TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute | SECSI 2017: Programme Announcement
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SECSI 2017: Programme Announcement

22 Mar SECSI 2017: Programme Announcement

We are proud to announce the programme for the the second edition of the Science and Engineering Conference on Sports Innovation (SECSI), which will take place on Friday April 7th 2017. The conference aims to stimulate sports research and innovation by exchanging knowledge on sports science. Furthermore, its goal is to strengthen the partnerships between traditional universities, universities of applied sciences and other research institutions.

Last year, the conference was a great success with over 100 attendees. We aim to make this year’s conference an even better experience. To get a glimpse of last year’s event, please click here to visit a set of 10 interviews with some of the speakers from SECSI 2016 [Dutch only].

The programme can be accessed via this link.


Register now!

Registration for the event has opened, and we kindly invite you to register via this link.


Update 29 March: Keynote Speaker Announced!

We are happy to announce that Edwin Goedhart will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 SECSI conference. He is the Team Physician and Manager of Sports Healthcare at the Sports Medical Centre of the Dutch National Soccer Association (KNVB). Edwin (1963) studied Medicine at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, after which he concluded his education to become a sports physician in 1996. For 13 years, he worked at the Sports Medical Advisory Centre in Haarlem, while also holding several other positions, including that of federation’s physician at the NSG (now NEBAS-NSG), sports-medical functionary at GGD Zuid-Kennemerland, project officer at NOC*NSF for quality control in sports healthcare, club physician for soccer club HFC Haarlem and federation’s physician at KNVB. From 2002 onwards, he occupied several full-time jobs as sports physician in soccer, for AFC Ajax (9 years), AZ Alkmaar (1 year) and Vitsse (1 year). Since 2012 he has been working for KNVB – first as Head Medical Staff of the Dutch National Soccer Team, and from 2013 onwards as Manager of Sports Healthcare and Team Physician. He holds several board functions and was part of the Sorgdrager Committee, which investigated the use of doping in professional cycling. Edwin’s special focus is on assistance for those with sports-related brain injuries and groin pains for soccer players.

Event summary

What SECSI: Science and Engineering Conference on Sport Innovations
When Friday April 7th 2017, 9 AM – 6 PM.
Where TU Delft, Sport & Culture Building, Mekelweg 8-10, Delft
Conference language English
Price Regular fee €75,- / MSc student fee €40,-

For further information, please contact: Secsi@tudelft.nl