18th EFDN Conference Full Programme Announced

10 November 2022

18th EFDN Conference Full Programme Announced

The full programme for the 18th EFDN ‘#Morethanfootball‘ Conference has been confirmed and can be downloaded here!

We have an exciting line-up ahead, featuring presentations, break-out sessions, and networking sessions. The programme is designed to help participants and experts share their knowledge and perspective on CSR and ESG in football.

05.00 pm General Assembly EFDN  
07.00 pm TACBIS Panel & Cocktail party: – ‘Prevalence of colour blindness in elite players and the implications for elite sport’ 

08.00 pm EFDN Welcome dinner 

Tuesday 15 November  

09:00 am Doors open and network sessions 

09.30 am Opening EFDN Conference  

09.45 am Presentation Ferencváros TC – The CSR evolution of Ferencváros 

10.15 am Special Olympics – Football: A Classroom of Development and Inclusion 

10.30 am ‘Tackling Colour Blindness in Sport – the TACBIS Project’ 

10.45 am Online Safeguarding Panel  – Child Online Protection – A must have in a club’s child protection framework? 

11.15 am Morethanfootball Award presentations  

1. Northampton Town FC – Tackling Loneliness  

2. Athletic Bilbao – More than Football, More than Culture 

3. FC Twente – Heya de Keu! – Senior Community FC Twente 

4. Newcastle United – NUCASTLE – Building a United Future 

12:15 pm Coffee Break 

12.30 pm Planet League – Scope F 

01:00 pm Break out session 1 

1. Derby County – Supporting people who with their mental health and wellbeing 

2. Foundation 92 – Foundations for Peace 

3. Dinamo Zagreb – The role of GNK Dinamo in the Community 

4. Sphero in action by NAC Breda & De Rekenwinkel 

01.45 pm Lunch 

02:30 pm EU Sport Policy & Erasmus+: Plans and priorities 

03.00 pm Sustainability panel: For the Fans and the Planet  

03.30pm Walk to breakout 

03.45 am Breakout Sessions 2 

1. Greenfoot: The potential of crowdfunding to drive the energy transition in football 

2. Legia Foundation – We are #READYTOHELP 

3. Valerenga & Stabaek – The Norwegian Street Football Programme  

4. Child Online Protection – A practical approach to include online safety in sport organisations. 

4.30 pm Walk to plenary session        

4.40 pm EFDN Update (Playgrounds Guide/Ukraine Appeal/NBS) 

5.00 pm Closing Day 1 

8:00 pm EFDN More than Football Award Dinner  

Wednesday 16 November 

09:00 am Door open 

10.00 am Opening Day 2 

10.05 pm Panel Gender Orientation and Identity in Football 

10.45 am Networking Roundtables 

11.45 am Coffee Break 

12.15 pm Breakout Sessions 3  

1. Upshot – How to Leverage your Data to meet Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Goals 

2. FC Midtjylland – Identification and utilization of potential and talent outside the field 

3. Special Olympics – Importance of divisioning at Special Olympics events 

4. Shakhtar Social: What football clubs can do during the war? 

01:00 pm Lunch 

02.00 pm Breakout Sessions 4  

1. Ferencváros 1 – Community Champions League: 1 program, 3 projects   

2. Ferencváros 2 – Raising role models: The Fradi Fair Play Commitee 

3. Ferencváros 3 – Legends Forever: Players’ Career Workshops 

02:45 pm  Closing Day 2 EFDN Conference         

03:00 pm End EFDN Conference 

03:30 pm Stadium Tour