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World’s leading sports architects confirmed to speak at Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2014


An unprecedented line-up of industry-elite speakers has been announced for this September’s unmissable Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific event. With a combined experience of working on thousands of sports projects all over the world, the speaker list for Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2014 is the strongest line-up of experts ever assembled for a sports venue conference.


The stellar speaker list of industry-leading figures includes:

David M Campbell, Principal – Geiger Engineers
Paul Hyett, Principal – HKS, Inc
Andrew James, Senior Principal – Populous
Kourosh Kayvani, Global Sports Leader – Aurecon
Mike King, Principal – Arup
Chris Lamberth, Sport & Commercial Development – 360 Architecture
Clive Lewis, Associate Director – Arup Associates
David Manica, President –  MANICA Architecture
Dan Meis, Global Director Sport – Woods Bagot
Andrew Noonan, Architect – Populous
JRJ Parrish, Principal – AECOM Global Sports
Teoh Hai Pin, Director – DP Architects
Matt Reynolds, Architect – Populous

John Rhodes, Senior Vice President/Director of Entertainment & Sport – HOK
Alastair Richardson, Director – Cox Architecture
Jonathan Rose, Principal Design + Planning – AECOM
Andy Simons, Director – KSS

Conference highlights include:

  • An opportunity to learn first-hand from the design team on the Singapore Sports Hub
  • Regional projects in focus, including the new Perth Stadium in Australia; Philippine Arena – the world’s largest arena – in the Philippines; Shantou Sports Park in China; and Japan’s New National Stadium project
  • A look at innovative sports projects from around the world including the new Atlanta Falcons NFL Stadium
  • Sports Venue Architecture Panel Discussion: a unique opportunity to listen to some of the leading sports venue architects in the world share their opinions
  • Roofing Innovations and Challenges in Modern Stadia: this roundtable panel of leading experts will discuss the complex design and engineering challenges in developing modern stadia projects



For the full Preliminary Program, detailing the speakers and conference sessions, please go to:


Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2014 will be hosted by the new Singapore Sports Hub this September, 24-26. To guarantee your place at this must-attend event and secure the special Early Bird rate, make sure to sign up today at:


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