Pre-Conference Workshops - 20 March 2017

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop A – Protecting stadiums against external and internal threats

Timmy Setiawan, President Director, PT Unitri Cipta
Stadium security has always been one of the major concerns for stadium owners and operators but the increased terror threats in Asia over the past few years have increased its significance and importance in the region. This workshop aims to help stadium owners and operators in Asia and industry professionals:

  • Assess external macro threats to stadium security including riots, terrorism, etc.
  • 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 software, etc.)
  • Using technology to improve security measures including fingerprinting, drone surveillance, vehicle and human gantries, etc.


Timmy Setiawan

President Director
PT Unitri Cipta

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM End of Workshop A

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Workshop B – The aftermath of hosting a major sporting games - Leaving a legacy that benefits the community

Andrew James, Senior Principal, Populous
Legacy planning is increasingly becoming one of the hottest topics when staging a major sporting event. For instance, the London Olympics Games 2012 marketed itself as the "sustainable" Games with environmental and economic responsibility and social legacy as its cornerstones. This workshop serves to help stadium owners and operators better understand legacy planning and its importance. Among the topics it will cover include:
  • Necessary steps to ensure proper legacy planning that will benefit the community
  • The benefits of adequate legacy planning to stadium owners and operators
  • Effects of proper legacy planning on stadiums and arena’s financial sustainability
  • Best ways to incorporate legacy planning in stadium design


Andrew James

Senior Principal

4:00 PM - 4:01 PM End of Workshop B