Esports in Education Summit 2022

The Esports in Education Summit 2022 takes place on Thursday, 30th June 2022 from 10:00 – 16:00.  This year’s annual event is being held at the Metronome Building at the Confetti Institute of Creative Technology.

Esports, short for electronic sports, is a form of competition using video games. Esports often takes the form of “organized, multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players, individually or as teams.”

Esports in Education can be offered as an extracurricular activity, allowing schools to engage students who may otherwise be disengaged from the school community. 

The Summit features a range of great panellists and speakers from the education space, esports industry.

The event is free, and open to all teachers, educators, parents.

Esports in Education Summit 2022 – Topics include

  • Esports: the competitive activity of the future
  • British Esports: Championing the Championships (The story so far)
  • Career pathways in Esports: Academic Development
  • Wellness and High Performance
  • Wider Impact Projects – Diversity and Inclusion
  • Esports in Education: Academic development in Further Education and Higher Education
  • How sport and esports can mutually benefit – Commonwealth Games

After the event, we will conclude with a special tour of Confetti X – the brand new purpose built esports arena at Confetti Institute of Creative Technology (physical attendees only).

Physical tickets are limited capacity at 140. Lunch/refreshments will be provided.

Esports in Education Summit 2022 is brought to you by the British Esports Federation and the Association of Colleges (AOC).

Register to attend here

Speakers

Dean Hardman – Director of Sport and Student Experience, Association Of Colleges

Gin Rai – Esports Manager and Higher Education Course Leader, Confetti Institute Of Creative Technology

Saul Parsons – Video Content Executive, British Esports

Dom Sacco – Founder and Editor of Esports News UK

Mark L’Estrange – Esports Program and Course Manager, Exeter College

Lauren Timson – Lecturer in Esports, Games Design and Media, Cheshire College South & West

Kalam Neale – Director of Education for Strategic Esports Group

Tom Dore – Director of Education, British Esports

Dr. Melita Moore – Board Member and Chair of the Health and Wellness Commission, Global Esports Federation

Alex Davies – Head of Performance, Resolve

Billie Purdie – Women in Esports Manager, British Esports

Abby Reynolds – Head of Community, NUEL

Grant Rousseau – Director of Esports/Operations for Guild Esports

Dave Martin – Head of Stategy, British Esports

Chester King – CEO and founder of British Esports


 

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