Football Summit: Speakers from Sky, Sunset+Vine, ELEVEN and DFL added to the content programme

The content programme for SVG Europe’s Football Summit (21 April 2021, online), sponsored by EVS, has been embellished with the addition of speakers from Sky Sports, Sky Germany, Sunset+Vine, ELEVEN and DFL Digital Sports.

Hosted by football presenter and reporter Natalie Quirk, Football Summit will cover several key football broadcasting-related topics, including fan engagement and viewer experiences, remote and decentralised production, graphics and data, and next-generation production tools. Sustainability and responsible production will also be under the spotlight.

Guillaume Collard, who is ELEVEN Group Chief Rights Acquisition Officer and the Managing Director of ELEVEN Belgium & Luxembourg, will join Alexander Altenhofen, Director Products & Technology at DFL Digital Sports, and Kit Hawkins, Senior Product Manager for the BT Sport App at BT, to discuss fan engagement.

For remote production, James Clement, Director of Operations at Sky Sports, Dominic Vogt, Head of International Production at Sportcast, and Robert Kis, CEO, TV Skyline, will feature.

While Alessandro Reitano, VP of Sports Production at Sky Germany, and Mark Dennis, Technical Director at Sunset+Vine, will join Sportcast Head of Innovation and Technology Management Tim Achberger and Emili Planas, CTO and Operations Manager at Mediapro, for a deep dive into football production tools.

Other speakers include:

  • BT Sport Chief Operating Officer Jamie Hindhaugh
  • Timeline Television Managing Director Dan McDonnell
  • Canal+ Head of Sports Digital Content Sebastien Audoux
  • Canal+ Product Manager Matthieu Montigaud
  • LiveLike CCO Samuel Westberg
  • Facebook EMEA sports team partnerships Lead Ronan Joyce
  • Wildmoka Co-founder & CEO Cristian Livadiotti

More speakers will be announced in the coming days.

Football Summit 2021, sponsored by EVS, takes place online on Wednesday 21 April, starting at 1pm UK time. To find out more about the event, see the full programme and to register, please visit: Football Summit 2021.

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