Take home the gold with this look at the Pocket Gamer Connects London Esports Academy Track

Track covers everything esports, from best practices to the future of competitive gaming

Take home the gold with this look at the Pocket Gamer Connects London Esports Academy Track

There are only ten days to go until Pocket Gamer Connects London takes place on January 21st to 22nd.

Today, we’re getting competitive with the Esports Academy track. In mobile and beyond, we’ve got esports experts sharing the best ways to create, manage and maintain a prosperous competitive community - and a look into what the future holds for esports going forwards.

The Esports Academy Track will take place on January 22nd, with the following schedule subject to changes.

This track is sponsored by Game Insight.


14:00: Get your game plan set with the Esports Academy - Track Overview.

14:00: Kickoff commences with Game Insight head of strategy Nikita Sherman’s keynote: Evolution of mobile esports - lessons we learned from the first esports season in Guns of Boom and our vision for the future.

14:20: Riot Games’ Mo Fadl wants to talk to you about Esports - More than a sport.

14:40: Want to understand Interactive livestreaming and the future of esports? Check out this session from Genvid COO Christopher Cataldi.

15:20: Skillz director of developer partnerships David Mok is running a session on How developers can succeed in the mobile esports space.

15:40: Join our final panel of the day in Looking ahead - What’s next for esports? with Pieter van der Pijl, Malte Barth, James Dean, David Yarnton, Sam Chandola, Sergi Mesonero Burgos and Nikita Sherman.

Check out the full range of sessions, workshops and panels taking place this month with the full schedule. Make sure to secure yourself a place at PGConnect London over on our registration page here.

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Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer and game developer. Besides PCGamesInsider and, she's written across the games media landscape and was named in the 2018 100 Rising Star list.