Sports Technology Innovation

presented by Consumer Technology Association and The Sports Innovation Lab

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The Sports Technology Innovation Summit is a two-day program featuring thought-leaders, technologists, elite athletes, entrepreneurs, and innovators, discussing the most salient topics in sports technology. This forward-looking event focuses on the practical future, painting a vital portrait of what sports will be in the years to come.

Top Three Topics:

  • Cutting edge research on the sports technology market, with insights into essential trends
  • Perspective on the relationship between emergent media technologies and sports fandom
  • A practical vision for the future of sports, for athletes and fans, built on innovative technologies in development today

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10-10:30 AM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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An individual presentation on the future of sports technology from the Managing Director of Intel Sports & Entertainment, David Aufhauser.

Speaker
David Aufhauser
Head of Product,
Intel Sports

10:45-11:30 AM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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Teams and leagues are investing in comprehensive analytic strategies, but to whom does the performance data truly belong? The potential uses for this data are extensive, but without consensus or legal precedent on rights, how far will the industry go?

Moderator
Angela Ruggiero
CEO,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Travis McDonough
CEO & Founder,
Kinduct

Speaker
Leslie Saxon
Founder & Executice Director,
USC Center for Body Computing

Speaker
Eric Winston
President,
NFLPA

11:30 AM-12 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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A session exploring how new approaches to shared workspaces and shared knowledge are accelerating innovation in the sports technology sector.

Moderator
Josh Walker
Co-founder & Managing Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Dave McLaughlin
General Manager,
WeWork

1-1:45 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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An intimate conversation with sports executives about the role technology plays impacting decision making, and how innovations are changing the way the sports industry works.

Moderator
Angela Ruggiero
CEO,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Marie Donoghue
General Management Executive,
Donoghue Sports Media

Speaker
Jessica Gelman
CEO,
KAGR

1:45-2:30 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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Fan engagement is changing. New technologies are shaping the sports fan experience, from the couch to the stadium. This session will explore how these technologies are changing the fan experience.

Moderator
Josh Walker
Co-founder & Managing Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Mark Lev
Managing Director,
Fenway Sports Management

Speaker
Nastia Liukin
Co-Founder,
Grander

Speaker
Sandra Lopez
Vice President,
Intel

Speaker
Chris Overholt
CEO, Secretary General,
Canadian Olympic Committee

2:45-3:30 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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New stadium technologies are popping up every season, but what is the long-term impact of these innovations on the development of smart cities? Will these innovations help to accelerate smart city deployments?

Moderator
Gerry Pennell
Chief Information & Technology Officer,
International Olympic Committee

Speaker
Avin Arumugam
SVP, IoT, Programs & Venture,
Visa, Inc.

Speaker
Francesca Bodie
President-Business Development,
Oak View Group

Speaker
David Hagan
CEO,
Boingo Wireless

Speaker
Chuck Steedman
COO, AEG Facilities,
AEG

Speaker
Joey Tan
Head of Global Strategic Initiatives,
Alibaba Cloud International

3:30-4 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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VR is everywhere, and sports is the proving ground for the evolution of the medium. This conversation will look at the next big breakthrough in VR technology that will change the experience completely.

Moderator
Josh Walker
Co-founder & Managing Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Diego Prilusky
VP Product &Creative Director - ‎Replay Technologies,
Intel

4-4:15 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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A presentation on the state of global sports innovation from the CEO of Alisports, Dahzong Zhang.

Speaker
Dazhong Zhang
CEO,
Alisport

4:15-4:30 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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A discussion with Yiannis Exarchos about how we watch the Olympics today, and what to expect in the future.

Moderator
Angela Ruggiero
CEO,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Yiannis Exarchos
CEO of OBS and Executive Director of OCS,
Olympic Broadcasting Services

4:30-5 PM January 9

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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Looking at driving forces behind sports innovation, we’ve identified trends that span industries. Partnering with CTA, the Sports Innovation Lab founders will present sports technology insights around five key trends: Quantified Athlete, Immersive Media, Next-Generation Sponsorship, Esports, and Smart Venues.

Speaker
Angela Ruggiero
CEO,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Josh Walker
Co-founder & Managing Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

10-11 AM January 12

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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An intimate conversation with Sir Martin Sorrell on the present and future of sports technology.

Moderator
Angela Ruggiero
CEO,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Sir Martin Sorrell
Chief Executive Officer,
WPP

11-11:45 AM January 12

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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In the past year, esports focusing on so-called “traditional sports” games are penetrating the scene, and growing in popularity. How do these new “traditional” esports take root in a fandom that consumes both live sports media, and videogame content?

Moderator
Abe Stein
Content Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Trevor May
Pitcher,
MLB

Speaker
Rob Simmelkjaer
Senior Vice President,
NBC Sports

Speaker
TL Taylor
Professor of Comparative Media Studies,
MIT

Speaker
Norihisa Wada
Executive Adviser,
Kayac Inc.

12-12:30 PM January 12

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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Over-The-Top content delivery is here, it's dominant, and content providers are making the most of the new platforms. What are the technologies that are going to have the greatest impact on the future of OTT sports spectatorship?

Moderator
Josh Walker
Co-founder & Managing Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Felix Blank
Director of Digital Platforms,
Sportradar

Speaker
Laura Froelich
Global Head of Sports Partnerships,
Twitter

Speaker
Paul Liberman
Chief Operations Officer,
DrafKings

12:45-1:15 PM January 12

Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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Bridging the communication gap between elite athletes and technologists is essential to sports technology innovation. This session explores how to most effectively bring elite athletes and technology startups together and how these athletes are impacting innovation across sports.

Moderator
Angela Ruggiero
CEO,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Amy Acuff
Founder,
Winning Edge Apps

Speaker
Marques Colston
Founder and CEO,
Dynasty Sports Group

Speaker
Isaiah Kacyvenski
Managing Partner,
Blue Star Innovation Partners



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