Part 1 Series: 1 July 2020: Stadium Design & Development

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Conference Opening - Remarks from Conference Chair and IQPC

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm PROJECT SPOTLIGHT - Reserved for sponsor

5:40 pm - 6:10 pm BUSINESS CONTINUITY & RECOVERY PANEL: Reinventing and Repurposing Stadium & Venues in Times of Crisis to drive Community & Fan Engagement During & Post-COVID

Mitch Seeto - Senior Director of Venue and Event Operations, Singapore Sports Hub (Singapore)

In the wake of the coronavirus, several venues went on a journey to repurpose their venue and give back to the community. Moreover developing the adequate plans to support business recovery and fan engagement post-COVID is paramount.

·        Reviewing new initiatives to repurpose your venue during times of crisis

·        Reassessing business continuity plans and operating models for future pandemics

·        Examining key strategies and considerations in your business recovery model


Mitch Seeto

Senior Director of Venue and Event Operations
Singapore Sports Hub (Singapore)

6:10 pm - 6:40 pm PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

6:40 pm - 7:10 pm PANEL: Maximize revenue generation and profitability through design and redevelopment strategies that provide flexibility for change

  • The future of the stadium industry - what’s driving revenues and experiences?
  • Driving operational energy efficiency through innovations building performance management strategies
  • Leveraging and adopting new technologies from cashless to kiosks to ticketing systems and more

7:10 pm - 7:40 pm Delivering The Infrastructure For The Upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games: What Truly Goes Into Organising a Major Sporting Tournament?

Laurence Smith, Head of Venue Technology for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, will delve into the work he and his team are doing to assess major sporting arenas in preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, in turn increasing the fan experiences and venue expectations.

Learn how you too can deliver infrastructure quickly and efficiently in order to drive fan experiences.

·        Determining new ways to create the most memorable and comfortable stadium experience

·        Catering to younger demographics through the integration of new digital technologies within the arena where relevant

·        Maintaining venue expectations by using new technologies to repurpose venues and drive positive fan experiences

7:40 pm - 8:00 pm PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Creating Fit-for-Purpose Stadiums: Balancing Residential Urban Environments with Stadium Development in North Carolina

Diogo Taddei - Head of Sports & Events, Egis (France)

Diogo Taddei, Project Director at Egis will deliver a case study on the work his team are doing to deliver sustainable, multi-purpose venues in urban settings. Balancing the construction of large-scale venues with the backdrop of residential urban environments, learn the tricks of the trade for efficient and sustainable stadium construction.

  • Creating memorable and comfortable stadium experiences by working with government stakeholders
  • Coordinating efforts across multiple venues to ensure construction and development is maintained for ultimate fan experience
  • Putting together an end-to-end masterplan for holistic stadium development

Diogo Taddei

Head of Sports & Events
Egis (France)

8:00 pm - 8:10 pm Conference Closing – Remarks from the Conference Chairperson