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    Dear Colleagues,

    Further to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) communication of 4 May, which announced the official launch of WADA’s 2021 Code Implementation Support Program (CISP), the Agency is pleased to publish the following schedule for its series of ‘live’, English-only webinars, that will be held in June.

    Date / Time Session Title Speakers Target audience Registration
    3 June

    08:00 EST The new International Standard for Education (ISE) and Guidelines

    [Please note: This webinar is identical to the webinar held on 15 May.] Karri Dawson, Senior Director of Quality Sport at the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport; WADA Education Committee member; and, member of the ISE drafting team

    Tony Cunningham, Senior Manager, Education, WADA
    Anti-Doping Organizations Register here
    10 June

    09:00 EST Risk Assessment and Test Distribution Plan Karine Henrie, Senior Manager, Standards and Harmonization, WADA

    Francesca Rossi, Director of the Testing Department, Agence française de lutte contre le dopage (AFLD)
    Anti-Doping Organizations Register here
    22 June

    09:00 EST Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE): Core Principles and Changes to the 2021 International Standard for TUEs Alan Vernec, Medical Director, WADA

    David Healy, Manager, TUE, WADA

    Katia Alloun, Manager, TUE, WADA
    Anti-Doping Organizations Register here
    We also take the opportunity below to remind stakeholders of the ‘live’, English-only webinars, which were previously announced and that are still to be held in May.

    Date / Time Session Title Speakers Target audience Registration Link
    26 May

    09:00 EST The Most Impactful Changes to the 2021 World Anti-Doping Code Co-drafters of the Code:

    Ulrich Haas, Professor of Procedural and Private Law, University of Zurich

    Richard Young, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, LLP All stakeholders Register here
    27 May

    08:00 EST The Athletes’ Anti-Doping Rights Act – How can Anti-Doping Organizations support its Implementation and Promise Ben Sandford, Lawyer, Sandford and Partners; and, WADA Athlete Committee Chair

    Stuart Kemp, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, WADA
    All stakeholders Register here
    WADA developed the CISP to help World Anti-Doping Code (Code) Signatories prepare for implementation of the 2021 Code and International Standards (Standards) that come into effect on 1 January 2021.

    In addition to the CISP resources that are already available on WADA’s Anti-Doping eLearning platform (ADeL), including ‘pre-recorded’ webinars, on a monthly basis, WADA is holding ‘live’ webinars, hosted by WADA personnel and external experts, to further support Code/Standard implementation efforts for targeted audiences and/or regions.

    The Agency will also hold ‘live’ webinars in place of some of the sessions that would have otherwise been delivered during the Agency’s Annual Symposium, which was due to be held in March 2020 but was cancelled due to COVID-19. This includes the webinar referenced above on the Athletes’ Anti-Doping Rights Act; and, will include another one that updates stakeholders regarding the redevelopment of the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS).

    To register for any or all of the above webinars, please simply click on the Registration Links provided.

    Every mid-month, WADA will communicate its live webinar schedule for the following month, prompting stakeholders to register and participate.

    Should you have any questions regarding the above, or specific questions or feedback related to the CISP, please contact WADA at:

    Thank you and best regards,

    World Anti-Doping Agency

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