2018 CONFERENCE schedule - draft

Master of Ceremonies: Eric Moffatt - Marketing and Event Coordinator, STU Tommies

Friday march 23, 2018

Location: UNB SUB - BALLROOM

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Welcome Dinner

Keynote: Saad Raffi

 

Saturday March 24, 2018

Location: Marshall d'avray hall

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Registration

9:00 AM | Opening Remarks and Territorial Acknowledgements

9:15 AM | Keynote #1 - Katrina Galas (INVICTUS Games Toronto 2017)

10:05 AM | Panel #1 - How technology is changing the future of sport

  • Moderator: Dr. Terri Byers - UNB Faculty of Kinesiology
  • Trevor Georgie - Saint John Sea Dogs
  • Mark Anthony Ashfield - Deloitte
  • Samantha Phelan - Digital Media Consultant
  • Derek Chaisson - Night Puck Technology

11:00 AM | Networking Break/Snack

11:20 AM | Panel #2 - Towards an inclusive community: addressing challenges facing under-utilized populations in sport

  • Moderator: Lori Johnstone - GNB
  • Jason Peters (ASRNB)
  • Devin Heroux (CBC Sports)
  • Manon Ouellette (Coach NB)
  • Heather Ambery (Canadian Olympic Committee)

12:30 PM | Networking Lunch 

1:45 PM | Panel #3 - Professional sport in Canada: Building a League of our Own

  • Moderator: TBC
  • Mark Gamble (Director, Ticket Sales & Service - OSEG)
  • Anthony LeBlanc (Halifax CFL ownership group)
  • Catherine Raiche?

2:45 PM | Keynote #2 - Jeffrey Orridge (VP, Canadian Tire Corp)

3:45 PM | Closing Remarks

4:00 PM | End of Day 1

LOCATION: Planet hatch

8:30 PM | Evening Social presented by Red Bull

Mark McMorris (Red Bull athlete and Canadian Olympic medalist)

 

Sunday march 25, 2018

LOCATION: Student union building - 3rd floor atrium

9:30 - 10:00 AM | Registration

10:00 AM | Opening Remarks

Keynote - Dr. Ryan Hamilton (Hockey Canada)

 AM | Networking Break

10:15 AM | "Be A Game Changer" Pitch Competition; judged by:

  • Dr. Terri Byers
  • NBIF 1
  • NBIF 2
  • TBC

11:30 AM | Keynote - 

12:30 PM | Lunch

1:45 PM | Panel #4 - The state of University sport in Canada

  • Moderator: Andy Campbell, UNB Varsity Reds
  • John Richard - AD UNB Varsity Reds
  • Derek Martin (Sports & Entertainment Atlantic)
  • Cindy Tye (Dalhousie University)
  • Graham Brown/Lisette/John/Ken - U SPORTS
  • Phil Currie/John Keefe - AUS

2:45 PM | Pitch winners announcements/presentations

3:00 PM | Closing remarks

3:15 PM | End of conference


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