AthTech18 Agenda

Tuesday 9th Oct

Time
Activity
09:00 - 09:45

Welcome + Introduction
Welcome and Keynote Speech:

  • A vision from the top by Nicolas Launois, Technology Manager, European Athletics
  • The IAAF Digital Strategy by An Dang Duy, CIO, IAAF
09:45 - 10:30

The Standard
Introduction to the standardisation work, including:

  • Standards for athletics data collection
  • Practical data sharing and the OpenTrack hub
  • Reference data - giving IDs to organisations, competitions and venues
  • Standards-based results capture - summary of the first year
  • Do you want to join this session as a speaker? Tell us.

Speakers:

  • Martin Alvarez-Espinar, CTIC/W3C Spain
  • Andy Robinson, OpenTrack
10:30 - 11:30

GDPR - Where next?
GDPR - where next?

  • David Brunsdon, Head of Compliance, First Rate Exchange Services, UK: how GDPR and the legislation on electronic marketing have been applied and rolled out
  • Tell us how your country has applied and interpreted things
  • Do you want to join this session as a speaker? Tell us.
11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:30

Cutting-Edge Technologies for Data Management in Sports
Presentation of technologies and solutions for data management in sports, including:

  • New business opportunities by Rubén Hidalgo, Director at Gijón Impulsa (Equilibria)
  • Big data and analytics to enhance performance
  • Statistics and data processing
  • Visualization of sports data
  • From performances to doping. Trust nobody, trust the blockchain. by Luis Meijueiro, Engineer at CTIC Technology Centre
  • Do you want to join this session as a speaker? Tell us.
13:30 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 17:00

Real-World Technologies in real scenarios
Showcase of products and solutions for sports in a real-world environment.
This session will be held at El Kilometrín, in front of the Abba Hotel.
[Do you want to join this session and present something? Tell us.

17:00 - 18:00

AthTech Run
Handicap Relay Race at El Kilometrín and Technology Showcase
Twenty teams of different age and gender will participate on a competitive race where strategy is key.
Meanwhile, we'll use them to test out various timing and scoring solutions.
More information about AthTech Run.

20:00 - 22:00

Espicha (Dinner)

Wednesday 10th Oct

Time
Activity
09:00 - 09:45

Calendar Management
Roundtable on standardisation and exchange of competition calendars

  • The benefits for all
  • The planning process
  • What do we need to store
  • Deduplication and naming across borders
  • Promotion of competitions
09:45 - 10:30

Venue and Facilities Management
Standardising facility (track / course) info

  • The benefits for all
  • What do we need to store
  • Reviews and guiding investment
  • Big data analysis possibilities
10:30 - 11:30

Federation Management
Roundtable to present experiences on:

  • Federation's perspective
  • Market's perspective
  • Provision of services
  • Open data in sports
  • Applying General Data Protection Rules
  • Reporting and visualization
  • New business models
  • What’s helping grow the sport
  • [Do you want to join this session as a speaker? Tell us.
11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:30

Competition Management
Surveying and showcasing everything helping to make it easier to manage competitions:

  • Timing and measuring systems
  • Stadium networking
  • Road and cross country
  • Better software workflows
  • Innovations in scoring
  • Athlete communications
  • Fan engagement
  • [Do you want to join this session as a speaker? Tell us.
13:30 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 17:00

Sports Data Journalism
Session with presentation of sports journalists and data experts on the following topics:

  • Story-telling across all media and statistics for news by José Ángel García, Head of Sports Department (El Comercio)
  • Running as a mean to get audience
  • Making the most of data
  • [Do you want to join this session as a speaker? Tell us.
18:00 - 19:00

Social Jogging

Thursday 11th Oct

Collaboration Day

Feel free to travel home, or to stay and get into depth to work on common problems.

Space will be available for breakout groups to stay, study particular problems and reach conclusions.