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WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE IAKS PRESIDENT

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017 After the 50th anniversary of IAKS in 2015, we will be celebrating another anniversary this year: the 25th IAKS Congress. Since its first staging in 1969, it has evolved into a world-leading congress for sports and leisure facilities. Attracting speakers from all over the world, it gives participants valuable inspiration for their work. Its linkage with world flagship fair FSB in Cologne makes the IAKS Congress the biennial highlight for the sports and leisure facility industry. The Congress addresses current topics and trends in sports and leisure facilities. These include, among others, safety, sustainability and economic issues, for both sports stadia and small community facilities. But sports and leisure facilities must not be considered solely in isolation, for they are part of urban development and have an impact on society. Public spaces and multifunctional community centres as locations for the practise of physical activities are thus growing in importance. We are also presenting examples of best practices for different types of sports facility. And technical and architectural themes will also of course be covered. I wish very much to draw your attention to the Award Gala on 7 November when the presentation of the IOC IPC IAKS architecture awards will be taking place. This commendation of sports and leisure facilities embodying exemplary design and function has developed into the “Oscar” for the industry. Be sure not to miss this attractive occasion! None of all this would be possible without years of fruitful cooperation with strong partners. I should like to take this opportunity to express my warmest thanks to our partners – the IOC, IPC, GAISF, Koelnmesse and also the German Ministry of the Interior – for their valuable involvement. I wish you many interesting conversations and exciting findings during this exciting week in Cologne at the IAKS Congress, FSB and the many events taking place in its course. Seize the opportunity and take time for this valuable exchange of expertise – one that is only available every two years. It is of course best if you become a member of IAKS so as to have access in the period between IAKS Congresses to the latest findings and the various benefits of IAKS membership. We would be happy to let you know more at our stand on the exhibition centre boulevard. I look forward to meeting you personally at this year’s leading event for the industry. Yours Dr Stefan Kannewischer IAKS President 3


WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE IOC PRESIDENT

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017

Welcome to the 25th Congress of the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS). This landmark 25th Congress gives me the opportunity to congratulate the IAKS for its tireless effort in setting new standards for top-class, functional and sustainable sport facilities all over the world for more than a half of century. Your work is fundamental in creating the fields of play where the sporting dreams of so many people become reality. This is why the IAKS and the Olympic Movement are working towards the same goal of making sport accessible to everyone, everywhere. The role of sport in society is more relevant than ever. Sport is a powerful catalyst for sustainable development. In this way, sport has a powerful important impact on the lives of people. As acknowledged by the United Nations, sport is an important enabler to reach to the ambitious agenda of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Because of its universality and global reach, sport is a unique tool to support all countries in reaching their social development objectives in health, education, and many other areas. More than ever, the world of sport needs to respond to this reality by embracing sustainability and delivering positive and long-term benefits for people. The focus of your Congress on how to develop and operate appropriate sport facilities and programmes could not come at a better time. I wish you all a successful Congress with fruitful discussions on this important topic over the coming days. Thank you for your continued support and shared commitment to making the world a better place through sport.

Yours Dr Thomas Bach IOC President

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WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE IPC PRESIDENT

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017 On behalf of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), it is a great pleasure to congratulate the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) on holding its 25th international congress this November in Cologne. At the IPC we are currently midway through our Strategic Plan 2015-2018 which features six strategic goals, one of which is fostering key strategic partnerships. As the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement we aim to form collaborative partnerships with organisations whereby we can build on synergies and common vision. Such a synergy exists with IAKS. We share a common desire for creation, innovation and excellence. Through the biennial IPC/IAKS Distinction for Accessibility, we recognise and celebrate building design that blends efficient engineering together with human understanding and inclusivity. As the Paralympic Games continue to grow in size and scale, we frequently see the challenges cities and municipal governments face when staging the event. We work closely together with the IOC and Organising Committees to create sustainable and accessible venues, whilst at the same time look at ways to reduce costs. Therefore, we can relate strongly with this year’s congress theme and have a keen interest in new approaches to funding, project delivery and sustainable operations. Key to maintaining a healthy environment is accessibility and in my view an environment cannot be considered “healthy” if part of the population is excluded from using it. All sport venues and leisure facilities should benefit from universal design to cater for not just people with an impairment, but parents with pushchairs and today’s ever aging population. I will certainly be keen to learn about the outcomes of this year’s congress. Enjoy your time in Cologne. Yours Andrew Parsons IPC President

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WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE GAISF PRESIDENT

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017

On behalf of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) it gives me great pleasure to congratulate the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) on holding their 25th Congress. I am delighted to represent GAISF and act as patron of such a long-standing, successful international event. IAKS plays a pivotal role in the design and construction of new sports facilities within the challenging current environment of reduced government funding and sustainable developments. The IAKS Congress is the perfect showcase for promoting international exchange, in addition to rewarding exceptional sports and leisure design by young architects. I wish all those participating in the IAKS 25th Congress a successful and productive time. Yours Patrick Baumann GAISF President

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WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE FEDERAL MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017

Anyone who practises sport – at grass-roots or professional level – needs good and functional sports grounds, water sports facilities, gyms and artificial ice rinks. All this and more are the subject of the International IAKS Congress for the Design, Construction, Modernisation and Management of sports and leisure facilities. As the Minister of Sport, I am happy to serve as patron what is now the 25th IAKS Congress. Why? Because we are indebted to the IAKS Congress for an effective transfer of information on modern and demand-driven sports facilities and attractive leisure infrastructure – and have been for more than five decades. For this and other reasons, the work of the IAKS is highly appreciated by international federations and the International Olympic Committee. We need high-grade, functional and sustainable sports facilities so that sport can benefit society. Sport encourages achievement and competition. It spurs people on and creates role models. In an increasingly diverse society, sport fosters cohesion, communicates shared values and thus facilitates integration and understanding. This applies as much to mass sport as to elite sport. For their preparations for Olympic Games, world and European championships in biathlon, bobsleigh, athletics, handball and many other sports, our top-level athletes need sports facilities of the highest standard for training and competition. National government supports the construction of these sports facilities to the tune of 16 million euros – a figure underlining the importance that the Federal Government attaches to modern sports facility infrastructure for high-performance sport. I wish all Congress participants a productive exchange of experience in Cologne and plenty of inspiration for their on-going work. Yours Dr Tho­mas de Mai­ziè­re Federal Minister of the Interior

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TUESDAY, 7 NOVEMBER 10:30 – 10:45 h

Welcome address and official opening of the congress 10:45 – 12:15 h

Successful partnerships between sports and municipal governments in staging national and international events 12:15 – 13:30 h

Lunch break and FSB visit 13:30 – 15:00 h

Temporary and modular infrastructure for sports venues 15:00 – 16:00 h

Trends in operating sports and entertainment venues 16:00 – 17:30 h

Major sports and entertainment venues as generators for urban development and redevelopment 17:30 – 18:30 h

Happy hour for IAKS members and friends 18:30 – 22:00 h

2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes Ceremony

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TUESDAY, 10.30 - 12.15 h Welcome address and official opening of the congress Dr Stefan Kannewischer, IAKS President, Switzerland

Successful partnerships between sports and municipal governments in staging national and international events Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Gilbert Felli, Senior Advisor, IOC, Switzerland Developing a critical and realistic partnering game plan Ron Bidulka, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Canada Influencing venue development for the benefit of legacy operations Simon Cooper, Head of Sport Unit, Greater London Authority, United Kingdom Long-term sustainability – the operating legacy Brad Mayne, President and CEO of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), USA Municipal governments are looking for innovative ways of financing sports and leisure facilities. The prospect of hosting a national or international sports competition is an exciting proposition but one that needs to be understood and dealt with based on a solid understanding of both the opportunities and risks. Event hosting can have a dramatic effect on a city’s stature and reputation but an unrealistic set of expectations can create a legacy of underutilized facilities and underestimated ongoing operating costs. This session will look at the critical initial steps in the planning and due-diligence process that can help develop a realistic set of expectations and project national and international participation, appropriate venue sizes, supportable post-games uses, opportunities for enhancing short and long-term revenue generation, and strategies for minimizing the long-term operating risks.

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TUESDAY, 13.30 - 15.00 h Temporary and modular infrastructure for sports venues Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Daniel Cordey, Chairman, Association of Global Event Suppliers (AGES), Switzerland Temporary ice hockey arena in Lausanne Bernd Helmstadt, Sales Director, NĂźssli Group, Germany Temporary Water Polo venue for London 2012 Andy Mytom, Partner, David Morley Architects, United Kingdom Demountable judo hall in Arnhem Tom Ambaum, Global Sales Director, Neptunus, Netherlands Modular sports venues: rugby stadium in La Rochelle StĂŠphanie Commandeur, Business Development Manager, GL Events, France Manuel Laborie, Business Development, GL Events, France Temporary and modular structures are used to enhance new or existing facilities for special events, upgrade or remodel existing facilities for a specific length of time, or even serve as sports and spectator facilities. They are designed to be installed quickly and can be a cost-effective short- or medium-term solution. This session features industry experts who will present exceptional solutions including technical innovations and building delivery procedures. They will demonstrate compatibility with international standards or objectives concerning hydrocarbon emissions and sustainability issues. This session is presented in cooperation with AGES. The Association of Global Event Suppliers (AGES) is a not-for-profit organization based in Switzerland and founded in June 2014 to act as a label for quality and reliability in temporary infrastructure provision for major events.

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TUESDAY, 15.00 - 16.00 h Trends in operating sports and entertainment venues Workshop for delegates to discuss challenges and exchange expertise Moderator: John Sheehan, Editor, PanStadia & Arena Management, United Kingdom Experts: Marcin Wojczynski, Head of Business Development, SMG Worldwide Entertainment & Convention Venue Management, Poland Brad Mayne, President and CEO of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), USA Sports and entertainment venues have always been a hub or gathering place, whether in major urban centres or smaller cities and towns. The success of a venue depends on a number of factors including the frequency of events, the nature, diversity and relevance of those events, the ability to enhance the overall experience of spectators/attendees, and, ever more importantly, to provide a sense of safety and security in and around the venue. This workshop will look at the challenges facing operators of professional and semiprofessional venues as they strive to make their facilities socially, environmentally and financially sustainable and add to the vibrancy of their region and market.

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TUESDAY, 16.00 - 17.30 h Major sports and entertainment venues as generators for urban development and redevelopment Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Prof. Geraint John, Senior Advisor, Populous, United Kingdom Development of football stadiums in city locations: case studies from Germany Matthias SchĂśner, Project Manager, Albert Speer+Partner, Germany TD Place at Lansdowne Park, Canada Robert J. Fatovic, Vice President, CannonDesign, USA Games masterplans for London 2012 and Rio 2016: learnings and trends Bill Hanway, Executive Vice President, AECOM, USA The stadium of tomorrow: innovative design and regeneration led by the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium Tom Jones, Senior Principal, Populous, United Kingdom In the development of major municipal venues, cities are trying to maximize their use beyond sports events in an effort to reach new audiences and markets, and enhance the location as a sports and tourist destination. The ultimate success of a stadium or arena in meeting strategic short-, medium- and long-term goals is fundamentally tied to the initial master planning process. The integration of event planning expertise, regional market knowledge, and long-term “community-buildingâ€?, whether for an existing urban context or a new planned community, is critical in achieving the vision and objectives. Stadiums and arenas are regarded as catalysts for healthy urban development. A homogeneous overall picture is created if they are integrated effectively into the overall urban landscape, help stimulate new shops, hotels, housing and commercial facilities, and are well served by infrastructure.)

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TUESDAY, 17.30 - 22.00 h 17:30 - 18:30 h

Happy hour for IAKS members and friends Meet & greet at the IAKS booth

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2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes Ceremony Awards gala with prize-giving ceremony Presenter: Kathleen A. Renish Welcome addresses: Henriette Reker, Mayor of the City of Cologne and Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Koelnmesse Dr Stephan J. Holthoff-Pfรถrtner, Minister for Federal, European and International Affairs of the state of North Rhine-Westfalia The prizes will be presented by: Dr Stefan Kannewischer, President of the IAKS Gilbert Felli, Senior Advisor of the IOC Tim Reddish, CBE, Member of the IPC Governing Board

The IOC IAKS Award and the IPC IAKS Distinction are the most important international architecture prizes for sports, leisure and recreational facilities. At this Awards Gala Night, the award-winning facilities will be presented to the international public. Representatives from the IOC, the IPC and the IAKS will hand out the prizes in the presence of 300 guests. Prizes will be presented to the award-winning building owners and architects. 25


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WEDNESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 10.30 - 12.00 Uhr

2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes: Exemplary community sports and leisure facilities 11:00 – 12:00 h

Innovative funding and delivery models for community sports and leisure projects 12:00 – 13:30 h

Lunch break and FSB visit 13:30 – 15:00 h

2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes: Exemplary sports venues 14:00 – 15:00 h

Strategies for enhancing physical activities in the community 15:00 – 15:30 h

Coffee break and FSB visit 15:30 – 17:30 h

IAKS General Assembly 17:30 – 18:30 h

Happy hour for IAKS members and friends

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WEDNESDAY, 10.30 - 12.00 h 2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes: Exemplary community sports and leisure facilities Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Mark Todd, Member of the 2017 Award Jury and Accessibility Consultant, United Kingdom Kohlelager Landau recreational facility, Germany Steffan Robel, Managing Director, A24 Landschaft Landscape Architecture, Germany Saratov Velodrome design study Anastasiia Tcyganova, Architect, Remstroyproyekt-2, Russia Branksome Hall Athletics & Wellness Center in Toronto Viktors Jaunkalns, Founder and Owner, MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, Canada The IOC IAKS Award and the IPC IAKS Distinction are the most important international architecture prizes for sports, leisure and recreational facilities. The IOC IAKS Award is commending sports and leisure facilities of exemplary design and function. The IPC IAKS Distinction awards sports and leisure facilities suitable for persons with a disability. The 2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture and Design Award for Students and Young Professionals shows concepts by the next generation of architects and designers who have invested their enthusiasm and imagination in the creation of areas and spaces for active life-styles. This session will present the award-winning projects which received their prizes just the night before.

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WEDNESDAY, 11.00 - 12.00 h Innovative funding and delivery models for community sports and leisure projects Workshop for delegates to discuss challenges and exchange expertise Moderator: Conrad Boychuk, Senior Director of Recreation and Venue Development, HDR | CEI Architecture Associates, Canada Experts: Ron Bidulka, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Canada Rick Kozuback, President and CEO, International Coliseums Corporation, USA Sports and leisure facilities are a critical part of a community’s infrastructure and have a profound effect on the overall health of its citizens. However funding for both capital and operating costs presents a challenge in spite of the benefits. While spectator facilities have an ability to generate significant revenues based on events, the day-to-day functioning of community sports and leisure facilities present a special challenge. There have been a number of alternative funding and delivery models developed with varying degrees of success including Public Private Partnerships and Public Public Partnerships. This workshop looks at delivery models beyond the P3 models, with examples of them illustrating both successful and unsuccessful strategies from a number of countries. The workshop will introduce a variety of completed projects delivered utilizing a broad range of unique funding mechanisms that have the potential to be transferred internationally.

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WEDNESDAY, 13.30 - 15.00 h 2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes: Exemplary community sports and leisure facilities Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Wolfgang Becker, Director of the University and Provincial Sports Centre in Rif/Salzburg, Austria Arena do Futuro in Rio de Janeiro Ana Paula Polizzo, Director and Partner, OA I OFICINA de Arquitetos, Brazil Cinqueanelli: Tokyo Olympic Stadium design study Gildo Incitti, Founder and Partner, NIS Architects, Italy Singapore National Stadium and Sports Hub Chris Dite, Associate Director, Arup Associates, United Kingdom The IOC IAKS Award and the IPC IAKS Distinction are the most important international architecture prizes for sports, leisure and recreational facilities. The IOC IAKS Award is commending sports and leisure facilities of exemplary design and function. The IPC IAKS Distinction awards sports and leisure facilities suitable for persons with a disability. The 2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture and Design Award for Students and Young Professionals shows concepts by the next generation of architects and designers who have invested their enthusiasm and imagination in the creation of areas and spaces for active life-styles. This session will present the award-winning projects which received their prizes just the night before.

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WEDNESDAY, 14.00 - 15.00 h Strategies for enhancing physical activities in the community Workshop for delegates to discuss challenges and exchange expertise Moderator: Prof. Dr Robin Kähler, Deputy Chairman of the IAKS Germany Experts: Casper Lindemann, Consultant, Danmarks Idraetsforbund, Denmark Wolfgang Baumann, Secretary General, TAFISA (The Association For International Sport for All), Germany All levels of government are concerned about the deteriorating quality of life of the general public. There are many aspects to this issue, but the most notable is the increase in obesity in all age groups. We are at a possible turning point where the next generation may be less healthy than the current one. Municipal governments in particular are facing greater complexities and obstacles in providing appropriate facilities and programmes. This workshop will allow delegates to discuss the challenges in finding the right strategy supported by appropriate levels of funding for maintaining and developing healthy communities.

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WEDNESDAY, 15.30 - 18.30 h 15:30 - 17:30 h

IAKS General Assembly (Only for IAKS members) 17:30 - 18:30 h

Happy hour for IAKS members and friends Meet & greet at the IAKS booth

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THURSDAY, 9 NOVEMBER 10.30 - 12.00 h

Activating urban spaces 12.00 - 13.30 h

Lunch break and FSB visit 13.30 - 15.00 h

The feasibility study: A collaborative process for developing a project 15.30 - 16.30 h:

Trends in operating municipal and community sports and leisure facilities 16.00 - 17.30 h

Innovative solutions for community sports and leisure facilities 17.30 - 18.30 h

Happy hour for IAKS members and friends

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THURSDAY, 10.30 - 12.00 h Activating urban spaces Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Karin Schwarz-Viechtbauer, Director, Austrian Institute for School and Sports Facilities (Ă–ISS) (Educational) Playscapes as urban catalysts Elger Blitz, Founder and Senior Designer, carve, Netherlands Pumptracks for Basel: another form of bike promotion in a city Florian Mathys, Division Manager, Sports department of the municipality of Basel, Switzerland Transforming schoolyards into local community activity areas Lars Hjorth BĂŚrentzen, Communications Consultant, Lokale og AnlĂŚgsfonden, Denmark There is universal demand for active living opportunities, and at a local or municipal level this can be achieved in part with the creation of new exercise spaces, all-year gym usage and more flexibility on the part of operators. It is beneficial and effective to create extra spaces that better integrate sports and leisure programming opportunities. Communication, creativity and operative flexibility are essential components for strengthening effective and easily accessible opportunities for sports and active living for a community with a diverse range of ages, cultures and expectations. Outdoor facilities have something to offer users all year round. Facilities open to the public, however, are exposed to growing risks in terms of liability and vandalism. For a facility to be function successfully, operators and user groups, who often are not organised in the traditional sense, must network closely.

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THURSDAY, 13.30 - 15.00 h The feasibility study: A collaborative process for developing a project Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Zbigniew Klonowski, President of IAKS Poland Pre-planning and due diligence for community sports and leisure facilities Conrad Boychuk, Senior Director of Recreation and Venue Development, HDR | CEI Architecture Associates, Canada The business case: a realistic assessment of economic impact and long-term operating costs Ron Bidulka, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Canada A successful community sports and recreation facility or venue starts with a critical assessment of needs, resources, risks and opportunities. The pre-planning or due diligence for community sports and leisure facilities requires a thorough understanding of the makeup of the community and its range of preferences and expectations. This includes an identification of underserved needs, a realistic assessment of capital and operating costs, a strategic approach to planning the facility to maximize revenues, and an understanding of the social, lifestyle and long-term economic impact of delivering the facility. Municipal governments are looking for a planning or due-diligence process that:

Actively engages the community especially where residents have differing or conflicting opinions, and document that engagement

Locates the facility in the most beneficial location based on a number of important matrices

Includes the most relevant components or capacities to suit the needs or the market

Realistically assesses the financial outcomes of the project in terms of capital cost, operating costs, and enhanced revenue opportunities

Assesses the larger view of long-term economic impact on the community or market region.

The development of a professionally prepared feasibility study and business case will form a framework that can provide various levels of governments with a higher level of confidence in co-funding the project.

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THURSDAY, 15.30 - 16.30 h Trends in operating municipal and community sports and leisure facilities Workshop for delegates to discuss challenges and exchange expertise Moderator: Wolfgang Becker, Director of the University and Provincial Sports Centre in Rif/Salzburg, Austria Experts: Gar Holohan, Founder and Chair, AURA Holohan Group, Ireland Prof. Peter Taylor, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom How are municipal operators responding to demographic change and the changing needs of recreation seekers? Where is the middle way between provision for the community and market demands? In this context of expanded users, facilities and programmes, many governments also face the prospect of reduced funding and have to find alternative ways to deliver projects and programmes.

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THURSDAY, 16.00 - 17.30 h Innovative solutions for community sports and leisure facilities Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Mike Hall, Partner, FaulknerBrowns Architects, United Kingdom Landskate Parks in Barcelona: new squares for the city of the future Oscar Blasco, Founder and Architect, SCOB Arquitectura i Paisatge, Spain Sergi Carulla, Founder and Architect, SCOB Arquitectura i Paisatge, Spain Building community connections with municipal sports and recreation facilities Darryl Condon, Managing Principal, HCMA Architecture + Design, Canada Street sports: The way ahead for other types of sports facilities as well? Lars Hjorth BĂŚrentzen, Communications Consultant, Lokale og AnlĂŚgsfonden, Denmark The planning and design of community sports and leisure facilities has been evolving over the past number of decades but even more change is required as expectations diversify. There is a greater range of ages and abilities looking to become or stay active and a broader range of programmes and sports activities expected. Community sports and leisure facilities are as much a gathering and socializing destination as a place to engage in specific sports. While this requires a greater degree of user expectations in the planning process, it also provides new opportunities for both enhanced revenue generation and increasing the overall health communities. There is a more holistic approach to envisioning, planning, and delivering facilities, programmes, and opportunities for social engagement.

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FRIDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 10.30 - 12.30 Uhr

Innovation in sports halls and indoor recreational centres 12:30 – 13:00 h

Lunch break and FSB visit 13:00 – 14:30 h

Natural, hybrid and synthetic turf systems

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FRIDAY, 10.30 - 12.30 h Innovation in sports halls and indoor recreational centres Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Gar Holohan, Founder and Chair, AURA Holohan Group, Ireland Delivering combined indoor facilities for the public and for the neighbourhood Mike Hall, Partner, FaulknerBrowns Architects, United Kingdom How to make traditional sports halls attractive for new user groups Maria Keinicke Davidsen, Owner, Keingart space activators, Denmark Flemming Anders Overgaard, Owner, Keingart space activators, Denmark Modern sports halls: natural lighting, energy savings, multiple use Roger Gut, Owner, MAJ architects, Switzerland The value of LED lighting systems for sports facilities Ronnie Koster, Global Business Manager Sports, Philips Lighting, Netherlands With new sports hall strategies, local authorities can improve what they offer to local residents. Previously largely reserved for team sports, indoor sports facilities are turning increasingly into community centres. Sports, fitness and recreational activities and even cultural programming can be made available at a single integrated facility. The second part of the session will offer the latest findings on optimizing natural lighting in sports halls as well as benefits and challenges of LED lighting.

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FRIDAY, 13.00 - 14.30 h Natural, hybrid and synthetic turf systems Presentations and discussion with the panelists Moderator: Dr-Ing Markus Fischer, Managing Partner, Dr-Ing Fischer Consult, Germany Natural and hybrid turf systems: advantages and challenges Dr Harald Nonn, Chairman, German Turf Society, Germany Objective measurement of natural grass and hybrid sports field performance AurÊlien Le Blan, CEO, Labosport Group, France Synthetic sports fields’ rubber infill: health protection and environmental impacts Martin Sheppard, Managing Director, Smart Connection Consultancy, Australia Artificial (synthetic) turf systems have reached the highest level of technical function and comfort for players. Now they are challenged by questions about their health effects and environmental impact. Hybrid turf or reinforced natural grass combines natural grass with synthetic reinforcing fibres. It is used for stadium pitches and training pitches, for football, rugby, American football and baseball. Reinforced natural grass can also be used for events and concerts. The synthetic fibres incorporated into the root zone make the grass stronger and more resistant to damage.

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SPEAKERS Tom Ambaum started in 1991 within the Neptunus Group. He is Global Sales Director and Member of Board developing strategy, tactics, sales plans and profit targets, coordinating all sales teams, developing relationships with clients, identifying and reporting on business opportunities in target markets, representing at conferences, trade fairs and networking events, maximising new business development opportunities and dealing major customer accounts. Lars Hjorth Baerentzen is Communications Consultant and Project Consultant at the Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities (Lokale og Anlægsfonden). He is editor of the foundation’s magazine and website and involved in the foundation’s creative development of new ideas for culture and sports facilities. Besides this, he is the President of IAKS Nordic. Wolfgang Baumann has contributed to and developed various international Sport for All programs and campaigns. His international positions include his seat on the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission and he is the Vice President of the International Council of Sports Sciences and Physical Education (ICSSPE). In 2015 he was appointed member of High Level Advisory Group of the EU Sport Commissioner. Wolfgang Becker Since 1986, he has been managing the University and Provincial Sports Centre in Rif/Salzburg. From 2001 to 2013, he was also manager of the Salzburg Red Bull Arena football stadium before becoming a member of the stadium‘s directorate. Wolfgang lectures as an Assistant Professor at the University of Salzburg and at the private University “Schloss Seeburg”.

Ronald Bidulka is Managing Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s Consulting and Deals Market Segment, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ron helps owners, investors and government agencies evaluate, financially structure, negotiate and realize a wide range of projects.

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Oscar Blasco is founding partner of and architect at SCOB Arquitectura i Paisatge, founded in 2005. He studied architecture at Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona and became a landscape architect. In 2002 he achieved his Masters degree in landscape architecture UPC. Elger Blitz is the founder of and senior designer at carve. He accidentally became involved in designing playscapes in the early Nineties. He has more than 25 years of experience in projects of this kind in public spaces. He currently teaches in the Masters programme in Landscape Architecture of Barcelona and the Italian Centre of Architecture in Milan.

Conrad Boychuk is Executive Board member of IAKS and HDR / CEI Architecture’s Senior Director of Recreation and Venue Development. He has been involved in the design and development of indoor facilities across North America, and of over 40 community recreation facilities, including arenas, fitness centres, aquatics and more. Sergi Carulla is founding partner of and architect at SCOB Arquitectura i Paisatge, founded in 2005. He studied architecture at Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona and became a landscape architect. He currently teaches in the Masters programme in Landscape Architecture of Barcelona and the Italian Centre of Architecture in Milan.

Stéphanie Commandeur is responsible for stadium and arena development at GL Events World. She has managed modular solution projects worldwide, including Paris Fashion Week, the London Olympic Games, events at the rugby stadium in Aix-en-Provence, Euro 2016 in France and the COP22 in Morocco.

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Darryl Condon is Managing Principal at Vancouver based HCMA Architecture + Design, is interested in design that acts as a catalyst for positive change. He has been responsible for the design of highly innovative public buildings and spaces, including high performance sport, aquatic and community recreation centres, across Canada.

Simon Cooper has been Head of Sport at the Greater London Authority (GLA) since 2008. He set up the Mayor of London’s Sports Legacy Fund, which is the Mayor’s contribution to deliver the sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Simon also leads the work on major sports event for the Mayor of London. Daniel Cordey has been elected as the chairman of AGES in June 2014. In 1990 he started working with Nussli. Daniel has been a member of the Group management and in charge of sales, marketing and business development for NUSSLI Group since 2000. Daniel was CEO Market between May 2010 and April 2012; from May 2012 Daniel took on the role of CMO until 2014. Chris Dite As Associate Director of Arup Associates, he brings experience from the strategic development and delivery of sports stadia and multi-use venues in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Based in Singapore, he was responsible ensuring the design of the National Stadium, National Aquatics Centre and the Multi-Purpose Indoor Arena. Robert J. Fatovic brings 35 years of experience to his clients, spanning architecture, landscape planning, urban design, programming and master planning. As a leading member of the CannonDesign sports design team – architects of the Richmond Olympic Oval, an IOC IAKS All Time Award Winner – he has driven the creation of signature sports venues.

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017 Gilbert Felli joined the IOC in 1990 as Director of the Department of Sports, Olympic Games Coordination and Relations with International Federations. In March 2003, Gilbert was appointed Olympic Games Executive Director, holding this function until 2014. He is currently the IOC’s Senior Advisor. Gilbert has a diploma in architecture, and worked several years in construction business in Switzerland. Dr-Ing Markus Fischer is Managing Partner of Dr-Ing Fischer Consult GmbH, a design firm specialising in sports facilities. Fischer has been concerned with sports buildings since 2004. He advises municipalities on the scope of possible reciprocal financing. Fischer is also a member of the DIN Synthetic Turf Areas committee (DIN 18035-7) and has been Treasurer of IAKS International since 2013. Roger Gut is the owner of maj Architekten in Berne, Switzerland, an architectural office specialising in schools and sports facility planning. Since 1976, Roger has been involved in many building projects for sports facilities, and mainly for sports halls, outdoor sports facilities and football pitches. Since 2016, he has been President of IAKS Switzerland. Mike Hall specialises in the design of sports facilities. He is an advocate of developing expertise as a springboard for innovative solutions in this specialist field, where the social spaces are as valuable as the fields of play. Notable examples include the multi award-winning Derby Arena, Lee Valley White Water Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games and the University of Surrey Sports Complex. Bill Hanway is an Executive Vice President and the Global Sports Leader at AECOM, the global design, infrastructure and construction services firm. He currently leads the AECOM team for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games Plan - providing, design, engineering, transportation, cost, sustainability, and construction strategy services

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Bernd Helmstadt is Head of Sales at the Nüssli Group. He was and is involved in several major sports venues like Olympic venues for winter as well as Summer Games going back until 1992, for the Alpine Ski World Tour as well as more World Championships in swimming, handball and soccer. Gar Holohan is the founder and executive chairman at the Aura Holohan Group in Ireland. Amongst other things the Aura Holohan Group specializes in sports and leisure architecture and provides consultancy as well as management services in the sports and leisure sector in Ireland. Furthermore, Gar Holohan is the chair of the International Union of Architects’ Sports & Leisure Working Group.

Dr Stephan Holthoff-Pförtner is a lawyer, entrepreneur in media and politician. He is shareholder of the WAZ-Mediengruppe. From 1997 to 2015, HolthoffPförtner was the president of the IAKS. Since June 30th 2017, he is the minister for Federal, European and International affairs of Northrhine-Westfalia. Gildo Incitti is co-founder at NIS architects, where he is responsible for the design and construction phase, project presentation, 3D modelling and rendering as well as publication and media. NIS Architects is an architectural firm specializing in building and interior design, restoration and urban planning. Gildo has won a Silver medal in the IOC IPC IAKS Architecture and Design Award 2017. Viktors Jaunkalns is a founding principal of MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects in Toronto, Canada. MJMA has specialized in the design of community and recreation projects. Viktors Jaunkalns is a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, a member of Canadian provincial professional associations AIBC, OAA, AAA and a member of the Latvian Society of Architects LAB.

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017 Prof. Geraint John Geraint John’s previous experience as the Chief Architect and Head of the Technical Unit for Sport at the GB Sports Council has made him an expert in the particular field of sports facilities. Geraint is a Senior Advisor to Populous, architects and sports venue design experts. Geraint is the co-author and editor of a series of textbooks on Sports Building Design. Tom Jones is a Senior Principal at Populous, specialising in the design of sports and entertainment buildings. He has played a leading role in the design and delivery of a number of high-profile projects, including the Emirates Stadium for Arsenal FC, the Olympic Stadium for the London 2012 Olympic Games and the new Stadium for Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Prof. Dr Robin Kähler works throughout Germany as a consultant, specialising in urban and regional development projects focusing specifically on sports, exercise, leisure and health development inclusive of the associated control, coordination and management tasks. He is a retired university lecturer and Deputy Chairman of the IAKS Germany. Dr Stefan Kannewischer was a management consultant before joining the family business Kannewischer Holding in Zug (CH) in 2001, where he is the senior manager responsible for consultancy and operational management. Kannewischer Management AG operates five thermal baths and wellness pools of its own in Germany. Kannewischer has been President of IAKS International since 2015. Maria Keinicke Davidsen In 2007 Maria Keinicke Davidsen founded Keingart (previously Keinicke & Overgaard Architects) together with Flemming Anders Overgaard. Maria is an expert in developing new sports facilities and activating urban spaces. Maria is the author of the Danish website “www.aktivitetsrum.dk – a manual for upgrading sports facilities” and the book “Sport Scenes in Denmark”.

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SPEAKERS Zbigniew Klonowski is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience of managing a series of companies including the operator of a 5,000 seats sport arena in Poland. Zbigniew is a member of business organizations and is involved as well in non-profit organizations like the National Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunication. He is the President of IAKS Poland.

Ronnie Koster is responsible for the business and strategy of the arena and sports segment. With a 12 year lighting career in Philips with several sales, marketing and strategy roles Ronnie has a strong capability to link business strategy, market trends and customer needs towards great value propositions.

Rick Kozuback was one of the original founders of the International Coliseums Company (ICC) in 2001 and has been its President and CEO throughout its sixteen years of operation. Rick was also one of the founders of the Western Professional Hockey League (merged with the ECHL in 2014). Manuel Laborie As a business developer in the Stadium and Arena business unit at GL events, Manuel is responsible for developing cooperation with stadium stakeholders (clubs, leagues and municipalities). He promotes innovative construction principles for architects and others in charge of stadium design, such as engineering offices and programming units.

AurĂŠlien Le Blan is CEO of the Labosport Group, one of the leading testing laboratories for sport surfaces, with a presence in 13 countries. Since 2016, he has also been chairman of TC-217, the committee in charge of European normalisation for sport surfaces.

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017 Casper Lindemann Casper Lindemann’s tasks as a consultant at the NOC and Sports Confederation of Denmark (Danmarks Idraetsforbund) include advising on strategies and policies for sports facilities, project management and political interest management focusing on ensuring a wide range of available sports facilities and a well-functioning physical environment for all federations and clubs in Denmark. Florian Mathys has been head of planning, construction and maintenance of the Education Department of the city canton of Basel since 2015. After graduating in structural engineering and regional planning, Mathys worked as project manager at the Office of Mobility of the city canton of Basel and as senior consultant in the traffic planning department of Rapp Trans AG in Basel.

Brad Mayne is President and CEO of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) and the IAVM Foundation.Brad has vast experience in professional sports venues including: President & CEO, MetLife Stadium 2012-2016. President & CEO, American Airlines Center 1998-2012.

Andy Mytom As the Partner leading David Morley Architects’ work in the Sports and Leisure sector, he has worked on notable large schemes, specifically to work on sports projects including fifteen projects for the Marylebone Cricket Club. Andy was Project Associate on the Lee Valley Athletics Centre. Dr Harald Nonn has been working in vegetation consultancy and as head of vegetation research and development at Eurogreen since 1988. He is also a lecturer and examiner in connection with greenkeeper and groundsman training at DEULA Bavaria and DEULA Rhineland. Dr Harald Nonn has been Chairman of the German Turf Society since 2015.

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SPEAKERS Flemming Anders Overgaard In 2007 he started the company Keingart together with Maria Keinicke Davidsen. Through his many years of practical experience in the analysis, programming, sketching, planning and project management of schools, sports facilities and activating urban spaces, Flemming has formed an excellent understanding of the factors that are critical to the successful development of future-oriented facilities.

Ana Paula Polizzo is Director and founding partner of Oficina de Arquitetos. Since 2013, Oficina de Arquitetos is partner of Rioprojetos2016, developing with Lopes Santos & Ferreira Gomes Arquitetura the Arena do Futuro. Ana is professor at the Pontificia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro since 2011.

Tim Reddish, CBE is a former international blind swimmer. After a career in British Disability Swimming, he was appointed as President of the British Paralympic Association from 2008 to 2017. In September 2017, he was elected as a member to the IPC Governing Board. Reddish was awarded as Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 2017. Henriette Reker Since 2015, Henriette Reker is the mayor of the city of Cologne. She has been working as a legal counsel and deputy Mayor for Social Affairs for the cities Münster and Cologne. In her function as a mayor she is chairwoman of the supervisory board of Koelnmesse GmbH and sits on the supervisory boards of Stadtwerke Köln GmbH and RheinEnergie AG.

Kathleen A. Renish is an artist, specialized in acting, singing and dancing. She works as moderator, spokesperson and coach for speaking. As an actress, she is known due to numerous roles in movies, TV-shows, plays and musicals. Today, she is living in Cologne but was born in the USA.

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25th IAKS CONGRESS 2017 Steffan Robel is founder and executive director of A24 Landschaft. Steffan studied landscape architecture at TU Berlin and at the Internationale Agrarische Hogeschool Larenstein in the Netherlands, as well as construction management in Weimar. Steffan worked as an instructor, teaching courses at HafenCity University Hamburg and at Hochschule Anhalt.

Matthias Schöner is project manager and project coordinator at AS+P Albert Speer + Partner. Starting in 1995 with AS+P, he was involved with a series of stadium projects like planning services from the location assessment to superior coordination of the interface and schedule for the Allianz Arena in Munich.

Karin Schwarz-Viechtbauer Karin Schwarz-Viechtbauer is the Director of the Austrian Institute for School and Sports Facilities (ÖISS) and member of the IAKS Executive Board. John Sheehan is the editor of Panstadia & Arena Management magazine, the leading publication for the business of stadia, arenas, sport & live entertainment events and venues on a global scale. He has more than 25 years of experience as a journalist and editor, sourcing and writing news stories and features. He has also been involved in research projects, including on the football business in the UK. Martin Sheppard has worked in the sport, recreation and leisure industry for over 37 years, managing a diverse portfolio of facilities including leisure sports, cultural facilities, parks and tourism destinations. He has been involved on some of the industry’s most innovative Australian projects over the past eight years including the procurement of $150 million worth of sports fields.

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SPEAKERS Prof. Peter Taylor is the founding editor of “Managing Leisure: an international journal” and a board member of “7 Hills Leisure Trust”, which owns a number of sports facilities in Sheffield. Peter’s research has included analyses of the economics of sport and leisure; the financing of excellence in sport; and performance indicators and national benchmarks for local authority sports centres and swimming pools.

Anastasiia Tcyganova is the Gold medal winner of the 2017 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture and Design Award for Students and Young professionals. After her master’s degree in architecture at the Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov, she started her working career at Remstroyproyekt-2. Mark Todd is a disabled person with twenty five years of experience regarding accessibility for and inclusion of people with a disability. Recently, he has been working as a consultant for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang 2018. He has worked as an expert for accessibility for several Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Marcin Wojczynski is dealing with project structuring, development and management in Poland and the CEE region. Managing the branch of SMG in Poland, he was involved in the bidding process and negotiations of the management contract for the operation of the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw.

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SPONSORS OF THE 25th IAKS CONGRESS

AGROB BUCHTAL – ceramic tiles AGROB BUCHTAL offers bundled competence in the area of ceramic tiles for all applications. Combining functionality, maximum quality and sophisticated design is the challenge which is successfully faced by the company in developing new products. In designing individual aesthetically and technically complex concepts in the area of swimming pool construction, the extensive competence offered by the market leader offering all components from a single source has proven its worth: the range of high-quality tile series in various non-slip grades includes pool edge systems for all types of pools which permit attractive and functional design when supplemented by moulded parts.

AGROB BUCHTAL GmbH Buchtal 1 92521 Schwarzenfeld Germany agrob-buchtal@ ­deutsche-steinzeug.de www.agrob-buchtal.de FSB booth: Boulevard 3 B003

Sustainable As a building material, ceramic tiles display above-average performance in all major certification systems. The HT coating permanently fired into many AGROB BUCHTAL products is additionally effective against pollutants in the air as well as being antibacterial and easy to clean. Functional The AGROB BUCHTAL GRIP seal of quality stands for many years of experience in the development of slip-resistant concepts. Within its tile series, AGROB BUCHTAL offers an extensive assortment of slip-resistant tiles covering a wide variety of applications.

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Elan Inventa d.o.o. Begunje na Gorenjskem 1 4275 Begunje na Gorenjskem, Slovenia infoinventa@elan.si www.elan-inventa.com FSB booth: Hall 10.2 F051

Elan Inventa – Sports facility equipment ELAN is a word with a strong meaning. Eagerness. Enthusiasm. Tradition. Innovations. Emotions. Victories. Our company boasts of over 70 years of presence (since 1945) in the international sports markets and today sells its products and services to more than 50 countries worldwide. We don`t sell products and services only. We also sell emotions and memories. ACTUALLY WE SELL COMPLETE SOLUTIONS FOR MULTIPURPOSE ARENAS AND HALLS OF ALL SIZES. We have equipped over 4,000 indoor and outdoor sports facilities all over the world. Our most recognizable projects can be found in Scandinavia, Germany, Switzerland, Qatar, Russia, Kazakhstan, Austria, Benelux, Slovenia, and Croatia. Every story is a new experience for us and every project a new challenge. Our main priority is safe equipment. The company provides consulting, design and engineering, manufacturing to European standards, assembly and installation, as well as after-sales service for any type and size of sports facility. We are FIBA Technical partner in the category of telescopic seating systems and basketball constructions, and certified IHF partner in handball goals. Complex projects in most demanding markets have become natural and part of our every-day business activities.

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hsb – Europe’s stainless steel pool manufacturer The Austrian hsb Group built the world’s first swimming pool made of stainless steel in Pfarrwerfen (AT) in 1969. hsb has subsidiaries in Germany, France and Switzerland and, with energetic marketing activities, has established steel as the most innovative and sustainable material for municipal swimming pool systems and leisure centres. By consistently focusing on its core business – the construction of stainless steel pool systems for municipalities – and continually refining its products, hsb, with its innovative solutions, has been instrumental in stainless steel’s breakthrough on the swimming pool market across Europe and beyond.

hsb austria gmbh Dr. Scheiber Straße 28 4870 Vöcklamarkt Austria office@hsb.eu www.hsb.eu FSB booth: Hall 7.1 B011 / A010

hsb has also launched the first pool with curved stainless steel sides in Brühl (DE) in 1989. The pool hydraulics developed by hsb efficiently distributes clean water, even in the context of the provisions of ever stricter standards, such as that for pool operation with a reduced circulation rate. With its expertise derived from over 1,500 completed stainless steel pool systems, hsb advises architects and planners in the choice of materials and the design of such facilities. Experts with many years of experience in the fields of sales, design engineering, production and assembly ensure that projects are executed to the customer’s complete satisfaction. By consistently concentrating on its single stainless steel pool product, the optimum production environment – with the exclusive processing of stainless steel – has been created at its production plants in Vöcklamarkt (AT) and Berlin (DE). To achieve superlative quality, hsb insists on a high degree of prefabrication in the plant shop in order to minimise assembly time, with the knock-on effects of rapid construction, and compliance with deadlines and budgets for the client.

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PARKITECT AG Reutenenstrasse 22 9042 Speicher Switzerland info@parkitect.ch www.parkitect.ch FSB booth: Hall 9.1 A081

PARKITECT AG – Modular Pumptrack PARKITECT AG provides the world with Modular Pumptracks that inspire people of all ages and abilities to have fun and getting physically active. The Pumptrack allows riders to use their body weight, gravity and momentum to push themselves around the track rather than relying on peddling or pushing traditionally. The track can be enjoyed by many forms of wheeled sports including bikes of all sizes, scooters, skateboards and roller blades. It focuses on the leisure side, where the majority of the riders in urban environments, have limited options within close proximity to their residence to enjoy their sport. Other structures such as cycle trails and skate parks are more geared towards specific user and age groups, and more often than not, are not suitable for beginners or children. The Modular Pumptrack is specifically designed to pack as much fun-per-square-meter, for as many users as possible, into one structure. The fundamental design principal being: to allow anyone, of any age, of any ability, riding any kind of wheeled sports equipment, to enjoy riding around the track, safety and comfortably. The Modular Pumptrack bridges the generation gap, allowing families to come together and enjoy their exercise in all in one place and all at the same time. So far Modular Pumptracks have been installed in 40 countries around the world, and they are beloved by everyone, from: toddlers on balance bikes, to preteens on scooters, to pro riders of all disciplines, alike. Most installations are in the public sector, including: cities, towns, schools and sport/ leisure facilities. Most commonly in the private sector are holiday resorts, and adventure parks, seeking an innovative experience for guests.

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Philips Lighting – Sports lighting Of course, proper illumination when playing sports is a basic necessity. However, the quality of the lighting is crucial not only for the athletes, but for the sports facility owners. At Philips, we can support you with best-in-class lighting to improve athlete results, while using minimum energy, minimizing light pollution and overspill and the impact on the environment and increasing potential revenue streams. While our lighting systems provide the players and trainers with the flexibility to play whenever they want, they also provide facility operators insight on the status of all lighting in their facility.

Philips Lighting BV High Tech Campus 48 5656 AE Eindhoven Netherlands www.lighting.philips.com FSB booth: Halle 9.1 A015

End to end partner At Philips, we understand the importance of lighting for sporting activities and large public space venues, at all levels – from local community sports to the world’s biggest sporting events both in the indoor and outdoor fields. Aside from the illumination of the field, our lighting systems can also offer solutions for other areas of your sports facility such as the clubhouse, locker rooms, restrooms, parking area, walkways and stands. We can support you with creating lighting design plans and we also have a reliable reputation in working with local authorities and private property owners to assess issues with glare, overspill and other specific national sports lighting standards.

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CONGRESS TICKETS Bring your colleagues, staff and clients – we offer even more discount when you register several people. All congress tickets include entry for the international trade shows FSB and aquanale as well as many other benefits. 4-day Congress ticket 285 EUR IAKS members 425 EUR Non-members 110 EUR Students 15 % Discount from 2nd delegate on 1-day Congress ticket IAKS members Non-members Students Discount from 2nd delegate on

120 EUR 180 EUR 45 EUR 15 %

Awards Gala with Prize-Giving Ceremony IAKS members Non-members

100 EUR 126 EUR

Information: www.iaks.org/congress Tickets: www.iaks.org/webshop

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LOCATION Congress Centre North of Koelnmesse Messeplatz 1 Entrance North 50679 Köln-Deutz (Germany) IAKS International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities Phone +49 (0) 221 16 80 23- 0 Fax +49 (0) 221 16 80 23-23 congress@iaks.org www.iaks.org Congress languages Congress sessions with presentations will have simultaneous translations for English, German and Spanish language. Congress workshops will be held in English language only.

COLOGNE, 7-10.11. 2017 INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR FOR AMENITY AREAS, SPORTS AND POOL FACILITIES

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