Agenda

Day 1 – Wednesday 21 March 2018

08:00 Welcome Coffee/Tea & Networking

09:00 Welcome and Overview of the Symposium

  • MC: Benjamin Cohen, Director, European Office & International Federations Relations, WADA
  • Speaker: Oscar Tosato, Municipal Councillor, Director of Sports and Social Cohesion, City of Lausanne

09:25 Keynote Address – From a Turbulent Time to a Fit Future

  • Speaker: Sir Craig Reedie, President, WADA

09:45 A Look at WADA’s Strategic Priorities

  • Speaker: Olivier Niggli, Director General, WADA

10:15 Coffee/Tea Break & Networking

10:45          Rebuilding Anti-Doping in Russia

  • Speaker: Rob Koehler, Deputy Director General, WADA
  • Moderator: James Fitzgerald, Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications, WADA
  • Roundtable:
    • Richard Budgett, Medical and Scientific Director, IOC
    • Yury Ganus, Director General, RUSADA
    • Rob Koehler, Deputy Director General, WADA
    • Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, International Expert within RUSADA
    • Nicole Sapstead, CEO, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD)
    • Günter Younger, Director, Intelligence and Investigations, WADA (and Member of the Independent Commission 2015)           

          Q&A Session with the panelists  

THEME: ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF ANTI-DOPING PROGRAMS

12:10 Code revision:  Effective rules 3.0

  • Speaker: Julien Sieveking, Legal Director, WADA

12:25 Ensuring accountability for all – The New International Standard for Code Compliance

  • Speaker: Jonathan Taylor, Chair, WADA Compliance Review Committee

12:45 Lunch & Networking

14:15 One Year since the Code Compliance Questionnaire – What more can be Done to Enhance Global Anti-Doping Quality?

  • Speaker: Frédéric Donzé, Chief Operating Officer, WADA

14:35 Code Compliance Monitoring – the ADOs’ Perspective

  • Moderator: Anne Cappelen, Director Quality Management, Anti-Doping Norway (ADN) (and WADA External Auditor)
  • Roundtable:
    • Shin Asakawa, Chief Executive Officer, Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA)
    • Colin Grahamslaw, Secretary General, World Curling Federation (WCF)
    • Dr. Michel Léglise, Chair, Medical Commission, International GymnasticsFederation (FIG)
    • Dr. Eva Nyirfa, Legal Counsel, International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)
    • Japhter Rugut, CEO Kenyan NADO
    • Tim Ricketts, Director, Standards & Harmonization, WADA

                Q&A Session with the panelists

15:30 Coffee/Tea Break & Networking

THEME: NEW MEANS FOR ADVANCING CLEAN SPORT

16:00 The Anti-Doping Charter of Athlete Rights – Update and Engagement

  • Speakers: Beckie Scott, Chair, WADA Athlete Committee
  •                  Ben Sandford, Member, WADA Athlete Committee
  • Moderator: Rob Koehler, Deputy Director, WADA

16:45 The New International Testing Agency (ITA) 

  • Speaker: Valérie Fourneyron, ITA Chair

17:10 Wrap-up of the Day

  • Speaker: Linda Hofstad Helleland, Vice-President, WADA; Minister of Children and Equality, Norway 

17:20 – 19:00 Cocktail & Networking

Day 2 – Thursday 22 March 2018

08:30 Welcome Coffee/Tea & Networking

09:00 Welcome and Overview of the Symposium

  • MC: Benjamin Cohen, Director, European Office & International Federations, WADA

09:05          Investing in Anti-Doping to protect Clean Sport

  • Moderator: René Bouchard, Advisor, Government Relations, WADA
  • Panel: Sir Craig Reedie, President, WADA
  •             Thierry Borra, Founder & CEO, Sport Matters Consulting
  •             Prof. Jean-Loup Chappelet, Professor IDHEAP, University of Lausanne
  •             Barbara Slater, Director, BBC Sport

 09:55            The Speak Up! Whistleblower Program: Where do we Stand One-Year Post Launch?

Speaker: :    Gunter Younger, Director Intelligence and Investigations, WADA

 10:25            Safeguarding the Doping Control Process with Sustainable Security Bottle Supply

Speaker: :    Tim Ricketts, Director, Standards & Harmonization, WADA

10:50 Coffee/Tea Break & Networking

THEME: HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS SUPPORTING CLEAN SPORT

11:20        Increased Collaboration through WADA’s Online Education Platform

      • Speaker: Tony Cunningham, Manager, Education, WADA

11:40        ADAMS Next Generation:  Optimizing for Higher Performance and Usability

      • Speaker: Stuart Kemp, Deputy Director, Standards and Harmonization (Principal, ADAMS Advancement), WADA

12:00         Ensuring Data Protection

      • Speaker: Daniel Cooper, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

12:20         Q&A Session with the three speakers

      • Tony Cunningham, Manager, Education, WADA
      • Stuart Kemp, Deputy Director, Standards and Harmonization (Principal, ADAMS Advancement), WADA
      • Daniel Cooper, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

12:40 Lunch & Networking

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Contact

For general queries relating to registration, accommodations and visas, please contact:

Ms. Claudia Furnari

Event Coordinator

Lausanne Tourisme
Av. de Rhodanie CP 975
1001 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 21 613 73 13
Fax: +41 (0) 21 616 86 47
E-mail: furnari@lausanne-tourisme.ch

For queries relating to the content of the Symposium, please contact:

Ms. Laetitia Zumbrunnen

IF Relations Manager

World Anti-Doping Agency
Maison du Sport International
Av. de Rhodanie 54
1007 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel : +41 (0) 21 343 43 44
Fax : +41 (0) 21 343 43 41
E-mail : laetitia.zumbrunnen@wada-ama.org

14:00 – 17:30 PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS –  SESSION 1

Pre-Games Taskforces: Past, Present and, Future Sharing Experiences of Storage and Re-Analysis Programs Moving from Testing to Strategic Testing International Cooperation – Latest Development and Success Stories
14:00 – 15:30 All
Session 1A
NADOs, RADOs
Session 1B
All
Session 1C
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee/Tea Break & Networking
16:00 – 17:30 All
Session 1D
All
Session 1E
IFs & MEOs
Session 1F

14:00 – 17:30 SPECIAL GOVERNMENT WORKSHOPS – SESSION 2

Government session
14:00 – 14:45

Session 2A – Global Anti-Doping Governance (WADA, UNESCO, One Voice Committee) – Roles and Responsibilities – Who Does What? What are their Priorities Moving Forward? How Do we Ensure that there are Complementarities?

For Governments & NADOs/RADOs

14:45 – 15:30

Session 2B – The Manufacture, Sale and Supply of Prohibited Substances – What is Being Done?  What are the Challenges?

For Governments & NADOs/RADOs

15:30 – 16:00 COFFEE/TEA BREAK & NETWORKING
16:00 – 17:30

Session 2C Governments / NADO-RADO : how to ensure an effective relationship?

For Governments & NADOs/RADOs

17:30 End of Day

17:45 Departure for the Chocolate Experience (optional social activity)

Day 3 – Friday 23 March 2018

08:30 Welcome Coffee/Tea & Networking

09:00 – 12:30 PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS – SESSION 3

Intelligence & Investigations Ensure your Organization Makes it Right on Data Protection Dealing with the Consequences of a Laboratory Suspension Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) Building Capacity for New ADO Staff
09:00 – 10:30 NADOs & RADOs & Governments
Session 3A
IFs & MEOs
Session 3B
All
Session 3C
Developing ADOs
Session 3D
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break & Networking
11:00 – 12:30 IFs & MEOs
Session 3E
NADOs & RADOs & Governments
Session 3F
Advanced ADOs
Session 3G
New AD staff
Session 3H

12:30 Lunch & Networking

13:30 Final Plenary Session – Summary and Takeaways from the Symposium

      • Speaker : Rob Koehler, Deputy Director General, WADA

14:15 Final Remarks

      • Speaker : Benjamin Cohen, Director, European Office & International Federations, WADA

14:25 End of the Symposium