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Marc Gasol

A three-time All-Star and NBA champion will explain his view and experience on how analytics can help enhance a player’s performance and that of the team.

 

Àlex Abrines

The 28-year-old star is a huge part of the club’s aspiration to conquer the 2021-22 EuroLeague and Liga ACB. He will discuss with Ferran Prieto the latest tech which help enhance athletic performance for basketball players.

FRENKIE DE JONG

One of the standout names is none other than first team star Frenkie de Jong, who will be speaking at one of the sessions in the sports analytics track, which will be looking at the study and development of data analysis applied to sport.

Alexia Putellas

The captain for FC Barcelona’s historic treble last season, including a first-ever Champions League trophy, will speak at the Coach track giving insights for a competitive winning team.

Jonatan Giráldez

He’s one of the architects of the game model that has been implemented at Barça women’s team and from this season he’s the new head coach. What new endeavors are they facing?

Marta Torrejón

She’s one of the footballers with the most games played with the culé shirt. As a defender having played international competitions, she’ll bring her vision to the team’s unique style of play.

“Continuous effort is the key to unlocking potential”

Year after year, since 2016, the Barça Innovation Hub brings the sports world together to dive into the most pressing issues and themes, exploring revolutionary innovations and unveiling key trends for the future. With this in mind, this edition (STC21) places wom+n center stage.

The Congress consists of 9 tracks exploring in depth key topics in the sports industry. This year we introduce the new track Gastrosport, which combines sports nutrition and gastronomy.

STC21 will be an incredibly special “hybrid” edition, providing both a once in a lifetime on site experience at Camp Nou, as well as the inclusive option to attend completely virtually from anywhere in the world.

Learn from and establish connections with world renowned experts and fellow attendees from top sports clubs, organisations and businesses such as from FC Barcelona, La Liga, the NBA, the NFL, and many more..

Audience overview 

Coaches, analysts, doctors, nutritionists, physiotherapists, sports scientists, marketeers, sports executives and professionals, athletes, and keen learners.

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An interactive front row virtual experience on an easy-to-use online platform and App

Online Platform

Digital Platform access
SPORTS TOMORROW 2021 App
Meetings 1-to-1 online
+75h exclusive online content (Live / On-Demand)

+75h Interactive Talks
SPORTS TOMORROW Arena access
Networking Area with Speakers
SPORTS TOMORROW Break Coffees
SPORTS TOMORROW After Congress
Match tickets discounts
Barça Experience Tour tickets discounts

ONSITE

A unique congress in the home, and heart, of FC Barcelona, at the historic Camp Nou stadium

Camp Nou, Barcelona

Digital Platform access
SPORTS TOMORROW 2021 App
Meetings 1-to-1 online
+75h exclusive online content (Live / On-Demand)
+75h Interactive Talks
SPORTS TOMORROW Arena access
Networking Area with Speakers
SPORTS TOMORROW Break Coffees
SPORTS TOMORROW After Congress
Match tickets discounts
Barça Experience Tour tickets discounts

Sports Tomorrow congress in numbers

Assistents

Key Specifics Tracks

Edition

Industry leading speakers

Hours of content

SPORTS TOMORROW CONGRESS includes

SPEAKERS

Take a look at some of the speakers who will be joining us at Sports Tomorrow Congress

Ebru Koksal

Independent Non-Executive Director
Professional Footballers' Association (PFA)

Anthony C. Hackney

Professor of Exercise Physiology & Nutrition
University of North Carolina

Rhodri LLoyd

Professor of Paediatric Strength and Conditioning
Cardiff Metropolitan University

Eva Ferrer

FCBarcelona female football and youth female teams doctor
FCBarcelona

Asker Jeukendrup

Professor of Exercise Metabolism
Loughborough University & Mysportscience

Program

Central European Time (CET)

All talks will be recorded and available until December 31st, 2021

8 NOV 2021
9 NOV 2021
10 NOV 2021
11 NOV 2021
12 NOV 2021

Business

Sala Roma

08:30

OPEN DOORS

09:00

Opening Session | Growth opportunities in Woman Football Business in Europe Ebru Koksal

10:00

The evolution of the women’s football transfer market: setting a new paradigm Moderator: Georgina Leger Stefano Braghin + Markel Zubizarreta

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

Building a new sports competition. Opportunities and challenges Moderator: Marta Aubia Maria Tato

12:30

Barcelona Sports HUB – A collaborative and sigular project

13:30

LUNCH BREAK

14:30

Shaping the future of grassroots women’s football Moderator: Mariël Koerhuis Maram Albutairi + Mia Eriksson

15:30

Chivas – Path towards evolution Moderator: Marcos Picalló Amaury Vergara + Nelly Simón + David Muñoz

16:30

Female Leadership in sports Moderator: Rocío Pomares Marta Torrejón + Mariona Caldentey

17:30

ALLIANZ Startup Competition: Pushing sport performance to the limit

18:30

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Medicine+Physiotherapy

Sala Auditori 1899

08:30

OPEN DOORS

09:00

OPENING CEREMONY Eva Ferrer + Gil Rodas

09:30

Are women really all that different from men when it comes to sports injuries? Celeste Geertsema

09:50

How to manage women’s football players: FCB approach Eva Ferrer

10:10

TOPIC 1: GENERAL OVERVIEW OF WOMEN’S PHYSIOLOGY Chair: Eva Ferrer Moderator: Toña Lizarraga

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF WOMEN’S PHYSIOLOGY Anthony C. Hackney

10:30

The menstrual cycle, is it really that important? Georgie Bruinvels

10:50

Sex and gender differences in sport Meghan Keating

11:10

COFFEE BREAK

11:40

What about oral contraceptive use on performance and injuries Kirsty Elliott-Sale

12:00

Is there a hormonal profile specific to the female footballer? Nicky Keay

12:20

TOPIC 2: PREVENTING INJURIES IN FEMALE FOOTBALL PLAYERS Chair: Celeste Geertsema Moderator: Lluis Til

INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY IN WOMEN’S FOOTBALL ELITE Markus Walden

12:40

The complexity of injury and including the athlete voice and context Caroline Bolling

13:00

Training Load and Player Monitoring in High-Level women’s field hockey player: injury prevention role Esther Morencos

13:20

LUNCH BREAK

13:20

CANON SPEAKER CORNER: Role of Diagnostic Imaging in Sports Medicine – Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Lluis Til + Sandra Mechó

14:20

Making sense of the prevention debate. What should clinicians do? Tania Pizzari

14:40

Football boots – implications on performance and injury Katrine Kryger

15:00

The influence of the menstrual cycle on muscle injuries and strength and power performance Blanca Romero

15:20

FIFA Prevention strategies Liesel Geertsema

15:40

TOPIC 3: ACL INJURY OUTCOMES IN FEMALE FOOTBALL Chair: Liesel Geertsema + Jordi Puigdellivol

15:40

WHY ARE THERE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S FOOTBALL ACL INJURY? Celeste Geertsema

16:00

EPIDEMIOLOGY IN FC BARCELONA Javier Yanguas

16:20

Conservative and surgical management of ACL deficient knees in women’s football Hege Grindem

16:40

Systematic video analysis of ACL injuries in professional FEMALE  football (soccer) Francesco Della Villa

17:00

FAIR Anterior ACL project Elisa Nédélec

17:20

Primary and secondary prevention of ACL injury in female footballers Holly Silvers

17:40

Special tips in Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation programs in team sport athletes Silvia Ortega Cebrian

18:00

The athlete’s perspective – what it takes to reach the top in women’s sport Caroline Graham Hansen

18:15

Round table: Rehabilitation Process Moderator: Lluis Til + Xavier Linde Cot Andrea Esteban + Laura Díaz + Sara Mérida + Laura Rafols

19:15

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Medicine+Physioterapy

Sala Auditori 1899

08:30

OPEN DOORS

09:00

TOPIC 4: MUSCLE AND TENDON INJURIES IN FEMALE FOOTBALL Chair: Xavier Valle Moderator: Carles Pedret

09:05

FC Barcelona injury epidemiology and managing muscle and tendon injuries in women’s football elite Eva Ferrer

09:25

Sex-based differences in muscle arhcitecture and metabolism Clara Prats

09:50

Muscle and tendon injuries rehabilitation process : same-same or different Laia Martínez + Roger Gironés + Roger Ollé

10:15

Skeletal muscle cell adaptation to exercise and tissue injury Abigail Mackey

10:35

Tendon injuries: comparison between men and women Jill Cook

10:50

COFFEE BREAK

11:20

Injury predictions: Is this possible? Alan McCall

11:40

INJURY PREDICTIONS: THIS IS POSSIBLE Juan Ramón González

12:05

TOPIC 5: MANAGE OF YOUTH FEMALE FOOTBALL PLAYERS Chair: Dai Sugimoto Moderator: Eva Ferrer + Gil Rodas

Youth and adults differences in sport – implications for ensuring youth athletes are happy and healthy Kathryn Ackerman

12:30

What differences in maturation process in female and male youth players? Dai Sugimoto

12:55

Eating disorders in elite sports: prevalence, risk factors and prevention Eduardo Serrano Troncoso

13:15

Apophysitis: how to manage children football players Lluis Til + Mindaugas Gudelis

13:35

How to optimize staff’s performance Tatiana Ferreira

13:55

FCB Tendon Guide Alan McCall + Gil Rodas

14:15

LUNCH BREAK

14:15

CANON SPEAKER CORNER: Role of Diagnostic Imaging in Sports Medicine – Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Lluis Til + Sandra Mechó

15:40

TOPIC 6: RETURN TO PLAY FOR THE FEMALE FOOTBALL PLAYER Chair: Helena Herrero Moderator: Francesco Della Villa

Helping players achieve readiness for Return to Play Ritan Mehta

16:05

How to manage a concussion episode in the female player Edwin Goedhart

16:30

Body & Mind balance: Helping players achive readiness for return to play Clare Ardern

16:50

How can biomechanics help female in the RTP process. Ventura Ferrer

17:15

Return to Play in young female players? Javier Nuñez Villar

17:40

FC Barcelona approach Laura Rafols

17:50

Juventus approach Pilar Hueso

18:05

Return to play: Psychologist approach Rocío Pomares

18:20

Round Table Chair: Helena Herrero Moderator: Francesco Della Villa

Return to play, return for ever?

18:40

PRESENTATION OF STUDIES/PROJECTS. AWARDING PRIZES TO THE BEST

19:00

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Technology

Sala Roma

08:30

OPEN DOORS

09:00

An Athletes Journey – from the court to the boardroom Alana Beard

10:00

Women in the eGame Servane Fischer + Sayna

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

How emerging technologies are shaping the next-gen of elite athletes (by 4YFN) Moderator: Ivanka Visnjic Maurici A. López-Felip + Iván Contreras + Elisabet del Valle

12:30

What it takes to start a company from nothing Jaymee Messler

13:30

How NBA developes Technology Sydney Sarachek

14:30

LUNCH BREAK

15:30

BUILDING TECH PRODUCTS FOR SPORTS ENTITIES Moderator: Stephen Gera Loreto Quintero + Eva Ferrer + Peter Demopoulos

16:30

Sports-Tech from the Athletes perspective Moderator: Ferran Prieto Alex Abrines

17:30

Female Founders Moderator: Asli Pelit Helene Guillaume + Anna Gundmunson

18:30

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Coach

Sala Roma

08:30

OPEN DOORS

09:00

Welcome Jonathan Giráldez

¿Cómo seguir ganando? Alexia Putellas + Jonathan Giráldez + Marta Torrejón

09:30

The state of Health of a Team: The quality of bonds in search of a common language Milena Bertolini

10:15

COFFEE BREAK

10:45

GESTIÓN Y LIDERAZGO EN DEPORTISTAS OLÍMPICAS Max Caldas

11:30

Juventus Women, the passage from amateurs to professional Football Stefano Braghin

12:15

The balance of structure/creativity in coaching Swedish FA Woman National Team Peter Gerhardsson

13:00

LUNCH BREAK

14:15

LEZAMA (Atheltic Club): Training, Development, and Professionalization Iraia Iturregi Sustatxa

15:00

THE USE OF ANTIFRAGILITY WITHIN THE FOOTBALL ENVIRONMENT Rita Guarino

15:45

BREAK

16:00

Operating Strategy in the microcycle of Levant UD Angel Villacampa

16:45

Preparation for International Games Jorge Vilda

17:30

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Nutrition+Performance

Sala Auditori 1899

09:00

OPEN DOORS

09:30

Welcome And Introduction Milos Mallol + Ian Rollo + Mireia Porta Oliva

09:45

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR WOMEN´S FOOTBALL

General Overview of Women’s Physiology Anthony C. Hackney

Female Hormones: Considerations for Health & Performance Nicky Keay

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:45

PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING IN WOMEN´S FOOTBALL: AN FCB APPROACH

Biomarkers of Interest in Women’s Football Beatriz Candás

Gut Microbiome in Elite Sports Marta Llopis + Ken McGrath

FCB Approach: Sharing Learnings from a FIFA Study Eva Ferrer + Mireia Porta Oliva + Toña Lizarraga

13:15

LUNCH BREAK

14:45

Menstrual cycle and performance in female elite players Georgie Bruinvels

Analysis of External Load Variables in female Soccer Player Dawn Scott

16:00

BREAK

16:15

NUTRITIONISTS AT FEMALE FOOTBALL CLUBS – ROUND TABLE

Practical Case Studies: Integration of sport Nutrition and Sports Science FCB Team + Lindsay Langford + Lloyd Parker + Mariona Caldentey

17:30

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Nutrition+Performance

Sala Auditori 1899

09:15

OPEN DOORS

09:45

BODY COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONAL ASSESMENTS IN ELITE FEMALE FOOTBALL

An FCB Approach: New functional Index Parameters to evaluate body composition Mireia Porta Oliva + Toña Lizarraga

Body Composition: DXA Models for player – Anatomy and Biomechanics Tyler Bosh

Sex-based differences in muscle arhcitecture and metabolism Clara Prats

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:45

NUTRITION INNOVATIONS FOR FEMALE FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE

Nutrition Innovation for Female Football Asker Jeukendrup

New Ergogenics for consideration in Football Matteo Pincella

13:00

LUNCH BREAK

14:30

Recovery processes after games and strategies to improve recovery in female team sports players Helena Andersson

Early exposure to strength and conditioning to build resilient female soccer players Rhodri LLoyd

15:45

BREAK

16:00

FERTILITY: CONSIDERATIONS IN ELITE FEMALE FOOTBALL

Gynecological barriers for elite female athletes Ainhoa Coco

Fertility: Consideration and advice for Players Carlos Dosouto

17:00

ROUND TABLE: Microcycle structure in female sport team players Jacob Gonzalez + Berta Carles + Esther Morencos + Blanca Romero

18:00

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Analytics

Sala Roma

09:00

OPEN DOORS

09:30

OPENING

09:45

The full cycle of analytics at FC Barcelona Sergio Llana

10:30

Research Paper: Predicting football penalty directions using in-match performance indicators Lotte Bransen

11:00

How to get started in analytics and real-world experiences Moderator: Paul Power Susana Ferreras + Esteban Granero

11:45

COFFEE BREAK

12:15

RESEARCH PAPER : Modelling intermittent and fatigue profile of football competition Manuel Lapuente

12:45

RESEARCH PAPER: Valuing passes with regards to the player’s option Javier M. Buldú + Borja Burriel

13:15

Player Needs on Data Analytics Vosse de Boode + Frenkie de Jong

14:00

LUNCH BREAK

15:15

Sports Analytics for Journalism Moderator: Javier Fernandez John Murdoch + John Muller + Kiko Llaneras

16:00

Research paper: Bridging the gap between biomechanical research and practice in training the goalkeeper´s Diving Save Rony Ibrahim

16:30

BREAK

16:45

Democratizing event data through broadcasting tracking Nicolas Evans

17:20

Basketball analytics Brittni Donaldson + Marc Gasol

17:55

Research paper prizes

18:00

Meet and greet networking session with refreshments

Gastrosport

Sala Auditori 1899

08:30

OPEN DOORS

09:00

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Sport Nutritionist and chef: A powerful recipe FCB Team + Ian Rollo

09:15

SPORTS GASTRONOMY: PRACTICAL EXAMPLES OF SPORT NUTRITION AND CHEF INTERACTIONS Asker Jeukendrup + Graeme Close

09:45

Vegetable biodynamic philosophy Xavier Pellicer

A Top Player menus real situations Anthony Audebaud

11:15

COFFEE BREAK

12:00

TRANSFORMING FOOD HABITS IN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERS: FOOD FIRST

Plant based recipes for players Alex Pirla

12:30

Football Masterchef Moderator: Meri Rodas Adriá Ponce + Jorge Gutiérrez + Ghislain Recoules

13:30

ROUND TABLE: HIGH PERFORMANCE CUISINE

Chef and Sports Nutrition Interactions Marc De Diós + Josep Kao + Romain Fornell + FCB Team

14:00

Exclusive SPORT FOOD TASTING

16:00

Barça Tour Experience

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