Sydney - Set for Success: Sports Science Breakfast

Sydney - Set for Success: Sports Science Breakfast

Set for Success: Sports Science Breakfast - Optimising Female Performance

Join us for a morning full of action! Start with a coffee and enjoy networking with you peers from across the Sports Science disciplines and related areas. Enjoy a yoghurt and muesli cup, a danish or some fresh fruit whilst hearing from our expert panellists. Before the breakfast finishes, jump on a round table and discuss a topic with a panellist. 


with Emma Millet, AES/ASp2, NSWIS and Athletics Australia

Dr Emma Millett is a Senior Biomechanist at the New South Wales Institute of Sport and National Lead of Biomechanics for Athletics Australia. Emma has worked within the Australian High-Performance system for over 10 years, predominately working with Olympic and Paralympic Track and Field athletes as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Key research areas of expertise include exploring the influence of athletic training on functional lower-extremity stiffness on performance and injury.

Christine McDermott, ASp1, Sydney Academy of Sport and Lecturer at UTS
Christine has over 30 years of experience working in Sports Science and High-Performance Sport and has worked with many elite athletes and teams through her work at the Sydney Academy of Sport and NSW Institute of Sport. Christine has worked with a wide range of individuals and teams including; Elite Triathletes, Winter Sport Athletes including Australian Winter Olympians, State and National-level Swimmers (including the Carlile Swimming Club for the past 20 years), the Sydney Swans AFL team and the Manly Sea Eagles Rugby League Team. Some of her roles with these individuals and teams have included laboratory and field-based physiological testing, strength and conditioning programming and delivery, and nutrition monitoring at training sessions and competitions. She has been providing sports science and applied nutrition servicing to male and female athletes of all ages, while also delivering theoretical knowledge and education to coaches, managers, school children and university students.

Christine has lectured and tutored in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney and the International College of Management. Christine completed a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Sydney and has a special interest in sport and nutrition.

Katie Slattery, ASpS2, Endurance Cycling NSWIS

Katie Slattery is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney. Katie was the lead performance scientist with the Australian Women’s Track Endurance Cycling Team throughout their journey as World Champions in 2015 and at the Rio Olympics. She brings her experience working as a sports scientist and track cycling coach at the NSW Institute of Sport to teach the next generation of exercise practitioners in the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science and the High Performance Masters. Her research is centred on endurance physiology and exploring holistic athlete development.

Alicia Edge, Compeat Performance

Alicia Edge is an Advanced Sports Dietitian that had the absolute privilege of learning from the best in the business during her fellowship at the start of her Sports Dietetics career at the Australian Institute of Sport a decade ago now. However, when pausing her career to start a family in 2015 (and a move to a small country town for family support), it was a loss of career opportunities, a lack of access to professional athletes and a determination to shake up nutrition support delivery, that led to a necessity to innovate. Fast forward a few years and Alicia is now the co-CEO of a tech Startup (Compeat Performance) alongside being a mum to three crazies. Included in this role she is the lead Sports Dietitian for Football Australia, alongside working with her team to grow a team of Sports Dietitians with the tools and confidence to elevate the impact and value Sports Nutrition can hold in the lives of the athlete, both the home and high performance environment.

and Greta Conlan, AES/ASp1, NSW Swifts and UTS

Greta is a Sports Science Consultant at NSW Swifts. She holds a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science and Masters of High Performance Sport and has worked as a sports scientist in a range of professional sporting organisations. Greta worked as the NRL High Performance Sports Science Coordinator for the Wests Tigers for four years. She is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Work Integrated Learning team at UTS working across the undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Greta has worked in professional netball for the past two seasons, providing sports science support to the coaching staff and playing roster. 


Friday, 4 November 2022
7:00am- 9:00am AEDT

Light breakfast, tea and coffee provided! (yoghurt cups, fresh fruit and pasties) 


Moore Park NSW  

Rates per person

ESSA Member        $30.00 
Non-Member   $40.00
ESSA Student Member    $20.00
Student Non-Member    $25.00 

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