Populous Senior Principal Christopher Lee will be speaking at Host City 2015, held in Glasgow on the 9th-10th November 2015. The Host City 2015 conference and exhibition creates a unique dialogue between cities and rights holders to sports, cultural, and business events. These range from mega events such as the Olympic Games and World Expos to major business, scientific and cultural events. Click here for more information about the event.
Populous Associate Principal Gurminder Saraon will lead an exclusive, architect-led behind-the-scenes talk and tour of the RIBA Award-winning First Direct Arena in Leeds, UK. Discover the stories behind the building, what inspired the design and what it means to have won this prize. Tickets for the event on 17th November are limited, and can be purchased here.
Jon Knight, Senior Principal, will speak at MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on a stadium innovation panel, alongside San Francisco 49ers President Paraag Marathe and Priya Narasimhan, CEO and founder of Yinz Cam. The presentation will take place February 27, 2015 and will cover fan-facing analytics and the value of the in-stadium experience.
Bruce Miller, Senior Principal, sat on a panel February 14th at the US Conference of Mayors discussing professional sports facilities and their role in the culture and future of American cities. Bruce provided insight on the design process and the role sports plays in connecting a city’s anchor buildings and telling a larger story about the community.