Journal of professional activities

November 1997

  • 3 November: Presentation by Mr Hans Bertels, FIH Executive Director, at the Belgian Olympic Academy in De Panne (Belgium).
  • 5 November: Visit of Mr Tom Dielen, Executive Director of the International Archery Federation, to FIH headquarters in Brussels.
  • 6 November: Meeting in Brussels with a delegation of the organising Committee of the 1998 World Cups and FIH representatives, Mrs. Els van Breda Vriesman, Hon. Secretary General, Mr Robert Lycke, Hon. Treasurer a.i., Hans Bertels, Mary Coyle, FIH Communications Manager and Mr. Adrien Peters, FIH Technical Manager.
  • 10 November: FIH President, Mr Juan Angel Calzado, Mrs van Breda Vriesman, and Mr. Lycke in Brussels for a working visit.
  • 11 November: Advance visit by Mr. Calzado, Mr. Lycke and Hans Bertels to Utrecht (Netherlands), site of the 1998 World Cups; meeting with FIH Laboratory representatives and the Chairman of the FIH Equipment Committee, Bob Davidzon, at the NOC/NSF in Papendal.
  • 28 November: Visit of Siobahn Madeley, European Hockey Federation, to FIH Offices in Brussels.


December 1997

  • 8-10 December: Hans Bertels, Mary Coyle and Adrien Peters and at IOC headquarters in Lausanne to participate in the Olympic Results Information Services (ORIS) working group in preparation for the Syndney 2000 Games.
  • 10-11 December: Hans Bertels attending the 2nd International Olympic Forum for Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • 11-12 December: Meeting of the Executive Board in Lausanne (Switzerland).