17th EFDN ‘#Morethanfootball’ Conference – Full Programme announced

21 April 2022

17th EFDN ‘#Morethanfootball’ Conference – Full Programme announced

The full programme for the 17th EFDN ‘#Morethanfootball‘ Conference has been confirmed.

We have an exciting line-up ahead, featuring presentations, break-out sessions, study visits, and networking sessions. The programme is designed to help participants and experts share their knowledge and perspective on CSR and ESG in football.

Monday 9 May Goodison Park – EFDN League & FA meeting

1.00 pm: Welcome
1.10 pm: EFDN More than Football Networks
1.30 pm: Premier League
2.00 pm: UEFA
2.30 pm: FUNDACIÓN LaLiga
3.00 pm: League & FA Roundtable
4.00 pm: Closing
5.00 pm: General Assembly EFDN
7.30 pm: EFDN Welcome dinner (Liverpool Museum)

Tuesday 10 May Anfield Stadium

08.30 am: Doors open and networking sessions
09.00 am: Opening EFDN Conference
09.15 am: Presentation Liverpool FC Foundation
09.45 am: UEFA
10.15 am: Networking Roundtables
11.15 am: Network Coffee Break
11.30 am: Breakout Sessions 1

  1. Eintracht Frankfurt
  2. Changing Places International
  3. English Rugby & Football League
  4. Aston Villa Foundation

12.15 am: Panel: #FootballforPeace with UNHCR, Scort Foundation and Shakhtar Social Foundation
12.45 pm: Lunch

Tuesday 10 May Goodison Park

02.30 pm: Welcome at Goodison
02.45 pm: Presentation Everton in the Community
03.15 pm: Breakout Sessions 2

  1. European Amputee Football Federation
  2. Celtic FC Foundation
  3. Bohemian FC
  4. EFDN Social Inclusion

04.00 pm: Coffee Break
04.15 pm: Breakout Sessions 3

  1. Greenock Morton
  2. Werder Bremen
  3. JOGG
  4. Newcastle United Foundation

05.00 pm: Closing Day 1
05.30 pm: Pick-up from Blue Base
07.30 pm: EFDN Network Dinner (Isla Gladstone Liverpool)

Wednesday 11 May Anfield Stadium

09.30 am: Doors open
10.00 am: Opening Day 2
10.05 am: Roundtables
11.00 am: Networking Coffee Break
11.15 am: Breakout Sessions 4

  1. Burnley FC
  2. The Safeguarding Company
  3. Football for Forest
  4. EFDN Health programmes

12.00 pm: Lunch
01.00 pm: Study visits

  1. Everton in the Community
  2. Everton in the Community
  3. Everton in the Community
  4. Liverpool FC Foundation
  5. Liverpool FC Foundation
  6. Liverpool FC Foundation

02.30 pm: Closing Day 2 EFDN Conference
03.00 pm: End EFDN Conference
03.30 pm – 05.00 pm: Stadium Tour


EFDN is looking forward welcome the members to the second in-person conference since November 2019.

Delegate and Exchange Members can send one representative to the event in Liverpool and request two online tickets for free. Development Members can request two tickets for attending the conference in Liverpool and will also get two free online tickets.

The delegate passes include conference participation, local transport to the study visits (if possible), a welcome evening, lunches, coffee break, and network dinner in Liverpool.



  • Antoine Brandenburg (JOGG) – Healthy football clubs by using a community based approach
  • Esther de Witte (JOGG) – Healthy football clubs by using a community based approach
  • Philipp Hessberger (Eintracht Frankfurt Fussball AG) – ESG strategy at Eintracht Frankfurt – A holistic data-driven approach
  • Tony Hamilton (Celtic FC Foundation) – Celtic FC Foundation in a changing world
  • Filippo Veglio (UEFA) – UEFA’s Football Sustainability Strategy 2030: Strength Through Unity
  • Marc-Andre Buchwalder (Scort Foundation) – Football For Peace

Click here to read more about our confirmed speakers.