Presidents of FIFA and UEFA in Football Talks 2017

Football Talks 2017 promises to consolidate its prominent position as an important stage for reflection about the most structural and pertinent topics in world football. The efforts made to bring the best speakers to the event are again in evidence through the confirmation of the presence of Gianni Infantino (FIFA President), Aleksander Čeferin (UEFA President), Victor Montagliani (CONCACAF President), Alejandro Domínguez (CONMEBOL President),   David Elleray (IFAB Technical Director) and Gary Stevenson (MLS President), among many other illustrious, experienced and well-known personalities linked to the beautiful game.

Keeping in step with the innovative advances of a globalised world, the event will include some surprises and also a forecast of the main future trends we can expect.

Ajaz Ahmed

Founder,

AKQA Agency

UNITED KINGDOM

Aleksander Čeferin

President,

UEFA

SLOVENIA

Alejandro Domínguez

President,

CONMEBOL

PARAGUAY

Andreas Krannich

Managing Director,

Sportradar AG

GERMANY

António Costa

Prime Minister

of Portugal

PORTUGAL

Barbara Slater

Director of Sport,

BBC

UNITED KINGDOM

Daniel Chao

CEO and Co-Founder,

Halo Neuroscience

U.S.A.

David Elleray

Technical Director, International

Football Association Board (IFAB)

UNITED KINGDOM

Florence Hardouin

General Director,

FFF

FRANCE

Gabriele Marcotti

Sports Journalist,

ESPN

ITALY

Gary Stevenson

President,

Major League Soccer

U.S.A.

Geir Thorsteinsson

Honorary President,

Iceland FA

ICELAND

Gianni Infantino

President,

FIFA

Switzerland

Giorgio Marchetti

Deputy General Secretary,

UEFA

ITALY

Jens Bangsbo

Exercise Physiology Professor,

University of Copenhagen

DENMARK

Leonardo Jardim

Manager,

AS Monaco

PORTUGAL

Lin Xiaohua

Vice President,

Chinese FA

CHINA

Lou Jacobs

Co-CEO, Delaware North

Alternate Governor, Boston Bruins

U.S.A.

Nuno Moura

Chief Marketing Officer,

Portuguese FA

PORTUGAL

Nuno Santos

Head of The Story Lab for Iberia and SSA

PORTUGAL

Nuno Teles

CMO – Chief Marketing Officer,

Heineken USA

PORTUGAL

Paul Rawnsley

Director,

Deloitte Sports Business Group

UNITED KINGDOM

Pedro Proença

President,

Liga Portugal

PORTUGAL

Pierluigi Collina

Chairman of the FIFA

Referees Committee

ITALY

Raí Oliveira

President,

CCF Gol de Letra

BRAZIL

Roberto Carlos

FIFA

Legend

BRAZIL

Sarai Bareman

Chief Women’s Football Officer,

FIFA

NEW ZEALAND

Silvio Vigato

Co-Chief Revenue Officer,

Juventus

ITALY

Steve Fox

Principal Engineering Manager,

Microsoft

U.S.A.

Victor Montagliani

President,

CONCACAF

CANADA

Wendell Silva Lira

Professional

videogame player

BRAZIL

Wolfgang Schöllhorn

Professor,

Johannes Gutenberg University

GERMANY

VENUE

Meet our speakers

22-24 MARCH · ESTORIL

ESTORIL CONGRESS CENTRE

Congress Venue

The Estoril Congress Center boasts a privileged location on the Estoril coast, 25 km away from Lisbon airport, and right next to the famous Casino with its surrounding gardens and sea view.

The Estoril Congress Center is the ideal venue for all types of corporate, institutional, cultural and social events. It is the only venue in Portugal with EarthCheck’s Green Venue certification.

It was designed to be widely flexible, with different means of use and state-of-the-art technology. The Estoril Congress Center is suitable to host all types of event and several activities simultaneously.

Address

Avenida Amaral Centro de Congressos do Estoril, 2765 Estoril

GPS: N 38º42’25.00, W 9º23’46.00

The Lisbon Airport is located about 25km from Estoril.

More info:

www.estorilcc.com

How to get there

1. THE LISBON METRO

The Aeroporto metro station works from 6h30 am until 1h00 am. The journey between the Lisbon Airport and Cais do Sodré railway station (train to Estoril) takes 30 minutes. Ticket: 1,25€ + 0,50 for the Viva Viagem card.

2. THE BUS

CARRIS AERO-SHUTLLE No.91, from Lisbon Airport to the Cais do Sodre railway station.

Buses leaves the airport every 20 mins from 07.00am - 23.00pm to Cais do Sodre (last stop).

Currently costs 3.5 Euros. You purchase your ticket from the driver, who also validates it for you.

Takes 20-45 minutes to the city (depending if travelling during the rush hour)and makes quite frequent stops along the journey, along many of the main sights in Lisbon.

The terminus is Cais do Sodre railway station, which is the train station for Estoril.

Bus Nº 208: Cais Sodré – Airport– Estação Oriente (between 0:30 and 5:35)

You purchase your ticket from the driver : €1,75

3. THE TRAIN TO ESTORIL

It is a pleasant 30 minute journey along the coastline, with views of the Monument to the Discoverers and the 25 de Abril Bridge as you leave Lisbon behind. Sit on the left side of the train for the best views. There are frequent trains (every 15-30 minutes) from early morning (6.30 until around 1 am).

Tickets are purchased from either the ticket office, or the green machines (which accept coins, notes and credit cards).

A single ticket costs 2.45 Euros. Tickets must be validated at the yellow machines or turnstyles before boarding the train.

Departure boards are easy to follow, with time of departure and platform clearly displayed. You should take the train that says Cascais.

Estoril is two stops before Cascais (which is the terminus).

Estoril Congress Center is about 3 minutes walking from the Estoril Station. Next to the famous Casino, granted with the surrounding gardens and sea views.

4. Of course, taxis are also a fast way to reach Estoril

They are lined up outside the Airport terminals, and with luggage, it should cost you between 35 and 45 Euros. Be sure to ask for a receipt.

5. Bring your own car (and share it with other passengers)

You can opt for the A5 or Avenida Marginal.

More info http://maps.google.pt/maps?hl=pt-PT&tab=wl

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