Academic Esports Conference & Expo Program Designed to Enhance Educational Esports Learning

Forward-thinking event will give K-12 and higher education leaders crucial insights on how to make esports a viable part of school culture.
By: LRP Media Group
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - April 28, 2020 - PRLog -- Academic Esports Conference & Expo™ (AECE), a forward-thinking event for K-12 and higher education academic, technology, development, athletics and esports leaders, announced the full agenda. The program includes various learning opportunities and presentation formats for the inaugural event, being held October 19 - 21, 2020 at the Hilton Chicago. The conference will feature leading solution providers and sessions to expand attendees knowledge on starting and improving an esports program, an Expo Hall including The Gaming Arena and The Gear Up Zone, plus a Field Trip to DePaul University to explore a collegiate esports facility.

AECE will bring together a unique mix of education and video gaming experts for 55 in-depth sessions. The sessions will be focused in five learning tracks: Starting Up, Advanced Level, Academic Development, Infrastructure & Technology and Emerging Trends. Sessions in each track are designed for K-12 and higher education leaders with esports experience of all levels, whether they are interested in starting an esports program or are looking to improve their current program. AECE will also include two captivating keynote presentations from former Senior Policy Analyst of the White House Executive Office of Science and Technology Policy, Constance Steinkuehler, and Senior Director of Education Strategy for Dell Technologies, Adam Garry.

AECE will provide attendees with unique opportunities to learn from top esports experts and solution providers on services and products relevant to esports, and an esports Gaming Arena that will allow attendees to observe the technologies that will become a part of their program. AECE's Expo Hall will host a variety of industry-advancing esports vendors showcasing their products in The Gear Up Zone which will allow attendees to meet with solution providers for insight into starting or growing their esports program.

"There are few, if any, events in the world that offer such a wide-ranging agenda devoted to the education opportunities inherent to esports," said Chris Burt, Program Co-Chair, Academic Esports Conference & Expo. "The entire ecosystem of esports leaders will be represented – from K-12 technology experts to higher education faculty to those who are advancing initiatives in the industry."

DePaul University will also be hosting a Field Trip for attendees that will include an overview of the school's program and a tour of its arena, as well as opportunities to engage with staff and administrators involved in their esports program.

Registration for the 2020 Academic Esports Conference & Expo is now open. Professionals registering by June 5, 2020 can get $500.00 off the on-site rate. For more information, visit

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