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Speakers

Katie Sadleir

CEO Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF)
New Zealand

Katie Sadleir is the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Chief Executive Officer. She joined the CGF from World Rugby, where she was General Manager of Women’s Rugby.

A Commonwealth Games medallist and an Olympian, Katie has a wealth of experience as both an athlete and sports administrator.

She represented New Zealand in synchronised swimming at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games and the Edinburgh 1986 Commonwealth Games, winning bronze in the later event. She served as the Assistant Chef de Mission New Zealand at the Victoria 1994 Commonwealth Games and has attended six editions of the Games.

Katie led the establishment of the New Zealand Academy of Sport network in the late 1990s before becoming General Manager of Sport and Recreation New Zealand (now Sport New Zealand) from 2000-2006.

She has held directorships and senior leadership positions with a number of organisations including High-Performance Sport New Zealand and the New Zealand Swimming Federation.

Katie Sadleir's

Sessions

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Topics: High Performance Culture
    Open to all in-person participants. Pre-registration required.

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

    In-person session
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    High Performance

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

    visibility & voice

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Panel | Paewhiri Kōrero - Male Allies
    This panel will be in Waitakere 1 and will not be streamed to the platform.

    What does it mean to be a male ally for women in sport and physical activity? Panellists will discuss the challenges, the moments that surprised them and the things driving them to be a champion of women in sport.

    In-person session
    11:40am - 12:30pm
    Leadership

    What does it mean to be a male ally for women in sport and physical activity? Panellists will discuss the challenges, the moments that surprised them and the things driving them to be a champion of women in sport.

    visibility & voice

    What does it mean to be a male ally for women in sport and physical activity? Panellists will discuss the challenges, the moments that surprised them and the things driving them to be a champion of women in sport.

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