VI International Forum on Elite Sport, Colorado Springs (USA)

Wednesday, 9 September 2009 to Sunday, 13 September 2009
 

80 Participants from 29 Countries

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Arrival to Colorado Springs/Hilton Hotel
17:00 - 19:00 Conference registration. Antler's Hilton Hotel
18:00 - till IAHPSTC Board Meeting (Present Board Members Only). Presidential Conference Room
 

Day 1 Thursday, September 10, 2009

09:00 – 11:00 Registration Antler’s Hilton Hotel - (After 11:00 registration will move to the USOTC entrance of the West Wing Conference Center)
09:00 – 12:00 USOTC Colorado Springs Tour & Discussion for Non-Board Members Meeting Location: Visitor’s Center, Sponsor Wall
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch – Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Dining Hall
14:00 - 15:30 General Assembly Welcome Address - West Wing Conference Hall
15:30 – 16:30 Continental Meetings
Asia – Gold Room, Athlete Center
Africa – Aquatics 006, Aquatics Center
America – West Wing Conference Hall
Europe – Ray B Essick Room, USA Swimming Building
Oceanic – Silver Room, Athlete Center
16:45 – 17:15 General Assembly Continued – West Wing Conference Hall
17:15 - 18:15 Keynote Address- Leadership in Sport
Jennifer Azzi, 1996 Gold Medalist, Women’s Basketball
West Wing Conference Hall
18:30 - till Opening Reception - lighting of the torch
Casual Cocktail and Buffet
Location: OTC Visitors Center
 

Day 2 Friday, September 11, 2009

Location: West Wing Conference Center
09:00 – 10:30 Panel Discussion – “Training Center and Effect on Sport” American Olympians/Coaches/Program Leaders
10:45 – 11:45 Facilities – Redevelopment of HPC’s - Going “Green” West Wing Conference Hall Speaker: Ann Duffy, Corporate Sustainability Officer for VANOC
11:45 – 12:15 International Exchange
IAHPSTC Exchange Program – FINLAND/USA/SPAIN
Jukka Lahtinen- CAR, High Performance Center Sierra Nevada
Jyri Pelkonen - Vuokatti Sport Institute
Tracy Lamb – Chula Vista Olympic Training Center
Glen Werner Roseboom – Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch – Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Dining Hall
13:30 – 14:30 IAHPSTC Roles in Leadership for Training Centers
West Wing Conference Hall
Speaker: Jukka Lahtinen CAR SN
14:30 – 15:00 Emerging trends in High Performance Training Centers
West Wing Conference Hall
Speakers: Josep Escoda, CAR SC
15:15 -16:45 Discussions – HPC’s designs - INSEP/CAR/USOTC/AIS
West Wing Conference Hall
Breakout into Q & A and Round table discussions
Speakers: Jean Claude Vollmer, (INSEP), F de Puig (CAR SC) Bill Kennedy, (US OTC) Wes Battams (SASI) Thierry Maudet, (INSEP)
16:45 – 18:45 Keynote: The Role of Profit in Sport Centers
The Walt Disney Company, Disney’s Wide World of Sports
Mike Millay: Director, Sport Business Development
19:00 – till Dinner/Free Night (on your own)
Downtown Colorado Springs
 

Day 3 Saturday, September 12, 2009

Location: West Wing Conference Center

09:00 – 10:00 Athlete Education and Career Programs – West Wing Conference Hall
USOC Athlete Career Services
Alicia McConnell, Director, USOC Athlete Services
F de Puig, Director CAR, CAR Athletes Care Program (SAE)
Tom McFarland, Sr. Vice President, Adecco North America

10:15 – 11:30 Vancouver Olympic Games Team’s Preparation
USOC’s Vancouver Games Preparation
Alan Ashley, Team Leader, USOC Winter Sports
Wendy Pattenden, CEO, CSC Pacific, Canada
Kyösti Lampinen, Director, HPC Vierumäki

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch – Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Dining Hall
13:15 – 14:45 WADA/(USADA) – “Working With and at HPC’s”
Daniel Eichner, Ph.D., Science Director, USADA
Lea Cleret, Manager of Education, WADA

15:00 – 16:00 Round Table
“Performance and/or Profit: The Role of Training Centers”
Mike English, (US OTC), Dale Henwood, (CSCC) ,
Takashi Kawahara (JISS), Harry Bähr, Olympiastütspunkt OSP – Berlin

16:15 – 17:30 General Assembly – West Wing Conference Center
Election and Signatures New Members and FORUM 2011

18:00 – 21:00 Closing Reception - The flame is extinguished
The Garden Pavilion at the El Pomar Foundation

Sunday, September 13, 2009

06:00 - 16:00 Social Programs – Special Tours
Please Register by August 31, 2009

Pikes Peak Cog Railroad/Manitou Springs
Garden of the Gods/Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame
Whitewater Rafting

17:30 – till Colorado Backyard BBQ
Mike English’s House

Monday, September 14, 2009

TBD   
Departures