Sporting Infrastructure - An IAKS Webinar

Online Webinar
23/09/2021 - 23/09/2021

Photo: Duncan Scott, with his coach Steven Tigg, after becoming the most successful British Olympian at a single Olympic Games – winning a record four medals (Credit: University of Stirling).

Can our sporting infrastructure support high performance and target the inactive?

Tom Jones, Senior Principal, Populous
Mike Hall, Partner, FaulknerBrowns

Panellists (in order of appearance):
Paul Buxton, Performance Policy Consultant, UK Sport
Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Cathy Gallagher, Executive Director of Sport, University of Stirling; Chair, BUCS Senior Managers Network
Jo Simpson, Commercial and Sports Facilities Director, Loughborough University

Following on from the success of Team GB at the recent Olympic and Paralympic Games, this webi-nar brings together representatives from the UK sports sector who are involved in the development of elite athletes, to ask how sporting infrastructure can support high performance, as well as targe-ting the inactive parts of the population.

  • How can public funding be directed to optimise performance at all levels?
  • How can success at Olympic level translate into increased participation?
  • How can universities and public sports facilities respond to the needs of elite and recreational activity?

This webinar if free of charge. Register via email at (until 22 September 2021, 5pm latest).