DAY 1 – MONDAY, JUNE 19

*Please note: Agenda and Speakers are subject to change.

Welcome and Information Session

5:00 pm // 

All FSTA members and non-members are encouraged to attend this “welcome” session which provides key insights into how to make the most of your conference experience. This provides you an informative opportunity to learn about the vast networking and educational opportunities occurring at the FSTA Summer Conference.  You will also meet some FSTA board members and your association management team who will be happy to address questions you have.

  Guy Lake FSTA Board, Membership Yahoo! Fantasy Sports
  Paul Charchian FSTA Board, President LeagueSafe

Welcome Reception

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm // 
Kick off your 2017 FSTA Summer Conference experience at the Welcome Reception. Enjoy food and drinks and get exclusive access to the exhibitors you’ve been waiting to meet; network with peers as you view all the action unfolding at FSTA Experts’ League Fantasy Football Draft broadcasted LIVE on SiriusXM Radio.

 


FSTA Experts’ League Fantasy Football Draft, broadcasted LIVE on SiriusXM Radio

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm // 


DAY 2 – TUESDAY, JUNE 20

Complimentary Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:00 am | 

Get your morning off to a good start and grab a bite to eat with your fellow attendees. No better time to network than over the most important meal of the day!

 


FSTA Kickoff

9:00 am – 9:15 am | Main Room

FSTA President Paul Charchian kicks off our agenda with industry commentary and a variety of FSTA updates.

  Paul Charchian FSTA Board, President LeagueSafe

 


Entrepreneurship: How to Build and Grow a Successful Business

9:20 am – 10:00 am | Main Room

Moderator:

Adam Wexler Founder & Chief Executive Officer SidePrize

Panelists:

  Matt Kalish Chief Revenue Officer DraftKings
  Adam Kaplan Chief Operating Officer numberFire
  Anand Lalaji Owner and Founder Inside Injuries
  Ryan Feit Founder / CEO SeedInvest

 


eSports: Why It’s Important for Me, a Fantasy Sports Professional

10:00 am – 10:40 am | Main Room

Moderator:

John Pierce Partner & Founder Player 2 Studios

Panelists:

Manny Anekal Founder / CEO TNL Media
Rohit Gupta Partner SterlingVC
Craig Levine CEO ESL – Turtle Entertainment

Networking Break – Glenn Colton’s Office Hours

10:40 am – 11:00 am |

Movement breaks give attendees a chance for some physical activity to help re-energize and increase their ability to focus on the next insightful session. Don’t forget to stop by for Glenn Colton’s Office Hours.


Scalability Panel

11:00 am – 11:40 am | Main Room

A panel of experts will cover the bases of business, technical, legal, customer and geographic considerations.

Moderator:

Jeremy Levine Founder and co-CEO DRAFT

Panelists:

  Thomas Knapp VP, Business & Legal Affairs CBS Interactive
  Vasu Kalkarni Chief Executive Officer \ Partner Krossover / Courtside Ventures
  Geoff Reiss General Manager AOL Sports
  Nik Bonaddio Founder and CEO numberFire

 


Ipsos Research Presentation

 11:40 am – 12:30am | Main Room

Presenter:

Jason Allsopp Vice President Ipsos

 


Complimentary Lunch & Networking

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm |

Join fellow conference attendees for an afternoon luncheon and great networking opportunity.  A FSTA Board Member will also be available at each table so you can find out the latest organizational developments and voice your ideas to FSTA leadership.

 


Social Media: How Can I Monetize My Audience and Influence?

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm | Main Room

Moderator:

Chris Hackney President & Chief Operating Officer Insightpool

Panelists:

  Jon Romero Director of Digital Marketing Vector Management
  Daniel Barbarisi Author Dueling with Kings
  Sam Taggart Director, Culture & Internal Communication Vayner Media

 


Elevator Pitch Presentations

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm | Main Room

The FSTA Elevator Pitch is a contest for up-and-coming fantasy businesses and those that have a revolutionary product/service that would like the chance to pitch their innovative idea to a crowd of industry leaders at the FSTA conference.

Presenter:

  Kevin Vela Managing Partner Vela Wood PC

Sponsored by:
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Networking Break

3:15 pm- 3:35 pm | 

Our industry thrives on collaboration, so take advantage of these breaks throughout the conference. Make new connections, catch up with old friends and keep the collaborative spirit alive.

 


Fireside Chat: Making Waves – From Here to There

 3:35pm – 4:25pm | Main Room

The different paths of fantasy sports, from data, content and game play to the digital world we live in. There are many twists, turns and stories along the way. Hear from two prominent people who have navigated the space, the various routes it has taken them and the role the fantasy sports industry has and continues to play along the way.

Moderator:

Rick Wolf President Fantasy Alarm

Panelists:

  Matthew Berry Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst ESPN
  Rick Cordella Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media NBC Sports Group

 


Elevator Pitch Award Winners

4:25 pm – 4:30 pm | Main Room

The FSTA Elevator Pitch is a contest for up-and-coming fantasy businesses and those that have a revolutionary product/service that would like the chance to pitch their innovative idea to a crowd of industry leaders at the FSTA conference.

Presenter:

Kevin Vela Managing Partner Vela Wood PC

Sponsored by:
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Hall of Fame

 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm | Main Room


Closing Remarks

 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm | Main Room


Closing Event

 


*Disclaimer: If FSTA cancels an event you are registered for, we’ll apply your registration fee to a future event, unless you request a refund in writing. FSTA is not responsible for any expenses incurred by you as a result of your registration, whether the event was attended, postponed, or cancelled. If you must cancel, you’ll need to tell us why in writing. You may send it to info@fsta.org. If you notify us at least 60 days prior to the event, you’ll be refunded, minus a $100.00 processing fee. If you cancel less than 60 days prior you will not be refunded, but you may transfer your registration (for the same event) to someone else, without penalty. We are unable to transfer funds for future event registration. No refunds will be issued for any missed sessions or events.

*Special event tickets are non-refundable