Speaker 1

Luciano di Fonzo – Deputy Head of the Sport Unit

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

Speaker 2

Roberto Solinas– President Mine Vaganti NGO, Italy 

CMPES director 

Founder, President and CEO, European Project Manager, Formal and Non Formal Education Trainer and Marketing Expert. He is the mastermind behind the strategy and the concept of MVNGO and in charge of all the economic aspects. As director of the Project & Research Hub, Dr. Solinas is responsible of all proposal writing made by MVNGO, and equipped with a vast expertise in various fields such as e.g. Social Entrepreneurship, Intercultural Dialogue, Environmental quests and Education Through Sport represent a plus for the project team. 

Leading web development & social media coverage of MVNGO, Dr. Solinas is in charge of developing MVNGO’s trans-continental network. 

Speaker 3

Dr Maria Grazia Pirina– Vice President, Mine Vaganti NGO, Italy

Co-founder, Vice President, European Project Manager, Trainer, PR, and Communication Expert. Dr. Pirina coordinates the main activities of MVNGO in the field of hosting vocational training, European (ESC), National (SCU) volunteers, and global youth mobility.

Speaker 4

Dr. Christo VelkovVice President Strategic Development Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Region

Christo Velkov is an experienced civil society and philanthropy activist. Born in Bulgaria, he was involved in pro-democracy students’ movements, which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Pursuing business education in Brussels, he started his professional carrier at the European Foundation Centre as the first Grantmakers East Secretary. Subsequently, he has held senior positions at EurActiv Foundation and the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Speaker 5

Alessandro Corrias – Institutional Representative

Regione Autonoma della Sardegna

Alessandro has higher experience in Policy Service for Higher Education and Youth in the Regione Autonoma della Sardegna.

Speaker 6

Prof. Antonio Sánchez Pato (PhD) – Full Professor in Sports Sciences, Professor of Philosophy of Sport Dean of the Faculty of Sport, Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain

Professor in Sports Philosophy, Professor in Sociocultural and Historical Foundations of Sport; Education to sports Values and Olympism; Prof. Sanchez participated / participates in 30 research projects (of which 9 as main researcher) within competitive public calls.

Speaker 7

Dr. Lourdes Meroño García – Master Coordinator, Researcher in Physical Education and health,

Department of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences. Faculty of Sport

Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain

Lourdes Meroño García is a trained educator in sports science and physical activity. She is currently working as a Master coordinator and researcher at Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM) Sports faculty. She has more than 20 published articles in the field of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences.

Speaker 8

Prof. Barbara Mazza – President

Migrant’s Empowerment in Sport Management

Organizzazione e Marketing per la comunicazione d’impresa (CDLM), Italy

Director – Master Communication and Management Sport Events (CMES),

Advisory Member and Account manager Sport centersSapienza Universita’ di Roma, Italy

President of CDLM i Organization and Marketing for business communication, Director of the CMES master (Communication and management of sporting events), Communication Manager of the Sport Services Center of Sapienza, Sapienza Sport and member of the board of directors, member of the University placement commission, member of IRIS, International Research Netowork of Sport Tourism.

Speaker 9

Giovanni Antonio Sanna – Board Member World Baseball Federation, Switzerland

Mr. Sanna has Thirty years of experience in business relationships in various sectors. excellent knowledge of national and international sport sector and events. Currently he is commission member of the Softball World Tournament, that is allocated Lausanne. (Switzerland)

He is a project manager and co-owner of Nuoro Softball Club, and was member of board of Italian (FIBS) and European Baseball softball Federation.

Speaker 10

Alexandra Vasina –Former Synchronized Swimming Olympic Athlete and World Champion, Synchronized swimming coach, aqua gym instructor,ASD Nuoto club, Italy

Former Head of marketing department at Bosco di Ciliegi Group and BoscoSport department, in Moscow. She graduated in sociology with a specialization in communication at the Moscow State University, and in physical culture and sports Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, Moscow (Russia). 

Speaker 11

Dr. Pedro Daniel Castelo Branco Miranda DiasOlympic Athlete

MEMOS Alumni and Director of Sport Evolution Alliance

Dr: Dias is an Olympic Judoca, with extensive experience in the Erasmus + Sport Programme, mainly as a project manager. He has a Degree in Sports Management and Administration and successfully finished the Executive

Masters in Sport Organizations Management (MEMOS) from the International Olympic Committee

Expert in the organization of multi sport events at national and international level, Dr. Dias is a member of the Portuguese Olympic Athletes Association, the Olympic Academy and the Panathlon Club of Lisbon.

Speaker 12

Prof. Rafael Timón Andrada PhD – full Professor at Faculty of Sport Science

University of Extremadura (UNEX). Spain

Prof. Rafael Timón Andrada holds a Ph.D. degree of Exercise Physiology at University of Extremadura. Completed his undergraduate degree in Andrada Sports Sciences and having Teaching certificate (Postgraduate). Andrada is a Research Associate Professor in the field of research at Manchester Metropolitan University (England) (June-August, 2006) and Sport and Health Research Center (Evora, Portugal) (June-August 2007).

Speaker 13

Prof. Bruno Avelar Rosa PhD– Qantara Sports

visiting Professor at the University of Coimbra (Portugal)

Bruno Avelar Rosa is a senior partner at Qantara Sports, a consulting firm specialized in sports industry that works supporting public and private organization, mainly in middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa, in reaching their goals. Based in Portugal, he advises a wide range of international clients. Bruno’s areas of expertise are sports policy, sports development and sports education.

Speaker 14

Carlos De Cárcer Hurtado- Director

Mundo en Movimiento a programme to integrate refugees by football related activities(Spain)

Speaker 15

Dr. Cheikhna Fadel Fall – Programming Manager, Future Lab,(Italy)

Speaker 16

Marco Miotti –Representative Sports Events department at Italian Volleyball Federation (FIPAV)

Experienced Team Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Strong support professional skilled in Event Planning, Sports Management, Coaching, Advertising, and Italian.

Speaker 17

Giampiero Barrocu – Director, Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti (UISP) –Sassari

Head of the training area for the UISP territorial committee of Sassari, graduated in foreign languages and literature and specialized with a master’s degree in human resources management.

He works for the Environment sector of the Municipality of Sassari, he deals with communication and awareness raising activities

Speaker 18

Dr. Andrea Budroni – President, FC Sassari Torres Femminile

Andrea, who has extensive and excellent knowledge and experience in sports and management, joined Torres Femminile in 2015 and became the director of this team. With the activities and steps he has taken, he is always open to develop himself more and more in his field and to share his experiences with others.

Speaker 19

Dr. Salvatore Boeddu – President, ASD Scuola Calcio Polisport Nuoro

Programming Officer and Head of the European EDIC Information Center Municipality of Nuoro

Salvatore has various roles: – Dean of information and communication on the Union. – European, Local authority official, – Expert in education for European citizenship, universal civil service, Head of football school.

ASD Scuola Calcio Polisport Nuoro in which he is president is involving in Erasmus+ and Salvatore has an experience in Erasmus+ mobility such as implementation of Youth Exchange in sport field.

Speaker 20

Dr. Vince Esguerra – faculty research coordinator, instructor College of Teacher Education, Department of Secondary Education, University of Palawan,Philippines

Prof. Esquerra teaches “mapeh” subjects among undergraduate students taking up music, arts, physical education, and health as their field of specialization. Also, an affiliate faculty of the CTE graduate department. As research coordinator, with the college unit research activities, he executes researches, creates baseline study’s that of use for various professionals and agencies through research outputs.

Speaker 21

Dr. Marlon U. Saludarez,

Department of Secondary Education, University of Palawan,Philippines.

Mr. Marlon U. Saludarez received his PhD degree in Research Work (Forestry) from Nueva Vizcaya State University, Bayombong campus, Bayombong, Nueva Vizzcaya in 2021, with 42 units in PHD Science Education major in Biology in 2016 and received his MA degree in Biology from Saint Mary’s University, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya in 2013. And received his BS Forestry degree from the University the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna in 2003. He deals with social and behavioral researches, science education, biodiversity, environmental health, conservation biology, forest and environmental management researches.

Speaker 22

Prof. Maik Fischer – Head of the TrENDi Start-up Service and Project Coordination ‘Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Sports’ at University of Vechta, owner Domhan Vision, Germany

Maik holds a Master degree in Business Admistration & Economics and has vast experience in the field of entrepreneurship and sports. He has been working in the football industry for over ten years. He worked for Rangers FC in Glasgow and Watford FC in the English Premier League. At both clubs he had close links with the Community Departments and at Watford he was part of the Award winning Community Trust team. In Germany, Maik worked for several football clubs as well (e.g. Hamburg, Hertha Berlin and Werder Bremen etc.) After spending some time with the “Arsenal in the Community”-Department in London, Maik played an integral role in Domhan Vision setting up its charity subsidiary “GO-and-DO.it Foundation”.