February 01, 2019 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Congress Day Two: Wednesday, 9 May 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and refreshments

9:00 am - 9:20 am Half time commentary and predictions

Angus Scott - Executive Programs Presenter, beIN Sports
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Angus Scott

Executive Programs Presenter
beIN Sports

RETROFIT, REFURBISHMENT, REVAMP: BRINGING A FACELIFT TO EXISTING SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE

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Tod Caflisch

VP & CTO
Minnesota Vikings Football

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Sander van Stiphout

Director & Vice President of Projects
Amsterdam ArenA International

10:00 am - 10:25 am Adopting advanced ‘secure-by-design’ principles into your venue design

Alastair Richardson - Director, Cox Architecture
  • Non-invasive surveillance capabilities for the internal security of a stadium
  • Involving law enforcement and security personnel in design considerations
  • Holistic approaches to CCTV, lighting plans and real-time monitoring and analysis
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Alastair Richardson

Director
Cox Architecture

10:25 am - 10:50 am The lowdown on LED lighting

  • Creating spectacular multi-sensory experiences through LED systems
  • Fusing immersive lighting and imagery with sound integration
  • Sustainable, energy-efficient, low-maintenance and cost-effective LED solutions

10:50 am - 11:30 am Networking coffee break

11:30 am - 11:55 am CASE STUDY: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minnesota

Paul Hyett - Director of Sports, HKS Architects
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Paul Hyett

Director of Sports
HKS Architects

FAN EXPERIENCE: DELIVERING THE WOW FACTOR TO ENGAGE AND RETAIN YOUR FANS

11:55 am - 12:20 pm Defy the ‘at-home experience’ through ultimate hospitality offerings

Chris Dite - Associate Director- Sport Venue Design and Major Events, Arup
  • Expanding the types of services available to fans to encompass multiple price points
  • Innovative seating options, catering, fan activities, and family packages
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Chris Dite

Associate Director- Sport Venue Design and Major Events
Arup

  • Social media and instant communication to engage fans on a real-time basis
  • Fan involvement in design phase that optimise game-day delivery
  • Grasp and fulfill fan and community requirements for a sustainable stadium

Moderator:
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Dan Meis

Founder/ Managing Partner
MEIS Architects

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Matt Kitson

Regional Director
Hilson Moran

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Damian Bush

Senior Director - Venues & Events
Singapore Sports Hub

12:45 pm - 1:10 pm Thinking beyond the ‘traditional fan’: Inclusivity initiatives for all members of the society

Rita Ochoa - Senior Sports Architect, AFL Architects
  • Facilitate a more comfortable experience for a variety of sports enthusiasts
  • Transform your traditional models of fan involvement
  • All-encompassing environments to empower fan attendance from all communities

Rita Ochoa

Senior Sports Architect
AFL Architects

1:10 pm - 1:35 pm BOLD TALK: Maintaining a human rights approach within mega sporting events

Shanell Mosley - Assistant Director - Sports Partnerships, UNICEF, USA
  • Monitoring international human rights in the planning and delivery of large-scale events
  • Successful initiatives to ensure local communities are protected and empowered by large sporting events

Shanell Mosley

Assistant Director - Sports Partnerships
UNICEF, USA

1:35 pm - 2:30 pm Networking lunch break

LOCKER ROOM THINK TANKS:

This interactive session will give you premium time to brainstorm with the best in the business on stadium strategy, design, innovation and experience!

LOCKER ROOM ONE:

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Winning sporting events

LOCKER ROOM TWO:

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Next-generation fan experiences

LOCKER ROOM THREE:

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Innovation through design

LOCKER ROOM FOUR:

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Innovation through technology

LOCKER ROOM FIVE:

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Stadium security

WSC project showcase!

From unmatched sustainable operations, stunning visual arrays and unprecedented cultural offerings, find out how these stadia offer the ultimate in fan experience.

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Knut Stockhusen

Managing Director
Schlaich Bergermann Partner

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Matt Kitson

Regional Director
Hilson Moran

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Mark John Fenwick

Partner
Fenwick Iribarren Architects

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John Roberts

Director
AFL Architects

Rita Ochoa

Senior Sports Architect
AFL Architects

Track Three

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm $1 billion upcoming project: New Chelsea FC Stadium
Tobias Winkelmann - Associate Project Director, Herzog and de Meuron
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Tobias Winkelmann

Associate Project Director
Herzog and de Meuron

Track Four

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Multi-award winning stadium: Amsterdam ArenA
Sander van Stiphout - Director & Vice President of Projects, Amsterdam ArenA International
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Sander van Stiphout

Director & Vice President of Projects
Amsterdam ArenA International

Track Five

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Newly complete! Ashgabat Stadium, Turkmenistan Olympic Stadium
John Roberts - Director, AFL Architects
Rita Ochoa - Senior Sports Architect, AFL Architects
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John Roberts

Director
AFL Architects

Rita Ochoa

Senior Sports Architect
AFL Architects

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Post match analysis

A live recap of the key takeaways and highlights from the congress

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of congress