Conference

The University of Miami (UM) Sport Administration Program (School of Education & Human Development), will be hosting its 5th Annual Sport Industry Conference (SIC) on January 29th, 2020.

The SIC will feature engaging keynote speakers as well as breakout sessions that address the most relevant issues in the business of sport and entertainment.

The SIC will be held on UM’s Coral Gables campus in the beautiful, Shalala Student Center.

 
400

2019 Conference Attendees


 


The UM Sports Industry Conference is a "must-attend" conference for sport professionals who want to establish connections with local and global experts. The conference stimulates networking and provides updated information about the trends in sports industry.

Marcelo Claudino
CEO, TopSoccer and TopConsulting

Conference Agenda

Session #

Session Topic

Time

1

Global Head of Communications, Esports for Riot Games
David Higdon

11:30-12:20

2

National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)
A panel discussion with executives from the NFLPA

12:30-1:15

3

The Globalization of Basketball
A conversation with Carlos Alves, CEO, Americas at FIBA

1:20-2:05

4

A Fireside Chat with Boris Gartner
CEO, LaLiga North America

2:10-2:55

5

Trafficking, Sports, and The Spike
A panel discussion on human trafficking surrounding large sporting and entertainment events

3:00-3:45

6

Greening the Game in South Florida
A panel discussion on sustainability initiatives at The U Athletics Department and The Miami Heat

3:50-4:35

7

Finding Your Voice: Creating Connectivity at the Fan, League, and Athlete Level
A panel discussion highlighting The Miami Marlins and Twitter’s sports partners

4:40-5:25

 

Closing Remarks: Athletic Director Blake James, UM Athletics

5:30-5:45

 

Reception on The Lakeview Terrace

5:45-7:00