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Newest developments in Artificial Turf in Scandinavia
Webinar: January 12, 9.00-11.00 (CET/GMT+1)


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To become updated on newest knowledge, experiences, and scientific research within the world of artificial turf, join this webinar! 

A free webinar in English with experts from Sweden, Norway and Denmark. They will talk about newest innovations, procurement challenges and solutions, scientific sustainability, user involvement, test-fields as a necessity and much more.

The webinar is presented and hosted by:

IAKS Nordic square logo             -  IAKS Nordic

BEKOGR logo small       -  Customer Group Artificial Grass, Sweden

KG2021 logo   -  Artificial Turf 2021, Norwegian University of Technology & Science


PROGRAM (preliminary):

09:00 – 09:45, Sweden

Briefly about BeKoGr
Pernilla Holgersson, coordinator for the Customer Group Artificial Grass in Sweden, whose principal is the Swedish Leisure and Culture Managers' Association and is funded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

About the guide for Procurement requirements and request for information
Maria Losman, Ecoplan in Medio, Expert in environmental and circular requirements in public procurement.

Towards sustainable artificial turf management
Peter Bengtsson chief of sport facilities, Municipality of Växjö.

Environmental effect and socio-economic analysis of artificial turf and its infill
Tomas Rydberg, expert LCA and Assistants Director, IVL

(5 minute break)

09:50 – 10:30, Norway

Science & scientific knowledge: Sustainability in artificial turf systems?
Björn Aas, KG2021, senior engineer, Centre for Sports Facilities & Technology, NTNU

The world’s first 90% recycled pitch system (to our knowledge)
The players' experiences and a look into the process behind, Roger Nilsen, Teie Idrettsforening, football


10:30 – 10:40, Denmark

Test-fields in Gladsaxe Municipality
Holger Kortbek, member of the Management Committee of IAKS International, Lead manager of Sports Facilities in Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark


10:40 – 11:00

Summary and questions

To ask questions to the speakers during the webinar, please don't hesitate to write them in the chat. We will address them either continously or in the last part.


See you all there!!

(photo credits: Preview picture by Jakob Færch, Header photo by Ulf Elbrønd, Danish Foundation for Culture & Sports Facilities)

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