Sports Analytics Seminar

The purpose of the seminar is to share experiences and opportunities in the area of sports analytics.
During the seminar you will understand the situation in sports analytics and get an opportunity to connect to the community in Finland.
The seminar is targeted to organizations and people in sports analytics and coaching community for better understanding opportunities in sports analytics business.

The seminar themes are:

  • Wearables technologies for sports
  • Performance analysis
  • Information management and service for sports

Language is mainly in Finnish, documentation in English.


8:30 Registration and coffee

9:00 Welcome and opening

9.10 Keynote - Heikki Norta, Chief Digital Officer, President Connected Devices and Digital Services at Amer Sports Corporation

09:40 Wearables for sport

Optical heart rate monitoring - uses and pitfalls, Ilkka Korhonen, CTO, PulseOn

Biophysiological monitoring of positive stress management among athletes, Harri Lindholm, MD, PhD, Medical Specialist, Nokia Technologies, Digital Health Lab

Wearables in sport, Jussi Virkkala, Program manager, Suunto

VTT Wearables, Ralph Liedert, Key Account Manager, VTT

11:00 Performance analysis I

Taidon oppiminen ja teknologia, Sami Kalaja, Director, KIHU-Research Institute for Olympic Sports

Effective strength training with Mpower muscle activation monitor, Juha Lampela, CEO, Fibrux

Advanced performance and recovery analytics from the heartbeat, Tero Myllymäki, Head of physiology, FirstBeat Technologies

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Performance analysis II

Cross-country ski analysis with SKIIOT, Marko Höynälä, CEO, Exiops

Wearables and mobile apps change running world, Tommi Ojala, Founder and CEO, Runteq

Uintisovelluksen toteutus yhteistyöverkostossa, Riku Rimpelä, CEO, Trainesense

14:00 Sport data and services

Decision-making of coaching, Mikko Koskela, CEO, Coach4Pro Oy

K-Lab  – National performance testing data management and analysis system for athletes, Ari Saarikoski, Olympic Training Center Kuortane

VTT Sports Analytics, Jani Mäntyjärvi, Principal Scientist, VTT

15:00 Wrap-up

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Event time

15.6.2016 08:30
15.6.2016 16:00

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Event location

Innopoli 2, Edison
Tekniikantie 14


Petteri Alahuhta
+358 40 708 4326