LABS features an exemplary slate of adapted sport industry leaders, athletes, influencers, and advocates set to present sessions and panel discussions throughout the day.

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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Building a Movement for Social Change with Sustainable Impact and Benefit

8:30 a.m. MST

David Grevemberg – CEO Commonwealth Games Federation

2020 Lesson Learned and New Opportunities to Expand the Movement

9:30 a.m. MST

Ann Cody – Special Advisor, International Disability Rights,
U.S. State Department

Victor Calise – Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

Creating Successful Partnerships to Build Successful Events

10:30 a.m. MST

Greg Fante – VP of Sports Dev, Louisville Sports Commission

Mike Mushett – CEO,
Turnstone Center

Dan O’Connell – CEO,
Visit Ft. Wayne

Will Waller – CEO, National Wheelchair Basketball Association

What Athletes Want & Need to Maximize Success

11:30 a.m. MST

Blaze Foster – Para Powerlifting Paralympic hopeful

McKenna Geer – Team USA, Shooting, 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, bronze medalist

Jaleen Roberts – Team USA, Track & Field medalist at the 2017 & 2019 World Para Athletics Championships and 2019 Parapan Games

Economic Impact of the Adapted Sport Industry

12:30 p.m. MST

Dawna Callahan – Founder & CEO, All In Sport Consulting

Nate Heckman – President, Stitch Marketing Research

Jon Schmieder – Founder & CEO, Huddle Up Group

Pursuing an Inclusive and More Equitable Region

1:15 p.m. MST

Hunter Leemon – Executive Director, Sportable

J.C. Poma – Director of Sport Relations, Richmond Region Tourism & Vice Chair, Sportable

Josh Sloan – Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, Sportable

Communicating with Power and Passion

2:15 p.m. MST

Katie Moses Swope – Founder, MoSwo PR

Loren Worthington – VP of Communications, Ability360

Social Impact of Adapted Sport – Advocacy and Activism

3:15 p.m. MST

Cheri Blauwet, MD – Harvard Medical School & Board Member, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee

Phil Pangrazio – CEO, Ability360

John Register – Founder, Inspired Communications International