December 3rd, 2019


The 2020 GAA Games Development Conference in partnership with Sky Sports will take place in Croke Park, on Friday and Saturday January 10th and 11th 2020.

The Conference theme is ‘Values, Behaviours & Culture – the Key to Sustaining Success’

The final programme of speakers is currently being finalised, and will be released upon completion. Tickets will be available for delegates from October 1st 2019.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Brian Cody (Manager, Kilkenny Senior Hurling Team)
  • Kris Van Der Hagen (Director of Coach Education, Belgian FA)
  • Des Ryan (Head of Sport Medicine and Athletic Development, Arsenal FC Academy)
  • John Meyler (Former Manager, Cork Senior Hurling Team)
  • Keith Ricken (Coach, Cork U. 20 Gaelic Football team, All Ireland Champions 2019)
  • Daragh Sheridan (Manager, High Performance Coaching, Sport New Zealand)
  • Christian Penny (Leader, Coach Accelerator Programme, Sport New Zealand)
  • Colm O’Rourke (Principal, St Patricks Classical School, Navan)
  • Prof Niall Moyna (School of Health and Human Performance, Dublin City University)
  • Niamh McElwain (Senior Learning Manager, Google)
  • Ebha Rutledge (Dublin Senior Footballer)
  • Paul Clarke (Director, Match-Fit)
  • Sean O’Donnell (Performance Analyst, Limerick Senior Hurling Team)
  • Johnny Greville (Coach, Westmeath Camogie Team, All Ireland Intermediate Champions 2019)

For further information, or if you wish to reserve your place at the Games Development Conference, please visit

Please note that delegate numbers are capped at 750. Delegates are encouraged to reserve their place early as a capacity attendance is anticipated. Therefore, all applications are made on a first come, first served basis.