The Future of College Esports at FOTV2021 Agenda

*Speakers, descriptions and times are subject to change. All times listed are Pacific

Future of College Esports is a 1-day executive conference focused on developments in the burgeoning college esports market. The event is designed to provide a roadmap for stakeholders, including athletic directors, coaches, players and team representatives, to launch and grow collegiate esports programs and to identify the opportunities to work with brand marketers, digital platforms, influencers, broadcasters and professional teams, while preparing students for careers in the esports industry.

The program is produced by Digital Media Wire in coordination with Launch Esports, a full-service esports management company for Division II, Division III, NAIA, and community college conferences and universities. Launch is a partnership between Mainline and Steel Planet Esports that combines leading esports tournament software, operations, and production with sponsorship and esports rights management representation.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Damon Lau

Head of Esports,
United Talent Agency

Doug Scott

Co-Founder and Chief Managing Director,
Subnation Media

Jaci Hays

Chief Operations Officer,
FaZe Clan

Ned Sherman

Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Oliver Parsons

U.S. Air Force Officer & Founder,
Air Force Gaming

Seb Joseph

Senior Brands Editor,
Digiday

Wim Stocks

SVP, Partnerships & Commercial,
Belong Gaming & Vindex
Future of College Esports at FOTV2021

THE STATE OF ESPORTS: CURRENT TRENDS & FUTURE EXPECTATIONS

Our opening presentation covers the latest research on the developing market for collegiate esports and the esports ecosystem in general. What are the biggest trends and opportunities driving the market...
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THE EXPLODING NEW MARKET FOR NAME IMAGE & LIKENESS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE ESPORTS ATHLETES AND BRAND MARKETERS

The NCAA’s new name, image and likeness (NIL) rules and state laws allow college athletes to profit from legitimate brand partnerships, opening opportunities for brands to engage fresh influencer talent...
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THE FUTURE OF COLLEGE ESPORTS PRODUCTIONS: STREAMERS, INFLUENCERS AND SHOUTCASTERS

This panel discusses the role that collegiate esports competitions can play in incubating talent for professional careers as streamers, influencers, and casters and the important role that talent plays in...
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THE MAKING OF A COLLEGIATE ESPORTS PROGRAM

This panel provides an inside look at how a collegiate multi-media organization helps administrators drive student engagement with esports by organizing live and online tournaments. Participants will learn how gaming...
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GAMES & ESPORTS CULTURE & LIFESTYLE CONTENT: THE OPPORTUNITY FOR BRANDS, AGENCIES, AND MARKETERS

This panel will discuss the role of teams, games-focused brands, competitive gamers, streamers and influencers and the rapidly growing market for esports and gaming culture and lifestyle content. What content...
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Damon Lau
Jaci Hays

THE U.S. ARMED FORCES & ESPORTS: A BLUEPRINT FOR ENGAGEMENT & RECRUITMENT

Over the past ten years, American culture has been impacted by games and esports, and no area has been untouched, including the U.S. Armed Forces. In this panel, we will...
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Oliver Parsons

Registration is required to access this online conference.

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