San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
DIGITAL SPORT GLASGOW
Following on from the successful Digital Sport London events that we have been hosting since the summer of last year, it is time to expand. We're delighted to be coming to the city of Glasgow and be with some of the UK's best sporting agencies, federations and teams for this half day event.
For this event we've brought together a group of great speakers who will cover how social media impacts sport from a variety of angles. If you're interested in what the plans are for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, how a football club works with different platforms or get an overview of the latest trends in digital then this is for you.
Who should come along? If you're a; social media manager, digital marketing exec, marketeer, commercial director, account manager, CEO of a sports start-up, student interested in the area or people who are just fascinated in social media and sport.
Below is the full line-up and order of play for the afternoon. It is designed by be very informal and we'll be taking questions throughout the session both in-venue and on Twitter. Hashtag for the event is #DSGlasgow
Format / Speakers
1.00pm - Doors Open
1.15pm - Welcome from Dan Mclaren, Founder @ UK Sports Network
1.30pm - Mark Stuart, Insight Manager @ Yomego
We start with an overview of the social landscape for sports – identifying some of the best uses over the past year, along with a few favourites. Mark will be taking a look at how athletes and sporting brands are making the most of social media, and the opportunities tied to new emerging platforms like Snapchat.
2.00pm - Rory Patience, Business Development Manager (Sport) & Kayleigh Grieve, Account Director (Sport) @ Dog Digital
Digital sports trends for 2014, an interesting look at the year ahead together with some practical demonstrations.
2.30pm - Panel Session: Live video content and the digital sports fan
- Jack McGill, Managing Director @ Quipu.TV
- Stuart Moffatt, Communications Manager @ Scottish Hockey
- Robert Boyle, Social Media Officer @ Rangers FC
- Dan McLaren (chair), Founder @ UK Sports Network
3.00pm - BREAK
3.30pm - Duane Roft, Founder @ TeamTrackr
The benefits of social media for smaller level organisations.
4.00pm - James Saker, Digital Media Manager @ Commonwealth Games Scotland
How Commonwealth Games Scotland views digital and what they have previously been doing and what they intend to do. Covering the challenges they have encountered and how they overcame these.
4.30pm - Robert Boyle, Social Media Officer @ Rangers FC
Robert talks about his experiences of social media and lessons learned during his time at the club.
5.00pm - Drinks (Pay Bar)
6.00pm - Close
Apartment 29 is a private members club located right in the centre of Glasgow. It's within easy reach of 4 train stations (Glasgow Queen St, Glasgow Central, Argyle St and High St).