Sportv Series Latin America takes place today with fan engagement, eSports and online piracy as leading actors

Fan engagement in the ‘new normality’ era of empty stadiums’ is the opening virtual panel at the Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic event, which is taking place virtually today, Tuesday, October 6th, starting at 9:00 AM (CDMX). The initial panel features speakers like Pablo Zarate, VP Property and Commercial Development, Soccer United Marketing at MLS; Carlos Sanchez Rojas, Director Social Media at TV Azteca; Norberto Gobbi,  Head of Marketing at Club Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata (Argentina); Roberto Martinez Alvarez, Head of Marketing & Communications at Racing Club (Argentina); Luke Gaydon, Business Development for Sports at Accedo; and Heidi Pellerano, CCO at Concacaf.

Sportv Series is bringing together today more than 400 executives from sports leagues, clubs, teams, rights owners, pay TV operators, telcos, broadcasters, OTT platforms, and the entire media and entertainment industry, to discuss cutting-edge trends and future technological insights that will transform the global sports ecosystem. The event is sponsored by Irdeto, Flowics, Insys Video Technologies, Friend MTS, Accedo and Eutelsat.

Throughout the event, the strategies to detect and fight against online piracy and how to identify and avoid it in live events will be discussed, with speakers like Jose Platao Rocha (General Manager Latin America at Directv Sports); Matías Rivera (CEO at Fanatiz); Cameron Andrews (Legal Director Anti-Piracy at beIN Media Group); Brad Parobek (SVP Sales Americas at Friend MTS); Gabriel Hahmann, Sales Director Brazil & Southern Cone at Irdeto, and others.

The challenge of sports rights dealings during the pandemia’ is the last panel of the event, and features speakers like Jose Ignacio Amorin, CEO at Poipes; Carlos Lajud,  Communications Director at Dimayor; Luis Beraldi, VP at Grupo Pachuca; Mauricio Correa Peña, General Manager Colombia at Mediapro; Alejandro Mercado, CEO at PX Sports; and Andres Nieto Serpa, Director Latin America at Claro Sports.

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic offers a free registration for executives from pay TV operators with sports channels, FTA TV and sports OTTs in Latin America, with a previous registration.