2nd May 2019

SASTEX Timetable

Thursday 2nd May 2019 

09.00 – 10.00 Registration and networking breakfast

10.00-11.00 SASTEX Forum Keynote: Mountaineer and Adventurer Squash Falconer

Squash Falconer is a record-breaking adventurer, speaker and presenter and will be opening SASTEX 2019 with a keynote talk entitled ‘Taking Action’ !

11.00 – 11.20 Break

11.20-12.20 What is the role for technology in the mountains, force for good or not?

Rob Stewart of Cycle-Press leads a panel discussion looking at the positive and negative impacts of increased technology in the mountains, and what the future may bring.

Panellists: Ben Lee: Bikecation, Craig Stockwell: Duplare, Andy Green: Sport Pursuit, Andy Nelson: Immediate Media

12.20-13.20 Lunch

13.20-15.00 Trade Exchange meetings (5)

15.00-15.20 Break

15.20 – 17.00 Trade Exchange meetings (5)

17.00 – 18.00 Growing the market, new models for market growth?

James Gambrill of SASTEX leads a panel discussion examining existing and new models for growing the summer alpine sports market, both in the UK and overseas

Panellists: Rob Sayers: Active Outdoors, Nigel Greenwood: So Sussex, Pierre-Henri Maitenetti: Crans Montana, Katie Waddington: Zenith Holidays

18.00 – 20.00 SASTEX Party – drinks and canapés

20.00 SASTEX Ends