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.





FIBA Oceania Executive Director, David Crocker will also join us and discuss country basketball’s position within the Asia Pacific region as well as the administrative pathway in Australian sport.

David started with the Korumburra Basketball Association through Basketball Victoria Country before embarking on new opportunities abroad as Basketball New Zealand CEO.

He also worked extensively at the Australian Sports Commission before shifting to his current role with the world governing body, FIBA.






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.