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Dr Karl Friedl

As a keynote speaker at ICSPP2017, I will talk about the military applications of wearable physiological monitoring. There has been great enthusiasm for the bright shiny objects of technology that are currently available on the commercial market but none of these toys have been focused on providing important and actionable information to soldiers and small unit leaders. Military leaders are equally enamoured with technology but military physiologists must develop the useful options for their attention.

The ICSPP is a great opportunity to exchange ideas and hatch collaborations in a gathering of military performance research stars. DST Group, the hosts of ICSPP2017, have been tightly focused on problem-solving research for the Australian Defence Force and, provide a broad and relevant foundation in military performance physiology for this meeting, possibly unmatched by any other country or single laboratory at present. I am very grateful to our Finnish friends who had the vision and tenacity to start this meeting concept. There is no other forum for international military exchanges in biomedical performance research. For many of us, this is now becoming our key international science meeting.

Whilst visiting Australia I’m quite excited about any opportunities for Australian wildlife encounters and also fancy an exploration of bush tucker. There are lessons to be learned from some of the traditional foods of the indigenous community including the superfoods composed of desert berries and other plants that have developed antioxidant defences for survival in extreme environments.

Call for Abstracts closing 30 June 2017

A reminder that the deadline for abstract submission for ICSPP2017, is Friday 30 June 2017. Don’t miss the opportunity to be involved in this integral component of the Congress; all accepted presenters will have the opportunity to showcase their research to peers in this international forum as well as having their abstract published in a Special Issue of Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

Click here to submit your abstract

Who should submit an abstract?

ICSPP2017 will be of interest to human performance researchers and practitioners contributing to the military sector as well as delegates involved with a broad range of physically demanding occupations including emergency services, police, fire and ambulance.

Why should I submit an abstract?

ICSPP2017 aims to integrate all the outstanding work concerning soldiers’ physical performance, to promote the related research quality, to bridge the gap between theory and practice and to strengthen international cooperation among researchers and practitioners.


Key Dates

Registration Now Open
Call for Abstracts Now Open
Call for Abstracts Close 30 June 2017
Notification to Authors and Travel Grant Applications 18 August 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline 28 September 2017
ICSPP2017 28 November - 1 December 2017

Sponsorship & Exhibition

Why Sponsor and/or Exhibit at ICSPP2017?

The ICSPP2017 will provide an excellent opportunity to promote your company, to support your brands and to maintain a high profile amongst specialists. It offers a unique platform to interact with an international group of researchers, practicing professionals and influential industry representatives. All sponsors and exhibitors will be widely acknowledged leading up to and during the congress. Your company will benefit significantly from exposure to an interested, relevant and influential audience in an informal yet informative environment away from the competition of everyday distractions.

An exciting range of sponsorship opportunities have been developed to ensure a successful outcome for all sponsors and stakeholders. Sponsorship packages have been designed to suit a range of budgets. Early confirmation of your Congress sponsorship will ensure an even higher level of exposure

Sponsorship Prospectus View the Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus
Sponsorship and Exhibition Application form Download the Sponsorship and Exhibition Application Form

For further information and to discuss how you could become involved in the Congress, contact the ICSPP2017 Congress Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager:

Emma Bowyer
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001

T: +61 2 9254 5000
F: +61 2 9251 3552
E: sponsorship@icspp-australia2017.org





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