Consistently Ranked The World’s #1 Master In Sport Management Programme. Learn more about the MAS Programme!

Consistently Ranked The World’s #1 Master In Sport Management Programme. Learn more about the MAS Programme!



Since 2001, The International Academy of Sport Science and Technology (AISTS) has been organising SEMOS – the Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar.

The AISTS SEMOS offers an overview of the key tasks that sports managers need to successfully plan, communicate and operate when organising sport events, providing a 360 view and behind the scenes look at the mechanics of sport events.

Bringing together leaders of International Sport Federations and other experts of the AISTS network, including the International Olympic Committee and sport event organisers, AISTS SEMOS is a practical course that recognises the increased expectations of spectators, media and sponsors at major events.

SEMOS™ KOREA will be held for the first time in Korea, in collaboration with SPTZ82.


From 6 September – 11 October, 2022, the SEMOS KOREA will include 15 sessions from experts from across every aspect of the sport events sector. From people management to security and media to legacy, the six-week programme guarantees the highest calibre of speakers in the Sports Industry.

Confirmed speakers for SEMOS KOREA include:

Cedric VdB
Head of Strategy and Education at the AISTS

Paulo Ferreira
Director General at FISU – International University Sports Federation

Tania Braga
Head of Olympic Games Impact and Legacy at the International Olympic Committee

Andrew Amery
Director at R3S Global

Francess Lusack
Head of Accreditation at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Mario Medeiros
Sponsorship Sales & Digital Business Development Consultant at FIBA Americas

Anthony Edgar
Media Services at PRS

David Ashton-Davies
Project Manager, NOC Games Services at International Olympic Committee

and experts from various organisations covering topics on accreditation & access control, protocol/hospitality, SPT, VEM, DOP/MED, legacy, International Relations, etc.

Who should attend

AISTS SEMOS participants are professional, part-time or volunteer managers and organisers of sports events, as well as staff from sports organisations looking to successfully lead and manage a complex sport event. In addition, anyone who is interested in the overall view within the sports event and meeting diverse industry leaders in sport.

Registration & Fee

For registration, please visit

Fee – KRW 1,500,000 (VAT excluded)

If you are from a Federation, NOC, or Korea Sports Safety Foundation, please contact as you may be eligible for a discount.

About SPTZ82

Established by our Alumni and Class representative of 2020, Jia Choi, SPTZ82 aims to connect Korea and the world – providing a sports gateway by inspiring, creating, and delivering opportunities that meet individual and organisational aspirations through sport. 

SPTZ82 is dedicated to creating effective and beneficial opportunities for all stakeholders in the field of sports by nurturing human legacies through education, networking, and the production of thought-provoking, issue-oriented seminars to raise the level of discourse on critical sports event industry issues in Korea and worldwide.

The AISTS and SPTZ82 have partnered to jointly deliver the AISTS SEMOS (Sports Event Management and Organisation Seminar) in Korea to serve as a platform of exchange for learning and dialogue between Europe and Korea.