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​If you would like us to list your event on our site, please e-mail hseppa@calstate.edu.


Oct 10-11, 2019 - UCI Esports Conference 2019​ |​ UC Irvine

Esports appeal to millions worldwide and have observable social, political, and economic impacts. This influence presents unique opportunities for academia and industry to examine a variety of topics. Research on esports continues to grow in both volume and complexity while the industry continues to refine itself as both a profession and a cultural force. Following the success of an esports summit in 2016, the 2018 Esports Research Conference was the first conference of its kind to focus on esports research and practice inclusive of both academics and industry professionals. Created to provide a space for esports researchers and industry leaders to come together to present research, discuss topics relevant to future work, celebrate collaboration in the growing field, and build bridges between the many communities that make up the field of esports.​

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Oct 11th @ 1:00pm through October 12 @​ 4:00pm​, 2019 - CSU & Adobe XD Creative Jam LIVE!​ |​ Participating Campuses: ​Cal Poly SLO, Cal Poly Pomona, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Northridge, Fullerton, San Jose, and Channel Islands. 

Team up with your classmates to master the user experience design application Adobe XD quickly and create simple interactive prototypes! In the CSU Creative Jam, you and your team will use Adobe XD to be victorious in the tournament, advance your career opportunities, and put some gift card cred in your pocket, as well as get to claim bragging rights for your campus.

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Oct 22-24, 2019 - YOMO LA​ |​ Los Angeles Convention Center

FREE three day event! YoMo Los Angeles is part of a global celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts & design and mathematics (STEAM) for young people 6-18 years. YoMo is designed to bring the classroom learning to life and help students learn about the exciting and rewarding career opportunities in STEAM in an increasingly mobile world.​

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Oct 24, 2019 - Winston Baker's Confluence Summit​ |​ San Francisco, CA

​Join Danny Glover ​on "Evolving as a Story Teller" at Confluence Summit​​​ this October. As the forces of technology and entertainment continue to both disrupt and infl­uence one another, how can tech developers and content creators combine e­fforts to take our generation’s innovative revolution even further? Through keynotes and discussions with our speaking faculty, we will discover the answers at the next Confluence Summit.​

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Nov 12-14​​, 2019 - Digital Hollywood | Los Angeles, CA

Our higher education collaboration with Digital Hollywood allows us to offer extremely discounted passes for both Students & Faculty to attend this bi-annual conference in October and May. The participating panels and events can also be streamed live through the Digital Hollywood site.

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January 2020 - New Filmmakers LA | On Location - Exploring the LA Media Pipeline

This is a two week-long intensive class that will explore LA's role as the epicenter of the film industry and shed light on how to successfully create digital content. This course will provide a realistic, insider view into the world of new media production.

Please e-mail hseppa@calstate.edu for more info!


June 2020 - ET Summit | Entertainment Technology Summit | Bay Area, CA - Final date TBD

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The CSUEA will be hosting a 1-2 day summit in Northern California, exploring the intersection of Entertainment and Technology.​

Please e-mail snelson@calstate.edu for more info!


June 2020 - TVOT - TV of Tomorrow Show | San Francisco, CA - Final date TBD

Over the past few years TVOT and TVOT NYC have become the leading venues for agencies, brands, broadcasters, content-owners and adtech companies to explore the complex interrelationships between audience measurement, big data, and advanced advertising. The shows also provide multiple opportunities for TV and video professionals to examine the potential of significant new technologies, such as ATSC 3.0/Next-Gen TV, 5G, autonomous vehicles, Blockchain, artificial intelligence/machine learning, voice assistants, VR/AR, and more. Additionally, the shows have become one of the very few places where established TV players can meet and network with the creative and business communities that have emerged on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitch, TikTok and other social-video platforms to address the rapidly evolving viewing habits and programming preferences of Millennials and Gen Z.

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