AGENDA.

Learn more about the ESIC Global Esports Summit 2023 agenda below.
Please note the agenda is subject to change up until the conference.

9TH - 10TH OF FEBRUARY 2023

10:00AM

Stephen Hanna

Director of Global Strategy, ESIC

Welcome to the EGES

10:30AM

Wayne Sullivan

Head of Major Events and City Experience, London and Partners

What does London want from esports?

11:00AM

Graham Ashton

External Affairs Manager, Riot Games

A Wicked Problem? Esports Governance and its Complexities

Dr. Nepomuk Nothelfer

Research Assistant, SKW Schwarz

A Wicked Problem? Esports Governance and its Complexities

11:30AM

Richard Lewis

Editor at Large, Dexerto

Everyone Wants A Piece of Esports

12:00PM

Lunch

1:00PM

TBA

The Engine Room - notable industry trends and what they mean for decision makers

1:30PM

TBA

2:00PM

Per Lambaek

Founder & CTO, HLTV

Building a global esports community - the story of HLTV

2:30PM

Stephen Hanna

Director of Global Strategy, ESIC

War on Anti-Competitive Behaviour and Corruption - ESIC's New Toolkit

Ian Smith

Commissioner, ESIC

War on Anti-Competitive Behaviour and Corruption - ESIC's New Toolkit

3:00PM

Moderator - Brett Abarbanel

Executive Director, International Gaming Institute at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Esports Data and its Risk Lanscape

Panel - Alex Kozachenko

Chief Product Officer, Data Bet

Esports Data and its Risk Lanscape

Panel - Flavien Guillocheau

CEO, Pandascore

Esports Data and its Risk Lanscape

Panel - Martin Dachselt

CEO, Bayes

Esports Data and its Risk Lanscape

3:30PM

Luke Burdon

Senior Partnerships Manager, NiP Gaming

How To Create Successful Partnerships in 2023

3:45PM

To Be Announced

4:00PM

David Harris

Managing Director, Guinevere Capital

Investment and esports: 2022, its ups, downs and lessons learned

4:30PM

Katie Simmonds

Global Chief Operating Officer, Sport Integrity Global Alliance

SIGAWoW: Women in Esports

5:00PM

Stephen Hanna

Director of Global Strategy, ESIC

Summary / What's Next / Invitation to Afterparty

10:00AM

Stephen Hanna

Director of Global Strategy, ESIC

Welcome to Think Tank

10:30AM

Graham Ashton

External Affairs Manager, Riot Games

Workshop 1: Building, Growing and Maintaining a Global Esports Ecosystem

Trevor Williams

Vice President Corporate Strategy, HiRez

Workshop 2: New Ideas: Cross Promotion & Brand Integration in Video Games

Dr.  Nepomuk Nothelfer

Research Assistant, SKW

Workshop 3: How Esports can utilize research to foster esports growth and sustainability

Brian McCauley

Vice Chair, Esports Research Network

Workshop 3: How Esports can utilize research to foster esports growth and sustainability

Tobias Scholz

Founding Chairperson, Esports Research Network

Workshop 3: How Esports can utilize research to foster esports growth and sustainability

Dr.  Nepomuk Nothelfer

Research Assistant, SKW

Workshop 3: How Esports can utilize research to foster esports growth and sustainability

Tom Brock

Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

Workshop 3: How Esports can utilize research to foster esports growth and sustainability

1:00PM

Conference Closes

1. A Matter of Representation: ESIC's Agents Register and Beyond

11:00AM

Rowan Stroo

SEG International

Dawid Szymański

Knacks

Jérôme Coupez

Prodigy Agency

MODERATOR

Ian Smith

ESIC

2. In Practice: Law and Esports

1:00PM

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Kevin Carpenter

Captivate Legal & Sports Solution

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Alfonso León Lleó

Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo

MODERATOR

Dev Kumar Parmar

Parmar Sports

3. Bomb Has Been Planted - Crime and Punishment

2:30PM

Ian Smith

ESIC

Stephen Hanna

ESIC

MODERATOR

Richard Lewis

Dexerto

4. Tournaments in a Post COVID-19 World

3:15PM

Michele Attisani

FACEIT

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Andrew Haworth

BLAST Premier

MODERATOR

James Dean

ESL

5. Current Trends in Commercialising Esports: A Team's Perspective

4:15PM

Edward Gregory

Fnatic

Alexander Inglot

ESL Pro League

Grant Rousseau

Guild Esports

MODERATOR

Richard Lewis

Dexerto

Hear critical insights from industry leading subject matter experts. Strictly no esports 101.
Join our industry expert thought leaders as they facilitate a deep dive into topical issues facing the esports industry.
Friday 10th February 2023, 10:30am-12:00pm

New Ideas: BRAND STRENGTH IN ESPORTS

THOUGHT LEADERS

To Be Announced

10 December 2022

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To Be Announced

10 December 2022

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Facilitator

To Be Announced

10 December 2022

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Friday 10th February 2023, 10:30am-12:00pm

Building, growing and maintaining a GLOBAL ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM

THOUGHT LEADERS

Graham Ashton

External Affairs Manager

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Sergi Mesonero

Head of Esports

facilitator

IAN SMITH

Commissioner

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HEAR FROM OUR 2022 SPEAKERS

MICHAEL BLICHARZ
VP PRO GAMING

ESL

ALEX INGLOT
COMMISSIONER

ESL PRO LEAGUE

DAVID HARRIS
MANAGING DIRECTOR

GUINEVERE CAPITAL

MICHAEL HEINA
INTERNATIONAL SECTOR DIRECTOR ESPORTS AND GAMING

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