Seattle Sounders are slated to return to action in Florida on July 10, playing in a Major League Soccer tournament with no fans in attendance. (GeekWire photo)

Sports bind us together in unimaginable ways. But with the shutdown of nearly all U.S. sporting activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, teams, fans, players, staff and others have been sidelined.

In this special GeekWire live streamed event on Thursday, July 16, we’ll discuss how sports can safely return; what technologies will be deployed to ensure a seamless transition; and the economics of sports in the age of COVID-19. Registration is free, but space is limited so make sure to sign up here. A big thanks to sponsors Pure Storage and Davis Wright Tremaine for sponsoring this GeekWire event.

Our panelists include:

Pat Chun, Washington State University director of athletics.
Jennifer Cohen, University of Washington director of athletics.
Adrian Hanauer, majority owner of Seattle Sounders FC.
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