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Next event: OTT & Broadcast - Technology & Innovation

10 - 11 June | 1pm - 5pm BST

SportsPro's fortnightly virtual conference series

In an industry first, leading experts will gather in a fortnightly virtual conference series to discuss the most important topics facing the business of sports.

Attendees will get free access to SportsPro’s unrivalled network and hear first-hand how the industry’s disruptors have overcome their challenges. Each session is free to attend and will go deeper than any virtual event has before, addressing subjects such as esports, sustainability, broadcast, digital strategy, sponsorship, women’s sport and much more.

Don’t miss the next virtual event on 10 – 11 June, 1 – 5pm BST.

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Insider Series in numbers


Over 12
Virtual Events
70+ hrs
Original Content
100+
Speakers
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Speakers


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Upcoming Events


DAY ONE

10th Jun | 13:00 BST

Surging: Best practices for handling increased VOD usage during self-isolation

Steve Millar-Jones, Vice President, Edge Strategy & Solution Architecture

Gordon Castle, SVP, Technology & Operations, Eurosport

10th Jun | 14:00 BST

Shared burden: The importance of collaboration between all parties to properly tackle piracy

Emilio Fernandez, Head of Content Protection, LaLiga 

Cameron Andrews, Legal Director, Anti-Piracy, beIN Media Group

Pascal Métral, Vice President, Legal Affairs, NAGRA

10th Jun | 15:00 BST

Stream monetisation: How to expand viewership and ad revenue on non-traditional TV

Peter Gallagher, VP Global Operations & Services, Verizon Media

Parker Emmott, Senior Director of Product Management, Yahoo Sports

10th Jun | 16:00 BST

Gold rush: Why the data being collected now is more valuable than ever for understanding OTT users

Marty Roberts, CEO & Co-Founder, Wicket Labs

Tom Middleditch, Global Head of Digital, Eleven Sports

DAY TWO

11th Jun | 13:00 BST

Connecting workflow: The NFL playbook for a virtual Draft

John Cave, Vice President, Information Technology, Football Solutions, NFL

11th Jun | 14:00 BST

How COVID 19 can accelerate the development of technology for remote production in sports

Jamie Hindlaugh, Chief Operating Officer, BT Sport

Paul Kent, Head of Esports, Gfinity

11th Jun | 15:00 BST

Seamless delivery: The importance of latency and wider impact of delayed broadcast

Stefan Lederer, CEO & Co-Founder, Bitmovin

11th Jun | 16:00 BST

Scouting report: Identifying the gaps in technology and where to invest for the future of OTT

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DAY ONE

24th Jun | 13:00 BST

Glass ceiling: The experiences of working in sports and opening doors for the next generation

Ellie Norman, Director of Marketing Communications, Formula 1

24th Jun | 14:00 BST

Uncharted territory: Joining the NFL coaching ranks as a female

Phoebe Schecter, Intern Coach, Buffalo Bills

24th Jun | 15:00 BST

Flipping the script: Adapting sports storytelling to better serve female fans

Rachel Epstein, Senior Director, Marketing, ESPN/espnW

Laura Weston, Board Member, Trustee and PR & Commercial Lead, Women’s Sport Trust

Sasha Corbin, GB Netball Player

24th Jun | 16:00 BST

The NWSL: Bringing women's soccer to the main stage

Lisa Baird, Commissioner, NWSL

DAY TWO

25th Jun | 13:00 BST - 25th Jun 13:00 BST

COVID 19 and the impact on the development of women's sport

Rebecca Smith, Global Executive Director, COPA 90

Kayleigh Grieve, Women’s Football Marketing & Sponsorship, UEFA

25th Jun | 14:00 BST

Building female participation in esports

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25th Jun | 15:00 BST

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25th Jun | 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

8th Jul | 13:00 BST

How technology can deliver the comforts of home to in venue sporting experiences

8th Jul | 14:00 BST

Recognising value and implementing innovation with purpose

8th Jul | 15:00 BST

Post-Covid and beyond: How will technology and media respond to meet evolving expectations

8th Jul | 16:00 BST

Fan Focus: What fan behaviour tells us about the technology needed

DAY TWO

9th Jul | 13:00 BST - 6th Aug 16:00 BST

Accelerators, Incubators, Start Ups – What you need to know

9th Jul | 14:00 BST

Better Together: How sports can work together off the field to accelerate innovation

9th Jul | 15:00 BST

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9th Jul | 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

22nd Jul | 13:00 BST

Attention Swarm: Reinventing the social playbook with TikTok

Harish Sarma, Global Head of Strategic Partnerships & Corporate Development, TikTok

Joe Pecchia, General Manager, Marketing & Content, World Rugby

22nd Jul | 14:00 BST

Digital renaissance: Embracing the power of social content creators in sports

Dev Sethi, Head of Sports, Instagram

22nd Jul | 15:00 BST

Reaction time: Best practices for using social media to respond in real time to live sports

Jonathan Anastas, Chief Marketing Officer, ONE Championship

22nd Jul | 16:00 BST

Alternative sports: Repurposing broadcast content for bespoke social platforms

DAY TWO

23rd Jul | 13:00 BST

The Voyage - A look inside the Minnesota Vikings playbook for content strategies

Scott Kegley, Executive Director of Digital Media & Innovation, Minnesota Vikings

23rd Jul | 14:00 BST

Straight from the source: How to quantify data from fan engagement on social media

23rd Jul | 15:00 BST

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23rd Jul | 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

5th Aug | 13:00 BST

How to integrate circular economies into sports

5th Aug | 14:00 BST

Crisis management: How would sports look it it approached climate change like COVID 19?

Milos Ribic, Director, Corporate Ventures, Adidas

Lew Blaustein, Founder, Green Sport Blog

5th Aug | 15:00 BST

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5th Aug | 16:00 BST

Ajax and Stadium Technology for Sustainability

Sander van Stiphout, Stadium Director, Ajax

DAY TWO

6th Aug | 13:00 BST

Developing meaningful partnerships through sports for sustainability

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6th Aug | 14:00 BST

Incorporating sustainability into major events and hosting

6th Aug | 15:00 BST

Championing Sustainability: How sports can lead on positive change

6th Aug | 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

19th Aug | 13:00 BST - 19th Aug 16:00 BST

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19th Aug | 14:00 BST

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19th Aug | 15:00 BST

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19th Aug | 16:00 BST

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DAY TWO

20th Aug | 13:00 BST - 20th Aug 16:00 BST

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20th Aug | 14:00 BST

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20th Aug | 15:00 BST

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20th Aug | 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

19th Aug | 13:00 BST - 19th Aug 16:00 BST

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DAY TWO

20th Aug | 13:00 BST - 20th Aug 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

23rd Sep | 13:00 BST - 23rd Sep 16:00 BST

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DAY TWO

24th Sep | 13:00 BST - 24th Sep 16:00 BST

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DAY ONE

2nd Sep | 13:00 BST - 2nd Sep 16:00 BST

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DAY TWO

3rd Sep | 13:00 BST - 3rd Sep 16:00 BST

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