eSports and the Future of Sport Symposium

esports handsetThe University of Salford Centre for Sports Business, in collaboration with The Digital Cluster (part of CARe), and World Gaming Executives is hosting a one-day symposium on the 2nd November 2016 at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK on eSports and the Future of Sport.

This event will include talks by leading academics in the field, and those working in the management and provision of eSports. This will explore the rapidly developing business of eSports, and consider its relationship and synergies with the changing nature of more traditional sports.

The event is free and open to anyone interested eSports, the business of digital gaming, digital media, or the changing nature of professional sports.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Prof. Garry Crawford, University of Salford
  • Prof. Andy Miah, University of Salford
  • Chester King, CEO International eGames Group
  • Trevor Keane, Celtic eSports League
  • Andrew Nixon, Sheridans (Media Law)
  • Dr Mark Johnson & Dr Jamie Woodcock, York Digital Hub
  • Carleigh Morgan, Kings College London
  • Dominic Sacco, British eSports Association
  • Malph Minns, Strive Sponsorship

Book Tickets Here

For more information contact: Professor Garry Crawford:

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