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Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Arrival of Delegates



Thursday, 6 September 2018

Original Sokos Hotel Viru:

09.00-09.30     Official opening and welcome words of the 22nd World Congress of AIMS

09.30-09.50     AIMS Progress Report by Paco Borao

09.50-10.00     AIMS Childrens Series Report by Martha Morales

10.00-10.10     AIMS Marathoneum Report by Horst Milde

10.10-10.20     AIMS Communications Report by Frank Baillie

10.20-10.30     AIMS Events Report by Makis Asimakopoulos

10.30-10.45     AIMS Financial Report by Al Boka

10.45-11.15     Coffee break

11.15-12.00     Presentation: Andrew Horsewood, Senior Analyst, Sportcal “Evaluating the value of hosting sporting events”

12.00-12.30     Presentation: Are Altraja, Tallinn Marathon founder The value of the Tallinn Marathon to the city economy

12.30-13.00     Panel discussion and questions

13.00-14.30     Lunch

14.30-15.30     Interactive session: sub-groups to consider how their ‘type’ of Marathon (big/capital city, touristic/rural location, etc) may be valued differently, but according to a ‘unified methodology’ (explored in initial presentation)

15:30-16:00     Reports-back from discussion groups

16.00-16.30     Coffee break

16.30-17.30     Bids for the 23rd World Congress of AIMS


National Opera Estonia:

20.00-23.00    22nd World Congress of AIMS Welcome Dinner: A 100 years of the Republic of Estonia



Friday, 7 September 2018

Original Sokos Hotel Viru:

08.30-09.30     Changes to Articles of AIMS and voting

09.30-10.00     Presentation of electoral candidates

10.00-10.30     AIMS Partners presentations – Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS)

10.30-11.00     Coffee break

11.00-11.45     AIMS Partners presentations: Health, Marathon-Photos.com R-bies/Runnet, Medal Lasser System

11:45-12:15     AIMS 'T' Shirt and AIMS Finishers Medal Award Competition by Frank J. Baillie

12:15-13:00    Presentation: Stacey Conley, Athlete, Advocate, Past-President, Conley Sports Productions Making the Most of Marketing: Increasing Women’s Participation in Running Events

13.00-14.15     Lunch break

14.15-15.00    Presentation: George Kazantzopoulos, International Sustainability Expert, President INSTITUTE TEAM FOR THE WORLD Greening the Running movement
15:00-15.45     Presentation: Michael Nishi, General Manager, Bank of America Chicago Marathon Event Safety & Security: Best Practices

15.45-16.15     Coffee break

16.15-17.00     Presentation: Chris Troyanos, Medical Coordinator Boston Marathon, Executive Director IIRM Endurance Medicine Outcomes and Global Weather Changes “A tale of two heat stokes”


Freedom Square, Tallinn:

19.00               Tallinn Marathon 2018: Welcome Run 5km START



Saturday, 8 September 2018

08.30-09.00     Short Recap of Bids for Candidates of next Congress
09.00-09.30     Voting and results

09.30-10.00     Election of President and Board Members

10.00-10.30     Voting and results

10.30-11.00     T-shirt & Medal Competition presentations

11.00-11.05     Closing Remarks by Secretary and President

11.05-11.30     Short break for refresh and gathering in hotel lobbies

11.30-12.00     Walk from the hotel to the Town Hall (~ 600m)


City Hall in Old Town:

12.00-12.15     Group Photo at the Old Town Hall

12.15-12.45     AIMS Board Press Conference

12.45-14.15     Post Congress Board Meeting

12.30-14.00     Short Old Town Tour for Delegates


14.15-14.30     Gathering at the Old Town Hall and walk to the Mayor's reception (~ 250m)


Reception by Mayor in Old Town:

14.30-16.00     Reception by Tallinn’s mayor & lunch


Freedom Square, Tallinn:

16.30               Opening ceremony for Tallinn Marathon 2018

17.00               Tallinn Marathon 2018: 10 km START
18.30               10 km Award ceremony

Free night for the delegates



Sunday, 9 September 2018

Freedom Square, Tallinn:

09.00               42,2 km Tallinn Marathon 2018 START (including Estonian Championship)

10.45               21,1 km Tallinn Marathon 2018 START
13.00               Award ceremony


Seaplane harbour:

19.30-23.59     Farewell Reception


Monday, 10 September 2018

Delegates depart

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.