People & Data
Staying ahead of the game
Moving to CRITICAL and future threats
The UK threat level increased to CRITCAL twice in 2017. What is the impact on sport, how can safety be maintained during this heighted period and what are the future threats?
Session Chair – Jen O’Neill, SheKicks
Lucy D'Orsi, Metropolitan Police Service
Stuart Dorn, Jockey Club Resources
Lucy Kennon, Transport for Manchester
Martin Girvan, SGSA
Engaging supporters to better ensure safety
What are the benefits and challenges of engaging with supporters on safety issues and how can supporter involvement enhance the safety operation?
Session Chair - Karen Eyre-White, SGSA
Kevin Miles, Football Supporter's Federation
Steve Sutton, Wolverhampton Wanderers
Peter Weymes, SGSA
From the sofa to the stadium seat, how can safety professionals best work together to ensure spectators arrive at the sports ground in safety.
Ken Scott, SGSA
Jason Eglash, Wembley Stadium
Persistent standing – where are we?
Persistent standing remains a challenging issue from a safety, crowd management and customer service perspective. This session will discuss approaches to tackling this issue.
Session Chair – Peter Woodward
Peter Daykin, Footbal Supporters’ Federation
Mark Miles, West Bromwich Albion
Ian Mixter, Oxford Utd FC
Ken Scott, SGSA
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Are you ready?
Changes to data protection legislation come into force imminently. What are the implications for sports grounds safety?
Session Chair – Darren Whitehouse, SGSA
Peter Yapp, National Cyber Security Centre
Squire Patton Boggs
Steve Kenny, Axis Communications
Moving people in exceptional circumstances
An incident outside a sports ground may impact on usual egress plans. What should be considered and how can sports grounds best prepare to ensure the safety of everyone.
Session Chair – Simon Inglis
Aoifa Hunt, Movement Strategies
Chris Fowles, Kia Oval
Fire safety at sports grounds
What are the implications of changes to fire safety advice in the forthcoming 6th edition of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (Green Guide)
Session Chair - Rick Riding, SGSA
Ben Bradford, BB7
Adrian Hay, Tenos
Stress and absenteeism
Stress is the most common cause of absenteeism in the workplace and accounts for over 11 million days lost a year. What can be done to tackle stress in the workplace to reduce absenteeism and improve everyone’s health.
Session Chair – Vicky Whitehouse, Health and Safety Laboratory
Laura Cambell-Abra, No More Ifs or Buts
Sarah Green, Aston Villa FC
David McAtamney, Stadium TM
Behaviour detection and disruption
What can sports grounds do to counter hostile reconnaissance and detect unusual behaviours to prevent an incident from occurring?
Session Chair – Martin Girvan, SGSA
Protective Security Expert - UK Govt Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure