Securing Sport

‘Securing Sport’, the annual International Sport Security Conference is organised by the ICSS to drive new thinking in the key areas of sport security, safety and integrity.


Securing Sport brings together some of the most influential decision-makers, practitioners and experts to share best practice and to shape the global agenda in these fields.

Securing Sport 2013 had in attendance, over 400 of the world’s key stakeholders in the world of sport, sport security, safety and integrity.

Distinguished panel participants included:

  • H.E. Major General Dahlan Al-Hamad (International Association of Athletics Federation Vice President and President of Qatar Atheletics Federation)
  • John Abbott (Chairman, Integrity in Sport Initiative, INTERPOL)
  • Richard Caborn (Former Minister of Sport, HM Government of the United Kingdom)
  • Moya Dodd(Vice President, Asian Football Confederation)
  • Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros (CEO, European Professional Football Leagues)

In 2012 the two-day event provided a unique forum for over 300 international stakeholders
to collaborate on a variety of areas and enhance the future of sport security, safety and integrity.

Distinguished panel participants included:

  • Hassan Al-Thawadi (General Secretary, Supreme Committee: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™)
  • His Excellency Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein (FIFA Vice President)
  • Bernard Lapasset (Chairman, International Rugby Board)
  • Haroon Lorgat (Chief Executive, International Cricket Council)
  • Dimitry Mosin (Director of Strategic Planning, 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™)
  • Danny Jordaan (CEO, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™)
  • Horst R. Schmidt (Deputy President, 2006 FIFA World Cup GermanyTM)
  • Alan Rothenberg (Chairman and CEO, 1994 FIFA World Cup USATM)

The first edition was staged by the Qatar International Academy for Security Studies (QIASS)
and the ICSS where 150 key figures from the world of sport and security addressed a number of key issues.

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