakers for the Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2015 conference taking place this September.

This brings the total number of confirmed speakers to more than 50 at what organizers call a must-attend event. Organizers attribute this to the fact Asia will host the next three Olympics following the Games in Rio in 2016.

"With Asia Pacific offering an unrivaled number of sports venue development opportunities over the next eight years, with the region playing host to the 2018 Winter Olympics, 2018 Commonwealth Games, 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Summer Olympics, Singapore is definitely the place to be this September if your company wants to secure involvement in any of these projects," organizers say.

Newly confirmed speakers include Trevor Easley of Host Country Security Design, Brian Morris of the Melbourne & Olympics Park Trust and Jin Teik Oon of the Singapore Sports Hub.

Also confirmed as the closing keynote speakers are members of the Disney Institute Alice Edinger and Wing Tan, two top executives within the company.

The early bird delegate promotion for the event has been extended to August 14.

Around the Ringsis an official media partner of Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2015.

City Events

Early bird registration for City Events is open.

The sixth City Events conference will be take place in Paris, and dates for the conference are Nov. 17-18.

Conference attendees who register before July 31 will receive 15 percent discounts on tickets at the price of$752.Registration from Aug. 1 to Nov. 16 will cost $886

Tickets include access to all conference sessions over both days, access to the networking space, the gala, promotional codes for partnering hotels in Paris, and invitations to the cocktail party on Nov. 17.

Around the Ringswill serve as a media partner for the 2015 City Events Conference.

More information about the conference will be posted here when announced.

Conference Schedule

SPONSORs Sports Venue Summit: Sept. 1-2

Financial Integrity & Transparency Forum: Sept. 3-4

Future Sporting Infrastructure Summit: Sept. 14-16

Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2015 : Sept. 28-30

IPC VISTA Conference: Oct. 7-10

Smart Cities & Sports Summit: Oct. 12-14

TAFISA World Congress: Oct. 14-18

International Health & Wealth Conference: Oct. 15-17

Stadium Business Design & Development Summit: Oct. 20-21

Host City Conference: Nov. 9-10

City Events: Nov. 17-18

Para-Athletics Coaches Conference:Dec. 12-13

SPORTELAsia 2016: Mar. 15-17, 2016

International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport: Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2016

International Sports Convention:Dec. 7-8, 2016

Written by Kevin Nutley

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