PROGRAM

DAY 1 - VIP COCKTAIL

Monday, December 7th

11 am-2 pm EST / 6pm-9pm IST

The pre-opening event of Sports Tech Nation, bringing together the leading industry stakeholders for an exclusive networking session enhanced by special perks and featuring world-class keynote speakers. 

DAY 2 - MAIN DAY

Tuesday, December 8th

8:30 am-4:30 pm EST / 3:30 pm-11:30 pm IST

The main event of Sports Tech Nation, a day to discuss the latest sports tech trends with high-class panels and talks, meet with the key industry players through virtual expo areas and smart networking, and get excited about unrivaled sports tech experiences. An absolute must for everyone involved in the sports tech ecosystem.

DAY 3 - B2B SPRINT

Startups meet investors and sports organizations (by application only)

Wednesday, December 9th

10:30 am-12:30 pm EST / 5:30 pm-7:30 pm IST

Sports Tech Nation’s special, which consists of an unparalleled session of curated speed networking where investors, sports organizations, and startups maximize the opportunity to get acquainted and collaborate. 

 
 

AGENDA

DAY 1 - VIP COCKTAIL

11 am-2 pm EST | 6 pm-9 pm IST

11:00 AM | 6:00 PM

Welcome Remarks: Celebrating the Power of Sport and Innovation

powered by

Ron Huldai (Mayor of Tel Aviv) | Izhar Shay (Minister of Science and Technology of Israel) |  Saleh Al Obeidli (Sports Lawyer & Arbitrator Legal-Tech Expert) 

Speakers:

11:25 AM | 6:25 PM

Leading in Troubled Times: Finding the Path Forward

powered by

Mauricio Sulaimán (President at World Boxing Council) | Hannah Gordon (CAO & General Counsel at San Francisco 49ers) | 

Ricardo Trade (President of the Governing Board at Arena Hub) | Yael Arad (Silver medal winner Barcelona 92’) | Ronit Amir Yaniv (Partner at Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm) | Oren Simanian (Founder at Colosseum Sport) 

Speakers:

12:10 PM | 7:10 PM

Innovation & The Future of Sports

powered by

Omri Bitan (Director, Monitor Deloitte, Sports Business Group Leader at Deloitte Israel) | Angela Ruggiero (CEO & Co-Founder of Sports Innovation Lab) | Javier Sobrino (Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of FC Barcelona) | Wim Stocks (Chairman of CSL Esports) | Craig Thompson (Managing Partner at Mindspring Capital) | Oren Simanian (Founder at Colosseum Sport) 

Speakers:

12:55 PM | 7:55PM

Concluding Remarks

powered by

Timothee Deschamps (Managing Director at Colosseum Sport)

Speakers:

DAY 2 - MAIN DAY

8:30 am-4:30 pm EST | 3:30 pm- 11:30 pm IST

8:30 AM | 3:30 PM

Welcome Remarks

powered by

Oren Simanian (Founder at Colosseum Sport) | Timothee Deschamps (Managing Director at Colosseum Sport)

Speakers:

8:40 AM | 3:40 PM

Esports: the Champion of Disruption

powered by

Stephane Mottaz (Sports Innovation Consultant Mottaz Consulting) | Julian Tan (Head of Digital Business Initiatives & Esports at Formula 1) | Brett Diamond (Chief Operating Officer at WISE Ventures Esports, Minnesota Røkkr, Version1) |  Joanna Cheung (Partner at Asia Sport Tech) 

Speakers:

9:05 AM | 4:05 PM

Innovating & Leveraging your Brand in the New Normal

powered by

Fielding Kidd Jamieson  (Strategy Director at Global Sports Venture Studio) | Jean-Baptiste Alliot (Innovation Strategy Specialist at UEFA) | Daniel Kirschner  (CEO at Greenfly) |  Eric Stark (Co-founder & COO at Slate)  |  Lennart Wernecke (Product Manager International - Audioviusal Rights at DFL) 

Speakers:

9:35 AM | 4:35 PM

The New Normal: an Athlete Perspective

Yoshihito Omi  (Founder of "#Never Stop Playing American Football") 

Speakers:

9:45 AM | 4:45 PM

Smart Sports AI Technology

powered by

Chen Shachar  (Chief Executive Officer at Playsight) | Dror Briger  (Director of Sales & Business Development at Playsight) | Wim Van De Keere  (General Manager at EuroMillion Basketball League) | Dan Shiray  (Press Officer at Israeli Volleyball (IVA) 

Speakers:

10:00 AM | 5:00 PM

Sports Tech Investment Trends & Opportunities

powered by

Lance Armstrong  (Partner at Next Ventures) | Melanie Strong  (Managing Partner at Next Ventures) | Josh Frydman (Sports Anchor and Reporter at WGN-TV) 

Speakers:

10:20 AM | 5:20 PM

Unlocking Human Performance with Technology

powered by

Kristen Holmes  (Vice President Performance Science at Whoop) | Charles Frémont (Executive Director, Wellness Solutions at Paris & Co) 

Speakers:

10:35 AM | 5:35 PM

Technology for Youth Soccer: Leveling the Playing Field with Smart Analytics

powered by

Schmulik Barrel  (CEO at Playform) | Tony Roberts (Director of Partnerships & Innovation at Washington Youth Soccer Association) 

Speakers:

10:50 AM | 5:50 PM

Elite Performance Through Artificial Intelligence

powered by

Tal Brown  (Chief Executive Officer at Zone7)

Speakers:

11:00 AM | 6:00 PM

Smarter Football: Insights from the World of Monitoring the Foot

powered by

Steve Barrett  (Director of Sport Science and Research Innovation at PlayerMaker)

Speakers:

11:10 AM | 6:10 PM

The Future of Training Centers: Innovation and Sustainability

powered by

Shay Abrahamy  (Chief Executive Officer at Wingate Institute)

Speakers:

11:20 AM | 6:20 PM

Reopening Safely by Embracing the Power of Innovation

powered by

Stephane Mottaz (Sports Innovation Consultant Mottaz Consulting) | Mathieu Lacome (Head of Research & Development at PSG) | Greta Bodino (Director of Staff and Operations at European Club Association (ECA)) 

Speakers:

11:40 AM | 6:40 PM

Engagement & Monetization through Fans Tokens

powered by

Alexandre Dreyfus (CEO at Chiliz/Socios.com) | Dorukhan Acar (Board Member & Chief Treasurer at Galatasaray SK) | Dan Ghosh-Roy (Chief Digital Officer at Professional Fighters League) 

Speakers:

12:05 PM | 7:05 PM

Next-Gen Live Sports Broadcast Solutions

powered by

Ronen Artman (Vice President Marketing at LiveU)

Speakers:

12:15 PM | 7:15 PM

The New Social Experience for Leagues and Broadcasters

powered by

Samuel Westberg (CEO at LaSource) | Ishwara Glassman Chrein (Head of Sports Partnerships at Verizon Media / Yahoo Sports) | Miheer Walavalkar (Co-Founder & CEO at LiveLike) | Sébastien Audoux (Head of Sports Digital Content at Canal +) | Justin Hoyman (Product Manager at FloSports) 

Speakers:

12:45 PM | 7:45 PM

The Next Level of Sports Content Production and Consumption

powered by

Charlie Greenwood (Founder at SportsLoft) | Amir Segev (CEO at Texel) | Miheer Walavalkar (Co-Founder & CEO at LiveLike) | Mylan Tanzer (Biz Dev Consultant at Pixellot Media Advisor at Israel Premier League GP at Mindspring Capital) 

Speakers:

1:05 PM | 8:05 PM

Engaging with fans: content, personalization, monetization

powered by

Kristy Cannon (Co Founder at CONVRG Media) | Andres Cardenas (Head of Global Football at Minute Media) | George Aivazoglou (Vice President, Head of Fan Engagement & DTC - Europe & Middle East at NBA) | Guy Alkalay (Account Manager, Digital Health at Facebook) 

Speakers:

1:30 PM | 8:30 PM

Data-Driven Fan Interactions

powered by

Asaf Nevo (CEO at Pico)

Speakers:

1:40 PM | 8:40 PM

AI-powered Video Solutions for Engagement

powered by

Itai Epstein (Head of Business Development, Central Eastern Europe & Russia at WSC Sports Technologies)

Speakers:

1:50 PM | 8:50 PM

Disruptive Technologies for the Use of Sports

powered by

Daniel Damboritz (Partner at Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm) | Amit Shacham (Senior Director of Biz Dev and Strategic Accounts Manager- EMEA and Asia at Odix) Amos Lavi (VP Sales and Strategy at Equal Web) | Eyal Arad (Founder & CEO at Videocities)

Speakers:

2:10 PM | 9:10 PM

Sports Tech Demo Day Finals

powered by

2:50 PM | 9:50 PM

The Change Imperative: Paving the Way in Sports

powered by

Dr. Yannick Fluch (Assistant Professor at Rowan University) | Harpreet Basran (Vice President, Human Resources at 49ers- EMEA and Asia at Odix) David Evangelista (President and Managing Director, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia at Special Olympics)

Speakers:

3:20 PM | 10:20 PM

Sports Tech Management: New Skills for a New Era

powered by

Tomer Yehudayan (Head of Knowledge at Colosseum Sport ) | Dr. Yoav Dubinsky (Instructor of Sports Business at Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon) Martin Sola (CEO at Capabilia)

Speakers:

3:40 PM | 10:40 PM

Sponsorships in Sports: Innovation & Creativity

powered by

Amit Harel (Partner at Deloitte Catalyst) | Ricardo Fort (Head of Global Sponsorships at Coca Cola) | Chad De Luca (Director of Sponsorships at Twitch) | Katerina Perez (Vice President Corporate Partnerships at Florida Panthers) 

Speakers:

4:10 PM | 11:10 PM

The Present & Future of Sports Betting

powered by

Simon Ogus (Founder at Futrsprt) | Yael Almor-Leon (CEO at Israel Sport Betting Board (ISBB) - TOTO) | Joe Yanarella (General Manager of Bleacher Report Betting at Bleacher Report) 

Speakers:

4:35 PM | 11:35 PM

Global Sports Tech Youth Challenge Highlights

powered by

Timothee Deschamps (Managing Director at Colosseum Sport) | Oren Simanian (Founder at Colosseum Sport) | Judith Moore  (Founder & President at Tarik Black Foundation) | Meka Egwuekwe  (Executive Director at CodeCrew) 

Speakers:

4:40 PM | 11:40 PM

Concluding Remarks

powered by

Timothee Deschamps (Managing Director at Colosseum Sport) | Oren Simanian (Founder at Colosseum Sport)

Speakers:

DAY 3 - B2B Sprint

10 am-12 pm EST | 5 pm-7 pm IST

Startups meet investors and sports organizations (by application only)

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