Day 2 of the IRFU Analytica 2020 Webinar is coming on Thursday 28th May at the earlier time of 11.00am (IST/GMT+1) and it promises to be another informative afternoon dissecting the role of performance analytics in all areas of high performance sport.
The final day of this conference will consist of 7 expert panels including contributions from Soccermatics author David Sumptor, Chris Chayney (EVL Interactive), Tom Savage (ThreeRedKings), Murray Kinsella (The42.ie) and a host of other experts.
A real treat for British & Irish Lions fans sees the opening panel of Day 2 re-unite the Lions Analytic team from the 2017 Tour of New Zealand alongside New Zealand rugby’s performance analyst Jamie Hamilton.
Closing out Day 2 is a panel consisting of Ireland head coach Andy Farrell, Dundalk FC Manager Vinny Perth and former Ireland, Munster and British & Irish Lions captain Paul O’Connell.
Further exciting announcements on Analytica 2020 Day 2 panellists will be released over the next 48hrs.
Following the success of Day 1 of Analytica 2020 limited places are available for Day 2 at a reduced cost of €20 per person. All proceeds raised from the webinar will be donated to Pieta House. Recordings of panels will be available with purchase if unavailable to view live.
IRFU Head of Analytics Vinny Hammond, said, “Day 1 of Analytica2020 was really enjoyable and we received some great feedback on the panellists and the discussions they had. Day 2 is also packed with incredible speakers who will again shed light on performance analytics in sport and how it is evolving. We have raised a significant amount of money for our nominated charity Pieta House and we are truly grateful for the support Analytica 2020 has received ”
All times shown are IST/GMT+1
PANEL 1: 11:05 – Lions and Laptops: Performance Analysis at the Lions 2017 Tour to NZ:
Rhodri Bown (Head of Performance Analysis, Wales Rugby Union & Lead Analyst B&I Lions 2017)
Mike Hughes (Director, Insight Analysis & Analyst B&I Lions 2017)
Vinny Hammond (Head of Analytics and Innovation, IRFU & Analyst B&I Lions 2017)
Jamie Hamilton (Head Performance Analyst, All Blacks)
PANEL 4: 13:30 – Data & The Media
Alison Lukan (Journalist, The Athletic)
Murray Kinsella (Journalist, The42.ie)
Tom Savage (Journalist, ThreeRedKings)
PANEL 7: 15:15 – The Review:
Andy Farrell (Head Coach, Ireland Rugby Team, IRFU)
Vinny Perth (Manager, Dundalk FC)
Paul O’Connell (Former Ireland, Munster & Lions captain)