2024 FSGA Summer Conference Sessions & Speakers

The 2024 FSGA Summer Conference is your all-inclusive opportunity to connect with fantasy sports and sports betting leaders.

Get unmatched networking opportunities, top-of-the-line education, and research to take your business to the next level.

Join us at the forefront of the emerging fantasy sports and sports gaming industries.

Panelists & Speakers will be updated as we get them, stay tuned!

Women in Fantasy Sports and Sports Gaming Conversation

Join an interactive conversation with industry leaders!

This discussion, led by FSGA Board Member Katie Richcreek (Action Network),  will bring in the industry’s dynamic leaders to share their experiences in how they forged their careers.

This open forum discussion will explore:

  • The evolving landscape of fantasy sports and sports gaming.
  • Career opportunities and challenges for women in the industry.
  • Insights from leading female voices shaping the future.

Make your voice heard! Share your experiences, ask questions, and connect with a supportive community. This is your chance to engage with influential figures and chart a course for success in the ever-growing world of fantasy sports and sports gaming.

Don’t miss this chance to be part of the conversation!

College Props Roundtable

Join us for a lively roundtable discussion about the growing popularity (and controversy) surrounding player props in college basketball and football. While U.S. sportsbooks offer more props than ever, several states are pushing back with bans, citing concerns about potential scandals and undue pressure on athletes.

This session will delve into the ongoing debate, exploring:

  • The rise of college player props and their appeal to bettors.
  • The patchwork of regulations across different states.
  • The NCAA’s push for a nationwide ban.
  • The potential impact on legal and illegal sports betting markets.

Whether you’re a seasoned sports bettor or simply curious about this hot-button issue, this session will surely spark a generative conversation. 

AMA – Ask Me Anything Investor Edition: Insights from Investors and Funded Entrepreneurs Workshop

Join us for an exclusive session at the intersection of investment and entrepreneurship: the “AMA – Ask Me Anything” Investor Edition. This session offers a unique opportunity to engage with both seasoned investors and entrepreneurs who have successfully secured funding and guidance from investors.

During this interactive session, investors will share their perspectives on the current investment landscape, emerging trends, and what they look for when evaluating potential investment opportunities. Funded entrepreneurs will offer firsthand insights into their experiences working with investors, navigating the funding process, and leveraging investor support to drive growth and success. 

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur seeking funding or an investor seeking insights from industry peers, this session provides a platform for open dialogue, knowledge sharing, and networking. Bring your burning questions, share your experiences, and join us for an engaging discussion that promises valuable insights and inspiration for all participants.  Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in the AMA – Ask Me Anything Investor Edition and gain valuable insights from both sides of the investment equation.

The Exploding Business of Women’s Sports

The “real” legacy of Caitlin Clark’s young career wasn’t becoming the all-time scoring leader in NCAA Division I history: It was illustrating just how big of business women’s sports can be. Between the rise in popularity of women’s sports and female bettors continuing to outpace male bettors in sportsbook sign-ups, we’re at a pivotal moment in sports and the sectors it touches: Those who hop on the train now will have a chance to lead the pack while those who wait will be left to play catch up.

But how exactly can fantasy sports and sports betting companies seize this opportunity to maximize the moment? We have to start with a clear understanding of the role each plays within the greater ecosystem of sports business.

Payment Processing in Sports Betting & Fantasy Sports

Join us for an enlightening session as we explore the complexities of payment processing in the realm of sports betting and fantasy sports while navigating compliance challenges. In this session, we’ll delve into the unique risks and obstacles faced by individuals and payment companies in these industries. From understanding the landscape to providing effective solutions and best practices, we’ll equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate payment processing securely while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Throughout the session, we’ll discuss the importance of compliance in payment processing within the sports betting and fantasy sports sectors, highlighting key regulations and industry standards that must be adhered to. Additionally, we’ll address the critical question: What dangers lurk when utilizing a payment processor unfamiliar with the dynamics of the fantasy and betting landscape, and how does this impact compliance efforts?  Join us to gain valuable insights and practical strategies for managing payment processing effectively in this dynamic and regulated environment.

Decoding Data Management in Fantasy & Sports Betting

The games may be on the field, but the real competition lies in data! This FSGA panel discussion dives deep into the critical world of data management in fantasy sports and sports betting. Join industry leaders representing all sides of the data equation.

This panel tackles the nitty-gritty of data management, exploring the pros and cons of building and managing in-house data teams versus utilizing DaaS solutions. We’ll delve into data acquisition, analysis, and the future of AI-powered decision-making in the industry.

We won’t forget the heart of the game – the players! The discussion will explore how data empowers informed decision-making at all levels, from casual players to seasoned veterans.

Regulated Gaming 101: Doing Business in a Constantly Changing Legal Environment

Join us at the FSGA Summer Conference for an exploration of the challenges and opportunities of doing business in a regulated environment shaped by new laws.  This panel is not focused only on operators, but also for all fantasy sports & sports betting companies to understand the basics and the requirements for vendors, affiliates and the rest of the gaming eco-system. 

  • What is regulation and why is it necessary?
  • Understanding registration & the paperwork needs including for third parties
  • Understanding system & accounting audits
  • Understanding the state differences (unregulated (19) vs regulated (27))
  • And much more!

Thanks to our 2024 Summer Conference Sponsors!