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STEAM Cafe - The Origin of South Dakota Esports – SD Mines: Past,Present and Future

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Denver
Local Time: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wyatt Engel, Hardrocker Athletics Esports Coordinator

Esports is one of the fastest growing entertainment industries in the world and has somehow found roots in an unlikely place: South Dakota. This talk will look at the development of internet culture and video games over the last 10 years, the origin of esports in South Dakota, and the biggest playmakers who pushed the esports industry to blossom. Discussion will highlight sustainability and growth in the industry, from entertainment to software engineering jobs. Attendees will be challenged to open their minds to a new generation of competition and embrace what is to come.

 

Location: Hay Camp Brewing
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