Agenda

Official Schedule

Nov 12th

Nov 13th

Nov 14th

Nov 15th

Official Arrival

Welcome Reception

Day 1

Day 2

Dinner Reception

Official Departure

NF Interactive Workshop


THEME

AGENDA

Esports to Olympics

  • How to Become Olympic Sports
  • Esports, Road to Olympics
  • How to Increase Participation of Underrepresented Group in Esports 

Future Direction of Esports

  •  Esports and Sports Synergies "Value Creation"
  •  How to Make Synergies among Esports Stakeholders, Game Company, Governing Bodies, Team, etc.

Esports Relations with Public Sector

  • Esports Policy in Korea  
  • Esports Venue and Infrastructure
  • The Importance of Having a Global Policy for Esports 
  • Busan, How We Become the City of Esports 
  • Rise of Esports in Japan
  • How Esports could Contribute to Legacy of Public Sector

Esports Betting

  • How Traditional Sports Society have Handled Sports Betting
  • Can Esports Betting be an Added Value to the Esports Ecosystem

Making One Esports World

  • The International e-Sports Federation should Involve "All" Esports 

Esports Academic Society

  • Research Presentations (TBD)

National Federation Interactive Workshop

(Internal Session for IeSF Member Nations)

  • (Case Study) How we have succeeded to receive recognition from the NOC/NSA
  • How IeSF should assist member NF's become more sustainable : NF Guideline 
  • International Esports Academy
  • Basic Esports Infrastructure
  • Team IeSF

All Sessions will be conducted in English

Detailed Schedule


Sunday November 12th, 2017

TIME

AGENDA and PROGRAM

REMARKS

20:30 – 22:00

  Welcome Reception

 

Day 1, Monday November 13th, 2017

TIME

AGENDA and PROGRAM

REMARKS

09:05 – 09:45

Global Esports Executive Summit Start Announcement

Welcome Speech

 

(Session 1) Esports, to Olympics

09:45 - 10:00

(Keynote Speech) How to become Olympic Sports

 

Speaker

Vlad Marinescu, Rsportz, President

10:00 – 11:00

(Panel Discussion) Esports, road to Olympics

 

Panelist

Vlad Marinescu, Rsportz, President

Alex Lim, IeSF, Secretary General

Lisa Delpy Neirotti, George Washington University, Associate Prefessor & Director

Akihito Furusawa, RIZeST, CEO / JeSF, Representative Director

11:10 – 12:00

(Panel Discussion) How to increase participation of underrepresented group in Esports

 

Panelist

Charmaine Crooks, NGU Consultants, CEO

Colin Webster, Mind Sports South Africa, General Scretary

Koen Schobbers, IeSF Athletes’ Commission, Member

12:00 - 13:45

Networking Lunch

13:45 – 14:00

New Esports Showcase

 

Speaker

Sean Kwon, Appnori, VP of International Business

(Session 2) Future Direction of Esports

14:00 – 15:00

(Panel Discussion)Esport and Sports Synergies "Value Creation"

 

Panelist

Sean Kwon, Appnori, VP of International Business

Matt Pound, International Table Tennis Federation, Head of Communications

Andy Miah, University of Salford Manchester, Professor

15:00 – 16:30

Networking Break

16:30 – 17:30

(Panel Discussion) How to make synergies among Esports stakeholders, game company, governing bodies, teams, etc.

 

Panelist

Shinji Namekawa, Konami, Director of Global Business Development

Jam Pommer, ESL, Director Team & Federation Relations

Arnold Hur, KSV eSports, Chief Growth Officer

Graham Ashton, The Esports Observer, Content Editor

(Session 3) Making One Esports World

17:30 – 17:45

(Keynote Speech) The International e-Sports Federation should involve “all” Esports

 

Speaker

Magnus Jonsson, Swedish eSports Federation, Chairman

 

Day 2, Tuesday November 14th, 2017

TIME

AGENDA and PROGRAM

REMARKS

(Session 1) Esports Relations with Public Sector

09:30 – 09:45

(Keynote Speech) Esports policy in Korea

 

Speaker

Justin Lee, Korean e-Sports Association, Assistant Manager

 

09:45 – 10:10

(Keynote Speech) Esports Venue and Infrastructure

 

Speaker

Matthew Rossetti, Rossetti, CEO

Sunghoon Jung, Rossetti, Senior Associate

 

10:10 – 11:00

(Panel Discussion) The importance of having a global policy for Esports

 

Panelist

Justin Lee, Korean e-Sprots Association, Assistant Manager

Colin Webster, Mind Sports South Asia, General Secretary

Sunghoon Jung, Rossetti, Senior Associate

Shuichi Kameyama, UNWTO, Special Advisor for tourism, sports and mega events

 

11:00 – 11:15

Networking break

 

11:15 – 11:30

(Keynote Speech) Busan, how we become the city of Esports

 

Speaker

Taegeon Seo, Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency, President / CEO

 

11:30 – 11:45

(Keynote Speech) Rise of Esports in Japan

 

Speaker

Hideki Okamura, Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association, Chairman / SEGA Holdings Co.,Ltd, President&COO

 

11:45 – 12:45

(Panel Discussion) How Esports could contribute to legacy of public sector

 

Panelist

Nicholas Khoo, Singapore Cybersports & Online Gaming Association, Chairman and Co-founder

Jan Pommer, ESL, Director Team and Federation Relations

David Yarnton, Gfinity, Director

Graham Ashton, The Esports Observer, Content Editor

12:45 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

 

14:00 – 14:15

New Esports Showcase

 

(Session 2) Esports Betting

14:15 – 14:30

(Keynote Speech) How Traditional Sports Society have handled Sports Betting

 

Speaker

Mortiz Maurer, Genius Sports, Head of eSports

14:30 – 15:30

(Panel Discussion) Can Esports Betting be an added value to the esports ecosystem

 

Panelist

Moritz Maurer, Genius Sports, Head of eSports

Victor Martyn, GosuGamers, CEO&Owner

Sangin Choi, OP.GG, CPO

Flavien Guillocheau, Panda Score, CEO

15:30 – 16:30

Networking break

(Session 4) Esports Academic Society

16:30 – 16:40

(Research Presentation) A global research agenda for Esports

 

Speaker

Andy Miah, University of Salford Manchester, Professor

16:40 – 16:50

(Research Presentation) Esports history and ecosystem in east Asia

 

Speaker

Peichi Chung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor

 

16:50 – 17:00

(Research Presentation)

Life after Esports: career transition for gamers

Esports & universities: preparing student-gamers for success

 

Speaker

Lisa Delpy Nierotti, George Washington University, Associate Professor & Director

 

17:00 – 17:10

(Research Presentation) The new development of Esports: From E-sport to F(Future)-sport

 

Speaker

Seong Hee Park, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Professor

 

17:10 – 17:50

Q&A session

 

19:00 - 21:00

Dinner Reception

Day 3, Wednesday November 15th, 2017

TIME

AGENDA and PROGRAM

REMARKS

10:00 - 18:00

National Federation Interactive Workshop 
- (case study) How we have succeeded to receive recognition from the NOC/NSA
- How IeSF should assist member NF’s become more sustainable: NF Guideline
- International Esports Academy
- Basic Esports Infrastructure
- Team IeSF