The University of Alaska Fairbanks hosted its second Esport & Gaming Summit on Friday,
March 25, 2022. This free event was open to students, faculty, staff and community
members, and offered virtual panel sessions by industry experts and UAF departments.
Recordings of each of the online panels may be viewed below or on the YouTube playlist for the event.
ONLINE PANEL 1: Female Representation in Gaming
Moderator: Peggy Keiper
Court "FrozenFlygone" - Games Done Quick/Frame Fatales
Leonie Leonard - GameHERS
ONLINE PANEL 2: Current State of Education in Esport
Moderator: Amanda Langhorst
Katrina Adkins - SHI International Corp.
Heath Day - GCI
Jeff White - National Junior College Athletic Association
ONLINE KEY NOTE PANEL: Mental Health and Gaming
Moderator: Shayna Smith
Kelli Dunlap - Take This!
Kim Frost - UAF
Mike Juell - UAF
John Spiher - Dignitas
Hybrid Community Game Night
During the game night, in-person participants attempted to conquer a summit in "The
Climb 2" on the Oculus Quest 2, participated in casual gaming and watched the Valorant
team in action. Online attendees had the opportunity to play Jackbox games, which
are easy to learn even for first-time players.