World Hockey Forum 2017

List of events 

December 13 – 15, 2017

Moscow, Radisson Royal Moscow Hotel, Congress Park

PROJECT:

Time Event
DECEMBER 13 (WEDNESDAY)
12.00-19.00 Arrival of Forum participants. Accreditation. Radisson Royal Moscow Hotel
18.00 19.00-22.00 Transfer to the Park Legends (VTB Arena) Welcome reception at Park Legends (VTB Arena) Game CAN-KOR
DECEMBER 14 (THURSDAY)
09.00-10.00 Registration. Welcome coffee-break
10.00-10.30 World Hockey Forum opening ceremony

Moderator – Victor Gusev, First Channel TV-company, Russia

Officials:
Arkady Rotenberg, Chairman of the RIHF Executive Board
Vitaly Mutko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation in charge of Sports, Tourism and Youth Policy
Pavel Kolobkov, Minister of Sports of Russia
Aleksandr Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee
René Fasel, IIHF President
Vladislav Tretiak, RIHF President
Gennady Timchenko, Chairman of the KHL Executive Board
Igor Levitin, Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation

10.30-12.00

Hall 1

PANEL DISCUSSION “Key Problems of Ice Hockey Development at the Present Stage”

Moderator – Stephen Norris, international performance and development consultant.

Panel members:
René Fasel, IIHF President
Vladislav Tretiak, RIHF President
Teemu Selänne, The owner of “Maurice Richard Trophy”, participant of the six Olympic Games, Finland
Mats Näslund, Olympic champion, winner of the Stanley Cup, World Champion, Sweden
Thomas “Tom” Renney, Chief Executive Officer of Hockey Canada
Shoichi Tomita, IIHF Life Member, Japan

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break
12.30-14.00

Hall 1

 

Panel Session “Strategies and Techniques for Augmenting the Popularity of International Ice Hockey Competitions”

Moderator – Victor Gusev, First Channel TV-company, Russia;

Presentation:
Roman Rotenberg, RIHF First Vice President

Panel members:
Henrik Bach Nielsen, President of the Danish Hockey Union
Thomas “Tom” Renney, Chief Executive Officer of Hockey Canada
Sergey Gontcharov, IIHF Council Member, Chairman of IIHF Officiating Committee, Deputy Chairman of Belarusian Ice Hockey Association
Franz Reindl, IIHF Council Member, Chairman of the IIHF Competition & Coordination Committee, President & CEO of 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, DEB President, Germany
Dmitry Chernyshenko, KHL President, Russia
Igor Larionov, Olympic champion, winner of the Stanley Cup, World Champion, Russia
Thomas Jefferson WU, IIHF Vice President and Chairman of the IIHF Asian Committee, Switzerland

14.00-15.00 Lunch break
15.00-16.20

Hall 1

Academic panel “Analysis of the Factors Influencing the Development of Ice Hockey in the Global World: Studies of Various Scientific Schools”

Moderator – Dr. Sergey Altukhov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Presentation:
Professor John Nauright, University of North Texas, USA

Panel members:
Professor Michel Robidoux – University of Ottawa, Canada
Professor Guillaume Bodet, University of Lion, France
Professor Dan Mason, University of Alberta, Canada
Professor Zhou Liang-jun, Guangzhou Sport University, China
Dr. Jyri Backman, University of Malme, Sweden
Dr. Brandon Mastromartino, University of Georgia, USA

16.30-17.45

Hall 1

PANEL SESSION “Ice Hockey, Television, Internet: New Opportunities for Cooperation and Growth of Popularity of International Competitions”

Moderator – Roman Skvortsov, Match TV, Russia

Presentation: Bruno Marty, Executive Director ‎Infront Sports & Media AG, Switzerland

Panel members:
Stephen Norris, international performance and development consultant.
Igor Larionov, Olympic champion, winner of the Stanley Cup, World Champion, Russia
Dmitry Sergeev, Rambler&Co deputy general director, Russia
Pavel Pautov, Brics TV general director, Russia
Christoph Mauer, Director, Infront Sports & Media AG, Switzerland
Vasiliy Kiknadze, CEO of the “New Project” Company

18:00 19.00-22:00 Transfer to the Park Legends (VTB Arena) Game RUS – SWE
DECEMBER 15 (FRIDAY)
09.30-10.00 Welcome Coffee-break. Lounge
10.00-11.40 Hall 1 PANEL SESSION “Ice Hockey Development and Promotion Strategies in Asia”

Moderator – Victor Gusev, First Channel TV-company, Russia;

Presentation:
Professor Liu Dongfeng, Shanghai University of Sport, China

Panel members:
Roman Rotenberg, RIHF First Vice President, Russia
Mike Keenan, Head Coach of “Kunlun Red Star”, Canada
Yan-Yu Ngok, Chairman of the Management board “Kunlun Red Star”, China
Doctor Young Hoon Kim, Kyung Hee University, South Korea / University of North Texas, USA
Shoichi Tomita, IIHF Life Member, Japan
Thomas Jefferson WU, IIHF Vice President and Chairman of the IIHF Asian Committee, Switzerland

11.40-12.10 Coffee-break
12.10-13.45 PANEL SESSION “Management, Training and Development of Young Ice Hockey Talents”

Moderator – Daria Mironova, Sport FM radio

Presentation:
Professor Julie Stevens, Brock University, Canada

Panel members:
Professor Yulia Rodygina, Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health, Russia
Pavel Bure, President of the World Legends Hockey League, Russia
Petr Briza, IIHF Council Member, Vice president of CIHA, Chairman of IIHF Youth & Junior development Committee, President HC Sparta Praha
Vladimir Yurzinov, Honored Coach of USSR and Russia
Thomas “Tom” Renney, Chief Executive Officer of Hockey Canada
Mike Keenan, Head Coach of “Kunlun Red Star”, Canada

14.00-15.00 Lunch break
  15.00-16.20 PANEL SESSION “How to Attract Children to Ice Hockey? From Multimedia Products to the Demonstration of a Personal Example”

Moderator – Roman Skvortsov, Match TV, Russia

Presentation:
Igor Baradachev, Deputy Director of the Gennady and Elena Timchenko Foundation, Russia

Panel members:
Alex Morozov, MHL Executive director, Russia
Jari Kurri, General Manager of hockey club “Jokerit’, a Five-time Stanley Cup champion, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Finland
Zsuzsanna Kolbenheyer, Chairwoman of IIHF Women’s Committee, Switzerland
Igor Zakharkin, PhD, Honored coach of Russia, Head methodist of “Ak Bars” academy
Andrey Nikolishin, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, hockey coach

16.30-17.30 SPECIAL PANEL SESSION “Innovative Solutions, Advanced Technologies and New Products in Hockey”.
Presentation of start-upsModerator – Daria Mironova, Sport FM radioPresentations:
Vasiliy Kiknadze, CEO of the “New Project” Company 

Dmitry Dyrmovsky, general director of the Center of speech technologies
Alexander Martynov, general director of the Iceberg company
Mikhail Efimov, deputy CEO “NEC Neva”
18.00 19.00-22.00 Transfer to the VTB Ice Palace (Park of Legends) Game CZE – CAN