Elite Athletes: Human beings or commercial assets?
The British Athletes Commission with our Legal provider Lewis Silkin will be chairing an event into whether Elite Athletes are Human beings or commercial assets?
The event will take place on Tuesday 16 June 2015, please see the details below and click here to register
Date: Tuesday 16 June 2015
Time: 5.00pm - 6.15pm (registration and refreshments from 4.30pm, drinks and canapés will be served afterwards)
Location: 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Places are filling up fast for our latest forum, chaired by CEO of the British Athletes Commission Ian Braid.
Join eleven-time Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Grey-Thompson and Richard Downey of Professional Sports Group (agent to the Brownlee brothers) along with our other expert panellists to debate questions like:
•Does sport take the welfare of its athletes seriously enough?
•Are athletes still the most important commodity in the modern commercial/digital sports era?
•Who should decide when the risks of competing are too dangerous?
Following the format of our previous successful forum events, we will again adopt a ‘Question Time’ format to explore whether athletes still matter in the commercialised world of modern sport.
Attendees are invited to submit their own questions for the panel in advance.
If you would like to attend you can register here.
If you have a colleague who would like to attend, or you have any other questions please contact [email protected]
The forum will begin with registration and refreshments at 4.30pm. The discussion will start promptly at 5.00pm and finish by 6.15pm. This will be followed by drinks and canapés, with the evening drawing to a close at 7.30pm.
We look forward to seeing you on 16 June
Lewis Silkin is proud to work in partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC) and its members.
Posted on Wed, June 3, 2015
by Sara Lawson Heath