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02-18-2010, 01:00 AM
Science, Technology and Research into Sport Surfaces (STARSS)Loughborough University, April 21/22 2010.



'STARSS 2' is the second international conference on this
challenging and growing topic, borne out of the SportSURF network.
Key themes for the conference are Injury Risk
and Surface Performance and the three keynote speakers will provide the audience
with up to date overviews of these areas Dr Iain James (UK), Dr Evert Verhagen
(Netherlands) and Dr Dara Twomey (Australia). There will be a further 15 to 20 presentations
of research papers, in addition to posters and discussion sessions. Full details of the proposed programme can be
found on the SportSURF Conference website sportsurf.lboro.ac.uk.



Early registration is now OPEN, with the lower rate
available only until the end of February. Please
go to the website to register. Conference
fees include the information pack, proceedings, meals and refreshments and a conference
banquet at the National Space Centre in Leicester (reach for the STARSS!). Special rates exist for research students.



Potential exhibitors, or those wishing to display any
research related posters, should contact the conference team directly to
discuss opportunities.



For active researchers/practitioners in sports surfaces you may be
interested in attending a research workshop/seminar to be run on Friday 23rd
April to look at key areas for future research, potential collaborative
proposals and a further opportunity to discuss ideas and challenges. The success of this will depend on demand so
please email the team separately to express your interest in attending this free event (numbers may be limited).





Best wishes, the organising committee



Paul Fleming, Steph Forrester and Pete Richards





Dr Steph Forrester

Lecturer in Sports Technology

Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU

Email: s.forrester@lboro.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1509 564824

Fax: +44 (0)1509 564820

Web: www.sports-technology.com



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