Time Session
0745 Registration & Arrival Tea and Coffee
Networking opportunity in Tradeshow Room
0830 Introduction and welcome from partners 
0840 Keynote speaker 1
0925 Showcase session 
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
1100 Workshop sessions

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?"

Nutrition workshop
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?
Thomas Mayo, SOS Hydration Inc

Materials Tech workshop
Chris Hickey, Southern Spars
Milton Bloomfield, Dynamic Composites
Raechel Laing, University of Otago - Materials and wearables
Carl Menary, 4ormfunction

Visual Tech workshop
Ian Taylor, Animation Research Ltd
Joe Chang, ARX Training

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 - Glory League Talk
1230 Lunch and networking in Tradeshow area
1330 Keynote speaker 2 - Professor Nicolas James
1415 Keynote speaker 3
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
1800 Event closes

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