The AISTS SEMOS Plus Open Module gives you the opportunity to stay abreast of the latest developments and best practices - learning from top industry leaders, and is closley linked to the SEMOS™ Open Module.
The SEMOS Plus provides additional sessions on client oriented services as well as press and broadcast. The 3 day open module will provide a 360 degree overview that event managers need when entering the domain of mega sport events. Participants will join an event simulation exercise on the final day, adding exciting dynamics to the knowledge acquired during the seminar and will gain hands on experience from our experienced SEMOS Plus speakers.
NOTE: If you register for both SEMOS and SEMOS Plus a CHF 600 discount will be applied.
The next edition of AISTS SEMOS Plus will take place from the 30 October to 1 November 2017 and registration is NOW OPEN.
AISTS SEMOS Plus participants are professional, part-time or volunteer managers and organisers of international sports events, as well as staff from International Sports Organisations.
As an AISTS SEMOS Plus participant, you will join an international class of 40 participants currently studying the AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology.
Class Size: Approximately 40-50 individuals.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, 25 October 2017
The schedule for the AISTS SEMOS Plus has yet to be confirmed. It is being updated daily.
Monday, 30 October 2017
09:00 - 11:30 Press and Broadcast
Explore the key activities performed by a media centre as well as recommended services provided to different client groups and the key relationships to maintain.
Speaker: Betony Garner, Freelance PR Consultant
13:00 - 15:00 Spectator Experience
Gain a solid understanding of the key planning approaches, tactics, and tools available which can support effective planning to create a spectator experience, as well as enhance the spectator’s experience itself.
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
09:00 - 10:45 Accommodation
Gain a solid understanding in managing accommodation around different client groups, negotiating and dealing with suppliers, as well as how accommodation connects with other functional areas like transport and catering.
Speaker: Christina Tavares, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
11:15 - 12:30 Catering, Cleaning and Waste
Gain a deep understanding into the importance of this functional area and how it positively impacts the value of an event. Identify how this function can be used to meet basic requirements as well as server as a marketing tool.
Speaker: Frank Schuetzendorf, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
14:00 - 16:00 Protocol
Get a greater appreciation of this critical aspect but often overlooked area of sport events. This session will take you through identifying the relevant client groups and its characteristics, as well as an understanding of how it impacts on the related planning, development and operations.
Speaker: Aurelia Ruetsch, Protocol, Hospitality & VIP Operations Expert
Wednesday, 1 November
09:00 - 10:30 Medical
Ensure the health and safety of your athletes, spectators and workers before, during, and after a competition by understanding the medical requirements and the necessary partnerships with key stakeholders.
Speaker: Richard Budgett, IOC (International Olympic Committee)
11:00 - 12:30 Knowledge Management
Understand the importance of knowledge management in the context of event planning and organisation, as well as the specificities of managing knowledge like cultural and contextual challenges and the different types of knowledge. With the proper project management methods and systems in place, the identification of risks and opportunities can be facilitated.
Speaker: Cédric Van den Bogaerde, IOC (International Olympic Committee)