In a move to optimise the impact of sport to integrate refugees, SchweryCade, a Swiss-based, independent social entrepreneurship, will organise the inaugural RESPONSIBALL Forum on 8 November 2018 in Lausanne. The event offers the opportunity for people interested in sport and social inclusion to come together for a day of learning, sharing and in-depth discussions.
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The third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has just kicked off and academic excellence from the region is on the spot to support the educational programme for the 4,000 young athletes. The project is a tangible outcome of Smart Move, the multi-disciplinary network of academic and research entities in the Lausanne region which was launched earlier this year. It aims to provide interdisciplinary answers to complex problems in sport.
Following the success of the inaugural edition in May, THE SPOT will be back next year from 28 to 29 May 2019 in Lausanne. Once again, the SwissTech Convention Center will transform into an open space with a dynamic atmosphere, where participants will be exposed to a wide range of content and experiences all happening at the same time. In a modern and industrial setting, delegates will be able to draw inspiration from many innovative people, ideas, products and best practices in the fields of sport and technology.
Some of the industry’s leading federations, broadcasters and rights holders gathered in the Olympic Museum on 25 September 2018 for iSportconnect’s Lausanne Summit. The event, powered by PwC, in association with ThinkSport, brought together top-level speakers and high-ranking delegates from across the globe to discuss various issues, opportunities and trends currently impacting the sport business industry.
Start-ups from around the world still have until 21 September 2018 to come up with innovative ideas on how to convert the Anoeta stadium, located in San Sebastian, into a smart venue. The Madrid based Global Sports Innovation Center is running a start-up competition for technology-based companies and solutions which can help improve fan experience, security and sustainability of the stadium. The venue is currently under reconstruction.
If you are a company based in Switzerland and are keen to expose you products and services at the largest trade fair for sports business, you may want to consider to become part of the Swiss Pavilion at ISPO from 3 to 6 February 2019 in Munich. The event will gather more than 2,800 exhibitors who will be presenting their latest sports products from segments such as snow sports, outdoor, health and fitness, urban and team sports.
The University of St. Gallen in Switzerland will host the inaugural edition of Impulse Summit, a non-profit discussion platform for debates between hundreds of decision-makers and carefully selected international students in and around the sports ecosystem. The event, which will take place from 30 to 31 October 2018, is the brainchild of a dedicated group of students of the university’s Sports Business Club. It is aimed at addressing the main challenges in the shifting environment of sports and society in order to define new winning strategies.
iSportconnect recently announced that Alibaba, FIA, ABB, ASOIF, Canal+, UEFA andLogitech have all joined the speaker lineup for the 2018 Lausanne Summit, powered by PwC and in association with ThinkSport, taking place on 25 September 2018.
Here is your sporting challenge after the summer break: get out your trainers and help cover the distance of 380,000km which separate the earth from the moon – for your own well-being and to help support three good causes.