In The City Club presents Sports tech
In recent years there has been an increasing use of technology in sport. In this event we'll be exploring how technology is changing the way athletes perform, how fans interact with the games and how technology affects the sector as a whole.
Keynote: Mark Hunter MBE - Mark has won both gold and silver olympic medals and is now Director of the Sports Technology awards
Panel run by the BBC:
Moderator - John Watson - BBC Sports presenter
Panelist - Mark Cueto MBE - 55 Caps for England now plays for Sale Sharks and is taking up a prominent role in the Manchester tech scene.
Panelist - Ryan Bahia (Opta) - Opta is one of the largest if not the largest sports data collector and aggregator, providing important stats on players to teams, athletes and sports related companies.
Panelist - Steve Bate MBE - Steve has won multiple gold medals at the Rio Paraolympics