IAAF unveils 2022 conference speaker line-up

The IAAF has confirmed its speaker line-up for the Federation’s upcoming annual conference, which will take place on Thursday, 8 December at Double Tree Hilton, Milton Keynes.

Former SAS Soldier, sniper and paratrooper Robin Horsfall will deliver a keynote speech, meeting the conference theme of ‘Overcoming adversity, the path to a prosperous aftermarket future’.

Vicky Pryce, chief economic adviser and a board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) will also address at the conference.

Meanwhile, Matt Cleevely of Cleevely EV, will discuss the transition for the sector into electric vehicles and Julia Muir, CEO of Gaia Innovation and founder of the Automotive 30% Club, will look at how the aftermarket can achieve a better gender balance within the automotive industry.

Neil Pattemore, UK AFCAR & IAAF technical director, will give an insight into legislation affecting the UK Automotive Aftermarket in a post Brexit era, while Quentin Le Hetet of GiPA will present the findings of the first IAAF Aftermarket Trend index.

Mark Field, chief executive of IAAF, said: “I’m really pleased that IAAF has secured such a fantastic speaker line-up. With our move to the larger room within the venue, we’re increasing our numbers to ensure as many people as possible get to hear this valuable content from our speakers, as we look to raise the level of debate within our industry.”