Program day 1


==Archive of the EPSI conference 2016==

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Day 1:  Monday 6 June 2016 @ Eindhoven (Netherlands)

9:30        Welcome & registration at conference venue

  • Moderators:
    • Alberto Bichi, executive director of EPSI, secretary general FESI
    • Rene Wijlens, executive director of EPSI, manager cluster Sports&Technology

10:00     Opening & plenary program

  • Official opening by Hans van Breukelen, Board of directors PSV, director Sports&Technology) and Michel Reinders, program manager Sport, Province of Noord Brabant
  • Dutch Sports innovation ecosystem, Harry van Dorenmalen, Dutch Topteam Sport
  • The future of EU Sports: Strategic Research and innovation agenda for the Sports Industry, Antonello Marega, president EPSI
  • Anna Sobzak, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

11:00    Wearables, sensors and data for an active healthy lifestyle  session leader: Cristian Stammel (Wearables Technology)

Introduction of 4 speakers from industry and sport on latest developments and trends 

  • The future of wearables in sports and wellbeing, Cristian Stammel , Wearable Technologies,  Germany 
  • New sensors for new business Sywert Brongersma, IMEC/Holst, Netherlands/Belgium
  • Innovation for healthy lifestyle Pierre-Damien Berger, CEA Tech, France 
  • Future applications for IOT wearables, Mark de Graaf, Fontys,  Netherlands
  • Panel discussion & questions

12:00     Vital cities: smart cities?    session leader: Harmen Bijsterbosch (FieldLab Sports & Vitality)

Contributions by speakers from both public and private sector on new alliances and innovations to stimulate healthy active lifestyle

  • Evidence base for innovation in sport and vitality , Steven Rose, City of Birmingham, UK
  • Cities of today, cities of tomorrow: Active, vital and smart?, Steven Vos, professor TU/e and Fontys,  Netherlands
  • Immerse yourself in an urban future enabled by smart systems, Mark De Colvenaer, Program Manager Smart Cities, DSP Valley, Belgium
  • Making societies more active, with training solutions for everyone, Willem van Veenendaal, Kompan, Denmark
  • Panel discussion & questions

13.00  Lunch Break

14:00   Innovations for optimization of Sport Performance   session leader: Florence Bongers (cluster Sports&Technology)

Contributions  by speakers from both industry, research/innovation followed by an open discussion on trends and emerging opportunities in this challenging field 

  • Wearables for performance, Easy IMP, Norbert Schmitz, DFKI, Germany
  • Testing and Measuring: An important value of Sports Performance and Talent Development, Camiel Aldershof, Cycling Performance Centre, The Netherlands
  • Light for better performance and for beating jetlag, Fluxplus, Toine Schoutens, The Netherlands
  • From Stress to Perfomance, Henk-Jan Zwolle, The Performance Experts, the Netherlands
  • Panel discussion & questions

15:00    Pitches and demonstrations by Entrepreneurs

inspiring pitches and demonstrations will be given by Entrepreneurs

15.35     Coffee Break

16:00    SportTechMatch in cooperation with Enterprise Europe Network

Companies will meet potential business or investment partners in person. EEN will schedule one-to-one meetings for you and help you prepare for them.

  • 5 rounds of match making will be facilitated on day 1

17:40    Presentation & demonstration by SportFieldLab Soccer @PSV Eindhoven

18:10    Transfer to Sports Parc Genneper Parken (by Bus)

18:30    Presentation & demonstration by InnoSportLab De Tongelreep (A) & Fontys Sporthogeschool (B)

  • Presentation & demonstration by A or B
  • Transfer (by foot)
  • Presentation & demonstration by A or B

19:40     Transfer to dinner at Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven (by foot)

20:00     Welcoming dinner hosted by the City of Eindhoven

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The event will be an excellent environment for matchmaking during the international sports matchmaking event, SportTechMatch, hosted by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN). More information and registration for this event can be found on the matchmaking pages:

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SportFieldLab visits

A selection of the SportFieldLabs of the cluster Sports&Technology will be visited. These visits will provide you inspiration with state of the art technology and innovation in several SportFieldLab locations. Demonstrations of state of the art innovations will be given by entrepreneurs as part of the visits.

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Organized by:

epsi           Logo-Sports-and-Technology      Flanders'_Bike_Valley

in partnership with:

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The event is supported by the Dutch Government, as part of Dutch EU Presidency in 2016




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