Has Australia lost its place in the globe’s rankings for sport, are our expectations too high in the new global hierarchy of sporting super- powers? Was the Crawford Review accurate in 2010 and should we focus our investments on community participation?

With the plethora of global sporting events to visit our shores over the next decade, and the rotation of National championships with key states, will these types of sporting events stimulate greater participation and what community impact will they have?

This CEO Thought Leaders Session is a must attend part of the Convention as you will hear from the following

  • To Succeed Globally We Need to Invest in Future Generations and Link Their Progression to a Podium Strategy – Ben Houston, Chair, Commonwealth Games Association and Chief Executive Officer, Australian Sailing
  • Brisbane 2032 – A New Generation of Legacy Thinking – Ian Chesterman, President, Australian Olympic Committee
  • Benefits of a Global Event and the Legacy It Leaves to the Local Economy and Community – Jane Fernandez, Chief Operating Officer Australia, FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia New Zealand 2023 at FIFA
  • Australia’s Strategy to Grow Events over the Next Decade Has Already Started, What Should We Expect in the Run Up to Brisbane 2032 and How Can the Industry Get Involved – Jo Da Rocha, Assistant Secretary, Policy and Programs, Office for Sport, Australian Government Department of Health
  • Performing on a Global Stage Can Motivate and Impact Communities Locally – Tal Karp, Chief Executive Officer, The Y Australia; Director, Australian Grand Prix Board
  • The Role of State Government Connecting Major Events with Community Participation Strategies – Kylie Taylor, Chief Executive, SA Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing

For more information on the program visit www.nationalsportsconvention.com.au/program.

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