FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration / Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Panel I: Stream On: How the Rise in Streaming Services is Leading to Increased Competition for Consumer Attention
Anchor, CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
Chairman, LA Clippers
Vice President, Global Sports Video, Amazon
Chief Executive Officer, FanDuel
Founder, Chairman, Principal Partner & Chief Executive Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Chief Product Officer, YouTube
Chairman, ESPN & Sports Content
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Warner Bros. Discovery Sports
We all spend countless hours streaming content. And with so many platforms to choose from, audiences are more empowered than ever – dropping some services to sign up for others with more appealing or timely programming. In this environment, streamers are looking for ways to stand out from the pack, which has led many to turn to live sports, a singularly powerful draw. This panel will cover the future of streaming and discuss how these services can achieve long-term growth and sustainability.
9:25 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Utah’s Tech Boom: A Conversation with Ryan Smith
Anchor, CNN This Morning
Founder, Qualtrics; Owner, Utah Jazz; Chairman, Smith Entertainment Group
10:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
10:25 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Panel II: Web3 in 2023: What the Push for a Decentralized Internet Means for the Future of Sports and Society
Anchor & Chief National Correspondent, CNN
Vice President, Global Media Partnerships, Meta
Former NBA All-Star; Entrepreneur & Investor
Chief Executive Officer, Dapper Labs
Chief Executive Officer, Niantic, Inc.
Managing Director, Allen & Company, LLC
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sorare
Co-Owner & Managing General Partner, Boston Celtics; Senior Advisor, Bain Capital; Co-Owner & Co-Chairman, Atalanta B.C.
Opinions are sharply divided on Web3. Some say it’s the future – transforming how we play, shop, learn and live. Others say it’s a fad – that virtual spaces will never offer true real-world value. This panel will address the innovation behind future technologies and what it could mean for sports fans.
11:05 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Playmakers: A Conversation with Bob Iger & Chris Paul
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Columnist, The New York Times; Anchor, CNBC
Robert A. Iger
Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company
NBA All-Star Guard, Phoenix Suns; Philanthropist & Entrepreneur
11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
12:05 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Panel III: The Ecosystem of Influence: How Content Creators’ Digital and Cultural Capital Shapes Today’s World
Host, MSNBC’s The 11th Hour; NBC News Senior Business Analyst
NBA Player, New Orleans Pelicans; President, National Basketball Players Association
Vice President, Global Partnerships, Instagram
Chief Executive Officer, Fanatics; Co-Chair, REFORM Alliance
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, UnitedMasters + Translation
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Wasserman; Chairperson, LA28 Olympic & Paralympic Games
Chief Executive Officer, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Celebrity has never been more attainable as evidenced by the ever-growing number of digital “influencers.” But what does the rise of influencers mean for individuals, brands and society as a whole? This panel will discuss how creators turn their online personas into booming content businesses and how companies can get the most out of their relationships with influencers.
12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Panel IV: The Evolving Athlete: How Performance-Enhancing Innovation is Transforming Data, Fandom and Sports as We Know It
Host, Inside the NBA
Entrepreneur, Founder, costplusdrugs.com
Six-Time NBA All-Star; Investor; President, Gasol Foundation
Seven-Time NBA All-Star; Philanthropist; Entrepreneur; Recording Artist
Two-Time WNBA All-Star; ESPN Broadcaster; Investor
Owner & Chairman, Sacramento Kings
Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association
Cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing the entire sports ecosystem – from helping athletes with their training, recovery and mental wellness to elevating the fan experience. Billions of dollars are being invested in the sports technology sector every year, and this panel will discuss how recent innovations impact athletes, teams, fans and the broader sports landscape.