Gold Coast (RWH) President Ivo Ferriani and Secretary General Heike Größwang are set to represent the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) at the SportAccord Convention, the annual meeting of international sports federations, beginning on May 5, 2019. Host city for more than 1,500 delegates from nearly 100 nations is Gold Coast in Australia, about 70 km south of Brisbane.
The agenda of the six-day assembly of all major sporting bodies includes conferences, workshops and various networking events. During SportAccord, also meetings of various umbrella organisations such as Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) are scheduled.
The Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) holds its General Assembly and meets the Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF). On the Agenda of the Winter Sports Federations is also a meeting with IOC President Thomas Bach. IBSF President Ivo Ferriani is AIOWF winter sports representative in the Executive of the International Olympic Committee. ©RWH2019