Between Sports and Esports

11-11:45 AM January 12
Sands, Halls A-D, 45222

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In the past year, esports focusing on so-called “traditional sports” games are penetrating the scene, and growing in popularity. How do these new “traditional” esports take root in a fandom that consumes both live sports media, and videogame content?

CONFERENCE TRACK: Sports Technology Innovation


Moderator
Abe Stein
Content Director,
Sports Innovation Lab

Speaker
Trevor May
Pitcher,
MLB

Speaker
Rob Simmelkjaer
Senior Vice President,
NBC Sports

Speaker
TL Taylor
Professor of Comparative Media Studies,
MIT

Speaker
Norihisa Wada
Executive Adviser,
Kayac Inc.

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