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RITUAL MOTION 2021
ESPORTS COLLEGE FAIR AGENDA

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College Fair Programming & Agenda

Ritual Motion is proud to present an all-new, virtual college fair created to connect colleges and universities that feature on-campus esports programs with prospective student player-athletes. The two-day event, free to students, will be held on March 27th & 28th.

SATURDAY, MARCH 27TH (EST TIME)

12:00 – 12:05

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Host/Moderator:

  • Crystal Mills, VP of Content, Ritual Motion

12:05 – 12:25

Keynote Interview: The Convergence of Esports, Education & Career
Host/Moderator:

  • Crystal Mills, VP of Content, Ritual Motion

Speaker:

  • Ahman Green, NCAA & NFL Champion and Head Coach – Lakeland University

12:25 – 12:45

Keynote Speaker: Game Like You Mean It
Host/Moderator:

  • Crystal Mills, VP of Content, Ritual Motion

Speaker:

  • Dr. Dennis Robelo, Professor, Speaker & Career Coach and Author of “Story Like You Mean It”

12:45 – 1:15

The Importance of Esports on Campus: A Round table discussion with collegiate esports team members, coaches and industry insiders
Host/Moderator:

  • Bubba Gaeddert, Executive Director, Varsity Esports Foundation

Panelists:

  • Annabel Zinn, Co-founder & Vice President, UCF Esports
  • Sheridan McGuire, Esports Digital Content Coordinator, Learfield IMG College
  • Zach Gandara, Co-Founder and President, Providence College Esports
  • Monica Miller, Ritual Motion Contributor, Collegiate Esports Consultant

1:15 – 1:30

Networking Break

1:30- 2:00

Esports as an Enrollment Strategy: A panel of collegiate esports leaders and coaches discuss the importance of esports among colleges and universities for recruitment and retention.
Host/Moderator:

  • Liz Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, Ritual Motion

Panelists:

  • Dan Coonan, President & CEO, Eastern College Athletic Conference
  • Jay Prescott, Grand View University Esports & Executive Director of NAECAD
  • Aaron Colaicomo, Coach, Johnson & Wales University Esports

2:00 – 2:30

Build Your Profile as a College Esports Recruit: Elevate your profile as a player and learn how to best to tell your gaming and esports story through networking and content creation.
Host/Moderator:

  • Crystal Mills, VP of Content, Ritual Motion

Panelists:

  • Dr. Clint Kennedy, Learn2Esport, North American Scholastic Esports Foundation
  • Shae Williams, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Coalition of Parents in Esports
  • Bubba Gaeddert, Executive Director, Varsity Esports Foundation
  • Allison “Skybilz” Waters, Esports Professional, Team: OXG Esports

2:30 – 3:00

Esports Connection to In-Demand Job Skills: The role of esports and gaming in developing desirable and transferable skills in the job market.
Host/Moderator:

  • Monica Miller, Ritual Motion Contributor, Collegiate Esports Consultant

Panelists:

  • Andrew “Cav” Caviston, Content Director, beastcoast
  • Justin M. Jacobson, Ford Models Esports Gaming & Talent Manager
  • Christian Kunkel, Director of University Partnerships, Nerd Street Gamers
  • Alinn Louv, Director of Brand and Community at PlayVS

3:00 – 3:10

Networking Break

3:10 – 3:30

Q&A with Vinayak Rao of Facebook Games: The Evolving Collegiate Esports Landscape
Host/Moderator:

  • Liz Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, Ritual Motion

Speaker:

  • Vinayak Rao, Strategic Partnerships & Business Development – Games, Facebook

3:30 – 4:00

Charting a Gaming & Esports Industry Career Path: A discussion on trends in the job market related to gaming and esports and how to start planning a career path now.
Host/Moderator:

  • Katherine Amoukhteh, Founder, Esports College & Career Pathways

Panelists:

  • Richard Huggan, Managing Director, Hitmarker
  • Danielle Rourke, Senior Higher Education Strategist, Dell Technologies
  • Jay Melamed, Co-Founder & CEO, XP League
  • Nick Valencia, Esports Sales & Partnerships

4:00 – 4:30

Closing Remarks and Q&A
Panelists:

  • Crystal Mills, VP of Content, Ritual Motion & Dana Paul, Co-Founder & CEO, Ritual Motion
  • Bubba Gaeddert, Executive Director, Varsity Esports Foundation
  • Liz Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, Ritual Motion

Sunday, March 28th (EST Time)

12:00

Host & Speaker
Welcome & Ideas to Gain the Most from the Day

12:30 – 4:00

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