(Virtual) Around the World: COVID-19 & Sport
Live webinar begins 11:00a (Phoenix, AZ); 2:00p (Eastern Time)
The global impact of COVID-19 has put a collective pause on the world of sport as we know it, and these unprecedented times will have a far-reaching impact long after the virus subsides. With the NCAA canceling championships, leagues halting seasons, and Olympic athletes at the mercy of the growing pandemic, many questions linger. What impact has been felt thus far? And what should we brace ourselves for when sports make their eventual return? Join us for a global discussion as we share perspectives from around the world.
Joining the conversation:
Ilhaam Groenewald, Chief Director of Maties Sports at Stellenbosch University and Executive Board Member of South African Rugby Union
Simon Chadwick, Director of Eurasian Sport at emlyon Business School
Tracey Holmes, Australian Journalist and presenter on ABC News Radio
Andrés Martinez, Arizona State University Professor of Practice & Journalist
James Skinner, Director for Sports Business at Loughborough University, London
Natalie Welch, Assistant Professor for Sports Management and Sports Marketing at Linfield College, enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Stephen F. Ross, Director for Penn State Institute for Sports Law, Policy, and Research
Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sport Institute
Around the World is the newest live conversation series presented by Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University and Global Sport Matters. Diverse thought leaders and experts will come together virtually to give their perspective on the most relevant issues impacting sport. From their corner of the globe, a rotation of guests will discuss what they’re facing locally, take questions and ideas from a virtual audience, and share solutions that improve the world of sport.