Join San Jose State just ten days before Super Bowl 50 for a compelling conversation about the influence of technology on sports. You'll meet top technology, media, and marketing experts, and get a glimpse "inside the game."

Check back often! We'll update the agenda as we add to the growing list of speakers and experts.

January 27
1–4:30 p.m. with reception following
San Jose State University
Student Union Theater

1 p.m. | Panel 1—Social Media and the Modern Fan

 Moderator:  Cole Armstrong, SJSU Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

  • Chris Kelly, Part-Owner, Sacramento Kings
  • Naveen Jain, Immunity Project

2 p.m.| Panel 2—Behind the Scenes of Super Bowl: How Sports Marketing and Advertising Decisions are Made

Moderator: John Delacruz, SJSU Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications 

  • Lenny Karpel, Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners
  • Chris Cardinal, Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners 

2:30 p.m.| Break

2:45 p.m.| Moderated Discussion—An Interviewer Gets Interviewed

SJSU Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications Diane Guerrazzi interviews San Jose Mercury News Columnist Mark Purdy

3:30 p.m. | Panel 3The Business of Sports Journalism

Moderator: Marcos Breton, Sacramento Bee

  • Lee Hammer, KNBR Radio
  • Ken Pries, Vice President of Broadcast, Oakland A’s
  • Brad Mangin, Sports Journalist/Photographer 

4:30 p.m.| Networking Reception 



Past Event

December 9, 2015
SportsTech Symposium: How technology is changing the game of football