Day 1 - Wed, 9 Nov


09:00 – Welcome by Iris Córdoba, General Manager, GSIC & Sebastián Lancestremère, President, GSIC

09:20 – Welcome by Roy Teo, Chief (Industry Development, Technology & Innovation), Sport Singapore

09:30 – Intro by Host about procedures

09:35 – Sport Tech Companies Presentations and Sport Entities Knowledge Transfer Sessions: Investors and Guest/Networking/Sport Entities 

10:50 – Coffee Break

11:20 – Sport Tech Companies Presentations and Sport Entities Knowledge Transfer Sessions: Investors and Guest/Networking/Sport Entities 

12:10 – Fireside chat “Open innovation initiatives to help startups’ growth and internationalization”

12:40 – Lunch Break 

12:00 – International Delegation Roundtable and Knowledge Sharing

14:00 – Transfer


19:00 – CTO Dinner Microsoft for Start-ups

Day 2 - Thu, 10 Nov


08:30 – Doors Opening & Acreditations (Black Box Auditorium)

09:00 – Opening

09:05 – Welcome speech by Alvin Tan, Minister of State for Trade & Industry (MTI) and Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY)


Conferences’ location: Black Box Auditorium


09:10 APAC – The New Frontier of Sport and Technology


  • Sebastian Lancestremère, Sports Managing Director, Microsoft Corp
  • Roy Teo, Chief (Industry Development, Technology & Innovation), Sport Singapore
  • Moderator: Ross Sarpani, GSIC Summit Host

Block one – Global Trends in the Sporting Events Organization

09:45 – Keynote: Jordi Gallardo, Minister of Economy Andorra

09:55 Host Cities as Major Events Destination


  • Mikko Saarinen, Head of Sport Tourism, Visit Lahti
  • Nicolle Kelly, Executive Director, Sports Technology & Innovation, Queensland Government
  • Moderator: Guillermo Marin, DT Advisory Services Director

10:25 – Sports Fever: Return of Major Events


    • Stephen Duckitt, Event Strategy Director, WTT
    • Wan Juan Pek, CEO, Rresolve Group
    • Stuart Snowden, Manager Director, IPSEM Squared
    • Moderator: Raj Sambwani, APAC Lead, GSIC

11:00 – More Than an Event: Sustainability, Social Footprint and Legacy


    • Betta Maggio, CEO & Founder, U-Earth
    • Mark Barnabas Lee, Director, Orange Room
    • Jitender Khurana, Country Head and Managing Director, Signify
    • Moderator: Unmish Parthasarathi, Founder & Executive Director, Picture Board Partner

11:35 – Next-Gen Live Sports Experiences


    • Declan Gallagher, Sports Business Development Director APAC, LiveU
    • Nadia Wu, Sales Director, Football, IMG
    • Tomás González León, Co-Founder, Influgamers 
    • Moderator: Guillermo Marin, DT Advisory Services Director

12:10 Esports as a Game Changer in the Events’ Organization


    • Mark Chay, Executive Director, Community and Administration, Global Esports Federation
    • Dennis Ooi, President, Singapore’s Cybersports & Online Gaming Association (SCOGA)
    • Moderator: Jie Ming Tay, Moderator, GSIC Ambassador

12:45 – Break – Lunch & Networking (at GSIC)

Block two – Technological Disruption for Sporting Events


Conferences’ location: Black Box Auditorium


14:00 – Blockchain & NFT Revolution in Fan Engagement


  • Ivan Codina, Managing Director / SEA – Australia, Japan & S. Korea, LaLiga
  • Miguel Dias, Chief Strategy Manager, Armis Digital Sports Group
  • Joreph Khan, COO, Enjinstarter
  • Moderator: Iñigo Bonilla, Strategic Alliances and Business Development Director, GSIC

14:30Is Web 2.5 the New Web 3.0, and Here to Stay?


    • Lukas Weigel, Associate Director – Partnerships & Business Development, Infront Sports
    • Paul Martin, CEO, tag Space
    • Nikhil Birla, Senior Director, Blockchain & Gaming, ONE Championship
    • Moderator: Thomas Lim, COO, Technicorum

15:00 Keynote on Cybersecurity

    • Kumar Ritesh, Founder & CEO, Cyfirma

15:10 – Providing High-level Cybersecurity to Sporting Events


    • Mike Henry, CTO, Cyfirma 
    • Neha Monga, Area Business Group Lead – Cybersecurity, Compliance & Privace APAC, Microsoft 
    • Ivan Fonseca, Head of Productvs, Armis Digital Sports Group
    • Moderator: Raj Sambwai, APAC Lead, GSIC

15:45 – Smart Stadium Experiences: Beyond Sports Entertainment


    • Lukas Daxer, Area Development Manager People Access APAC, Skidata
    • Moderator: Stuart Snowden Managing Director, IPSEM Square

Block three – Opening New Opportunities for Marketing and Sponsorship

16:15 Content to Engage, Impact and Remember


    • Patrick Barrett, Founder & CEO, ECAL
    • Calvin Lui, Co-Founder & CEO, IN.LIVE
    • Choong Khay Lee, CEO, SPOTV
    • Sheila Rasu, Head of Marketing & Communications, NBA Asia
    • Moderator: Sofiya Goncharova, Head of Communication and Public Relations, GSIC powered by Microsoft

16:50 – The Power of Brand: How to Make the Most Out of Sporting Event Sponsorships


    • Ben Rynjah, Senior Director, Digital and Brand Marketing – SE Asia,  Sportfive
    • Seth Hays, Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific, INTA
    • Moderator: Jo Lam, Strategy Director, Dragon Rouge

17:20 Business Insights as a Key to your Marketing Strategy


    • Marco Nazzari, Managing Director International Business, Nielsen Sports
    • Chiraag Paul, Founder & CEO, Proem Sports
    • Syed Ismail Bin Ahmad, Head of Customer Advisory – Singapore, SAS
    • Moderator: Lee Huei Chern, Chief of Strategy Group, SportSG

17:50 – Conference Closure


Day 3 - Fri, 11 Nov

09:45 – Welcome, GSIC office

10:00 – Sports Hub Tour (aquatic center, mixed use facility, museum)

11:50 – Lunch

13:30 – Visit Microsoft EBC

15:00 – Transfer

15:30 – Technogym Experience Center 

16:15 – Team & Player Performance Session (Whorkshop)