The Essentials of Esports in Higher Education

Tuesday, October 15 | 10:45AM–11:30AM CT | W184bc, Level 1
Session Type: Industry Led
Delivery Format: Industry and Campus-Led Session
Interested in learning what all the buzz around esports is about? Explore the components of a successful esports program with our panel of institutional leaders. We'll discuss how to start a club/varsity team, curriculum, staff, partnerships, space, process, and more. You won't want to miss this topic!

Outcomes: Apply our lesson learned when establishing your esports program * Explore IT infrastructure considerations for esports gaming environments * Learn how esports and game design can be integrated into your learning curriculum and research


  • Rob Bailey

    Executive Director of Information Technology, Illinois State University
  • Todd Harris

    President, Skillshot Media
  • Jackie Stampalia

    Director, Client Information Services, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Jeanne Weber

    VP of Global Education, ARHT Media

Resources & Downloads

  • The Essentials of Esports in Higher Education

    Updated on 11/26/2019
  • The Essentials of Esports for Higher Education

    Updated on 11/26/2019