A Sport Ireland and Skillnet Conference supporting Digital Transformation of Sport in Ireland, driving innovation through creative collaborations across the sports sector and the promotion of a digital first approach. Skillnet Innovation Exchange and Sport Ireland invited digital companies to join the marketplace for innovation to provide solutions for sports organisations across Ireland. SportLoMo was pleased to accept the invitation to the event.
John Lee, Operations Manager and CEO Seamus Kyne attend the One day Summit in the Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin. Seamus Kyne says “it is great to chat to our many Sports customers from around Ireland at the one event”.
PICTURE: John Lee, Operations Manager, SportLoMo during a quiet period at the Summit.
The summit had lots of amazing sports speakers such as Jason Symth, Ireland’s fastest Paralympian of all time, Golf hero Padraig Harrington.
PICTURE: Panel Discussion ‘Perspectives from the Irish Sport Sector@
Sport Ireland is the authority responsible for the development of sport in Ireland working with the 60 governing bodies of sport and a network of 29 Local Sports Partnerships.
Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education, Thomas Byrne TD, commented: “Innovation and collaboration are core values of the Government’s National Sports Policy, so I am delighted to see this new partnership taking place between the Innovation Exchange and Sport Ireland, which will support the digital transformation of the Irish sports sector. Technology has an impact on most aspects of our lives and so I want to commend all of the sports organisations, researchers and enterprises who came together today at the Sport Innovation and Technology Summit, to explore what role technology will play in shaping the future of sport in Ireland.”
PICTURE: Minister for Sport and Physical Education Minister Thomas Byrne TD welcomes the collaboration between Skillnet and Sport Ireland.