Technical Meeting Presentations

From this page visitors may download or view presentations from the SAPCA Technical Meeting which took place at Holywell Park, Loughborough University, on Thursday 2 December 2021.

To view or download a presentation click or tap on the “View or Download” link alongside the speaker’s name.

Sessions held in the Stephenson Room

2A. Keynote – Meeting the Environmental Challenge
Dr Kathryn Severn, Football Foundation:
Eric O’Donnell, Sports Labs:
Jo Gilroy, Kier Group:

3A. Synthetic Turf Systems – Evolution and Innovation
Dr Colin Young, TenCate Grass: A copy of Colin’s presentation will be available soon. Please check back later.
Gary Breen, ACT Global:
Duncan Bennett, Notts Sport:

4A. The Importance of Diversity in Sports Facility Design
Ed Hunt, UK Athletics:
Graham Finnie, sportscotland:
Owain Davis, Level Playing Fields:

5A. In the Spotlight: Latest University Research
Max MacFarlane, Cardiff University:
David Cole, Loughborough University:
Harry McGowan, Loughborough University:
Francesca D’Andrea, Sheffield Hallam:

6A. International Governing Bodies – What’s New
Eric O’Donnell, Sports Labs:
Marc Douglas, World Rugby:
Professor Alastair Cox, FIH:

Sessions held in the Turing Room

3B. Indoor Sports Floors – Standards, Specifications and Guidance
David Rigby, Labosport:
Niall McPhee, Sports Labs:
Charlotte Malyon, England Netball:
Colin Corline, Project Manager, SAPCA:

4B. Hybrid and Natural Turf Pitches – Standards for Elite and Community Use
Dr Tim Lodge, Agrostis Turf Consultancy:
Dr Richard Earl, TGMS:

6B. Tennis Facility Forum
Mark Fisher, LTA:
Colin Corline, Project Manager, SAPCA: