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Redefining Gaming: Building Las Vegas as a Video Game Hub (Invitation Only)

Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to gain a deep understanding of how the video game industry fuels economic progress, propels innovation, and reshapes the workforce landscape.

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Redefining Gaming: Building Las Vegas as a Video Game Hub (Invitation Only)
Redefining Gaming: Building Las Vegas as a Video Game Hub (Invitation Only)

Time & Location

Oct 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Proprietor's Reserve, 6635 Badura Ave #180, Las Vegas, NV 89118, USA

About the Event

INVITATION ONLY

Hosted by the AAPI Chamber and Chamber Foundation

Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to gain a deep understanding of how the video game industry fuels economic progress, propels innovation, and reshapes the workforce landscape.

AGENDA:

4pm: Check-In

4:20pm - 4:30pm: Opening Remarks

  • Catherine Francisco, President & CEO of AAPI Chamber
  • Minjia Yan, Executive Director of AAPI Chamber Foundation

4:30pm - 4:50pm: Industry Overview

  • Bre Auberry, Chief Marketing Officer of XSET
  • Erin Ashley Simon, Co-Owner and Chief Culture Officer of XSET

4:50pm - 5:10pm: Mental Health & Wellness

  • Alan Jager, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Richer Life Counseling 

5:10pm - 5:30pm: Exploring Career Path & Building Talent Pipeline

  • Milo Ocampo, Esports Program Manager at Stride Inc.
  • Ed Thompson, AAPI Chamber Board Member
  • Yugina Yun, Lead of North American Education Programs at Gen.G
  • Stephen Sye, CEO and Co-founder of Futures First Gaming LLC
  • Malcolm Coley, Chief Technology Officer of Futures First Gaming, LLC

5:30pm - 6:30pm: Beyond Casinos: Vegas as a Gaming Hub

  • Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom
  • Julio Abarca, Chief of Staff of Streamline Studios
  • Stuart Saw, CEO of RTS
  • Greg Selkoe, CEO of XSET
  • Quinn Wageman, Partner at Triple Point

6:30pm - 7pm: Networking Reception

🌐 Global Perspective: Delve into a comprehensive analysis of how the video game industry transcends borders and contributes to economic growth on a global scale. 

💼 Workforce Dynamics: Explore the diverse range of careers it supports – from game development and design to marketing, esports management, and beyond. Learn how the industry attracts and nurtures talent, offering innovative opportunities for skills development.

📈 Economic Catalyst: Discover how the video game industry serves as a catalyst for economic development. Explore the ripple effects it creates across sectors such as technology, entertainment, tourism, and education.

🧠 Mental Health Resources: Access a wealth of mental health resources and support systems. The key to a healthy relationship between mental health and video games is moderation and mindfulness.

🌟 Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Hear from visionary leaders who have leveraged gaming technology to spawn new businesses, drive technological advancements, and pioneer immersive experiences beyond traditional gaming.

Schedule


  • 20 minutes

    Check In


  • 10 minutes

    Opening Remark

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