Speakers

DR. MARK AUBRY
IIHF CMO

Dr. Mark Aubry is both Chief Medical Officer of the International Ice Hockey Federation and of Hockey Canada, He is also a member of the IOC Medical Commission and Co-Director of the Ottawa Sport Medicine Centre. » more

GARY BETTMAN
NHL COMMISSIONER

Gary B. Bettman has served the National Hockey League as Commissioner since Feb. 1, 1993 and has guided the world’s top professional hockey league through nearly two decades of growth and advancement – on the ice and off. » more



SLAVOMIR LENER
CZECH REPUBLIC

Slavomir Lener has been involved in some of the greatest successes of the Czech National Team. He was assistant coach with the 1996 IIHF World Champions and, with Ivan Hlinka, coached the 1998 Olympic Winter Games gold medallists. » more

MURRAY COSTELLO
CANADA

Murray Costello serves as vice-president of the IIHF, a position he has held since 2008. He played in the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings and has been an IIHF council member since 1998. » more



RENÉ FASEL
IIHF PRESIDENT

Dr. René Fasel was elected IIHF President in June 1994 at the Congress in Venice. The dentist was born in Fribourg, Switzerland, started off in hockey as an amateur player and advanced to international referee. » more

JOHN FURLONG
VANOC

John Furlong was the CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Prior to his appointment at VANOC in 2004, Furlong was the President and CEO for the Vancouver 2010 Bid. » more



RALPH KRUEGER
EDMONTON OILERS

Born in Winnipeg, Man., Ralph Krueger is founder and owner of motivational speaking company Teamlife, Recently named associate coach with the Edmonton Oilers, and was coach of the Swiss National Team at 12 IIHF World Championships and three Olympic Games. » more

UWE KRUPP
IIHF

Uwe Krupp has coached the German National Team since 2005, leading the country to a fourth place finish at the 2010 IIHF World Championship, which took place on home ice and was Germany’s best performance at the tournament in the modern era. » more



TIMO LUMME
IOC

Timo Lumme is the managing director of IOC Television & Marketing Services, the broadcast rights marketing arm of the International Olympic Committee. His responsibilities include developing the IOC’s strategic marketing plan. » more

DR. STEVE NORRIS
CANADA

Originally from England, Steve Norris was the director of Sport Physiology & Strategic Planning at the Canadian Sport Centre Calgary for the past three Winter Olympics (2002, 2006 and 2010), focusing on Canada’s winter sport teams. » more



HAYLEY WICKENHEISER
HOCKEY CANADA

Canadian Hayley Wickenheiser was the first woman to play full time professional hockey in a position other than goalie. Wickenheiser has represented Canada at the Winter Olympics four times, capturing three gold medals and one silver medal, twice being named MVP. » more