PROGRAM JULY 6TH

12:30 PM DOORS OPEN

1 PM - Opening remarks- CAA HOCKEY X LIPSWEATER

1:05 - FIRESIDE CHAT- An Insider spills the beans

1:20 - PANEL - E-sports: the industry model & market

1:35 - TALK - Evolution of player development

1:50 - PANEL - The Culture of Hockey

- Pete Blackburn, Bally Sports

2:10 - PANEL - Governance & IP in the Metaverse

2:30 - TALK - Advanced analytics for dummies

2:45 - FIRESIDE CHAT - Neuro training in Hockey

3 PM - FIRESIDE CHAT - The Hockey Canada scandal

3:45 - TALK - The future of women in hockey

4:25 - FIRESIDE CHAT - From NHLer to Tech founder

4:45 - FIRESIDE CHAT - Creating Apple's AR headset

5:15 - KEYNOTE SPEAKER - UNDISCLOSED

5:45 - Networking Cocktail

  • Bertrand Nepveu

    Bertrand developed the AR technology that is behind Apple's upcoming new AR/VR headset. His company Vrvrana got acquired by Apple in 2017 for $30M.

  • Emily Kaplan

    Emily Kaplan serves as a reporter for The Walt Disney Company’s coverage of the National Hockey League and is a co-host ofIn The Crease – The ESPN NHL Podcast. Kaplan is also a national hockey writer and reporter for ESPN.com

  • Derek Mckenna

    Derek is an Agent at CAA Hockey and works on player marketing and management, analytics, and architecting entrepreneurial opportunities for his clients. He joined CAA after working for the Colorado Avalanche and CAA’s Global Client Strategy division.

  • Pete Blackburn

    Pete works for Bally Sports and has covered the NHL in irreverent fashion for over 10 years. A lifelong Bruins fan, Pete provides a fresh take in a usually conservative hockey space.

  • Jack Han

    Jack Han is a skills coach, author and tactical consultant. Formerly a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs front office, he helps high-level players and teams reach their potential.

  • Frank Seravalli

    Frank is one of the game's most respected Hockey Insiders. He's the President of Hockey Content for Daily Faceoff and has been an active contributor for most major hockey outlets.

  • Elizabeth A Haas , PhD

    Elizabeth is a former Partner at McKinsey and currently spends her time as an Adjunct Professor at NYU in the sports management department. She recently spearheaded the Metaverse Collaborative at NYU.

  • David Tinjust, Ph.D

    David is the head of technology intelligence at the FIFA medical center. He patented a revolutionary technology that enhances athletic cognitive abilities & works with high-profile athletes across various sports.

  • Blaine Patterson

    Blaine is the VP of Sales & Business Development for Sportlogiq, the leading AI powered sports analytics company.

  • Thomas Sychterz

    Tom is a tech executive & a former D1 hockey goaltender. He is currently the Founder & CEO of Lipsweater, an NFT startup developping the digital passport for the hockey community.

  • Mike Weaver

    ExNHLer turned techie, Mike is the Cofounder and CEO of CoachThem an online coaching tool that has taken the industry by storm with over 18,000 users.

  • Benoit Girardin

    Me Benoit Girardin is a sport lawyer and founder of the sport consultancy firm LBB Strategies. He is a sport law expert for Radio Canada/CBC at Olympic Games and sport law professor at McGill, HEC Montreal and Ottawa University.

  • Samuel Poulin

    Sam is a 1st round pick of 2019 and an an up and coming young player who has successfuly done neuro training to enhance his performances.

  • Shekinah Apedo

    Shekinah Apedo is currently the General Counsel for the UTA-repped Deadfellaz metaverse brand and former legal counsel for web3 fashion brand, RTFKT Studios, acquired by Nike in 2021. She uses her skills to empower creatives in the web3 ecosystem. 

  • Idriss Bouhmouch

    Idriss Bouhmouch is a contract negotiation consultant. His company The Hockey Code develops proprietary tools to optimize salary cap management and help hockey executives make better financial decisions.

  • Emil Vanjaka

    Emil is a lawyer & MBA graduate that specializes in growth strategies. He co-founded Able Esports, Quebec's largest esports organization and consults with various esports companies throughout Canada.

  • Kerry Goulet

    Kerry Goulet was a player, coach, and GM in Germany for 16 seasons. He is the Global Director of StopConcussions and the Ice Hockey Classic in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Kayla Tutino

    Kayla Tutino is the head coach of the Dawson Blues Division 1 Women's Hockey team. The former forward with Les Canadiennes, the professional women’s hockey team in Montreal, had a stunning career at Boston University where she played with Marie Philip Poulin.

  • Yannick Babin

    Yannick is the founder of Mirage Esports, one of the top esports organizations in Canada.

  • Daniel Cultraro

    Daniel Cultraro is a content creator with Lipsweater and will host the Hockey of Tomorrow Conference. Daniel is a massive hockey fan and has been following the game as long as he can remember.

Lipsweater NHL Draft Afterparty

JULY 7TH- 10 PM

EXCLUSIVE BASH TO CELEBRATE THE MINTING OF THE LIPSWEATER NFT HOCKEY COLLECTION

SEVERAL NHL GOLD MEMBERS & DRAFT PICKS HAVE CONFIRMED THEIR ATTENDANCE

INCLUDED WITH TICKETS: RED CARPET TREATMENT, DRINKS, FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT & PRIZES

LOCATION: BORD'ELLE 390 Rue Saint-Jacques, Montréal, QC H2Y 1S1

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Ticket bundles

In order to access the conference, you'll need to purchase a Lipsweater NFT bundle.