The Programme for the Congress can be found at this link


Oral – Presentations are 15 minutes (12 minutes + 3 minutes for questions). All presentations should be produced on PowerPoint and compatible with Windows. We request that you upload your presentation to the presentation laptop in advance of your session.

Poster – Posters should be A0 with a Portrait Orientation. All Posters will be up for the entire event and can be hung during registration on Day 1. We invite those with an odd number to stand by their posters during lunch on day 1, and those with an even number to stand by their posters during lunch on day 2.

Any queries regarding presenting please email: or speak to one of the members of the organising committee.


Welcome Reception – Sunday 7th July – 19:00 – The Link Hotel

A casual opening to the congress with drinks being served in the lobby of the The Link Hotel.

Banquet – Monday 8th July – 19:00 – Holywell Park Conference Centre

All delegates are cordially invited to the banquet. Dress up, visit old colleagues, meet new friends and celebrate cricket and good company, while enjoying good food, drinks and the sounds of Britain’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist: Kieran Sutcliffe.

VICON Breakfast – Tuesday 9th July – 07:30-09:00 – Holywell Park Conference Centre

VICON have been a leading developer of motion capture and have been involved in cricket research for almost two decades. VICON have an array of unique hardware and software which can be used to optimise sports performance and prevent injury, which can be used in many different environments. Recently, IMeasureU have created a wearable sensor and software which can measure, manage and maximize human movement. IMeasureU provides a sensor which can quantify body movements and workload metrics in the field rather than in the lab, and can be used to optimise performance, reduce injury risk and enhance return to play protocols. During this breakfast you will hear about how IMeasureU enables a personalised, precise lower limb monitoring system for some of the world’s leading athletes and sports teams.

Please sign up to the breakfast using the following link

Loughborough v Rest of the World Delegate Cricket Match + BBQ – Tuesday 9th July – 19:00 – Brockington

Weather permitting (fingers crossed) a social cricket match will take place between delegates from Loughborough and those from the Rest of the World. To register your interest in playing in the game please email our chief selector Laura ( All cricket equipment is provided so no need to bring your cricket gear, just trainers and sports attire (and competitive spirit!).

Closing Social – Wednesday 10th July – 19:00 – The Orange Tree

Please join us as we close out the social with some casual drinks and food in one of Loughborough’s atmospheric and relaxing bars. 



FAST BOWLING – National Cricket Performance Centre – 16.00-19.00

Dr Edouard Ferdinands (University of Sydney, Australia) will lead a workshop aimed at enhancing fast bowlers’ biomechanics. The workshop will include a 1-hour presentation on fast bowling biomechanics followed by a 2-hour net session where Dr. Ferdinands will apply the biomechanical principles covered in the proceeding lecture.


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING IN ELITE CRICKETERS – Holywell Park Conference Centre – 16.15-17.15

Rob Ahmun is the England and Wales Cricket Board National Lead for Strength and Conditioning having previously obtained over a decade of experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach within Cricket and Netball. Rob has extensive experience working with both elite and developing fast bowlers to optimise their performance and prevent injuries. Rob will also talk about the unique challenges faced by a strength and conditioning coach in cricket.

EMERGENCY CARE IN CRICKET – Holywell Park Conference Centre – 17:15-18:15

Medical staff of the England and Wales Cricket Board will speak about their experiences dealing with impact injuries, cardiac screening, and concussion testing, how to improve screening and other on-field emergencies.