Joy and Pain in Sport - Disillusionment and sadness, but also hope and optimism

Book presentation and debate

Brussels, Tuesday March 28, 11.00 - 13.30h


Prof. Dr. Em. Yves Vanden Auweele presents his book JOY AND PAIN IN SPORT.

Followed by a debate with 5 experts from the sports sector.

Organiser: MAKLU & Panathlon International



Welcome by Philippe Vlaemminck, president of Panathlon EU Brussels
Introduction of the author: Patrick Van Campenhout, Board Member Panathlon International

Book presentation by the author Yves Vanden Auweele


Moderator: Walter de Beauvesier Watson, Managing Partner ISICS Group, Lottery- and Sportsintegrity Consultancy

Floor VAN HOUDT, Head of Unit for Sport, European Commission

Marjan OLFERS, Professor Sport Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Severin MORITZER, CEO Play Fair Code, Vienna

Jacques BLONDIN, Head of Regulatory Enforcement, FIFA

Ruben NEYENS, Manager elite-sport of the Flemish Gymnastic Federation

Questions from the public

Finger Lunch

You can attend this meeting (40 seats available); in addition, it will also be viewable via livestream (the link to the livestream will be delivered by e-mail one hour before the book launch). Registration is required.

Practical information

Location: Brussels, University Foundation, Egmontstraat / Rue d’Egmont, 11

Price: Free participation, on-site attendance or follow via livestream; Registration obligatory