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Sports Technology and Applied Research Symposium

In 2021, the annual AIS Sports Technology and Applied Research Symposium [STARS] will be held as a video conference series.

Each year the AIS hosts STARS, bringing together sport and exercise researchers, technologists, and high performance network personnel from across Australia to share ideas that can drive innovation in their fields. This year's theme is 'Trajectory 2032'.

This year, the STARS video conference series will include live presentations and discussions.

A morning, lunch and afternoon session will be offered at the same time each day:

  • 9:00am - 10:00am AEDT
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEDT
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm AEDT


  • Event date
    Monday 15th November - Friday 19th November 2021
  • Location
    Virtual event

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Program Overview

Ashton Eaton, Olympic great and double gold medallist in the Decathlon, being interviewed by Australian Bronze medallist in the Decathlon Ash Maloney on Ashton’s athletic journey and his current work as a Product Engineer for Intel Corporation.

Professor David Lloyd from Griffith University presenting on ‘The Digital Athlete’.

Dan Bigham and Jonny Wale from HUUB Wattbike Cycling Team on how they have managed to beat national cycling teams on a shoestring budget. (THE PURSUIT on Vimeo)

Dr Melanie Hayman from Central Queensland University will present on ‘The Athlete Mum’.

Professor Kerrie Mengersen from QUT’s Centre for Data Science asks the question – ‘Is the time right for a National Sport Data Analytics Hub?’

Dr Stuart Morgan and Ash Hall will be launching the ‘Video Machine Learning Pipeline’.

Professor Matthew Porteus, Stanford University and WADA Gene and Cell Doping Expert Advisory Group presenting on ‘Gene Doping – Should we be worried in 2032?’

Professor Chun Wang, UNSW presenting on ‘Connected Sensors in Health – Where are we headed?’

Professor Greg Roach, Appleton Institute Sleep Lab on the use of wearables to monitor sleep.

Presenters and Panelists

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