2019 HUMAN PERFORMANCE SUMMIT PROGRAM

The 2019 Fusion Sport Human Performance Summits will this year be held in Park City, USA hosted by the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association and in Brisbane, Australia. Scroll down for more detailed information on the programs.  

Each summit will feature two days of presentations and panel discussions from experts across elite sports, tactical precision-performance and human performance optimization.

North American Program

Blair Education Center & US Ski & Snowboard Center of Excellence
900 Round Valley Drive
Park City, UT 84060
United States

 View Asia Pacific Program

Brisbane Cricket Ground – The Gabba
Champions Room
Gate 7 Vulture Street
Woolloongabba Brisbane QLD 4102
Australia

NORTH AMERICA SUMMIT

On Thursday 3rd October there is an optional Smartabase Workshop available for summit delegates. Please indicate upon registration whether you will be attending that.

The morning workshop will be split into two streams; military or elite sports performance.

The afternoon will be a Dashboard Builder workshop, exploring data visualization in Smartabase and requires a laptop.

Friday 4 October  

8am – 9am Registration and Coffee
Summit Presentations and Panels (45mins each) 9am – 4.10pm
Optional Tour of USSA Center of Excellence 4.30pm
Summit Social Event 6pm

High Performance Data Management
Gus Kaeding, MBA, Performance Data Manager, US Ski & Snowboard Association

Airman Data Analysis and Performance Tracking System (ADAPTS)
Adam Strang, PhD
, Human Performance Research Scientist Air Force Research Laboratory
WPAFBRL · 711th Human Performance Wing/Human Effectiveness Directorate/Applied Neuroscience Branch  

Exploring the Dynamics of High-Performance Teams in the Collegiate Setting
Jennifer Tymkew, MS, ATC, Associate Director of Athletic Training Services, Northwestern University

Belief Effects: A Continuum of Importance in Elite Sport
Dr David T Martin, PhD, High Performance Sports Consultant and Former Director of Performance Research and Development at Philadelphia 76ers (2015-2019)

Human Performance Research Overview and Capabilities From Naval Health Research Center
Dr Pinata H. Sessoms, PhD, Director of the Physical and Cognitive Operational Research Environment (PhyCORE) Laboratory | Research Biomedical Engineer, Warfighter Performance Department, Operational Readiness Directorate | Naval Health Research Center.
Dr Rachel R. Markwald, PhD, Director of the Sleep and Fatigue Research Program, Naval Health Research Center

Panel Session: Managing Competition Schedules and Training Load.
How do different sports, national teams and tactical organizations manage performance and training load across different competition and operator schedules?

Clive Brewer, Asst. Director of High Performance, Toronto Blue Jays
James Bunce, High Performance Director, US Soccer
Dale Lablams, Head of S&C, CANSOFCOM
Bob Poehling, Athletic Development Coordinator (Women’s Alpine), US Ski & Snowboard Association

Panel Facilitator: Tom Crameri, Senior Sport Scientist, Fusion Sport

4.30pm Tour of the US Ski & Snowboard Center of Excellence (Optional)
The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Center of Excellence is a state-of-the-art facility designed to serve today’s athletes with world-class facilities and to strengthen the development of tomorrow’s Olympic skiers and snowboarders.

6pm Human Performance Summit Party | Hosted by Fusion Sport
After the days sessions come join us for some drinks and food.

Saturday 5 October  

8.30am – 9am Coffee
Summit Presentations and Panels (45mins each) 9am – 4pm

Creating Daily Recovery Prescriptions in Smartabase
Dr. Josh Hagen, MS, PhD, Director of the Human Performance Innovation Center, Rockefeller Institute, West Virginia University

Getting Better Every Day: The role of High Performance
Clive Brewer, Asst. Director of High Performance: Programs, Toronto Blue Jays

Deriving Confidence from Data
Hannah Kearney, Olympic Gold Medalist, Certified Personal Trainer, Member of the International Ski Federation Council and the US Ski and Snowboard Board of Trustees 

Smartabase Innovation Showcase – Data visualizations, workflows and more from the Fusion Sport Sport Science Team
Dr Marcus Colby, PhD, Senior Sport Science Consultant, Fusion Sport
Tom Crameri, Senior Sport Science Consultant, Fusion Sport

Performance Care: A paradigm shift in supporting athlete health and wellbeing
Dr. Dan Turner, PhD, Human Performance, Health & Wellbeing Coach, Scientist & Program Manager, Red Bull High Performance

Panel Session: Managing a High Performance Management Team
What are the key challenges facing High Performance Managers in sport, military and at performance consultancies? How has the industry changed over time and what’s next?

Dr. Markus Deutsch, PhD
, CEO and Co-Founder, Fusion Sport
Troy Taylor, High Performance Director, US Ski & Snowboard Association
Per Lundstam, High Performance Manager, Red Bull
Kevin Serre, High Performance Manager, CANSOFCOM

Panel Facilitator: Dr. Marcus Colby, Senior Sport Scientist, Fusion Sport

Driving Human Performance into the future with Smartabase and Summit wrap up
Dr Markus Deutsch, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder, Fusion Sport 

ASIA PACIFIC PROGRAM 

On Wednesday 23rd of October there is an optional Smartabase Workshop available for summit delegates. Please indicate upon registration whether you will be attending that. The Smartabase workshop will be held at the Queensland Academy of Sport located in Nathan, Brisbane Queensland. 

Thursday 24 October  

8.30am – 9am Registration and Coffee
Summit Presentations and Panels (45mins each) 9am – 5pm
Social Event 5.30pm

Surfing Tokyo 2020: Can you build a high-performance team culture in an individualised sport?
Kim Crane, National High Performance Director, Surfing Australia

Panel: Gold Medal Ready: Prioritising Mindset & Mental Preparation 

Stephanie Rice – Australian former competitive swimmer. Olympic Gold Medalist. Medal of the Order of Australia
Jodie Henry – Australian competitive swimmer. Olympic gold medallist and former world-record holder
Naomi McCarthy –  Australian women’s water polo, Olympic Gold Medalists. Director on the board of the Queensland Academy of Sport
Ken Wallace – Aussie Sprint Kayaker, 7x World Champ. Olympic Gold Medalist
Matt Cardinaels – Special Operations

Facilitator: Rosanna Stanimirovic, PhD, Program Manager: Gold Medal Ready, Australian Institute of Sport

Practical use of data, collaborating with coaches and getting player alignment 
Simon Thomas, Head of Physical Performance, BNZ Crusaders Super Rugby 

Culture, Tech & Operations: Getting alignment across a high-performance network 
Sandra Kingi, High Performance Technology Support Services, New Zealand Cricket  

Implementing Data Science in High Performance Sport
Ric Porteous, Senior Data Scientist & George Wehbe, Data Scientist at NSW Institute of Sport 

Managing World-Class Artistic Athletes  
Zara Gomes, Head of Performance Medicine, Queensland Ballet 

Case Study: SPARTA Race Analysis Project
Paul Azzopardi, High Performance Systems and Information Manager at Swimming Australia and Director at Triathlon Queensland
Jessica Corones, Performance Solutions Manager at Swimming Australia

Human Performance Summit Party | Hosted by Fusion Sport
After the days sessions come join us for some drinks and food. Venue TBC

Friday 25 October  

8.30am – 9am Registration and Coffee
Summit Presentations and Panels (45mins each) 9am – 4pm

A model of rational thinking for an emotional process
Mo Bobat,
Player Identification Lead, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) 

Athlete Personal Development – Showcase of QAS ‘My360’  
Mark Knowles, Senior Personal Development Advisor, Queensland Academy of Sport 

Smartabase Innovation Showcase – Data visualizations, workflows and more
Fusion Sport Sport Science Team  

Tactical Athlete Management 
Australian Defence

Driving Human Performance into the future with Smartabase / Summit wrap up 
Dr Markus Deutsch, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder, Fusion Sport
Dr Sue Robson, PhD, Smartabase Product Manager, Fusion Sport