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Agenda

7:30

Registration

8:30

OPENING REMARKS

8:40

Opening Keynote

9:20

Panel discussion:

The future of AI in sports.

Summary: Will 2024 be the year of AI in sports? What are the top use cases for AI in sports? Will ChatGPT help enhance the work of medical and performance execs?

Participants:

  •  Jo Clubb Sports Science consultant Global Performance Insights.
  • Pawel Osterreicher, CEO & Co-Founder, ReSpo.Vision

10:00

Panel discussion

Injury reduction & recovery.

Summary: What are the similarities and differences between US and European teams when it comes to teams’ approach towards injury reduction and recovery? What are the best practices? Where are we heading?

Participants:

  •  Pierre Barrieu, Experienced high performance director (MLS / EPL), and FIFA expert.
  •  Ismael Fernandez, CEO, ThermoHuman.

Moderator: Julien Blin, CEO, Upside Global

10:40

Panel Discussion

Building in-house Vs Buying 3rd party solutions Vs hybrid approach: One size does not fit all. The pros and cons of each approach.

Participate

  • Carlos del Barrio, Senior Sport Scientist, at Atletico de Madrid (La Liga)

11:20

Panel Discussion

The team behind the team

Summary: The emergence of athletes hiring their own staff (Private chef, S&C coach, PT, fitness coach, sports scientist..) on the side. What are the benefits for athletes? Is this here to stay? Which leagues are ahead?

Participants:

  • Dr Bill Burgos, experienced NBA S&C coach (Timberwolves, Orlando Magic/NBA), and adjunct professor at 2 universities: Mississippi state and Austin Peay State university.
  • Andre Cunha, CEO & Head of Performance, VOLT SPORTSCIENCE

12:00

Lunch & Networking

13:00

Panel Discussion

Athletes’ data access and ownership.

Summary: Athletes want to get better access to their own data. What are the various approaches? Where are we heading?

Participants:

  •  Rick Cost, High Performance Director, US Soccer Federation.

13:40

Panel Discussion

The Future of sports fan experiences.

Summary: What are the future “killer” use cases? What are the best monetization strategies and best case studies? Is Web 3.0 the future of digital in sports?

Participants:

  • James Giglio, is the Founder, CEO of MVP Interactive.
  • Gustavo Arellano, Head of Commercial development ,FIBA.
  • Sébastien Audoux, an independent consultant and former Head of sports digital content at Canal+.
  • Martin Jaglin, Digital Growth Director  LFP (Ligue de Football Professionnel)

14:20

Panel discussion

The importance of innovation within teams.

Summary: How can teams successfully bring new technologies, build innovation hubs and research departments? What are the similarities and differences between US and European teams? Are the US and European teams on equal footing? What are the best practices? What are the key KPIs?

Participants:

  • Alan McCall, Head of R&D, Arsenal FC (Premier League)
  • José M. Oliva Lozano, the Director of Research & Innovation at the US Soccer Federation.
  • Brian Hecker, Senior Director Of Basketball Analytics And Innovation, Miami Heat (NBA).

15:00

Break & Tech Expo.

15:20

Panel Discussion

Teams’ nutritional strategies.

Summary: What are the similarities and differences between Similarities and differences between US and European teams? What are the best practices? Where are we heading?

Participants:

  • Dr Julien Louis, Associate Professor in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology**,** Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)
  • Dr Nessan Costello, Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Nutrition at Leeds Beckett University. First Team Nutritionist at Chelsea FC (Premier League).

16:00

Panel Discussion

The Emergence of next gen biomarkers.

Summary: Are biomarkers (lactate, cortisol, glucose, hydration…) the new holy grail for teams? What types of new biomarkers are likely to emerge in the future?

Participants:

  •  Sloane Tilley, CEO, DIA Sensor.
  •  Coralie Gallis, CTO of Sm24.
  •  Ismael Fernandez, CEO, ThermoHuman

16: 40

PANEL DISCUSSION

Sports tech investments.

Summary: What are the similarities and differences between US and European investors (VCs, team owners, athletes)? What are the best practices?

Participate:

  • Arthur Bernard, Founder, Athletico Ventures

17:20

Panel Discussion

Women in sports

Summary: What types of emerging technologies for women teams and athletes will be see in the future? What are the main challenges faced by women teams today? What can we do to increate the number of research towards women teams?

Participates:

  • Dr Christy Fernandez-Cull, PhD, CEO, DaVinci Wearables.

17:50

Closing keynote

Speakers

  • Sloane Tilley

    CEO

    DIA Sensor

  • Mathieu Lacome

    Chief Performance & Analytics Officer
    Parma fc

  • Coralie Gallis

    CTO

    SM24

  • James Giglio

    Founder, CEO
    MVP Interactive.

  • Jo Clubb

    Sports Science consultant

    Global Performance Insights Ltd

    FIFA expert

  • Brian Hecker

    Senior Director Of Basketball Analytics And Innovation
    Miami Heat (NBA)

  • José M. Oliva Lozano

    Director of Research & Innovation

    US Soccer Federation

  • Rick Cost

    High performance Director

    US Soccer Federation

  • Carlos del Barrio

    Senior Sport Scientist, Atletico de Madrid (La Liga)
    University Lecturer (CEU San Pablo)

  • Gustavo Arellano

    Head of Commercial Development

    FIBA

  • Dr Nessan Costello,

    Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Nutrition
    Leeds Beckett University.
    First Team Nutritionist at Chelsea FC (Premier League)

  • Martin Jaglin

    Digital Growth Director

    LFP (Ligue de Football Professionnel)

    Co-founder of MPG – MonPetitGazon

  • Sebastien Audoux

    Independent Consultant
    Former Head of sports digital content at Canal+.

  • Arthur Bernard

    Founder
    Athletico Ventures

  • Dr Julien Louis

    Associate Professor Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Alan McCall

    Head of R&D
    Arsenal FC (Premier League)

  • André Cunha

    CEO & Head of Performance

    VOLT  SPORTSCIENCE

  • Dr Bill Burgos

    Experienced NBA S&C coach (Timberwolves, Orlando Magic/NBA)

    Adjunct professor

  • Ismael Fernandez

    CEO, ThermoHuman

  • Dr Christy Fernandez-Cull

    PhD,CEO,
    DaVinci Wearables

  • Pawel Osterreicher

    CEO & Co-Founder

    ReSpo.Vision

  • Pierre Barrieu

    Experienced High Performance Director
    FIFA expert

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