Tuesday, May 1, 2018
University of California, Irvine
38DAYS 19HOURS 15MINUTES 54SECONDS
Greg Street talk about how Riot considers pro player's play when they make new champion
Reynad, CEO of Tempo Storm and the best Hearthstone player, will join the IGEC
Ryan Morrison talks about the legal difference between Esports and Traditional Sports
Allan Phang of AirAsia Group, will give a special lecture at the IGEC
Tae-won Yun talks about Building a Sustainable Esports Ecosystem
The story that Nicola Piggott wants to share. Only available at the IGEC
First Agendas and Special Tournaments Information have been released
How Jack Etienne, the owner of Cloud 9, made his team successful?
Noah Whinston, CEO of Immortals: He is a leader in Esports trends
About the IGEC-ESPORTS DEEP DIVE and attending speakers
Inven Global Esports Deep Dive: Enter the Minds of Authentic Change Makers
The Inven Global Esports DEEP DIVE is the newest gathering place for esports professionals and influencers looking to connect, learn, and share their visions of the industry’s future. Through our Deep Dive’s unique seminars, we are creating the bridge between the West and the East, laying the groundwork for real collaboration among industry leaders.
Tournament directors, pro-game team owners, famed pro-players, coaches, and investors from all over the world make up our attendees and we pride ourselves in our ability to bring them all in one place. Inven is a household name in Korea and our gaming conferences there are must-attend events for gaming professionals.
Now, it’s happening in the U.S.A - and you are invited.
A Networking Party You Won’t Want to Miss
Premium ticket holders and conference speakers are invited to our networking party after a full day of seminars and talks. Enjoy drinks, food, and a special atmosphere where our multilingual translators, who specialize in enabling collaboration among international parties, can facilitate connections and meetings, regardless of language barriers.
"I'm really excited about participating in the IGEC." - Sang-yong Han
"Come and join me in the IGEC Deep Dive Esports panel." - Jack Etienne
"I'm excited to talk about the world college Esports and hope to see you there." - Mark Deppe
"I really want to spend some time talking about the player's role in the Esports community." - Ryan Morrison
Our speaker list will be updated every week
League of Legends Design Director, Riot Games
Andrey "Reynad" Yanyuk
CEO, Tempo Storm
CEO, Evolved Talent Agency
Esports Evangelist, AirAsia Group
Mark “Garvey” Candella
Director of Strategic Partnerships, Twitch
Co-founder, The Story Mob
Managing Director, Bucks Gaming
GM, Global Publishing, Super Evil Megacorp
Founder, Youth Esports of America
Acting Director, UCI Esports
Executive Director, National Association of Collegiate Esports
CEO, Cloud9 & London Spitfire
CEO, Team liquid
CEO, Immortals & LA Valiant
Owner, Team MVP
Sang-myun "Shy" Park
Min-ki "MadLife" Hong
Yeon-sung "iloveoov" Choi
Legendary StarCraft pro-player / Head Coach, Afreeca Freecs
Byeong-hun "cCarter" Choi
Former Head Coach, SK Telecom T1
Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles
Overwatch League Analyst
Esports Interviewer and Host
Ji "Aaron" Xing
Head Coach, Chinese Esports Organization EDG
Head Coach, Jin Air Greenwings
Executive Director of Esports at Intersport and Robert Morris University in Chicago, IL
NETWORKING PARTYwith NEXON, PEARL ABYSS, NETMARBLE
IGEC Premium Networking Party
Each attendee will be given the chance to go on stage for 60 seconds in front of Esports VIPs.
Catered dinner, drinks, wine and appetizers galore will be provided
Hang out at our ‘Esports Bar’ where you can network with like-minded attendees over whatever drink you’d like.
What is a party without a photo booth? Let everyone know you were at the very first IGEC at our free photo booth.
Play at our arcade gamezone, win at trivia events, or challenge a pro at Street Fighter 2
Professional translators will be provided for free in Korean, Chinese, and English for your convenient networking.
Flash Connect: Opportunity to Make an Impression
The one-and-only chance for promoting yourself on stage at the networking party with Esports specialists is here! Premium Pass holders are welcome to apply now to our Flash Connect, the event that puts you directly on stage.
Inven Global Collegiate LoL Tournament Finals
Come and see the League of Legends Collegiate finals at UCI Esports Arena with the total prize of $3,000!※Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018※Time: TBA※Place: TBA
Event Match with Legendary Pro Gamers
Attendees can team up teams with pro gamers and play LoL games together in an exhibition match between Team Madlife and Team Shy.※Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018※Time: TBA※Place: TBA
Pro Gamer Signing Event
A great opportunity to meet pro gamers face-to-face and get their signatures. Madlife and Shy from LoL, Kranich from Hearthstone, and more will be live in person. More information on this event, including a complete list of pro-gamers attending will be provided soon.※Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018※Time: TBA※Place: TBA
Professional Cosplay Show
Enjoy the wonderful creations of professional cosplayers representing games like LoL and Overwatch! Photos and meet-and-greets available for fans and cosplay enthusiasts. Stay tuned for our complete list of Cosplay talent.※Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018※Time: TBA※Place: TBA
- UCI Conference Center
- University of California, Irvine
- A311 Conference Center,
- Irvine, CA 92697-2050
UCI is the first public university to create an official Esports scholarship program and is regarded as one of the best and most comprehensive Esports programs in the world.
72% of undergraduate students at UCI identified themselves as gamers. In 2015, College Magazine ranked UCI the #1 school for gamers in North America.
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