Programme

 

Time Session
0745 Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee
Networking opportunity in Tradeshow Room
0830 Introduction and welcome from partners 
0840 Keynote speaker 1 – Mike Hughes
0925 Showcase session 
Sports Performance Innovation business pitches 

Hear about the latest innovations from some of Auckland and New Zealand's most inventive sports businesses. Six businesses will give a five minute pitch on how their products and services are being used here and internationally to give athletes, from elite to mainstream, an edge.
1030 Morning tea and networking in Tradeshow area
1100 Workshop sessions

Four workshops running concurrently on Nutrition, Visual Tech, Materials Tech and Fan engagement and participation. Audience to select one stream to attend.

Each workshop will include an academic, business and sport sector perspective on the latest advances and future opportunities in this area.

A panel discussion will bring it all together at the conclusion of the session and answer the question "what are the next steps in this area to enable further collaboration and commercialisation?"

Nutrition workshop
Jeni Pearce, High Performance Sport New Zealand
Stacy Simms, Adams Centre for High Performance
Cameron Mitchell, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland -  What is the role of omega-6 fatty acids in post exercise inflammation and adaption?

Materials Tech workshop
Chris Hickey, Southern Spars
Milton Bloomfield, Dynamic Composites

Visual Tech workshop
Ian Taylor, Animation Research Ltd

Fan Engagement workshop
Peter Howell, Drop it
Edwin Darlow, Tribe
Louis Gordon-Latty, Glory League
1230 Lunch and networking in Tradeshow area
1330 Keynote speaker 2 - Professor Nicolas James
1415 Keynote speaker 3 - TBA
1500 Afternoon tea and networking in Tradeshow room
1530 Growing the sport performance sector in NZ.
1545 Keynote speaker 4 - TBA
1630 Panel discussion with all keynote speakers
1700 Closing remarks and sponsors messages
Drinks and nibbles for networking in Tradeshow area
1800 Event closes

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