(12/01/2019 – AIPS / sportspress.lu) The 82nd AIPS Congress in Lausanne, this very important edition of the annual gathering of the international sports press, national association members and guests will be held from January 21-24, 2019, at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel. Luxembourg will be represented by the president of sportspress.lu Petz Lahure.
Along with important discussions on the ever-changing face of sports journalism, with continental and executive meetings and input from journalists from over 100 nations, the 2019 AIPS Congress will also include the ceremony of the inaugural edition of the AIPS Sport Media Awards.
The Awards Ceremony, scheduled for the evening of January 21, 2019 will celebrate excellence in sports journalism on a worldwide scale, as the award winners across 10 categories are revealed in the presence of the public of sport, of seasoned media professionals, sporting legends and journalists of future generations.
The draft programme of the 82nd AIPS Congress is available below:
January 21, 2019
Arrival of Delegates
Morning: AIPS Executive Committee Meeting
19.00 AIPS Sport Media Awards Ceremony at the Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel
21.00 Gala dinner hosted by HengYuanXiang (HYX) at the Hotel Palace
January 22, 2019
08.30 – 10.30 Continental section meetings
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 13.00 Congress
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch at the Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel
14.30 – 18.30 Congress
From 19.00: Visit to the Olympic Museum and cocktail dinner
January 23, 2019
09.00 – 13.00 Congress
14.30 – 18.00 Congress
January 24, 2019