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Seminar on eSports and internet game streaming

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YLE Iso Paja

Radiokatu 5 A

00101 Helsinki

Finland

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Interested in eSports and everything happening around it?

The eSports research project at the University of Tampere presents an afternoon seminar on eSports and eSports research. The event will be held at YLE Pasila offices and will provide presentations about eSports in Finland and insights to eSports in the Finnish media landscape. There will also be an opportunity to hear more about ongoing research in the field of eSports (eSports consumption, eSports and streaming and eSports gambling), and to influence future research directions.


The event will take place at the YLE Pasila offices in the 7th floor meeting room called Kokoustila.


Schedule for the day

12:30 Introduction: Juho Hamari and Max Sjöblom

13:00 Presentation: eSports in Finland (Suomen Elektronisen Urheilun Liitto, Erkka Jouste)

13:30 Presentation: CS:GO tournaments and YLE - Producer Juha Lahti

14:00 Panel discussion: eSports and internet game streaming research

Researchers:

  • M.Sc. Joseph Macey, University of Tampere
  • M.Sc. Max Sjöblom, University of Tampere
  • M.Sc. Maria Törhönen, University of Tampere
  • M.A. Mikko Meriläinen, University of Helsinki and Pelikasvattajien verkosto

Moderator:

  • D.Sc. Juho Hamari, University of Tampere

14:45 Coffee break

15:00 Workshops: Influence the future research directions for eSports at the University of Tampere (Topics: eSports consumption, eSports and the streaming culture, eSports and gambling)

15:45 Discussion and final remarks

16:30 Event ends

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00101 Helsinki

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