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  Emerald Bay Crystal Cove Doheny Beach Moss Cove Crescent Bay
10:00
Keynote: Not Just the LCS: Growing the North American Esports Ecosystem
  • Chris "Chopper" Hopper
    Head of Esports for North America at Riot Games
10:00
Keynote: Not Just the LCS: Growing the North American Esports Ecosystem
  • Chris "Chopper" Hopper
    Head of Esports for North America at Riot Games
Keynote: Not Just the LCS: Growing the North American Esports Ecosystem
  • Chris "Chopper" Hopper
    Head of Esports for North America at Riot Games
Keynote: Not Just the LCS: Growing the North American Esports Ecosystem
  • Chris "Chopper" Hopper
    Head of Esports for North America at Riot Games
Keynote: Not Just the LCS: Growing the North American Esports Ecosystem
  • Chris "Chopper" Hopper
    Head of Esports for North America at Riot Games
Keynote: Not Just the LCS: Growing the North American Esports Ecosystem
  • Chris "Chopper" Hopper
    Head of Esports for North America at Riot Games
11:00 The Female Faces of Esports
  • Kat Gunn
    Gaming Influencer
  • Sofia Hariz
    Entertainment Journalist and Video Editor
  • Stephanie "missharvey" Harvey
    Professional Esports Athlete, Gaming Icon and Brand Influencer
  • Michele Morrow
    Producer / Actress / Host
  • Mandie Roman (Moderator)
    Host / Consumer Products Consultant
The Unseen Traits of Successful Esports Teams
  • Tricia Sugita
    COO, FlyQuest
  • Andrey Yanyuk (Reynad)
    CEO of Tempo Storm
  • Ryan Morrison
    CEO Evolved Talent/Founding Partner Morrison Rothman LLP
  • Sabrina Wong
    League of Legends Team Manager for 100 Thieves
What it Takes to Build a Top-Tier Collegiate Esports Program
  • Joe “Joemeister” Gramano
    Overwatch Head Coach
  • Chad "History Teacher" Smeltz
    Director of Esports at Harrisburg University
How to Embrace the Next Generation of Esports Professionals
  • Susie Kim
    Director of Youth Esports Education and Training at Cloud9
  • Duran Parsi
    CEO, Collegiate Starleague
  • Zynab Makki
    Champlain College Esports Advisor, Business Student
  • Michael Brooks
    Executive Director of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE)
  • Nikki Shum-Harden
    VP Partnerships and Strategic Marketing Super League Gaming
  • Mark "Garvey" Candella
    Director of Strategic Partnerships for Twitch
  • Kevin Hoang (Moderator)
    Twitch Partnerships Account Manager
 
11:30 The Olympics Movement Found In Esports - Real Social Value As An Official Sport
  • Cheolhag Kim
    Secretary General, Korea e-Sports Association
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1:00 TBD What do Esports Casters Do All Day?
  • Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles
    Esports Broadcaster
  • Jason O'Toole AKA Moses
    Esports Commentator and Analyst
  • D'Ron "D1" Maingrette
    Twitch Partnerships Community Program Manager
  • Chris Puckett
    Broadcaster
  • Brian Kibler
    Broadcaster
  • Erik Lonnquist (DoA) (Moderator)
    Esports Commentator
Raising the Floor: Avoiding the Failures of Short Term Success
  • Mark Deppe
    Director at UCI Esports
  • Hillary Phan
    UCI Esports Player Support Services
Inside the LCS Control Room
  • Chloe Sevilla
    Stats Lead of the LCS
  • Anthony Rogers
    Graphics Producer for the LCS
  • Arthur Chandra
    Senior Broadcast Producer for the LCS
  • Dave Stewart
    LCS Executive Producer
  • Mandie Roman (Moderator)
    Host / Consumer Products Consultant
Esports Athletes: Optimizing Performance and Overall Health
  • David Amirrezvani
    Esports Medicine and Performance Specialist
1:30 Echo Fox Fireside Chat
  • Pineaqples
    Content Creator for Echo Fox
  • Jared Jeffries
    President of Echo Fox
2:00 Mobile Esports: The World's Largest Niche Community
  • Patrick “Chief Pat” Carney
    CEO/Founder of Tribe Gaming
  • Flannery Dunn
    Publisher Developer Relations Manager at ESL
  • Matthew Jones
    Vice President of Operations, Nova Esports
  • Jeff “SuiJeneris” Chau (Moderator)
    Mobile Esports Commentator, 18th Asian Games
The Esports Conundrum: Building an Authentic Brand When Everyone's Doing the Same Thing
  • Mateus Portilho
    Social Media Manager at Cloud9
  • Emily Gonzalez-Holland
    Community Manager at Cloud9
  • Jason Moore
    Co-founder/President of APE (Agency for Professional Esports)
  • Lauren Gaba Flanagan
    Creative Strategist and Art Director
  • Mychal "Trihex" Jefferson
    Livestreamer / Twitch Partner & Broadcaster / Entertainer
  • Riley Jamison
    Creative Director & Content Lead for La Gladiators
  • Alberto Rengifo (Moderator)
    Co-Founder of APE
How to Get Valuable Feedback in a Career No One's Done Before
  • Erik Lonnquist (DoA)
    Esports Commentator
K/DA - POP/STARS: Creating a Moment for Players
  • Toa Dunn
    Head of Riot Music Group (Riot Games)
  • Andrew Conti
    Marketing Director, Esports at Riot
  • Nikki Lewis
    Head of Marketing, League of Legends Franchise
  • Mandie Roman (Moderator)
    Host / Consumer Products Consultant
Is What You See What You Get? The Costs and Fair Values of Influencer Marketing in Esports
  • Felix LaHaye
    Founder & CEO United Esports
2:30 The Story of Runaway: When a Streamer Dreams to be the Owner of an Overwatch Pro Team
  • Flowervin (LEEHYUNA)
    Runaway team CEO
Why Collegiate Esports Broadcasts Need to Level Up
  • Sam Morris
    Space Productions Co-Founder
3:00 The Fashionable Intersection of Esports and Streetwear
  • Rachel Feinberg
    CEO / Cofounder Ateyo
  • Mandie Roman
    Host / Consumer Products Consultant
  • Steve Nabi
    CEO Meta Threads
  • Trenton Pierson
    SVP, Strategy at We Are Nations
  • Trisha Hershberger (Moderator)
    Gaming/Tech Host
Pro Players and Streamers: What's the Difference?
  • Ryan Morrison
    CEO Evolved Talent/Founding Partner Morrison Rothman LLP
Video Games: A Trojan Horse for STEAM Education
  • Constance Steinkuehler
    Professor of Informatics, UCI
  • Bethany Pyles
    Esports Coaching Coordinator
  • Gerald Solomon
    Executive Director, Samueli Foundation
  • Samantha Anton
    Chief Operating Officer, NASEF
  • Tom Turner
    Executive Director, Educational Services, Orange County Department of Education
  • Susie Kim (Moderator)
    Director of Youth Esports Education and Training at Cloud9
Efficient, Organized, Happy: How to Engineer Teamwork Between Players
  • Ricky Gonzalez
    VP of Content, FlyQuest
  • Matt Dillon
    CEO Ghost Gaming
  • Brett Lautenbach
    President NRG Esports & The San Francisco Shock
  • Sandra Chen
    Social Media Coordinator at Clutch Gaming
  • Justin Ju Heon Lee
    League of Legends General Manager, Echo Fox
  • Erik Lonnquist (DoA) (Moderator)
    Esports Commentator
 
3:30 Online Journalism: A View of the Esports Journalism Landscape from the Trenches
  • Duncan "Thorin" Shields
    Esports historian, journalist and content creator
4:00 Gaming Lifestyle: A Cultural Evolution
  • Chris Mann
    President at ULTIMATE
  • Nate Eckman (Moderator)
    Co-founder / CCO Ultimate Media Ventures
Esports Journalism: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  • Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles
    Esports Broadcaster
  • Richard Lewis
    Esports Journalist
  • Duncan "Thorin" Shields
    Esports historian, journalist and content creator
  • Nick D'Orazio
    Director of Strategic Content at Inven Global
  • Yoonsup "Locodoco" Choi (Moderator)
    Content Creator / Personality
The Smash Bros: How an Unsupported Nintendo Game Survived as an Esport
  • Kashan "ChillinDude" Khan
    Pro Smash Bros. Player
  • Jason "Mew2King" Zimmerman
    Professional Gamer and Content Creator
  • DaJuan "Shroomed" McDaniel
    Super Smash Bros. Melee Competitor
  • Roger DiLuigi (Moderator)
    Content Creator
The Intersection of Traditional Sports and Esports
  • David Lee
    VP of Operations at ESP Gaming
  • Scot Thor
    Vice President, Content at KemperLesnik
  • David Amirrezvani
    Esports Medicine and Performance Specialist
  • Cayle Drabinsky
    Director of Business Operations for Milwaukee Bucks
4:30 Knee's Secrets to Success as a Fighting Game Competitor
  • Knee
    Professional Tekken player
5:00 Jumping on the Bullet Train of Esports Investments
  • Andrey Yanyuk (Reynad)
    CEO of Tempo Storm
  • Delilah Panio
    Vice President, Capital Formation
  • Khalid Jones
    Co-Owner Echo Fox
  • Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles (Moderator)
    Esports Broadcaster
How to Succeed in Esports When You're Bad at Video Games
  • Ricky Gonzalez
    VP of Content, FlyQuest
  • Jared Jeffries
    President of Echo Fox
  • Alicia Marie
    Costume creator, cosplayer and designer
  • Chris Puckett
    Broadcaster
  • Trisha Hershberger (Moderator)
    Gaming/Tech Host
Immortal Fighting Games: How One of the Oldest Esports Genres Has Survived Generations
  • Alex Valle
    CEO / Business Development / Community Manager Level Up
  • Jimmy Nguyen
    Level Up President and COO
  • D'Ron "D1" Maingrette
    Twitch Partnerships Community Program Manager
  • James Chen
    Commentator
  • Nick D'Orazio (Moderator)
    Director of Strategic Content at Inven Global
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