|0745||Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee
Networking opportunity in Tradeshow Room
|0830||Introduction and welcome from partners|
|0840||Keynote speaker 1 – Mike Hughes|
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
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?"
Jeni Pearce, High Performance Sport New Zealand
Stacy Sims, Adams Centre for High Performance - An environmentally sustainable alternative to Whey Protein: Native New Zealand Algae
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
Raechel Laing, University of Otago - Materials and wearables
Visual Tech workshop
Ian Taylor, Animation Research Ltd
Fan Engagement workshop
Peter Howell, Drop it - DROPIT provides a "game-changing" solution to a major problem impacting both sponsors and teams in the sport industry – fan disengagement.
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 - Steven Holmes|
|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