Professional Football Conference to share insights into activities and projects on men’s football 

17 Nov 2021
  • Virtual meeting with broader global football community

  • Professional football stakeholders – including clubs and leagues – invited to take part

  • Presentations and Q&A sessions on transfer system and international match calendar on the agenda 

FIFA will host an online Professional Football Conference for men’s football on 24 November, giving stakeholders around the world the chance to discuss the future of the global game.

 FIFA President Gianni Infantino will deliver an opening speech, followed by presentations from FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development, Arsène Wenger, and Emilio García Silvero, FIFA’s Chief Legal & Compliance Officer.

Information will also be provided on topics including the reform of football’s transfer system and the ongoing, wide-ranging review process of the international match calendar. Engagement with the community on similar topics for professional women's football are also planned for the future.

The virtual conference will comprise two 90-minute sessions, one starting at 11:00 CET in English and the other starting at 17:00 CET in Spanish, with simultaneous interpreting into French, German, English and Spanish for both sessions. 

The event will be open to all professional football stakeholders, with a particular focus on club and league executives. 

Only those registering here with a corporate email address will be selected. 

The sessions illustrate FIFA’s commitment to engaging with all stakeholders on football activity for the global benefit of the game.