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Illinois Esports Summit 2019

Event Type
Informational
Sponsor
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning / GIES College of Business
Location
Business Instructional Facility, Deloitte Auditorium 515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign IL 61820
Date
Apr 26, 2019   1:00 - 5:30 pm  
Registration
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Originating Calendar
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Competitive video gaming has become big business and is the fastest growing sport world-wide.  The purpose of this summit is to highlight educational and research opportunities around e-sports, and to explore opportunities for making e-sports a varsity sport on our campus. There will be research focused panels, discussion on the business of esports, and interactive displays.

 

Program

1:30 pm                      Welcome and Overview of Summit

1:45 pm                      Keynote Address:

2:15 pm                      The Student Perspective                    

3:00 pm                      The Faculty Perspective

3:45 pm                      Break

4:00 pm                      The Business of Esports                            

5:00 pm                      Varsity Esports

6:00 pm                      Concluding Remarks and Call to Action

 

Networking reception with interactive displays directly following

Business Instructional Facility Atrium

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