25 - 28 February, 2019
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Pre-Conference Workshops

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Developing A Blueprint for Successful Stadium Development

Mikhail Azarkh - Head of Unit (Competition and Venue Management), 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
What kind of design should you have from the beginning stage to guarantee the long-term profitability of your stadium? What strategies should you have for daily operation? Should you consider building a shopping mall or housing project inside the stadium? This workshop will help stadium owners and operators to understand how to increasing revenue by taking fully advantage of the location and assets.
§  Planning for commercial self-sustainable stadiums at the beginning stage
§  Designing a sustainable strategy and guarantee the strong execution
§  How to deliverer a project within the budget and timeframe
§  Boosting your local sports market by organizing high-end events

Mikhail Azarkh

Head of Unit (Competition and Venue Management)
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Protecting Stadiums Against External And Internal Threats

Andrew Cooke - Director - Security Operations, International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS)
The pressure from safety is increasing year on year.  Whether the threat is from terrorism, hooliganism or other emergency situations, making sure that you have a clear strategy on hand to combat these threats is imperative. This workshop will provides a comprehensive overview of the evolving issues and challenges facing modern sports venues.
§  Identify potential security threats in the stadium during events
§  Design effective solutions for both internal and external  security threats
§  Understand the advantages of hiring specially trained stewards and security officers
§  Design an emergency action plan
§  Incorporate security measures into stadium design and operations
§  Budget for security systems (eg: CCTVs, face-recognition soft ware, etc.)
§  Using technology to improve security measures including fingerprinting, drone surveillance, vehicle and human gantries, etc.

Andrew Cooke

Director - Security Operations
International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS)