The 2018 International Festival of Athletics Coaching steps directly into 2019: Loughborough University set to host IFAC on 4-6 January 2019


IFAC 2019 – Final information to all delegates

IFAC 2019 – Final information to all delegates
We look forward to welcoming you to IFAC 2019 at Loughborough University and the new Elite Athlete Centre, the jewel in the crown of British High Performance Sport. 
A truly world class line up of coaches and performance experts awaits you at IFAC and an opportunity for you to learn and make the winning difference! 
Making your way to Loughborough University
Unfortunately we are not able to offer any transport this year, however please find attached comprehensive information on how to arrive to Loughborough University. [see: IFAC Locations & Venues]
Conference Locations 
Over the IFAC weekend there will be a number of key venues within Loughborough University that we will use and these have been highlighted on the attached Campus Map [see: Loughborough University Campus Map]
  • Edward Herbert Buiding – Conference Presentations & Registration (Silver & Bronze packages) 
  • Elite Athlete Training Centre – Gold Package Accommodation & Lunch Saturday/Sunday 
  • High Performance Centre (HiPAC) – Practical Workshops
Programme and Speakers:
This year we will be trying to do our best for the environment and as such we will be looking to reduce the amount of paper at the conference with most resources available electronically and online during and after the conference. We have attached a full Programme and Biographies of the Speakers [see: IFAC 2019 Programme & Speakers]
Silver Packages / Bronze Packages
Registration will take place at the Edward Herbert Building over the IFAC weekend. 
  • Friday 4th January from 1pm
  • Saturday 5th January from 8am
  • Sunday 6th January from 8am
Gold Packages 
Please register and check-in at the Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel.Check in time is from 2:00pm, and Check out is at 12:00noon. There is safe storage for luggage at the Hotel. On Sunday afternoon and Gold Package delegates will have access to the Athletes Lounge where you can relax and have access internet after the conference has finished and before you need to depart.
Conference Contact Information 
Any issues an IFAC representative can be contacted by email at 
Each delegate should have received an email with detailed contact information. If not, please, let us know.
We look forward to seeing you in Loughborough! Thanks again to the support of European Athletics and Loughborough University.
The IFAC Team!

Five questions to… Shaun Pickering

Five questions to… Jamie McDonald

Five questions to… Baroness Sue Campbell