* Subject to change
TUESDAY 29 JUNE 2021
|07:00 EDT | 12:00 BST||Registration, Networking|
|07:30 EDT | 12:30 BST||Opening Address|
|07:45 EDT | 12:45 BST||Panel 1: Digitalization and innovation 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||Presentation: Event planning technology|
|08:45 EDT | 13:45 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|
|10:00 EDT | 15:00 BST||Presentation: Developments in Latin America through multi-sport events|
|10:15 EDT | 15:15 BST||Panel 3: Virtual, augmented and meta – which worlds are events entering?
Digital is a moving target. 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||Presentation: A new event delivery model|
|11:05 EDT | 16:05 BST||Panel 4: Tech-driven investment in events
What are the opportunities for investment in major events and how can technology help rights holders to access them?
|11:40 EDT | 16:40 BST||Networking Chat Break|
|12:10 EDT | 17:10 BST||
Panel 5: The future of broadcast production
|12:55 EDT | 17:55 BST||Presentation: The equality drive and the impact of tech|
|13:10 EDT | 18:10 BST||Panel 6: The convergence of sports, esports and Big Tech
As Big Tech buys into gaming and traditional sports partner with esports, what does this mean for major events in the Americas and worldwide?
|13:45 EDT | 18:45 BST||Presentation: Smart venues, smart fans
What are the key technologies that transform in-venue events, for fans and event organizers?
|14:00 EDT | 19:00 BST||
Panel 7: Tokens of appreciation: the rise (and fall?) of crypto and DAOs
|14:35 EDT | 19:35 BST||Networking Chat Break|
|15:00 EDT | 20:00 BST||Panel 8: The role of events and technology in placemaking
Major events present great opportunities to transform places and communities. Is technology helping?
|15:35 EDT | 20:35 BST||Presentation: LA28 – new sports, new audiences|
|15:50 EDT | 20:50 BST||
Panel 9: Digital twins for event planning
|16:25 EDT | 21:25 BST||Presentation|
|16:40 EDT | 21:40 BST||Panel 10: Summing up: prove your impact
Data analytics is now a crucial focus for major events, with social and environmental effects joining the list of vital deliverables. How can hosts and events show their impact with credibility?
|17:15 EDT | 22:15 BST||Closing Remarks|