The next edition of AISTS SEMOS Plus will take place from the 30 October to 1 November 2017 and registration is now open. The AISTS SEMOS Plus edition listed below will give potential participants a good idea of the programme, speakers and other relevant information but the information may change for the 2017 edition.
Pick and choose from seven different sessions ranging in duration on topics such as medical services, press & broadcast, protocol and spectator experience – all in relation to their role in sport events.
AISTS SEMOS Plus gives you the opportunity to stay abreast of the latest developments and best practices - learning from industry leaders.
AISTS SEMOS Plus participants are professional, part-time or volunteer managers and organisers of international sports events, as well as staff from International Sports Organisations.
As an AISTS SEMOS Plus participant, you will join an international class of 40 participants currently studying the AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology.
Class Size: Approximately 40-50 individuals.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Fees vary between modules, please see below for full information.
The schedule for the AISTS SEMOS Plus has yet to be confirmed. It will be available shortly.
Monday, 30 October 2017
09:00 - 11:30 Press and Broadcast
Explore the key activities performed by a media centre as well as recommended services provided to different client groups and the key relationships to maintain.
Fee: 150 CHF
13:00 - 15:00 Spectator Experience
Gain a solid understanding of the key planning approaches, tactics, and tools available which can support effective planning to create a spectator experience, as well as enhance the spectator’s experience itself.
Fee: 120 CHF
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
09:00 - 10:45 Accommodation
Gain a solid understanding in managing accommodation around different client groups, negotiating and dealing with suppliers, as well as how accommodation connects with other functional areas like transport and catering.
Speaker: Christina Tavares
Fee: 105 CHF
11:15 - 12:30 Catering, Cleaning and Waste
Gain a deep understanding into the importance of this functional area and how it positively impacts the value of an event. Identify how this function can be used to meet basic requirements as well as server as a marketing tool.
Speaker: Frank Schuetzendorf
Fee: 75 CHF
14:00 - 16:00 Protocol
Get a greater appreciation of this critical aspect but often overlooked area of sport events. This session will take you through identifying the relevant client groups and its characteristics, as well as an understanding of how it impacts on the related planning, development and operations.
Speaker: Aurelia Ruetsch
Fee: 120 CHF
Wednesday, 1 November
09:00 - 10:30 Medical
Ensure the health and safety of your athletes, spectators and workers before, during, and after a competition by understanding the medical requirements and the necessary partnerships with key stakeholders.
Speaker: Richard Budget
Fee: 90 CHF
11:00 - 12:30 Knowledge Management
Understand the importance of knowledge management in the context of event planning and organisation, as well as the specificities of managing knowledge like cultural and contextual challenges and the different types of knowledge. With the proper project management methods and systems in place, the identification of risks and opportunities can be facilitated.
Speaker: Cédric Vanden Bogaerde
Fee: 90 CHF