International Football Development Expo 2012

December 7, 2011

The big names on and off the field are all set to descend on AMSTERDAM in December 12-13, ask 2012.

12 months to go and the organisers – Sports Development Marketing (SDM), clinic have 90% of the INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT EXPO 2012 Conference Programme confirmed.

  • How to develop football talent?
  • Best practice on football development issues?
  • What are the drivers in developing elite players, both on and off the field?
  • Did the FIFA World Cup Leave a football legacy?
  • How does Barcelona FC develop football talent and why the culture is nearly as important as player development?
  • Social inclusion in football, racism in football – what needs to change?
  • The development strategies from KNVB, German FA, The FA.
  • Coaches BV, Dutch Professional Coaches Association to give major insight.
  • The future of football development in 20 years.

The above issues are only some of the topics with world class leaders in their respective fields already confirmed.

Over 500 professional clubs will be invited, as well as 208 football associations and numerous football leagues.

Confirmed speakers are: Robin Russell (Sports Path International), Gerard Houllier (Former Liverpool and Aston Villa Manager), Willi Hink (DFB), Piet Hubers (KNVB), Mick Baikke (The FA), Les Reed (Executive Director, Southampton Football Club), Chris Fortuin (South Africa football specialist), Piara Power (Chief Executive, FARE Network – one of the leading individuals advocating social inclusion and the issue of why racism is still an issue in global football).

European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) and many other national associations present in the INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT EXPO 2012 Conference Programme. The world’s most northerly professional football club will be represented – Tromso FC, Norway – to give a global overview of their club and community activities.

The INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT EXPO 2012, scheduled to be a part of the AMSTERDAM 2012 EVENT – the world’s largest Sports Exhibition and Conference(s) Event in 2012.

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