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AUSTRALIA'S LEADING SPORTS TECH EVENT

Conference Agenda: Friday 20th November, 2020 [VIRTUAL]

TRACK 1

All time are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) 

CHANGING THE GAME IN HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE

Will Ahmed, Founder & CEO @WHOOP

0930 - 1000

BREAKOUT: THE SCIENCE AND APPLICATION OF BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION ON ELITE ATHLETES

Sam Joseph, Sports Scientist @VALD Performance

  • What is BFR training and  why you should use it
  • How technology can help you maximise BFR training

1000 - 1030

WINNING THE NHL STANLEY CUP: RESILIENCE AND FLEXIBILITY IN A TIME OF UNIQUE ADVERSITY

Mark Lambert, Director of High Performance and Strength Coach @Tampa Bay Lightning - 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Champions

1030 - 1100

BREAKOUT: COHESION ANALYTICS – ANALYTICS IN THE GOVERNANCE SPACE

Simon Strachan, Co-Founder & GM Sport @GAIN LINE Analytics

  • Overview of Cohesion Analytics and place in the analytics landscape
  • Why we see governance analytics as the missing piece in organisational performance

1100 - 1130

LUNCH BREAK

1130 - 1245

PANEL: Innovation and Technology in Australian Sports in 2021 and Beyond

Moderator: Samir Mahir, Digital and Technology Advisor @Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria

P#1: Machar Reid, Head of Innovation @Tennis Australia

P#2: Ian Burns, Director of Applied Technology and Innovation @AIS

P#3: Joan Norton, Strategy & Insights Manager @Cricket Australia

1245 - 1330

INTRODUCING THE DIGITAL ATHLETE, THE NEXT FRONTIER IN PROFILING INJURY RISK AND MONITORING PERFORMANCE ADAPTATIONS

Gavin Lenton, Product Manager @VALD Performance | Postdoctoral Research Fellow @Griffith University

David Lloyd, Professor of Biomechanical Engineering, School of Allied Health Sciences @Griffith University | Director, Griffith Centre of Biomedical and Rehabilitation Engineering, Menzies Health Institute Queensland @Griffith University | Medical Device Domain Leader,  ADaPT - Advanced Design and Prototyping Technologies Institute @Griffith University | Adjunct Professor, School of Human Science @University of Western Australia

1335 - 1405

THE GREAT PIVOT: LEARNINGS IN HEALTH & HUMAN PERFORMANCE FROM A YEAR OF UNKNOWNS

Dr. Marcus Colby, Senior Sport Scientist @Fusion Sport

James Grigson, Business Development Manager - APAC @Fusion Sport

1410 - 1440

PANEL: Following the Money; What’s Hot in Sports Tech, Insights from VC’s and Investors

Moderator: Thomas Alomes, Head of North America @Sports Tech World Series 

P#1: Jay Adya, Elysian Park Ventures

P#2: Lance Dietz, Principal @KB Partners

P#3: Meredith McPherron, CEO & Managing Partner @DRIVE by DraftKings

1445 - 1515

BREAKOUT: ASTN LOOKS BACK ON 2020; THE BIG WINS AND TRENDS MOVING FORWARD

James Demetriou, Chair @Australian Sports Technologies Network

Dr Martin Schlegel, Director @Australian Sports Technologies Network

Natalie Cook, Director @Australian Sports Technologies Network

Cameron O'Riordan, Director @Australian Sports Technologies Network

1515 - 1545

PANEL: The Dollars Powering Esports

Moderator: Chris Smith, Founder & Director @Big Esports

P#1: Stefy Bau, Co-Founder & Director @Init Esports

P#2: Xiao (Sean) Zhang, CEO & Co-Founder @Talon Esports

P#3: Felix LaHaye, Founder @United Esports

1545 - 1630

TRACK 2

All time are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) 

STADIUM INNOVATION IN A NEW WORLD

Andrew Shannon, Director of Emerging Technology @Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium

0930 - 1000

BREAKOUT: HOW TO BUILD A CAREER IN THE SPORTS INDUSTRY

Reuben Williams, Founder + Co-Host @SportsGrad Podcast

  • Practical steps for getting into the sports industry
  • How you can network better at physical and virtual events

1000 - 1030

BREAKOUT: PANEL - TURNING DATA INTO ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS; HOW INDUSTRY LEADERS ARE USING DATA TO BUILD AND SCALE RICH CUSTOMER JOURNEYS 

Moderator: Dan Collier-Hill, Director, Commercial & Strategy @KORE Software

Tom Nickson, Head of Audience & Growth @Western Bulldogs

Hugo Harris, Sports Consulting Lead @PwC

  • What have we learnt during 2020 that will help shape strategy moving forward?
  • How do we begin to turn Data into Insight, and then results?
  • What does the future of data look like in sportsbiz

1100 - 1130

BREAKOUT: PANEL - A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE ON DATA AND PRIVACY IN SPORTS AND TECHNOLOGY

Moderator: Molina Asthana, Founder @Multicultural Women in Sport

P#1: Jack Anderson, Director of Studies, Sports Law @University of Melbourne

P#2: Stacey Steele, Assoc. Professor, Associate Director (Japan), Asian Law Centre @University of Melbourne

1130 - 1200

LUNCH BREAK

1200 - 1245

PANEL: Keeping Sports Alive in Stadiums

Moderator: Oliver Howard, Managing Director – Sports & EventTech @Startupbootcamp Australia

P#1: Angela Henderson, Group Executive, Technology Services @Stadiums Queensland

P#2: Mike Stephenson, General Manager Digital & Technology @Optus Stadium at VenueLive

P#3: Paul Yeomans, Managing Director @PMY Group

P#4 Jaime Siegel, CEO @FlipTix

1245 - 1330

REDESIGNING A SPORTS FEDERATION FROM THE GROUND UP

Rocky Chow, Chief Commercial Officer @Hong Kong Rugby Union

Cameron O’Riordan, Director of Sales & Marketing APAC @Stack Sports

1335 - 1405

GTG NETWORK’S PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LA LAKERS AND MAKING A SPLASH IN THE US

Nathan Rothschild, Co-Founder & Partner

Jared Hopping, Co-Founder & Partner

 

1410 - 1440

REIMAGINING THE TOUR DE FRANCE

Peter Gray, Senior Vice President Advanced Technology Group @NTT Global

Vincent Pereira, Head of Digital, A.S.O / Le Tour de France

1445 - 1515

BREAKOUT: SPORTS TECHNOLOGY IN THE NBA BUBBLE AND BEYOND, A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH THE WORLD CHAMPION LOS ANGELES LAKERS

Milton Lee, Chief Reputation Officer @Synergy Sports

Greg St. Jean, Assistant Coach @Los Angeles Lakers

1515 - 1545

PANEL: Activating Data at Scale – A Look at North American Sports

Moderator: Lenny Goh, Vice President of Business Development @Tradable Bits

P#1: Zak Damman, Director, Digital Activation @Learfield IMG College

P#2: TJ Ansley, Director Of Digital Media @Columbus Blue Jackets

P#3: Andi Perelman, Vice President, Digital @Pittsburgh Penguins

1545 - 1630

GSIC SUPPORTING STARTUPS IN INTERNATIONALIZATION PROCESS - SOLOS CASE STUDY

George Monemvasitis, CEO @Solos Limited

Sofiya Goncharova, Head of Communication and Public Affairs @GSIC

1630 - 1715

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