Opening Ceremony

Friday, 2nd November 2018


Welcome Messages by:
Mr. Georgios LENOS, President of the 24th IASL Congress Organizing Committee, Hellenic Olympic Committee,President of the Sporting Spirit Committee, Lawyer, Greece

Professor Dimitrios PANAGIOTOPOULOS, President of the International Association of Sports Law, Professor of law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Opening Messages by:
Dr.Janez KOCIJANCIC, President of the European Olympic Committee, Board Member of the International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Slovenia.
Majed GAROUB, Lawyer, Chairman of the Saudi Law Training Center, Board Member of IASL, Saudi Arabia

Greetings on behalf of the Participants by:
Lin Xiaoai, Professor of Law, School of Intellectual Property of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Commencement of the 24th IASL Congress by:
Mr. Dimitrios VERVESSOS, President of the Athens Bar Association, Greece

Keynote Speaker
Professor Konstantinos REMELIS, Democritus University of Thrace, Law School, President of the 24th IASL Congress Scientific Committee, Greece
“The participation of ordinary judges in sports jurisdictional bodies in the field of football”.
«Η συμμετοχή τακτικών δικαστών στα αθλητικά δικαιοδοτικά όργανα στο χώρο του ποδοσφαίρου»

Award of
Apollo Nomios (Απόλλων Νόμιος) to Spyridon I. KAPRALOS, President of  the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Greece
by the President of the Organizing Committee and Sporting Spirit Committee Mr. Georgios LENOS and Kalomoira Kotsala, Lawyer in Supreme Court and Counsel of State, Greece.

Response by Spyridon I. KAPRALOS

Presentation of the opening Ceremony by: Spyridoula Spanea, Journalist, Greece

Time Interval 21:30
Formal Reception in the TITANIA Olive Garden, hour 21:30.

Live Music
Piano: Andreas Boutsikakis
Music Artist: Eirini Pefani