ITTF & ETTU TABLE TENNIS. FOR ALL. FOR LIFE. FORUM
21 - 22 July 2018 Cluj-Napoca (ROU)
The ITTF and the ETTU are cordially inviting you to the ﬁrst Europe Table Tennis Forum to be held on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July during the STAG 2018 European Youth Championships in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
The Forum that will be driven by the visionary slogan Table Tennis. For All. For Life. will be a unique event consist- ing of three sessions of talks and discussions presented by experts from the ITTF and ETTU. Amongst others, topics include an overview of the new strategic plan and vision of the future of the WTTC, support for National Associations in both professionalism of the sport and fan engagement, and popularisation of Table Tennis among the younger generation.
Thank you to the Romanian Table Tennis Federation for their help and assistance with the organisation of the Europe Table Tennis Forum.
Please refer to the attached agenda for more details on topics, schedule and available ﬁnancial support for your attendance.
We sincerely hope that you will be able to attend the Europe Table Tennis Forum and look forward to receiving your online entries at this link on or before Monday 2nd July 2018.
Thomas Weikert Ronald Kramer
ITTF President ETTU President
09:30-10:00 Welcome Remarks by Thomas Weikert, ITTF President and Ronald Kramer, ETTU President
10:00-10:30 ITTF Strategic Plan & Vision by Steve Dainton, ITTF CEO
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:40 Concept of the Future of the WTTC by Matt POUND, Head of Media
11:40-12:20 Match Promotion and Fan Engagement by Jonny Cowan, ITTF European Marketing Manager
15:00-15:40 Guest Speaker
15:40-16:20 How ITTF can Help Professionalize our Members by Raul Calin, ITTF Secretary General and Michael Brown, ITTF CFO & Head of Continental Development
16:20-17:00 European Events for All NАs by Sonja Grefberg, ETTU Vice President
17:30-20:00 Visit to the European Youth Championships
09:30-10:10 High Performance & Development Future and Foundation Promotion by Polona CEHOVIN, High Performance & Development Director
10:10-10:50 TT Popularization - How To Attract the Younger Generation to Table Tennis (TBC)
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:20 Round Table: Road to High Performance - Challenges & Opportunities
12:20-12:40 Wrap-up and Forum Takeaways by Ronald Kramer, ETTU President and Steve Dainton, ITTF CEO
Monday 2nd July 2018
ETTU: Richard Scruton firstname.lastname@example.org +44 7870197754
ITTF: Dora Jeler email@example.com