An extract from the Engineers Australia website: Thought Leaders Series: Engineering the Olympics, crowd movement strategies | Engineers Australia
By Engineers Australia, May 2022
About the event
The 2032 Brisbane Olympics may still be a decade away however development and infrastructure projects are ready to break ground following planning discussions between the Brisbane City Council and the International Olympics Committee. Delivering a total benefit of over $17 billion for Australia and creating over 100,000 jobs nationally innovative and local manufacturing will be a key driver to the Games success. In this session we focus on the key challenge of strategic crowd planning. Crowd planning delivers benefits beyond safety, including the efficient use of space and enhanced experience for visitors. Hear from the Founder and Chairman of Movement Strategies (a GHD company) who will address the key challenges the industry continues to face in shifting perceptions of crowd and people movement analysis from simply a cost associated with safety to one that reflects the true value of delivering an excellent customer experience and commercial success.
Key Take Outs:
Building on experience of Olympics, World Cups and other mega sports events Simon Ancliffe will demonstrate how crowd planning delivers strategic value