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    For Immediate Release
    International Sports Technology Association Launches New Global Sports Technology Conference
    Adds Distinguished Member to Executive Advisory Board

    ATLANTA, Ga – The International Sports Technology Association has formally launched marketing activities for Transmit/Receive (TX/RX), its inaugural sports technology conference.

    Transmit/Receive, shorthand written TX/RX, is the global sports technology conference. It is set for the Marriott Waverly Atlanta, Cobb Galleria, March 4th and 5th 2019. The conference is sponsored by Platypus Neuro, Dartfish, Global Sports Concepts, supported by the Sports Technology Awards Group, and covered by a media partner, Around The Rings.

    Highly regarded speakers include
    Phil Cheetham, Director of Sport Technology & Innovation at the United States Olympic Committee
    John Parsons, Managing Director at the NCAA’s Sports Science Institute
    Jonathan Shepherd, Board Director at the International Sports Engineering Association
    Attendees will consist of sports scientists, high performance directors, performance analysts, pro coaches, program directors, and competitive athletes.
    An economic trade mission from the Australian Sports Technologies Network will be in attendance as well. ATSN will bring a group of startups to share their technologies and meet local business development representatives.

    Tom Nugent, VP of Elite Performance at Platypus Neuro, said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with the conference delegates and help usher in applied neuroscience as the next frontier in sports technologies. Whether it’s to simply improve your overall brain health or to seek specialized cognitive training to improve skills in a specific sport, we’ll discuss and show how ‘training from the neck up’ is the new edge that you can’t miss out on.”

    Additionally, Dartfish Co-Founder, Victor Bergonzoli said, “The southeast USA has been a driving force in competitive sport for decades, now, with recent investments in venues and a notable championship culture, we are proud of our connection to Atlanta.” The Emmy winning Dartfish provides elite and pro sports organizations with video analysis tools.

    A unique addition to the traditional conference format is a special dinner to discuss next steps for fan or brand interests in athlete data. Limited tickets are available to the public

    ISTA is also proud to confirm Marcus Dunn, a respected biomechanical engineering faculty at Sheffield Hallam University and Fellow at the Centre for Sports Engineering Research, has accepted a two year appointment to ISTA’s Executive Advisory Board. Dunn will represent sports equipment, materials, and engineering interests to help ISTA’s Board of Directors and Executives craft meaningful programs that increase awareness for engineering aspects in the development of new technologies. Dunn has consulted with and advised IOC, FIFA, and other international sporting organizations about technologies in sport.

    About Platypus Neuro
    PlatypusNeuro translates cutting-edge neuroscience discoveries into practical tools and programs that measurably enhance human performance. The company’s core product – the Human 2.0 brain upgrade – is a scientifically validated neurotechnology system that produces guaranteed and dramatic improvements in client’s brain function. The company’s clients include many of the world’s most elite performers including professional athletes, CEOs, and hedge fund managers. PlatypusNeuro’s main competitive advantage stems from its extensive intellectual property portfolio and its world-class team of neuroscientists.

    About ISTA
    The International Sports Technology Association is the global voice for anyone working with technology in the sports industry. As many industries have discovered, technology is a rapidly evolving area causing disruption. ISTA is developing a professional sports technology certificate modeled after existing sports technology programs to combat the disruption with education and skill verification. The collaborative association is instrumental in educating and uniting global ecosystems interested in growing the field of study and expanding a healthy marketplace.

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