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Speakers confirmed for 22nd AIMS World Congress

21.08.2018

The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) is delighted to announce the speakers at the 22nd World Congress of AIMS to be held in Tallinn, Estonia between the 6-9 September 2018.

Andrew Horsewood, a Senior Analyst at Sportcal, a world-leading provider of sports market intelligence will speak to the Congress on ‘Evaluating the value of hosting sporting events’. Further information available: https://www.sportcal.com/
 
Stacey Conley, former President of Conley Sports Productions will give a presentation on the subject of ‘Making the Most of Marketing: Increasing Women’s Participation in Running Events’. Stacey has worked as the Associate Race Director of the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon since 2002. Further information available: https://youraustinmarathon.com/.
 
George Kazantzopoulos, International Sustainability Expert & President of Institute Team for the World will address the Congress on ‘Greening the Running movement’. Mr Kazantzopoulos collaborated with AIMS to create the AIMS Green Award and a set of environmental guidelines, in line with the IOC Olympic Movement’s Agenda 21. Further information available: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-kazantzopoulos-7288627/

 

Michael Nishi, General Manager of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Events will speak on the subject of ‘Safety-Security: Best Practices’. Further information available: https://cemevent.com/about-us/get-know-team/

 

Chris Troyanos, Medical Co-ordinator for the Boston Marathon & Executive Director for IIRM (International Institute for Race Medicine) will discuss Endurance Medicine Outcomes and Global Weather Changes “A tale of two heat stokes”. Further information available: http://www.racemedicine.org/About-IIRM/Troyanos

 

The 22nd World Congress of AIMS is being held in the city of Tallinn, Estonia at the Original Sokos Hotel Viru Tallinn between September 6 – 9. The weekend will end with the running of the 2018 Tallinn Marathon & Half Marathon. Congress program and info www.aimsworldcongress2018.ee
 
The Congress will also give race organisers the chance to promote their races to hundreds of international runners and visitors. Both Members and non-Members should visit registrationform to register. The registration deadline is Friday 24 August.

For further information on AIMS please visit www.AIMS-worldrunning.org

 

About AIMS

AIMS is a member-based organisation and since being established in 1982 has grown to a membership of more than 440 of the world’s leading distance races, from over 115 countries and territories. AIMS Members come from every continent on the planet and include the Athens Marathon, The Authentic formed on the legend of Pheidippides, the Greek soldier-runner who ran from the town of Marathon to Athens in 490 BC to announce the Persians had been defeated in the ‘Battle of Marathon’. Other AIMS members include many of the world’s greatest distance races in history such as the Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Comrades, New York, Paris & Tokyo Marathons.

The three key objectives of AIMS are:

  • To foster and promote distance running throughout the world
  • To work with the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) on all matters relating to international road races.
  • To exchange information, knowledge and expertise among members of the association

The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) is delighted to announce the speakers at the 22nd World Congress of AIMS to be held in Tallinn, Estonia between the 6-9 September 2018.