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EVENT OVERVIEW

Are you new to the world of scholastic esports?  Are you looking for some guidance on how to start a scholastic esports program at your school?  Want to learn what we've got in store for the 2024-2025 season?  Join us Wednesday, August 7th from 10:00am to 2:30pm for a FREE virtual conference and hear from industry experts and teacher-coaches on the benefits of  implementing scholastic esports in education!  Conference topics include:
 

  • How to connect esports to the curriculum

  • Getting students involved beyond the game

  • Esports and social emotional learning

  • IT and security considerations

  • How to scale an esports program to the level of a school district


Don't miss out—registration closes August 5th!

SPEAKERS

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Blaise Patterson

Director of Industry & Educational Partnerships

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Matt Kovacs

OSEA Chair

Halton Catholic District School Board

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Daniel Rolo

Director of Finance & Operations

St. Clair Catholic District School Board

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Matt Wannamaker

OSEA Vice-Chair

Halton Catholic District School Board

Alexandre Riel

Esports Program Director and Coach

Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE)

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Bernard Mafei

Senior Esports Administrator

Humber College

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Zélia Capitão-Tavares

Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Esports Coach

Toronto District School Board

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Katina Papulkas

Sr. Education Strategist
Dell Technologies Inc.

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Steven Vuong
(Coach Mao)

Chief Executive Officer

Lotus8 Esports

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

9:30 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am - 10:30 am

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Virtual Conference Opens
Breakfast Hang Out

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Introduction to Esports

 

Why Esports in Education?

How Does Esports Align with the Ontario Curriculum?

Technical and Logistical Considerations for IT Departments

Lunch Break

Esports Showcase

Teacher Use Cases

Minecraft Education Esports (Zélia Capitão-Tavares)

Esports Team Implementation in High School (Alexandre Riel)

District Implementation of Scholastic Esports (Matt Kovacs)

The Future of Scholastic Esports in Ontario

OSEA Resources and Support

Sneak Peak of 2024-2025 OSEA Season

EVENT SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

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