Esports Virtual Summit Sessions

Esports Virtual Summit

The Esports Virtual Summit will provide educators across the state with the opportunity to learn everything they need to know to organize and build a successful Esports program from their peers. This two-day online conference will feature speakers leading successful esports programs across the state as well as other local esports experts. Connect with districts, schools, and coaches across the state to get started with a program at your school or take your program to the next level.

March 25-26, 2020

Join us LIVE for a chance to win prizes!

  • One randomly selected live participant will win a fully-built laptop, courtesy of ByteSpeed.
  • One randomly selected live participant will win a $50 Amazon Gift Card, courtesy of ByteSpeed.

Participants must be present for at least one live session to be eligible.

ByteSpeed will also be offering discounts to live participants for each session led by Josh Knutson, Esports and VR Solutions Director of ByteSpeed.

Attend 1 session:   get $50 off
Attend 2 sessions:  get $100 off
Attend 3 sessions:  get $150 off

Wednesday Sessions

To join a session, click on the button under each session. Zoom will ask for your name and email. Once you have “registered” for the sessions you want to attend, you can add them directly to your calendar. If you have any questions, please contact Brian Bates at bbates@ltcillinois.org.

The Esports Ecosystem: How Things Fit Together

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Josh Knutson
Esports and VR Solutions Director – ByteSpeed

Sandoval Digital Chaos and Fundraising for High School Esports

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Marvin Lindsay
Sandoval Digital Chaos Esport Manager – Sandoval CUSD 501

IHSA Esports Update

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Kurt Gibson
Associate Executive Director

Taking Your Program to the Next Level

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Josh Knutson
Esports and VR Solutions Director – ByteSpeed

Thursday Sessions

To join a session, click on the button under each session. Zoom will ask for your name and email. Once you have “registered” for the sessions you want to attend, you can add them directly to your calendar. If you have any questions, please contact Brian Bates at bbates@ltcillinois.org.

Level Up the Classroom with Esports

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Brock Frazier
IT Technicial and Esports Coach – Massac Unit 1

Facility Building: The Dos, Don’ts, and DIY

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Josh Knutson
Esports and VR Solutions Director – ByteSpeed

Getting Started In Esports: Story from the Trenches

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Alene Vandermyde
Esports Coordinator – Davenport Community School District

Preparing Your Students for Collegiate Esports

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Callum Fletcher
Esports Coach – Illinois Wesleyan University