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Performance Sports

WHAT YOU WILL HEAR

In this track you’ll hear from key innovators in the sports and fitness industry, and experts in the latest sports tech. Hear how wearable technology and IOT is optimising performance, and how the world’s top professional teams harness wearables, effectively using the data collected.

WHICH PASS?

This is a paid track and is available to holders of the following pass types – One and Two Day Conference Pass, Expo Gold Pass.

Academic and charitable discounts are available – please email info@edpltd.co.uk for further information

Themes: Enterprise IT & Wearables, Workplace, Data, Security Threats, Self-Driving Trucks, Connected Cars
9:30am
Welcome address and thanks

James Moar, Senior Analyst, Juniper Research

9:40am
How wearable technology is driving improvements within the sports sector
Keynote Speaker:

Simon Edgar, HO Marketing, Catapult


10:15am
Pushing performance to the limit
Speaker:

Andrew Cotton, Athlete , RedBull

Timothy Brownstone, CEO, KYMIRA

Robindronath Dé, Performance Analyst, British Cycling

10:50am
11.15am Networking break
11:30am
Elite Endurance Athletes – from nothing to something
The best endurance athletes on the planet come from a remote area in Kenya, most of them from poor farming backgrounds. From struggling to afford clothes and shoes, how do they beat the odds to become some of the world’s most celebrated athletes.
Speaker:

Colin Thomas, National Clinical Lead Physiologist, BMI Healthcare

12:00PM
The importance of biometric data
Speaker:

Natasha Underwood, Head of Academy Sports Science, Saracens RFC

12:35PM
Do customised performance programmes work ?
Speakers:

Alex Russell, VP BD, Gait Up

1.00pm Lunch
2:00pm
Hykso Sensors: A collaboration of Performance Analysis and Physiotherapy within GB boxing
This will describe how we have used wearable technology in Boxing to measure data which can inform us on training load, and therefore impact on injury management/prevention discussions.
Speaker:

Ian Gatt, Head of Performance Services & Lead Physiotherapist, GB Boxing

2:30pm
The revolution of the wearable coach
Toshiba joins us for an exclusive presentation discussing the link between wearables and the intelligent edge, the growing number of use cases of such technology within numerous sectors, and a first-look at its own innovations in this area.
Speakers:

Neil Bramley, B2B Client Solutions Business Unit Director, Toshiba Northern Europe

David Sims, Solutions Sales Specialist, Toshiba Northern Europe

3:15pm
Getting sports fans closer to the athletes
In a talk delivered by one of the world’s largest media powerhouses, we discuss the developing relationships between viewer and athlete, and how viewer engagement is being curated through the use of new technologies.
Speakers:

Brian Naylor, Sports Technical Manager, Sky Sports

3:45pm
Injury performance and recovery using technology
Speakers:

Jen Beresford, Director, Enertor

4.10pm Closing Remarks


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