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
13.20-15.00 Trade Exchange meetings (5)
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