DAY 1 – MONDAY, JANUARY 22
*Please note: Agenda and Speakers are subject to change.
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
First-Time Attendee Introduction
Join us for an introduction to the 2018 FSTA Winter Conference, and how you can best leverage your experience at our event. Learn how to network with other attendees more effectively, and some inside tips on how to make the most of your time in L.A.
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Evening Welcome Reception
Kick off your 2018 FSTA Winter 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 the FSTA Experts’ League Fantasy Baseball Draft LIVE on SiriusXM Radio.
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DAY 2 – TUESDAY, JANUARY 23
8:00 am – 9:00 am
9:00 am – 9:10 am
Opening Keynote: Jim Bowden
9:10 am – 9:40 am
|Jim Bowden, co-Host, SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio, Fantasy Alarm Show & Fantasy Baseball Show (Former GM of the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds)|
9:40 am – 10:10 am
Fantasy Players (Panel)
What makes fantasy sports so special to you, the consumer?
10:10 am – 10:50 am
|Dan Back, Media Director, RotoGrinders.com|
|Vlad Sedler, MLB/NFL Analyst, RotoWire and GuruElite|
|Al Zeidenfeld, Daily Fantasy Sports Analyst, ESPN|
|Liz Loza, Analyst, Yahoo! Sports|
Morning Networking Break
10:50 am – 11:10 am
Crypto 101 (Panel)
How can topics like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain and ICOs relate to my business? You’ll leave this panel with a better understanding of how the technology works, and the legal and business issues for early adopters.
11:10 am – 11:50 am
|Marc Zwillinger, Founder, ZwillGen|
|Kingsley Edwards, Unikrn|
|Matt Fortnow, Director of Fantasy Sports, GameCredits|
|Sohrob C. Farudi, CEO, Fan Controlled Fantasy League (FCFL)|
New Fantasy Contests & Innovations (Panel)
How do we embrace new varieties of fantasy?
11:50 am – 12:30 pm
|Glenn Colton, Dentons US LLP|
|Stephania Bell, ESPN|
|Vic Salerno, President, USFantasy Sports|
|Larry Tobin, Fantasy Movie League|
|Eric Nelson, FANschool|
Meet the FSTA Board with Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join fellow conference attendees and your peers for lunch and great networking opportunity. An FSTA Board member will also be available at each table so you can learn about the latest organizational developments and voice your ideas to FSTA leadership.
Awards (Part 1)
1:30 pm – 1:50 pm
What are the best ways to build & fund $10M, $50M, or $100M business opportunities?
1:50 pm – 2:30 pm
|Laurent Grill, Venture Lead, Luma Launch|
|Andrew Trader, Early Impact Ventures|
|Paul Martino, General Partner, Bullpen Capital|
|Kelly Perdew, Managing General Partner, Moonshots Capital|
|Howard Ko, Morpheus Ventures|
Are you that up-and-coming fantasy business? Do you have a revolutionary product/service? If so, prepare to enter FSTA’s Elevator Pitch Contest. Learn more.
Generously Sponsored by Vela Wood Law
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Afternoon Networking Break
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Awards (Part 2)
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
|Adam Krejcik, Principal, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC|
|Kip Levin, CEO, Paddy Power Betfair US|
Awards (Part 3)
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
*Separate Ticket Required & Space is Very Limited
Tony P’s Dockside Grill – 4445 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 – Join other attendees for a night by the beach along with networking you won’t find anywhere else. You must purchase a separate ticket to the closing event. You can do so during your registration for the Winter Conference, or purchase separately by clicking here.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm