Global Dialogue on Esports – Connecting the world and building a more inclusive future


The emergence of esports is one of the big stories of our time. In our homes. In business. In technology. Join the newest member of the ITU, the Global Esports Federation, in a lively and revealing discussion of the power and potential of esports, for good.

Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

  • CHESTER KING
    CHESTER KING
    GEF Board Member; Chair of GEF Education, Culture, Wellness Commission; CEO
    British Esports Association
    Chester King is founder and chief executive of the British Esports Association with extensive experience in overseeing online and live esports events and tournaments. Further: he has 26 years of senior management experience in the health care, marketing, leisure, sports and esports industries. He is co-owner of the International Group of companies; since 1988, International Group has owned Stoke Park.
  • MELITA MOORE, M.D.
    MELITA MOORE, M.D.
    GEF Athletes & Players Commission; Head, Wellness Focus Group Team Physician NBA 2K League, WNBA & NBA
    MedStar Health System
    Melita Moore is a medical doctor based in Washington, DC, who is an expert in sports medicine and esports medicine and, as well, an in-demand international speaker. She has been team doctor for, among others, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the NBA 2K League Wizards District Gaming team. In September 2019, she created a month-long elective for physical medicine and rehabilitation residents focusing on esports medicine and digital lifestyle.
  • KOEN SCHOBBERS
    KOEN SCHOBBERS
    GEF Vice Chair, Athletes and Players Commission; Professional esports athlete, Strategist, Entrepreneur and TV personality
    Koen Schobbers, based in Holland, has been an esports athlete since he was 15, That was in 2007. Since, he has been an esports-related TV host and, like Dr. Moore, a much-demanded speaker. Two years ago, he opted to take a leave from his medical studies to focus on his business career in esports. A book for parents with gaming children is forthcoming.
  • LJ RICH
    LJ RICH
    Inventor, BBC "Click" Presenter
    BBC News
    World-renowned presenter LJ Rich is part of Click, the BBC’s flagship technology show. Since reading music at Oxford, she’s predicted tech trends and monitored emerging concepts in consumer electronics for over a decade, with particular interest in audio, AI and art. Her regular music show #ljtunes now has nearly 800,000 likes on Twitter’s live streaming service Periscope, and she’s performed live at some of the most prestigious venues on the planet. During her recent breast cancer treatment, LJ decided to make a video diary of her own chemo sessions to demystify it for others, which hit the top spot on the BBC website.
  • Global Esports Federation
    Global Esports Federation
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Date

24 Jun 2020

Time

CEST, Geneva
16:00 - 17:00

Topics

5G,
Education,
Health,
Inclusivity,
Sport
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