Sports Law Bar Association (SLBA) Winter Conference 2021

03 December 2021 - 11:30



Topics for discussion include

11.30 Opening: Susan Ahern BL, Chair, SLBA
11.35 to 11.45 Address by Cian Ó Lionáin, Assistant Secretary (Tourismand Sport), Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
11.45 to 1.00 Session Introduction from Paul McGarry SC
From Bidding and Winning to Setting Up Shop: Linda Hoey, Rugby World Cup Ltd and Warren Deutrom, CEO, Cricket Ireland.
From Startup to Delivery – The Major Events Team in action: Trudy Lindblade, CEO, 2023 Cycling World Championships and Garret Tubridy, Programme Director, Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017
Moderator: Susan Ahern BL
1.00 to 1.10 Hot Topic: Human Rights, Louise Reilly BL
1.10 to 2.00 Break
2.00 to 2.50 From Contracts to Fan Engagement – The Commercial Programme: Áine Power, Deputy Legal Director of the FEI (International Equestrian Federation), Fintan Drury, Chief Executive, Platinum One Group, Jim Aughney, Race Director, KBC Dublin Marathon, Moderator: Mr Justice Frank Clarke
2.50 to 3.00 Hot Topic:  Sustainability, Trudy Lindblade, CEO, 2023 Cycling World Championships
3.00 Finish


The Sports Law Bar Association (SLBA) strongly supports the Irish Justice Community Response to the Afghan Crisis, and we will be raising awareness of this through the conference.

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The SLBA Winter Conference 2021 is open to all.

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