FutureSport 2015: RWC analysis with CTV, ITV, Opta, SIS LIVE, Telegenic and World Rugby

The recent Rugby World Cup in England and Wales was a massive success and at FutureSport December 2 in London we will bring together some of the key broadcast and digital players involved, to discuss key innovations and achievements from the event. Adam Berger from CTV, Opta Sports Head of Rugby Richard Crouch, Telegenic’s Terry James, Helen Jeffrey from SIS LIVE, World Rugby’s Dominic Kelly and ITV Sport’s Neil Papworth will join moderator Ian Volans at The Kia Oval on 2 December for an in-depth panel discussion.

The eighth edition of the Rugby World Cup reached new heights in 2015 with England and Wales hosting the largest number of spectators and visitors in the tournament’s history. Almost 2.5 million people attended the 48 matches, with 460,000 overseas visitors estimated to have travelled to the region for the six-week event. The tournament was shown in 209 nations and territories by 103 licensed broadcasters, of which 43 were free-to-air, with a potential reach of 780 million households.

From ticket designs that allow supporters to access 3D interactive experiences through their smartphones, to versatile platforms delivering a wealth of additional content and background material, the Rugby World Cup 2015 was undoubtedly the most technologically advanced tournament in the sport’s history. With more action than ever before enjoyed online and across devices as well as through traditional linear TV, this session will feature insight from sport principals, broadcasters and OB providers who made it happen.

The moderator is Ian Volans, Volans Consulting, Director. Panellists on this session are Adam Berger, CTV Outside Broadcasts, General Manager; Richard Crouch, Opta Sports, Head of Rugby; Terry James, Telegenic, Director of Operations; Helen Jeffrey, SIS LIVE, Head of Sales – Occasional Use; Dominic Kelly, World Rugby, Digital Operations Manager; and Neil Papworth, ITV Sport, Venue Technical Operations Manager.

Register your place now: https://www.svgeurope.org/future-sport-2015/

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