Vancouver 'Girls in Gaming' Industry Event [October 26 & 27, 2019]

Vancouver 'Girls in Gaming' Industry Event [October 26 & 27, 2019]
23 Sep 2019 by DigiBC

This first annual event for high school girls in Vancouver will cover several significant aspects of the eSports ecosystem including professional and collegiate competition, game design, content creation, marketing and player development. Registration is open but spots are limited.

 

October 26 & 27, 2019
EA Sports Campus + Fortius Sport & Health
2006-3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby, BC

 

Register here

*Note: Registration will be done by Sports Camps Canada
*Parents are welcome but we ask that only 1 parent per child attend as space is limited


 

Highlights Include:

  • Overview of the eSports industry
  • Full tour of the Electronic Arts Campus + EA hosted presentations
  • Meet & greet plus Q&A with professional eSports players and Canadian Olympians
  • In-depth advice and guidelines on preparing to play collegiate eSports with Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia eSports teams
  • Lectures + discussion on building healthy gaming habits, time management, physical training, communication, teamwork and leadership development

Tentative Schedule:

SATURDAY, OCT 26

9am: Welcome from Adamas Training & Performance

9:30-10am: Warm-up, Introductions, Ice Breakers

10:00-10:45am: Industry & Gaming Presentation Presentation #1

11:00-12pm: Stations: Gaming + Adamas Physical Activities & Awarenes

12:00-1pm: Lunch

1:15-2pm: Industry & Gaming Presentation #2

2:00-2:45pm: Meet n Greet with professional gamer/team

3:00-4pm: Station: Gaming + Physical & Psychological Training discussion with Taylor Johnson

 

SUNDAY, OCT 27

9:00-9:30am: Attendee headshots

9:30:10:30am: FIFA: Building eSports around gaming

10:45-12pm: Campus Tour + FIFA Pitch, Sports Psychology

12-1pm: Lunch

1-1:30pm: EA Game Design: The game creation process

1:30-2pm: Wrap-up & Dismiss