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.”
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).
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