World Congress Committee


The World Congress Committee is responsible for the smooth organisation of the ISPO World Congress, and does in particular oversee the following tasks:

  • management of scientific programme
  • management of industry exhibition
  • management of committees and partner organisations
  • branding
  • international marketing strategy and execution
  • international congress communication
  • industry relations and international fundraising, in close collaboration with local fundraising
  • overall budget management
  • selection and management of local PCO for logistics and management

Composition - World Congress 2023

  • Claude Tardif (Chair)
  • Marlo Ortiz (Co-Chair)
  • David Constantine
  • Edward Lemaire
  • Jon Batzdorff
  • Deirdre Desmond
  • David Rusaw