TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH

Key speakers


Prof. Dr. Gudrun Doll-Tepper

Vice President of the German Olympic Sports Confederation and Professor of Sport and educational science at Freie Universität Berlin.


Craig Spence

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer within the International Paralympic Committee.


Mads Andreassen

Head of Activity Development within the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports.


Bjørnar Erikstad

Former Paralympic athlete from Norway.


Our hosts of the day

Silje Norendal

Four times X –Games winner, snowboard

Lena Schrøder

From the Norwegian National Para Ice Hockey team.

Conference program

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH, 13:00 - 15:00 CET


13:00: Opening

With the President of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports, Berit Kjøll, and the Minister of Culture and Equality in Norway, Abid Q. Raja.

13:05: Rise to the challenge

An inspiring story by Bjørnar Erikstad, former Paralympic athlete from Norway.

13:20: Our Proud Paralympic history

Presented by Craig Spence from the International Paralympic Committee.

13:30: On the Road to Inclusion

Sport including Parasport in Germany – Structures, Developments and Perspectives”, by Prof. Dr. Gudrun Doll-Tepper, vice president of the German Olympic Sport Confederation

13:40: Joy of Sport for All - the Norwegian Model

By Mads Andreassen in the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sport

13:50: Successes and challenges in para sport

- three different stories presented by the Norwegian Ski federation, the Norwegian Swimming federation and the Norwegian Athletics association.

14:10: The VI Foundation and our initiative in Para Sports

Knut Nystad, CEO of the VI Foundation.

14:20: Panel debate

The key to raising awareness on para sports in the future.Participants:
  • Berit Kjøll, President of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports.
  • Craig Spence, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer within the IPC
  • Jan Petter Saltvedt, Sports Analyst in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Bijora Sardarian, Secretary General of the Norwegian Board Sports Federation
  • Knut Nystad, CEO of the VI Foundation
  • Bjørnar Erikstad, Para Athlete from Norway

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