The Ceremony: Celebrating the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration Class of 2015

The 13th annual AISTS MAS in Sport Administration graduation ceremony is the culmination of 14-months of a very deeply passionate and personal endeavour by a group of promising individuals from all over the world.

These partipants have dedicated themsleves to a rigorous and relentless schedule.  Their hard work represents more than a pursuit of a degree. This has been – and continues to be – a journey, which will continually challenge them to be strong and dynamic, yet empathetic key players and leaders.

Key industry professionals, members of the AISTS Foundation Council, Executive and Scientific Committees, faculty, staff and family and friends will be in attendance to welcome the next generation of sport leaders.  

A limited number of seats are available for members of the industry. 

Featuring keynote speakers:
IOC President, Mr Thomas Bach
Google's UX Lead for Social Good, Peter Jin Hong

Thursday 18 February
The Olympic Museum 

Doors open at 6pm with the official ceremony commencing at 6.30pm

The ceremony will be live streamed on YouTube.

Also, follow the ceremony on Twitter #AISTSLive

Practical Information 

Google Maps 
Getting there
Access for wheelchair users and attendees with a disability

The Olympic Museum has ample provision for parking, with the nearby Navigation underground car park, the Beau-Rivage car park, pay-and-display parking along the Quais d’Ouchy and disc parking zones (blue zones) on Avenue de l’Elysée. Make sure you read the car park signs carefully.



Thomas Bach, IOC President

Thomas Bach was born on 29 December 1953 in Würzburg, Germany. Married and a lawyer by profession, he has had a successful career in sports both on and off the field of play. He became an Olympic champion when he won a gold medal in fencing (team foil) at the Games of the XXI Olympiad in Montreal in 1976 and in 2006, he was named as the founding President of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB). Thomas Bach was an athletes’ representative at the XI Olympic Congress in Baden-Baden (1981) and a founding member of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission. He became an IOC member in 1991, was elected as a member of the IOC Executive Board in 1996 and served as an IOC Vice-President for more than 10 years. He has also chaired several IOC Commissions. On 10 September 2013, Thomas Bach was elected as the ninth President of the IOC.

Peter Jin Hong, Google's UX Lead for Social Good

Peter Jin Hong, has been a biologist, UX technologist and humanist for the past 20+ years in the design industry. Insights into human behaviour and humanity has allowed him to be an innovation catalyst. Both, as an award-winning Creative Director and pioneer of User Experience innovation/strategy business units at Hattery Labs, Blast Radius, and Tribal DDB... and for the past 8 years, helping lead the UX innovation for various areas at Google—Search, Gmail (mobile), Google+ Photos, and now for Google's Social Good team. His greatest adventure and accomplishment, however, has been finding the love of his life, and recently becoming a father to an enigmatic baby girl. The profound lessons continue.

AISTS Founders