Programme announced for 83rd AIPS Congress with live streaming confirmed for AIPS Sport Media Awards gala
Matteo Suanno - AIPS Media
January 27, 2020 – The race towards the 83rd AIPS Congress and 2nd AIPS
Sports Media Awards Ceremony has now reached the final straight.
a week, AIPS will finally inaugurate its long-awaited events in
Budapest. From the highest sphere of the AIPS structure - the EC Members
- to all the protagonists of the Awards, as well as the numerous
delegates and observers representing the national associations, this
three-day meeting will showcase the most international debate on sports
journalism. The Corinthia Budapest Hotel will host the activities.
AIPS has prepared a packed programme, including presentations and panel discussions that will last from February 3 – 6, 2020.
The kick-off day starts with the AIPS EC meeting in the morning. Then in the afternoon, ‘AIPS Meets Gianni Infantino, FIFA President’
inside the Grand Ballroom of the Corinthia Hotel, which will later
become the stage for the scintillating Awards Ceremony of the AIPS
Sports Media Awards in the evening.
Awards gala will be broadcast on Sport 1 television channel in Hungary. Furthermore, a live stream on Facebook will be
available for the second time after Lausanne 2019.
the show, the podium places for each category will be revealed,
alongside the winners of Young Reporter Under 30 categories, and the
chosen journalists for the AIPS Special Awards: “Investigative
Reporting” and “A life in Sport”.
83rd Congress will offically open in the morning of February 4th and it
will be preceded by the meetings of the Continental Sections.
Representatives from World Athletics, IJF, FINA, UEFA, FISU, EHF and the
International Fair Play Committee will then present the latest
developments regarding their organisations.
of the afternoon will also be dedicated to a discussion on
investigative journalism, where a panel of experts will shed light on
the most relevant issues affecting such a delicate branch of journalism.
day two of the congress, the Governor of River State (Nigeria), Nyesom
Ezenwo Wike, will speak about the Real Madrid Academy of Port Harcourt,
after which presentations from the IOC, the Olympic Channel, IFBB, FITEQ
and the Hungarian Chess Federation will follow, alongside two other
panels: “Sport for Youth” and “Empowering women in sports journalism”.
Last but not least, the AIPS Young Reporters will take the floor to
share with the audience some insights regarding recent Young Reporters
programmes, including first-time experiences in Africa, South America
and Saudi Arabia.
Here is the full schedule of the 83rd AIPS Congress:
February 3, 2020
Arrival of Delegates
09.30-13.30 AIPS EC Meeting
17.00-18.00 AIPS Meets Gianni Infantino, FIFA President – Grand Ballroom
18.30 AIPS Sport Media Awards Doors open – Grand Ballroom
19.00 AIPS Sport Media Awards Prelude – Grand Ballroom
19.20 AIPS Sport Media Awards Ceremony – Grand Ballroom
21.00 Gala dinner hosted by HengYuanXiang (HYX) – Valletta I
February 4, 2020
08.00-10.00 Continental sections
10.00-10.20 Coffee break
12.00-12.15 World Athletics – Sebastian Coe, President
12.15-12.30 IJF – Marius Vizer, President
14:30-14:45 UEFA – Martin Kallen, CEO UEFA Events SA
14:45-15:00 FISU – Eric Saintrond, Secretary General
15:15-16:00 Panel: Investigative Journalism
16:00-16:05 International Fair Play Committee - Jenő Kamuti, President
16:05-16.25 Coffee Break
February 5, 2020
9:00-9:15 Real Madrid Academy Port Harcourt – Governor of River State, Nigeria, His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike
9:15-9:30 IOC Press Operations - Lucia Montanarella
9:30-9:45 Olympic Channel Broadcasting Service - Konstas Vernikos
9:45-11:00 Panel: Sport for Youth
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:00 Panel: Empowering women in sports journalism
12:00-12:30 AIPS Sport Media Awards
12:30-12:50 AIPS Young Reporters Programmes
12:50-13:00 FITEQ (International Teqball Federation)
14:30-14:45 IFBB – Rafael Santonja, President
14:45-15:00 Hungarian Chess Federation
15:00-16:00 Continental Section Reports
16:00-16:15 Coffee break
February 6, 2020