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Accessible sports facilities: Inclusion for all


Mark Todd
Accessibility Consultant for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games
Creating inclusive sports events inside accessible buildings

Apostolos Rigas
Head of Paralympic Games, Strategic Projects, IPC
IPC’s Strategy towards a global impact on accessibility and inclusion

Prof. Yimin Sun
Accessibility during and after the Paralympic Games at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium in Beijing


Nancy Thompson
Director Rick Hansen Foundation
Interdependence 2012: The Rick Hansen Foundation’s 25th anniversary congress



Elite sports facilities: After games leisure use

Robert J. Johnston
Principal at Cannon Design
Richmond Ice Skating Oval: From Olympic Design to Community Use

Darryl Condon
Partner of Hughes Condon, Marler Architects
Hillcrest Recreation Complex: Design of a community recreation complex adaptable to Olympic and Paralympic competition requirements


Forum Brazil 2014 / 2016: Business opportunities and development of the sports facility market

Hubert Nienhoff
Architect, Partner at gmp
Stadiums for the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup

Ricardo Leyser Goncalves
National Secretary of high performance sports of the Brazilian Ministry of Sports
Public investments for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and for nation-wide sports facility development


Sports and leisure infrastructure programs

Pavel Novikov
Vice-Minister of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy, Russia
National sports facility programme of the Russian Federation


Kenneth Hui
Chief of Sports Facilities Group, Singapore Sports Council
Sports and leisure facilities development strategy in Singapore


Prof. Dr. Alfred Rütten
University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Improving infrastructures for leisuretime physical activity



Community recreation facilities: Activating design for all

Duff Balmer
Perkins + Will Architects
Angus Glen Community Centre: Public indoor facilities


Lars Hjorth Baerentzen
Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities
Multifunctional and experimenting activity areas



Viktors Jaunkalns
Partner at MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects
Brampton Soccer Centre: Monofunctional use but outstanding design


Life cycle design for sports infrastructure

Mike Hall
Partner at Faulkner, Browns Architects
Sustainability of future projects for major sport events

Oliver Duderstädt
Gegenbauer Location Management & Services GmbH
Max-Schmeling Hall in Berlin: Arena design from an operator’s perspective

Jörg Mitze
CEO Düsseldorf Congress
Esprit Arena Dusseldorf: Management of non-sports events in a football stadium

Rosa D’Alessandro
AEG Europe – The O2
O2 Arena in London: Creating environmental values with 7 million visitors a year


Artificial turf grounds: Football and sustainability

Dr. Eric Harrison
FIFA consultant for football turf
Future international standards for artificial turf certification

René van Bremen
ISA Sport
Life cycle assessment and sustainability of sports surfaces

Jürgen Morton-Finger
Managing Director at Morton Extrusionstechnik
Designing artificial turf: Latest developments and future requirements


Flexible stadium constructions: New solutions to avoid White Elephants?

Tom Jones
Principal at Populous
The evolution of temporary structures for major events: Case Study London 2012

GEC architecture
WinSport Canada’s Athletic & Ice Complex

Developing Countries Forum

Augustin Garcia Puga
Modernizations of stadiums and sustainability strategy for the 2011 Copa America

Melissa Cristina Parra
Architect, Central University of Venezuela
Improving living conditions with basic sports infrastructure: Case study of Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Prof. Eugene Van Vuuren
Consultant for the FIFA Football World Cup 2010
Challenges and advantages for developing countries staging major sports events