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 Keading, 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

Physiological Manifestations of Belief Effects in Sport
Dave Martin, High Performance Sports Consultant and Former Director of Performance Research and Development at Philadelphia 76ers (2015-2019)

Performance Research Insights from Naval Health
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.
Rachel R. Markwald, PhD, Director of the Sleep and Fatigue Research Program, Naval Health Research Center

Panel Session: Scheduling and Load Management Panel. How do different elite sports, teams and performance organizations manage training load and scheduling?
Clive Brewer, Asst. Director of High Performance, Toronto Blue Jays
James Bunce, High Performance Manager, USA Soccer
Dale Lablams, Head of S&C, CANSOFCOM

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

4.30pm Tour of the US Ski & Snowboard Center for 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. Venue TBC

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 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, Toronto Blue Jays

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

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

Panel Session: Managing a High Performance Management Team
Dr. Markus Deutsch, CEO and Co-Founder, Fusion Sport
Troy Taylor, High Performance Director, USSA
Per Lundstam, High Performance Manager, Red Bull
Kevin Serre, High Performance Manager, CANSOFCOM

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

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

ASIA PACIFIC PROGRAM 

Thursday 24 October  

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

Gold Medal Ready: Prioritising Mindset & Mental Preparation 
Rosanna Stanimirovic PhD, Program Manager: Gold Medal Ready, Australian Institute of Sport

Panel Members

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

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  

Ways data science teams can provide the greatest value in a high-performance sport environment
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 | Director, 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

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

Player Identification Pathways in English Cricket
Mo Bobat , Player Identification Lead, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) 

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 
Markus Deutsch, CEO and Co-Founder, Fusion Sport
Sue Robson, Smartabase Product Manager, Fusion Sport