Past Industry Events

ASTN ESG Sports Workshop 2024

ASTN ESG Sports Workshop 2024
The ASTN, in partnership with ESG PERFORM, will be running roundtable/workshop session with a small group of industry stakeholders from sportstech, sports organisations, investors, and government. Attendees with be introduced to the ESG SPORTS platform, review a demonstration of the ESG SPORTS self-assessment offering, and have an opportunity to discuss and provide feedback. Lunch will be provided after the workshop from 12pm.
Date: Friday 14 June
Time: 9:45am for 10:00am start / 12:00pm, followed by lunch until 1pm.
Venue: Boardroom at Launchpad ReOrbit
Address: Level 1/155 Cremorne St, Cremorne VIC 3121

ASTN Event: Sportstech Uncovered

ASTN Event: Sportstech Uncovered
The Gold Coast is a destination for sports innovation, offering close connection to industry collaborators, and brings together like-minded innovators from within sports, as well as other related and influential industries, including academia, health, media and entertainment. The Gold Coast provides a huge opportunity for the entire ecosystem of sportstech, from the developers and innovators of sportstech solutions to end users, including university researchers, athletes, sporting clubs, SSOs, stadiums and facilities.

Join ASTN, the City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct for an event to explore the vast applications of sportstech and the exciting and varied opportunities to participate in the industry. The event will include networking opportunities with key industry stakeholders and a panel discussion with national and international guests.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: Tuesday 11th June
Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Venue: Cohort Innovation Space
Address: 16 Nexus Way Southport, 4215, QLD

Game Changers: Women in Sport & Tech

Game Changers: Women in Sport & Tech
Powered by Women in Digital partners Cisco and Data #3, and set against the backdrop of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this event will provide attendees with an understanding of the opportunities emerging from the upcoming games for innovative technologies, the powerful learnings that can be taken from the high-performance world of sport, and how it's up to all of us to ensure women are given equal opportunities across both the sports and tech sectors.
Date: Fri 7 June 2024
Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Venue: Hilton Brisbane
Address: 190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Cremorne Connect: AI Tools Showcase

Cremorne Connect: AI Tools Showcase
Join the May edition of Cremorne Connect, where CDH are thrilled to co-deliver an exciting event alongside TNG Technology Consulting.
Date: Thursday 30th May 2024
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Venue: Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH)
Address: CDH HQ, 80 Balmain St Cremorne, VIC 3121

Sports Media Broadcasting Summit 2024

Sports Media Broadcasting Summit 2024
Leaders in sports TV and video production took to the stage to discuss the most recent trends and workflows that can make a difference in the way sports rights holders, leagues and event organisers serve video content to fans. The sports business broadcasting summit by the Sports Video Group (SVG) was again hosted at the Telstra Customer Insights Centre. Panels and presentations covered questions in relation to fan engagement, trends in Free Advertising Supported streaming Television (FAST), developments in women’s sports and generative AI as part of the topics that were discussed.
Date: 23 May 2024
Venue: Telstra Customer Insights Centre
Address: Sydney

Advance Queensland and NRL Magic Round Tech Showcase

Advance Queensland and NRL Magic Round Tech Showcase
Date: Friday 17 May 2024
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Venue: The Precinct
Address: Level 2/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

iReel & ASTN Sportstech and Innovation Event

iReel & ASTN Sportstech and Innovation Event
Join us at the sports tech and innovation evening hosted by IReel and the Australian Sports Technologies Network. Experience an engaging gathering of startup founders, industry luminaries, and venture capitalists. Engage in a VIP Q&A session where experts will share insights into the future of sports tech and its career implications over the next 5-10 years. Don't miss IReel CEO James Doyle's keynote address, where he'll unveil the transformative potential of Gen Ai in decoding complex sports data into actionable insights. It's an event where innovation meets sport, promising an enlightening exploration of the evolving landscape of sports technology.
Date: Thursday 9th May 2024
Time: 6PM Onwards
Venue: Olderfleet, Club Lounge
Address: 477 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Unlocking International Potential for Sportstech

Unlocking International Potential for Sportstech
ASTN had the opportunity to present to sportstech organisations from Israel at a webinar alongside the Government investment agencies of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

Organiser: Israel Trade Commission in Australia and Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute

Date: 7 May 2024
Time: 4-5:30pm (AEST)
Venue: Online via Zoom

Cremorne Connect: Digital trust in an age of breakthrough technologies 2024

Cremorne Connect: Digital trust in an age of breakthrough technologies 2024
Protecting and dealing with cyber risk is an ongoing challenge for business leaders, with a changing dynamic being presented through breakthrough technologies which pose new security concerns for companies to navigate.

Organiser: Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH)

Date: Tue 30th Apr 2024
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Venue: Cremorne Digital Hub
Address: 80 Balmain St, Cremorne VIC 3121

Queensland Quantum meets Sports

Queensland Quantum meets Sports
In 2023, the Australian Federal Government published its Quantum Technology Policy and the State Government of Queensland its Quantum Technology Strategy document. Both documents outlined ambitions, objectives and application focus of the emerging quantum technology.
Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024
Time: 1:15pm arrival for 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Address: Level 17, 53 Albert Street, Brisbane

Accelerating sports technology & innovation in WA

Accelerating sports technology & innovation in WA
Insights from experts leading funding, startup programs and research programs that support the next generation of innovators.
Date: Tuesday 23rd April
Time: 5:00pm-7:30pm
Venue: Spacecubed @ Riff
Address: 45 St George’s Terrace, Perth

ASTN and City of Melbourne Sportstech Roundtable

ASTN and City of Melbourne Sportstech Roundtable
The City of Melbourne, in collaboration with the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN), is thrilled to announce a Sportstech Roundtable. The roundtable presents a unique opportunity for industry professionals, experts, and stakeholders to come together, share insights and contribute to the development of a medium-term strategy that will bolster the City of Melbourne's support for the Sports Tech sector.

Organiser: City of Melbourne and ASTN

Date: Friday 19 April 2024
Time: 9.45am-12.30pm (AEST)
Venue: Stone & Chalk Melbourne Startup Hub
Address: 121 King St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Webinar | Australia's sport industry. Trends and current developments

Webinar | Australia's sport industry. Trends and current developments
The 2032 Summer Olympics in Brisbane are set to be the first ones in recent times to be climate neutral. This will create numerous opportunities for companies, not only in the areas of sports tech, event management and infrastructure, but also in everything that concerns energy efficiency. In this webinar, hosted by Advantage Austria Sydney, external experts will report on current developments and trends in the sports industry in Australia.

Organiser: Advantage Austria Sydney

Date: Thursday April 11, 2024
Time: 17:00-18:00 (AEST)
Venue: online via MS Teams

Future of Australian Sport with Data Science, AI & Sportstech

Future of Australian Sport with Data Science, AI & Sportstech
Join us as we launch our Next Generation Graduates Program (NGGP) in Sports Data Science and AI! Our NGGP is a collaboration across 20 industry partners and four universities to develop 25 higher degree research students to power the Australian Sports Ecosystem into the future. Learn about future directions for sports data and AI from two panels featuring industry leaders across high performance sports, sports tech, government, CSIRO, and universities. Join us to celebrate the launch of this historic initiative to transform sports on the green and gold runway to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Date: Thu 28th Mar 2024
Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 am AEST
Venue: QUT Gardens Point Theatre
Address: X-Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, QLD 4000

ASTN Masterclass - ‘AI in the Business of Sport’

ASTN Masterclass -  ‘AI in the Business of Sport’
After exploring how Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been utilised in analysing athlete performance, ASTN is placing a spotlight on the use of technology and how it is reshaping the business of sport. Join the ASTN for a masterclass ‘AI in the Business of Sport’ and hear from industry experts and ASTN member companies about the way sport is automating workflows, generating content or shape immersive broadcast.
Date: Wednesday 27 March 2024
Time: 2pm-3pm (AEDT)
Venue: Online via Zoom - Please click this URL to join. https://us06web.zoom.us/s/83819956572?pwd=XYOZaWXYg7TB8gtihkPbrIbRjbtu9e.1 Passcode: 444781

Generations in Sync: How to Attract and Retain the Four-Generation Workforce

Generations in Sync: How to Attract and Retain the Four-Generation Workforce
In today's dynamic workplace, the presence of a four-generation workforce has become increasingly prevalent. This diversity brings a tapestry of experiences, perspectives, and skills, but it also presents unique challenges for employers. The differences in communication styles, work preferences, and expectations across generations can lead to misunderstandings, hinder collaboration, and impact overall team productivity.

Organiser: people2people and InFront Sports

Date: Thursday 21st March 2024
Time: 12.30pm-2.00pm (AEDT)
Venue: RACV Club
Address: 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria, 3000

SportNXT 2024

SportNXT 2024
SportNXT is the leading sport summit in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the world’s pre-eminent sport conferences.
Date: 19-21 March 2024
Venue: Centrepiece @ Melbourne Park

Sports Venue Business (SVB) LIVE networking event

Sports Venue Business (SVB) LIVE networking event
Since its inception in 2016, Sports Venue Business (SVB) has been a beacon of insight, catering to over 32,500 industry executives globally, delivering cutting-edge news, in-depth interviews and comprehensive case studies.
Date: March 12, 2024
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Venue: The Enclave, Crown Towers
Address: Pool Resort Area, Crown Perth Hotel, Perth, Australia

Australian Sports Technology Program

Australian Sports Technology Program
ASTN - Australian Sports Technologies Network has been collaborating with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in New York and the State and Territory Government Trade Agencies to showcase Australian sportstech expertise and connect delegate companies who are attending MIT Sloan and SBJ Tech Week in Boston and New York. Companies like MyVenue, Rosterfy and Fivecast are sharing their successful market entry stories whilst delegates will be given an update in relation to North American sports infrastructure, learn about US procurement processes and meet members of the US venture capital and investment community.
Date: 4 March 2024
Address: New York NY (USA)

Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) – Future Talent Expo 2024

Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) – Future Talent Expo 2024
On 22 February 2024 the Cremorne Digital Hub is hosting the Future Talent Expo at the carsales.com.au HQ in Cremorne. The Expo is a one-stop-shop for Tech Leaders, Hiring Managers and D&I experts to explore new ways their organisation can engage emerging tech talent. This could be recent graduates, PhD students, career changers, D&I professionals and more.
Date: 22 February 2024
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: carsales.com.au HQ
Address: 449 Punt Road, Cremorne VIC

SPORTEL Rendez-vous Bali 2024

SPORTEL Rendez-vous Bali 2024
The international sports market and summit with a focus on the APAC market.

Organiser: ASTN and SPORTEL

Date: Thursday 22 February 2024 – Friday 23 February 2024
Venue: InterContinental Bali Resort
Address: Uluwatu St No.45, Jimbaran, Bali, Badung Regency, Bali 80361

ASTN Masterclass Series: Opportunities & Pathways into the Sportstech Industry

ASTN Masterclass Series: Opportunities & Pathways into the Sportstech Industry
Join us for the Networking Lunch and ASTN Masterclass Series: Opportunities & Pathways into the Sportstech Industry. The event will delve into the dynamic world of sportstech and highlight the breadth of opportunities and markets. We will find out what can be considered “sportstech” and explore the interconnected industries that can influence and provide new prospects for sportstech startups, entrepreneurs as well as established businesses.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: Wednesday 7 February 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm (AEST)
Address: The Precinct, Level 2, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

GSIC Summit APAC 2024 ‘’Shaping the New Era of Sports in Asia with AI”

GSIC Summit APAC 2024 ‘’Shaping the New Era of Sports in Asia with AI”
Their major annual meeting of the GSIC powered by Microsoft members, partners and network of experts.
Date: January 16-17, 2024
Venue: The Black Box Sport Hub Auditorium
Address: Singapore

Industry PhD Program Insights Session

Industry PhD Program Insights Session
Have you considered collaborating with researcher talent as a way to access leading innovation and research capability for your business? Not sure where to start? Then this event is for you! Join Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) for a Q&A panel and networking event with the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and RMIT. CDH will be exploring opportunities to collaborate with graduate talent through the National Industry PhD Program and other similar programs.

Organiser: Cremorne Digital Hub

Date: Thursday 30 November 2023
Time: 12.15pm-2pm (AEDT)
Venue: Artesian (Level 6)
Address: 45 Wangaratta St, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia

ASTN and Cremorne Digital Hub Masterclass Webinar with Henry Chesbrough

ASTN and Cremorne Digital Hub Masterclass Webinar with Henry Chesbrough
Mark your calendar for the ASTN and Cremorne Digital Hub Masterclass webinar in Open Innovation. Hear from Henry Chesbrough, the father of open innovation, about the latest trends in open innovation and learn about the newest open innovation challenges ASTN is facilitating in sports and sportstech.
Date: Wednesday 29 November 2023
Time: 11am to 2pm (AEDT) - (Singapore 8am to 11am / New York 28 Nov - 7pm to 11pm / San Francisco 28 Nov - 4pm to 7pm).
Venue: The live webinar will be hosted by the ASTN

SportX Connect Series - Gold Coast Sports Tech Mixer

SportX Connect Series - Gold Coast Sports Tech Mixer
Join DTIS at the upcoming SportX Connect event, the Gold Coast Sports Tech Mixer, presented by Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP). Taking place at the vibrant COHORT Innovation Space and hosted by four-time Olympian and Director of Sports Engagement at Griffith University, Duncan Free (OAM) - the event will kick off with networking over refreshments and canapés.

Organiser: Department of Tourism, Innovation & Sport

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2023
Time: 3.00pm-6.00pm (AEST)
Venue: COHORT Innovation Space
Address: Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct 16 Nexus Way Southport, QLD 4215

Insights from the Australian Sports Technologies Network

Insights from the Australian Sports Technologies Network
Australia’s sportstech industry is growing fast and represents the fusion of sports and cutting-edge technology. It’s reshaping the entire landscape, including fitness and data science to stadium infrastructure, sporting fields, and recreation venues.

Organiser: Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

Date: Thursday 23 November 2023
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm (AEST/QLD time)
Venue: Webinar

Speed Networking Event for #SportsTech – Meet 30 People in 2 hours!

Speed Networking Event for #SportsTech – Meet 30 People in 2 hours!
ASTN wants to try something new and exciting for Melbourne. We will be hosting our first “Speed Networking Night” in mid-November 2023 at the Australian Sports Innovation Centre of Excellence (ASICE). Exclusively for people with a passion for networking with great people in Melbourne that work and love technology in sports, entertainment, esports, wellbeing and more. Our goal is for you to meet 30 new people for the evening!
Date: Wednesday 15 November 2023
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Launchpad
Address: 132 Cremorne Street, Cremorne VIC 3121

Sports Technology and Applied Research Symposium (STARS)

Sports Technology and Applied Research Symposium (STARS)
In 2023 STARS will again be held virtually via Microsoft Teams, with 14 sessions spread over three days. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you like. This event is free to attend for those in the Australian sports system and our industry and university partners. Registrations are required.
Date: Wednesday 15 November - Friday 17 November 2023
Venue: Microsoft Teams (14 Sessions)

ASTN Perth Networking Evening – Sports organisations and their technology needs

ASTN Perth Networking Evening – Sports organisations and their technology needs
Please join us for an evening of networking and to hear from panellists from some of WA’s leading sport organisations discussing their technology needs for their sport to grow.

Organiser: ASTN

Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: Town Hall @ Riff, powered by Spacecubed
Address: 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Can SEQ be a global leader in sports tech?

Can SEQ be a global leader in sports tech?
Queensland’s Sports Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has a big ambition for the future of sports tech in Queensland – for the State to be a global leader in one of the world’s fastest-growing industries.

Organiser: Committee for Brisbane

Date: Nov 2, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GMT+10)
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Address: Glenelg Street South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

ISCRR Learning Series Webinar- Workers Compensation and Head Trauma in Professional Sport

ISCRR Learning Series Webinar- Workers Compensation and Head Trauma in Professional Sport
On 5 September, the Senate Inquiry into concussions and repeated head trauma in contact sports handed down its much-anticipated report. In the report, the Committee highlights the inadequacy of insurance arrangements for athletes and encourages state and territory governments to engage with professional sporting organisations to explore how the general exclusion of professional sports people from various state and territory workers’ compensation schemes could be removed. In this webinar, Dr Eric Windholz from Monash University will examine current insurance arrangements for athletes, the exemption from workers’ compensation of professional sportspersons, and options for reform considering the Senate Inquiry's recommendations.

Organiser: Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR)

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023
Time: 11.00am-12noon (AEDT)

Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria (AJBCV) – Business Matching Day

Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria (AJBCV) – Business Matching Day
Building Collaboration between the Australian and Japanese Innovation Ecosystems. The Australia Japan Business Council of Victoria (AJBCV) invites you to participate in its inaugural Business Matching Day between Australian Startup companies and Japanese Investors from the Australian and Japanese Innovation Ecosystems. This event will be the largest scale Hybrid Business Matching Platform ever undertaken, between Australia and Japan.
Date: Thursday 5 October 2023
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: International Chamber House
Address: Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC, Australia

SportX Connect Series: Supercharge your SportsTech business

SportX Connect Series: Supercharge your SportsTech business
The Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport is thrilled to invite you to the latest SportX Connect Series of 2023. The focus for this event reflects the feedback from what attendees have told us they want to hear about – business growth and attracting investment. Experienced industry leaders and investors will share insights, strategies, and opportunities to help fuel growth and attract investment – and might challenge some perceptions on what it takes to be investment ready in the current economic environment.
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2023
Time: 3:00pm-6.30pm (including networking drinks and nibbles)
Venue: The Precinct
Address: Level 2, 315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC)

2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC)
A global entrepreneurial revolution has taken hold and continues to grow - building a shared engine of innovation and economic growth in cities and countries everywhere. This revolution is not only happening in mature startup hubs like Silicon Valley, London or Israel - it is happening in thousands of emerging ecosystems around the world. Places like Melbourne are investing heavily in entrepreneurs to lead their next-generation economy. The Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) 2023 will deliver live sessions featuring the latest, best-in-class programming and research and provide an opportunity to connect and stay apprised of new ideas, insights and developments.
Date: 19-22 September 2023
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) - Go Global Export Program

Trade & Investment Queensland  (TIQ) - Go Global Export Program
ASTN General Manager Cam Vale was invited to attend the Queensland Government Sports Tech roundtable on Thursday 27th July in Brisbane. Led by the Treasurer and Minister for Trade, the Hon Mr Cameron Dick and the Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport, and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement, the Hon. Stirling Hinchliffe MP., the ASTN and select members from the sports technology community heard more from Queensland Government on the future opportunities for sports technology in Queensland.

Organiser: Trade Investment Queensland

Date: Applications close on 11 September 2023.

ASTN Panel Discussion - Women in Sportstech

ASTN Panel Discussion - Women in Sportstech
The ASTN will be holding a panel discussion in Brisbane as part of Australia Sports Innovation Week on Friday 1 September from 10.00am-12.30pm.
Date: Friday 1 September 2023
Time: 10am-12.30pm
Venue: The Precinct, Stair Stadium
Address: Level 2, TC Beirne Building, 315 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Australia Sports Tech Startup & Investor Day 2023

Australia Sports Tech Startup & Investor Day 2023
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2023
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM AEST
Venue: The Precinct
Address: Level 2/315 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Australia Sport Innovation Week & STWS Conference

Australia Sport Innovation Week & STWS Conference
The 2023 Australia Sports Innovation Week the Southern Hemisphere’s largest and most respected sports technology experience. The Australia Sports Tech Conference sits as the centrepiece of the broader week that runs from Tue 29 Aug – Fri 1 Sep 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Organiser: STWS and ASTN

Date: Tuesday 29 August – Friday 1 September 2023
Venue: Various Locations in Brisbane

Pitch to the Renegades - Sports Innovation

Pitch to the Renegades - Sports Innovation
The ‘Pitch to the Renegades’ concept is a partnership between the Melbourne Renegades (‘Renegades’) cricket team and the Australian Sports Technologies Network (‘ASTN’) to help uncover & promote the next generation of game day, fan engagement, commercial and community engagement innovations.
Date: 25th August 2022