2020 Esports Symposium and Invitational
Inaugural Georgia Tech Esports Symposium and Invitational
December 8, Fall 2020
We will be giving away a brand new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset to one lucky attendee!
Register for the event to enter, and you must be in attendance at the event to win.
You can register for the event HERE.
The Institute for People and Technology is pleased to invite you to our inaugural Esports Symposium and Invitational. This event will bring together industry leaders for a look at the topic of esports innovation. This is a live-streamed event.
Join us on Dec 8 at 9:00 AM here: https://www.twitch.tv/skillshot
Register on Twitch to participate in the event.
9:00 AM: Introductions and Welcome – Siva Jayaraman
9:15 AM: Welcome address – Beth Mynatt
9:30 AM: Panel: Universities and their impact on the future of esports
This panel will discuss the current state of esports in universities and the impact students can
and will have on the future of esports
Moderator – Laura Levy
Panelists: Abhinav Venkatesan, VP of GT Esports
Michael Brooks, Executive Director of NACE
Lucas Bailey, Asst Director of GSU Esports
10:15 AM: Rocket League Tournament
12:00 PM: Fireside chat: Esports Rapid Growth and Atlanta's Contribution
Participants: Todd Harris & Grant Wainscott
Atlanta is now broadly recognized as a hub for video-game development, a $140 billion global industry, and esports, the fastest-growing segment of that industry with an audience size of almost 500 million people. Learn about the esports industry growth and how Atlanta companies are contributing to and participating in that growth as game publishers, tournament operators, professional teams, local venues, and more.
1:00 PM: Wrap up.
For more information, contact IPaT Partnerships Director Siva Jayaraman.