First Speakers at 10th EFDN Conference Announced

23 January 2018

First Speakers at 10th EFDN Conference Announced

With only two months before the 10th EFDN Conference, the European Football for Development Network is happy to announce the first speakers of the 10th EFDN #Morethanfootball Conference. 

To celebrate the milestone of the 10th Anniversary Conference in Paris on 21st and 22nd March 2018, EFDN has invited speakers from across Europe, who will bring their expertise and experience from a wide range of backgrounds.

Throughout the two-days, we will have the pleasure to welcome speakers, moderators and facilitators that will give presentations, join panels and lead workshops.

It is our pleasure to announce today that Paris Saint Germain Foundation, Real Madrid and Chelsea FC will be present at the EFDN Conference to discuss and share their best practices and knowledge.

We are convinced that the representatives of the Paris Saint Germain Foundation, Real Madrid and Chelsea FC will share their knowledge on different diverse football for development programmes.

Speakers at the 10th EFDN Conference


Paris Saint Germain Foundation

We are please the announce that the Paris Saint Germain Foundation as host of the conference will be one of the keynote speakers of the conference. The Foundation of Paris Saint-Germain Foundation was set up in 2000 and has years of experience in running initiatives focusing on children and young people. Helping young people to find their place in society and reaching out to children in underprivileged neighbourhoods lies at the heart of the Club and the Foundation. At the conference, the Foundation will share their experience and best practices with the delegates.

Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC has joined the European Football for Development Network in 2017 to collaboratively work with football clubs and their community trust from all across Europe. At the conference, the representative of the Foundation their key success factors. EFDN is convinced that the contribution of Chelsea FC Foundation will prove valuable for all attendees due to the outstanding football development programmes of the Foundation that focus on employment, education, social deprivation crime reduction, youth offending and much more.

Real Madrid

Just as Chelsea FC, Real Madrid will be a speaker at the EFDN conference for the very first time. Due to their vast experience in promoting both, in Spain as well as abroad, the values inherent in Sport, the club and its Foundation will provide all delegates with valuable insight into the community work of one of the leading professional football clubs foundations in Spain.

We are grateful to have such promising organisations at the 1oth EFDN Conference that will bring valuable knowledge, perspective and ideas to share with all our delegates from across Europe.