Hamilton Sports Industry Conference 2016 - McMaster University
$35 – $90
Hamilton Sports Industry Conference 2016 - McMaster University

Hamilton Sports Industry Conference 2016 - McMaster University

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McMaster University

1280 Main Street West

Hamilton, ON, Canada

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- Michel O'Keefe CEO/President Basketball Canada

- Glen Grunwald Former New York Knicks GM and Current McMaster Athletic Director

Matt Afinec Executive Vice President Hamilton Tiger Cats

Myles Spencer Chief Operating Officer Rugby Canada

- Graham Brown CEO CIS Univeristy Sport

- Neil Glasberg President PBI Sports and Entertainment

Hamilton Sports Industry Conference is taking place on November 18th 2016! Located in Celebration Hall at McMaster, #HSIC2016 will be a full day of networking, speeches, workshops, and panel discussions that will provide students, young professionals, and seasoned industry experts an oppurtunity to learn and gather in the name of sports.

The day will get off to an early start with registration commencing from 8:30am-9:00am, with the Matt Afinec beginning at 9:05am. Joining us will be Vice Presidents, CEO's, Sports Agents, General Managers, and Sports Marketing Professionals who will have an open discussion on, 'Breaking In' to the sports industry. These proffesionals have or curerntly work in the NBA, MLB, NHL, CFL, represent athletes and teams from the NFL, MLS, and many more great organizations. The theme for #HSIC2016 is 'Score a Career in Sports'. Dress is business formal, so dress to impress Ladies and Gents!

Throughought the day we will be running a charity raffle for Right To Play and willl have many awesome prize as well!


8:30am - 9:00am: Registration!

9:00am - 9:05am: Opening Remarks

9:05am - 10:00 am: Keynote 1: Matt Afinec Executive Vice President Hamilton Tiger Cats

10:05am - 11:10am: Panel Discussion 1: Basketball and its Growth in Canada

- Michel O'Keefe CEO and President Basketball Canada

- Glen Grunwald McMaster Athletics Director(Former NY Knicks GM)

- Amos Connolly Head Coach of Basketball McMaster University

11:15am - 12:05am: Data Analytics + Sports =..?

- Sanjay Chaudhury Blue Jays General Manager of Data Analytics

- Tim Trussell SAS Senior Data Scientist


12:10pm - 1:30pm: Networking Lunch

1:30pm - 2:30pm: Workshop 1: How To Score a Career In Sports

- Myles Spencer Chief Operating Officer Rugby Canada

- Bryan Crawford Senior Director Operations Basketball Canada

- Patricia Chafe Chief of Sports Skate Canada

- Lisette Johnson Stapely Chief Sport Officer CIS University Sport

2:30pm - 3:30pm Panel 2 Agents and their role in sports

-Graham Brown CEO CIS University Sport

- Cary Kaplan President Cosmos Sports

- Eli Manga Sport Agent Sport Management WorldWide

- Maxwell Dawson Director SRI Sports Recruitment

3:30pm - 4:20pm: Keynote #2- Personal Brand Building

Neil Glasberg Presidnt PBI Sports and Entertainment

4:20pm - 4:45:pm: Charity Anouncement and Wrap Up!

  • SC Sanjay Choudhury

    Sanjay Choudhury

    Blue Jays

    Analytics Manager

  • Matt Afinec

    Matt Afinec

    Hamilton Tiger Cats

    Executive Vice President, Business Operations

  • Graham Brown

    Graham Brown

    CIS University Sport


  • PC Patricia Chaffe

    Patricia Chaffe

    Skate Canada

    Chief Sport Officer

  • Bryan Crawford

    Bryan Crawford

    Basketball Canada

    Senior Director of Operations

  • Neil Glasberg

    Neil Glasberg

    PBI Sports and Entertainment


  • Glen Grunwald

    Glen Grunwald

    McMaster Athletics

    Former NY Knicks GM-McMaster Athletics Director

  • Cary Kaplan

    Cary Kaplan

    Cosmos Sports


  • Eli Emannuel Manga

    Eli Emannuel Manga

    Sports Management WorldWide

    Sport Agent Advisor

  • Michele O\'Keefe

    Michele O\'Keefe

    Basketball Canada


  • Myles Spencer

    Myles Spencer

    Rugby Canada

    Chief Operating Officer

  • LJS Lissette Johnson Stapely

    Lissette Johnson Stapely

    CIS University Sport

    Chief Sport Officer

  • Tim Trussell

    Tim Trussell

    SAS(Maple Leafs Analytics)

    Senior Data Scientist

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