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Thursday, November 09

REGISTRATION AND EXHIBITS OPEN

Breakfast hosted by

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

- Richard Weiss, Publisher, SportsBusiness Daily/Journal - Andrew Pierce, President & CEO, Lagardère Sports, Americas

THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRY: CURRENT TRENDS AND FUTURE PROJECTIONS

FEATURED PRESENTATION: Robert Muller von Vultejus, Managing Director - Lagardere Sports, Germany

AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT ESPORTS: HYPE, HOPE AND BUILDING THE ESPORTS ECONOMY

- Bryce Blum, Executive Vice President - Catalyst Sports & Media - Jeffrey Clark, Global Director, Strategy and Planning, VR, esports and Gaming - Intel Client Compute Group - Jack Etienne, Co-Founder - Cloud9 - Craig Levine, Chief Executive Officer - ESL North America - Tobias Sherman, Co-Founder & CEO - Foundry IV - Pete Vlastelica, President & CEO - Major League Gaming

NETWORKING BREAK

Networking Break hosted by

STRAIGHT FROM THE FAN

A Fan Panel: Hear What Intrigues Fans, Their Likes/Dislikes, Consumption Patterns and Their Hope for the Sport Moving Forward. - Jessamyn Delarmente Acebes, Student - University of California, Irvine - Jonathan Barajas, Student - Orange Coast College - Alexander Chin, Student - University of Massachusetts, Amherst - Will McGirl, Student - University of Oregon - Adam Nelson, Student - Orange Coast College - Damian Maciej Rosiak, Student - University of California, Irvine - Justin Surber, Student - University of Oregon - Guest Moderator: Whitney Wagoner, Director, Warsaw Sports Marketing Center - University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business

ESPORTS AND THE IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT

FEATURED INTERVIEW: Peter Levin, President, Interactive Ventures, Games and Digital Strategy - Lionsgate

ESPORTS TEAM VALUATION: HOW DEALS ARE BEING STRUCTURED

- Avi Bhuiyan, Executive Vice President, esports - Catalyst Sports & Media - Dylan Glendinning, Associate - Inner Circle Sports - Irwin Raij, Partner - O'Melveny & Myers - Ari Segal, President and Chief Operating Officer - Immortals

NETWORKING LUNCH

GOING MAINSTREAM: CONVERTING THE UN-CONVERTED

- Akshay Khanna, Vice President, Strategy - Philadelphia 76ers - Todd Merry, Chief Marketing Officer, Delaware North Companies - Grant Paranjape, Director, esports Business and Team Operations - Monumental Sports & Entertainment - Sebastian Park, Director, esports Development - Houston Rockets - Guest Moderator: Chris Puckett, Overwatch League Presenter - Activision Blizzard/MLG

SHARING A VISION: HOW ESPORTS GAMBLING CAN DRIVE VIEWERSHIP AND ENGAGEMENT FOR PUBLISHERS, TEAMS, BRANDS AND THE CASINO INDUSTRY

20 QUESTIONS: Rahul Sood, CEO - Unikrn - Guest Moderator: Christopher Hana, Chief Executive Officer - The Esports Observer

BRAND SPONSORSHIP IN ESPORTS: NOW AND THE FUTURE

- Rick Arpin, Senior Vice President, Entertainment - MGM Resorts International - Mark Coughlin, Board Member, Envy Gaming - Adrienne Ingoldt, Director, Marketing Communications - Jack in the Box - Matt Lederer, Executive Director, Sports Brand Strategy - Comcast - Nathan Lindberg, Director, Global esports Sponsorships - Twitch - Kyle Nelson, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer - MVPindex - Guest Moderator: Kern Egan, President, Lagardère Consulting

NETWORKING BREAK

UNLOCKING THE MEDIA & DIGITAL RICHES OF ESPORTS

- Craig Barry, Executive Vice President, Production & Chief Content Officer - Turner Sports/Eleague - Justin Dellario, Director, Programs - Twitch - Alan Gold, Partner, Evolution Media - Rob Simmelkjaer, Senior Vice President, NBC Sports Ventures

ESPORTS VENUES: CREATING ESPORTS FACILITIES AND HOSTING ESPORTS TOURNAMENTS

- Ron Chiu, Chief Strategy Officer, Business Development - AEG Presents - Paul Ward, Founder & Chief Executive Officer - Esports Arena - Guest Moderator: Christopher Hana, Chief Executive Officer, The Esports Observer

GOING IN-DEPTH: NBA 2K LEAGUE

Brendan Donohue, Managing Director - NBA 2K League

LOOKING AHEAD: THE GROWTH OF ELECTRONIC ARTS' (EA) FUTURE IN COMPETITIVE GAMING

Todd Sitrin, Senior Vice President & General Manager - Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Division (EA CGD)

PROGRAM CONCLUDES

Networking Cocktail Reception