* Subject to change
WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE 2022
|07:00 EDT | 12:00 BST||Registration, Networking|
|07:40 EDT | 12:40 BST||Welcome|
|07:45 EDT | 12:45 BST||Panel 1: Innovation, technology and sustainability in major events
The adoption of technology in the design, delivery and consumption of major events is accelerating rapidly. What are the challenges and opportunities for stakeholders, globally and in the Americas?
|08:30 EDT | 13:30 BST||Fireside Chat: Tech-driven investments in sports and events
Massimo Marinelli, Board Director, Aser Ventures
|08:50 EDT | 13:50 BST||Panel 2: Media tech to meet the demands of fans
Content is king, but only if it reaches audiences on their own terms. What do consumers want and how can major events meet their needs? Can online gaming and other fan engagement schemes reduce the financial risk for hosts?
|09:30 EDT | 14:30 BST||Networking Chat Break|
|09:50 EDT | 14:50 BST||
Esports Q&A: Callum Knight, Gamer @seapeekay
|10:15 EDT | 15:15 BST||Panel 3: The convergence of sports and esports
As Big Tech buys into gaming and traditional sports partner with esports, what does this mean for major events in the Americas and worldwide? What do the platforms and networks of the future look like and what does this mean for major events?
|10:50 EDT | 15:50 BST||Keynote Interview: The FIFA World Cup
Colin Smith, Chief Competitions & Events Officer, FIFA
|11:05 EDT | 16:05 BST||Networking Chat Break|
|12:00 EDT | 17:00 BST||Panel 4: Can innovations in physical technology balance sustainability with cost?
It’s not just digital tech that’s transforming the industry. Innovations in hardware can make events much more efficient and sustainable – but what are the cost implications?
|12:45 EDT | 17:45 BST||Presentation: Santiago 2023 Pan American Games
Juan Carlos Chamy, CMO & CCO, Santiago 2023 Pan American Games Organizing Committee
|13:00 EDT | 18:00 BST||Panel 5: Fostering impact, legacy and DEI through major events|
|13:50 EDT | 18:50 BST||Presentation: Dallas
Monica Paul, Executive Director, Dallas Sports Commission
|14:00 EDT | 19:00 BST||Networking Chat Break|
|14:45 EDT | 19:45 BST||Panel 6: The role of events in promoting people and places
Major events present great opportunities to transform places and communities. Is technology helping?
|15:35 EDT | 20:35 BST||Presentation and Fireside Chat: LA 28 Olympic & Paralympic Games
John Harper, Chief Operating Officer, LA 28 Olympic & Paralympic Games
(interviewed by Ben Avison, Editorial & Conference Director, Host City)
|15:55 EDT | 20:55 BST||Panel 7: Summing up: prove your value
How are right holders are structuring their financial models, monetising their rights and using technology to demonstrate the value of their brands? How important are data analytics and DEI criteria for hosts and events to show their impact with credibility?
And how are sports properties changing the way they commercialize their rights?
|16:30 EDT | 21:30 BST||Closing Remarks|