Agenda

Day 1 - Wed, 9 Nov

GSIC APAC OFFICES

08:30 – Doors opening & accreditation

09:30 – Sport Entities Knowledge Transfer Session for Start-ups

10:30 – Start-up Presentations: Investors and Guests / Networking / Sport Entities 

11:10 – Coffee Break

11:50 – Workshops & Continuation of Start-up Presentations

12:30 – Open Innovation Initiatives 

13:00 – Lunch Break 

14:00 – Transfer 

14:30 – Site Visit PIXEL IMDA’s INNOVATION SPACE

16:30 – Break

18:30 – CTO Dinner Microsoft for Start-ups

Day 2 - Thu, 10 Nov

 

08:00 – Doors Opening & Acreditations

08:30 – Networking Breakfast

09:00 – Opening by Host & Opening Panel

                Speakers: Sebastian Lancestremere (Microsoft)

Block one – Global Trends in the Sporting Events Organization

09:40 – Host Cities as Major Events Destination: Governmental Perspective 

10:10 – Post-pandemic Return of Sports Events in Singapore

10:45 – More than an Event: Sustainability, Social Footprint and Legacy

Speakers:

    • Betta Maggio, CEO & Founder, U-Earth
    • Erica Kerner, Chief Marketing & Communications Officers ,SailGP
    • Jitender Khurana, Country Head and Managing Director, Signify

11:20 – Is Web 2.5 the New Web 3.0, and Here to Stay?

Speakers

    •  Lukas Weigel, Associate Director – Partnerships & Business Development, Infront Sports
    • Paul Martin, CEO, tag Space
    • Nikjil Birla, Senior Director, Blockchain & Gaming, ONE Championship
    • Cesar Quintero, CEO, BeFootball VR
    • Thomas Lim, Moderator, GSIC Ambassador 

11:55 – Esports as a Game Changer in the Events’ Organization

Speakers: 

    • Jason Teo, Vice President, Business Development, ONE Esports
    • Paul Foster, CEO, Global Esports Federation
    • Jie Ming Tay, Moderator, GSIC Ambassador 

12:25 – Main Problem Statements of the Sports Industry: Solving Present and Future Challenges

Speakers: 

    • Chris Robb, CEO & Founder, Mass Participation
    • Miguel Dias, Chief Strategy Manager, Armis

12:55 – Lunch Break & Networking

Block two – Technological Disruption for Sporting Events

13:55 – Blockchain & NFT Revolution in Fan Engagement

Speakers

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14:30 – Next-Gen Live Sports Experiences

Speakers:

    • Samuel Westberg, Chief Commercial Officer, LiveLike
    • Antony Arena, CEO, Aura
    • Tomás González León, Co-Founder, Influgamers 

15:05 – Providing High-level Cybersecurity to Sporting Events

Speakers: 

    • Michael Henry, Cyfirma 
    • Ivan Codina, Managing Director / SEA – Australia, Japan & S. Korea

15:35 – Smart Stadium Experiences Before, During and After the Event

Speakers:

    • Lukas Daxer, Area Development Manager People Access APAC, Skidata
    • Greg Schultz, CEO, Mobii
    • Guillermo Marin, Moderator, GSIC

 

Block three – Opening New Opportunities for Marketing and Sponsorship

16:05 – Content to Engage, Impact and Remember

Speakers

    • Csaba “Sean” Eagly, Head of Growth, Seyu
    • Damien Thompson, Head of Technology Strategy & Data, Cricket Australia
    • Calvin Lui, Co-Founder & CEO, IN.LIVE
    • Choong Khay Lee, CEO, SPOTV

16:40 – The Power of Brand: How to Make the Most Out of Sporting Event Sponsorships

Speakers: 

    • Seth Hays, Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific, INTA
    • Sportfive

 

17:15 – Use of Data for Fan Engagement

Speakers: 

    • Luca Espinelli, Director of Business Transformation, SAS
    • Stewart Mison, Vice President – Sports, Mindprober
    • Johnny Halife, Delivery & Sales Vice President, Southworks

17:50 – Conference Closure

 

Day 3 - Fri, 11 Nov

09:00 – Welcome to Day 3

09:05 – GSIC Showroom Tour

09:35 – Singapore Sports Hub Tour

11:40 – Microsoft EBC

12:40 – Lunch

13:40 – Technogym Experience Center 

15:15 – Team & Player Performance Session