Event Schedule

The same event runs 3 times per day, so you will only need to attend one time slot each day.
Daily events run for 45 minutes.
10am | 12.30pm | 2pm
  • Day 1

    Monday 14th June

  • Focuses on the professional side of gaming and talks about the life of a pro-gamer and to explore the parallels between traditional sports and gaming using concepts like sportsmanship, team work, communication, and having a high performance mindset. Experts focus on the pathways they took to be where they are today and how others might also follow in their footsteps.
    Competitive Gaming
    Esports
    Where
    YouTube

  • Day 2

    Tuesday 15th June

  • Focused on showcasing the life of a pro gamer or a game streamer. It is a chance to give some insight of what goes on behind the scenes for those in the spotlight and then to have some fun experiencing gaming first hand and also focuses on the pathways and struggles that each person took to be where they are today and how others might also follow in their footsteps.
    Esports
    Professional Gamers
    Where
    YouTube

  • Day 3

    Wednesday 16th June

  • Focused on the social aspects of gaming and how people interact with each other. It explores why people enjoy gaming and how many different kinds of people enjoy gaming. It covers the topics of inclusiveness, variety and representation and why it is important to young people. The sessions also explore some of the major problems in gaming like toxicity and gate-keeping.
    Behind the Scenes
    Digital Tech Careers
    Where
    YouTube

  • Day 4

    Thursday 17th June

  • Focuses on the entertainment side of things and the rise of gaming in pop culture. We talk about the rise of the game streamer and content creators and how they have become the new celebrity while exploring the popularity of video games in everyday life before jumping into some more games.
    Content Creation
    Esports
    Live Gaming
    Livestreaming
    Pop Culture & Celebrity
    Where
    YouTube

  • Day 5

    Friday 18th June

  • Focused on exploring the educational pathways within the digital space. We all play games but who makes the games, how can you get on the path to become a game designer or to work in the digital tech industry. We'll also showcase a number of amazing crews who have been innovating in this space. We also talk about the different career options within the digital tech industry like, character or world designing, digital artist or animator.
    Animation
    Coding
    Digital Tech Careers
    Esports
    Where
    YouTube

  • Parent/Whānau Event

    Wednesday 16th June

  • Careers in Games, Digital and Creative Tech Pathways. The session will provide parents and whānau with information so that they understand how gaming or tech might be their child’s future.
    Content Creation
    Digital Tech Careers
    Livestreaming
    Professional Gamers
    Wellbeing
    Where
    YouTube