The Inaugural Annual Podium Institute Conference on Sports Medicine & Technology will focus on the development, application and validation of innovative wearable, vision, biomarker, AI and robotic technologies to transform sport safety across the youth, community and professional sports.  

The Conference will be held at the University of Oxford on 26th/27th September 2024, and will be hosted by the Podium Institute Director, Professor Constantin Coussios OBE FREng at the Richard Doll lecture theatre in Headington, Oxford.


The Conference Keynote will be delivered by Professor Andrew Zisserman FRS.

Professor Zisserman was awarded the Royal Society’s 2023 Bakerian Medal for research on computational theory and commercial systems for geometrical analysis of images, and for being a pioneer and leading scientist in machine learning for vision, especially image recognition.

Themes and Topics

Abstracts should fall within one or more of the themes of the conference:

  • Wearables
  • Modelling
  • Computer Vision
  • Imaging and Neuroimaging
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Biomarkers
  • Technologies for Mental Health, Sleep and Rehabilitation

Key Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: 14th June 2024
  • Author notification: 28th June 2024
  • Final paper submission deadline: XX September 2024
  • Registration Closing date: 10th September 2024
  • Conference: 26th – 27th September 2024