BIRVC18 Keynote Speakers

The keynote speaker for the Basketball in Regional Victoria Conference 2018 – #BIRVC18  is Sean Callanan, who will speak on the power of digital media in assisting associations and teams in their day-to-day activities and helping promote and grow their base. Sean will deliver an address on how even the smallest association can utilise digital media.

Sean founded Sports Geek to connect sports, fans and sponsors using technology. He works with sports teams, leagues and athletes around the world to increase revenue from digital assets.

You can also follow Sean on social media via his Twitter accounts – @seancallanan and @SportsGeek.



Amanda JenkinsAmanda Jenkins is the FIBA Sport and Competitions Manager – Oceania and will share her experiences at #BIRVC18 throughout her time in basketball, rising all the way up to the international body.

With a wide and varied resume – featuring work with a number of elite sporting organisations such as the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust, School Sport Victoria and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games – Amanda is well versed in all levels of basketball administration and sports recreation management, from domestic associations through to her current role at FIBA Oceania.

Amanda has been in basketball throughout her whole life, as a player and coach at Diamond Valley Basketball Association and has come on board for #BIRVC18 to give insight into the international body and the way elite sporting organisations run.


Anthony Moore

Anthony Moore is the CEO of Basketball Australia and in his time with the national body, Anthony has affected great change in Australian basketball at all levels.

Anthony has built a career in the commercial operation of Australian Rules football teams. Harnessing the passion and emotion of team sport, Anthony has worked with Richmond Football Club and St Kilda Football Club for a total of 10 AFL seasons.

Anthony has also worked for the Australian Sports Commission to lead the Participation and Sustainable Sports Division working with the leaders of Australian sports to build stronger, more effective and commercially successful organisations.


Basketball Victoria CEO Nick Honey will also present at the conference. Honey has been Basketball Victoria’s CEO for the last five years and also worked as Athletics Victoria CEO for nearly 10 years beforehand.

Honey will present alongside a litany of country associations as he analyses case studies on achievements in their area, what has worked well, what we do well and how this has driven country associations to a new level.