Mixed reality and immersive media changing how we consume sports. Creating new ways for fans to interact and experience the game like never before, cutting-edge visionaries will address what’s here and what’s next. MODERATOR: Michael Davies, SVP, Field and Technical Operations, Fox Sports SPEAKERS: William Deng, Vice President of Media Strategy and Business Development, NFL Danny Keens, VP, Content, NextVR Sandra Lopez, VP, Intel Sports and Media, Intel Geoff Reiss, GM, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Sports / Verizon Media Group
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Esports and Technology: An Innovation Game-Changer
Is technology positioned at the driving or receiving end of the $1 billion global esports industry? Hear the latest CTA research and industry experts discuss how esports enables advancements in gaming hardware, content and infrastructure.
Nine Ways 5G Will and Won’t Affect the Future
The NPD Group’s Ben Arnold explores 5G’s effect on consumer tech, gaming, entertainment and the mobile industries driving innovation and connectivity.
How Gamers Engage with Brands
With 5G on the horizon, leading cloud companies are investing heavily in cloud-based gaming platforms. Hear what the future of cloud-based gaming will look like.
Immersive Media Evolves To Win The Fluid Fan
The Sports Innovation Lab will highlight how fluid fans participate, create, and spectate in the new age of sports. See the latest best practices in virtual reality, machine learning, and social viewing technology shaping the future of sport.
What’s Next with Data in Esports
As the global esports industry continues to grow, the data behind this phenomenon is every bit as critical as the most competitive players, teams and leagues. Industry experts will discuss the esports industry’s most important data trends and tools.
Peace Building and Technology
Presented By World Bank: People trapped in or fleeing conflict need access to basic services, infrastructure and improved social cohesion. Are technologies like VR, drones, AI , blockchain the next tools for peace-building and resilience?