Digital Innovation for Sport 2024

Showcasing digital innovation from grassroots to podium

Welcome to the Digital Innovation for Sport 2024 event! Join us at ATU Galway City for a day filled with exciting discussions, insights, and networking opportunities focused on the intersection of digital technology and sports. This day is for sports administrators, executives, coaches, sports scientists, analysts and medics interested in how to use technology to enhance sports performance, enable participation and generate revenue.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be part of the conversation and connect with like-minded individuals.


09:30 – 10:00: Meet and Greet

10:00 – 10:15: Opening Address

10:15 – 10:45: Keynote 1 – Understanding the Digital Landscape in Irish Sport

Dr Denise Martin

Dr Denise Martin is a lecturer and researcher in sports performance analysis at ATU Galway. She was one of the first sports performance analysts in Ireland, beginning her career in the Sports Institu…
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10:45 – 10:55: Interactive Session

10:55 – 11:10: Innovation Exchange Industry Update

The Innovation Exchange

The Innovation Exchange is designed to offer a complete framework that will enable both SMEs and large corporates to develop a full understanding of the innovation process from ideation through to pr…
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11:10 – 11:30: Tea/Coffee & Network

11:30 – 12:35: Panel Discussion: Technology & Operational Success

12:35 – 13:30: Lunch, Networking

13:30 – 14:15: Keynote 2 – The Sports Technology Quality Framework

Professor Sam Robertson

Sam Robertson is a researcher and consultant focusing on developing methods and systems to optimise integrations between humans and technology. He specialises in collaborative projects that connect s…
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14:15 – 14:35: Interactive Session

14:35 – 15:45: Panel Discussion: Technology and the Performance Process

15:45: Closing Address


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