General Manager of Polytan Asia Pacific, Paul Kamphuis will be presenting at two sessions at the National Sports Convention (NSC).
NSSC Workshop 2 – Sustainable Planning for Future Sports Fields and Spaces
Wednesday 24th July, 4pm – 5.15pm
Paul will discuss green engineering and sustainability in terms of where fields need to be planned and built with the use of recycled products, recyclable at the end of life and where possible for us to embrace reused material within the build.
This session will delve into the latest trends in planning, design and trends from key sports globally.
It will also explain what can be learned and applied for Australia including carbon neutral, energy efficient, low environmental impact and Whole of Life considerations including recycling and the reuse of infill.
Reimagining Sports Surfaces – Innovation, Design, Management and Procuring a New Synthetic/Hybrid Sports Field – Planning to achieve excellent outcomes
Thursday 25th July, 11.15am – 12.30pm
Paul will discuss the planning for green engineering with recycled, recyclable and the reuse of system components.
This session will also explore continued growth in embracing synthetic sports fields, what council or sport needs to consider in terms of the design, standards and ongoing management of a synthetic surface.
Following these industry leader presentations from leaders in the industry such as Paul Kamphuis, there will be a Q&A Panel Session with these industry leaders.
The National Sports Convention will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from Tuesday 23rd – Thursday 25 July.
This educational program is based on discussions about recreational and sporting facilities across Australia.
As part of this event on Tuesday 23rd July, Polytan will also be conducting a tour of the factory, so people can learn and experience the process of manufacturing Polytan synthetic surfaces.