Esport & Gaming Summit

Esport & Gaming Summit

Esports Summit

2022 Esport & Gaming Summit

Friday, March 25, 2022


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.


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