Conference Programme


Sport: Probing the Boundaries

 

Saturday 2nd December – Sunday 3rd December 2017
Vienna, Austria

 

 

 

Final Conference Programme

 

 

 

 

 Saturday 2nd December 2017

 

 

8:30-9:00 Registration

 

9:00-9:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

9:30-10:00 Ice breakers led by Phil Crisp

 

10:00 -11:15

Session 1 – The Business of Sport

Chair: Andrea Talentino

 

Commercialisation of Indian Sports—a Sea Change

Suresh Lau

 

Taking stock and making sense of match-fixing: new directions for interdisciplinary research

Andy Harvey

 

11:15-11:30 Tea and Coffee

 

11:30-12:30

Session 2 – Sport, Community and Experience

Chair: Sofia Rizzo

 

Leadership, bridging, and group-game engineering: best practice in community sport

Phil Crisp

 

Consuming health and sport in tourism retreats: examining relations between customer experience, satisfaction, subjective well-being, and loyalty

Timo Derriks

 

12:30-14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:15

Session 4 Sports, Culture and Values

Chair: Blynne Olivieri

 

Power play at the Indian Mughal Court: An introspection of physical culture

Parul Gaur

 

What Has Sports Values-Themed Learning Ever Done for US?

Derek Peaple

 

15:15-15:30 Tea and Coffee

 

15:30-16:45

Session 3 – Gendered Experiences in Sport

Chair: Andy Harvey

 

Women in the Wilderness

Blynne Olivieri

 

Gendered Experience at the Gym

Sofia Rizzo

 

CrossFit: My Journey to Healing from Sexual Violence

Sherrie-Lee Petrie

 

16:45 – 17:45 Review of the first day and group discussion

 

18:00 Wine Reception

 

 

Sunday 3 December, 2017


9:00-10:00

Session 5 – Analyzing Sporting Trends

Chair: Derek Peaple

 

Big Data Analytics in Sport: Importance and Implications

Lidija Petrovic

 

A Different Point of View of Pay for Play

Kevin Brown and Antonio Williams

 

10:00-11:15 Group Discussion

 

11:15-11:30 Tea and Coffee

 

11:30-12:30

Session 6 – Power dynamics in Sports Mega-events

Chair: Phil Crisp

 

The Qatar World Cup: A quest for soft power like no other

James Dorsey

 

Sovereignty, Recognition, and Participation at the Olympic Games

Andrea Talentino

 

12:30-14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:15

Round table discussion: Main challenges and opportunities in present-day sport

Moderator: Larry Olmsted

 

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break

 

15:30-16:30 Final Wrap up and Call to Action