GEFcon, staged in parallel to the Global Esports Games, spotlights leading voices, convenes leading minds, idea shapers, and diverse voices from around the world, explores the limitless reach of esports. Thought leaders and experts hailing from esports, sport, academia, athletes and youth, government, technology, and business will share the stage at the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel on December 15.

Organized by the Global Esports Federation, the GEFcon will take center stage, a day before over 300 esports athletes from across 65 nations and territories vie for gold at the World Finals of the Istanbul 2022 Global Esports Games.

Check back for the speakers’ line-up.

Program Details
15 December 2022, Thursday
14:00 – 14:40 Opening
14:45 – 15:25 Panel 1: Global Esports Landscape
15:30 – 16:10 Panel 2: Esports and Sports: A Focus on Türkiye and the Region
16:15 – 16:55 Panel 3: Unlocking the Limitless Potential for Youth and the Creative Economy
16:55 – 17:00 Afterword


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