Sports Law and Policy Centre Symposium
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi
The second edition of the Sports Law and Policy Centre, Bangalore (SLPC) Symposium will be held on August 17 and August 18, 2018 at the India International Centre, New Delhi. Each year, the SLPC Symposium highlights emerging concerns in the domain of sports law and policy in India, and encourages deeper engagement in the issues to benefit the Indian sports eco-system. The first edition of the Symposium was held on July 15, 2017 at Bengaluru, and brought together over 20 eminent speakers and an audience of over 120 participants. The Symposium was structured around a keynote address, facilitated discussions and presentations on varied topics such as Sports Governance, Sports Commerce, Sports Regulation and Sports Careers. We also released the SLPC publication on the Ten Reforms Indian Sports Administration Needs.
In the context of the increasing professionalisation and commercialisation of Indian sport, the 2018 edition of the Symposium will focus on the following broad themes:
- Sports Broadcasting Regulation in India
- Sports Governance
- Structuring Leagues and Organising Sporting Events in India
- The Emerging Jurisprudence of Athletes' Human Rights in India
This year it is expected that the Symposium will host about 300 participants, 10 international speakers, and 20 Indian speakers.