16 July 2019 (Main Forum)

Ocean View Court, Arcade @ Cyberport

08:30 - 09:30

Registration

Opening

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome Remarks

  • Mr Peter Yan
    CEO of Cyberport
09:40 - 09:45

Opening Remarks

  • The Hon Nicholas W Yang, GBS, JP
    Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
09:45 - 10:10

Esports Venue Opening Ceremony

10:10 - 10:45

DELF Celebrity Invitational Game: League of Legends

Next Big Thing of the World’s Esports

10:45 - 11:15

Power Talk: The Supercharged World of Esports

  • Mr Bernhard Mogk
    Senior Vice President Global Sales & Business Development of ESL
Moderator
  • Virtual Host (
    Mr Sam Cooke
    Managing Director and Co-Founder of Esports Insider
    )
11:15 - 11:50

Global Exchange: Blooming Esports in the Region

Panellists
  • Dr Afif Bahardin
    Penang State Executive Councillor
  • Mr Ido Brosh
    President of Israeli e-Sports Association
  • Mr Hans Jagnow
    President of ESBD – German Esports Federation
  • Mr Samart Assarasakorn
    Executive Secretary to President of Thailand Esports Federation
Moderator
  • Mr Timothy Shen
    Founder & CEO of Yes! E-Sports Asia Holdings Limited (“YEAH”)
11:50 - 12:25

GBA Opportunities: Hong Kong’s Esports, Ready to Fly High

Panellists
  • Mr Eric Yeung
    President of Esports Association Hong Kong
  • Mr Derek Cheung
    Chairman of Hong Kong eSports Federation
  • Mr Mario Ho
    President of Macao E-sports Federation
Moderator
  • Ir Eric Chan
    Chief Public Mission Officer of Cyberport
12:25 - 13:30

Lunch Break

Global Overview and Regional Dynamics

13:30 - 13:50

Where will Esports Global Market Stand in the Next 5 Years?

  • Ms Cecilia Yau
    Entertainment and Media Partner of PwC Hong Kong
13:50 - 14:10

Regional Development – Leading the Esports Economy in Korea

  • Mr Cheolhag Kim
    Secretary General of Korea e-Sports Association
14:10 - 14:40

Regional Development – Learning from Japan’s Esports Business Experience

  • Mr Shigenori Araki
    Managing Corporate Officer of Capcom Co., Ltd.
  • Mr Yuya Tanida
    Representative Director, CEO of WellPlayed Inc.
14:40 - 15:00

Regional Development – LaLiga Case Study: From Traditional Sports to Esports

  • Mr Eduard Castell
    Delegate of LaLiga in Hong Kong
15:00 - 15:15

Break

15:15 - 17:15

Top gamers gather on stage for the battle!

DELF 2019 brings you exciting games to the stage. Heated League of Legends, FIFA and Street Fighter battles will be brought to you by top gamers in Asia. Click here for more information.

Tech Zone - Inno Track (Concurrent)
  • 15:15 - 15:35

    Ready for New Generation of Gaming Technology

    • Mr Samuel Lo
      General Manager of NVIDIA AI Technology Centre
  • 15:35 - 15:55

    Simulation Esports: the Future of Gaming

    • Mr Tristan Lo
      Co-Founder & CEO of Godzpeed Autosport
  • 15:55 - 16:35

    Getting Started with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Gaming

    • Mr David Wong
      Manager, Lead Development of AWS

    Live Streaming in the Age of Competitive Gaming

    • Mr Simon Lee
      Business Development Manager of AWS
  • 16:35 - 16:55

    FPS, Shooting Sports and VR

    • Mr Hilton Law
      Incubator of Team Bravo
  • 16:55 - 17:15

    Gaming PCs, Now and Future

    • Mr Jacky Huang
      Director of Product of ZOTAC
Tech Zone - Business & Beyond Track (Concurrent)
  • 15:15 - 15:35

    Esports Athletes Performance Analytics and Technology Applications

    • Mr Ricky Wang
      Director of Team Vici
    • Mr Andrew Leung
      Founder of HeimaeSports
  • 15:35 - 15:55

    Introducing New Platform & Business Ecosystem for Gaming/Esports

    • Mr Matthias Castell
      Chief Business & Digital Officer of Digital Plus
  • 15:55 - 16:15

    Commercialising Esports in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

    • Mr Alex Norman
      Senior Managing Associate of Bird & Bird
  • 16:15 - 16:35

    Tackling Hiring Challenges in Esports

    • Mr Tom Watterson
      Head of Hong Kong, SRI
  • 16:35 - 16:55

    Data Analytics Powering Game Strategies

    • Mr Peter Choi
      Director of Go Extreme Limited
  • 16:55 - 17:15

    Introducing the New Concept of Esports Enterprises

    • Mr SK Tong
      CEO of ER Esports Limited
Venturer Zone - Start-up & Scale-up Track (Concurrent)
  • 15:15 - 15:40

    Future Trends of Asian EStadiums

    • Mr Roy Kwong
      Founder & CEO of Kowloon E-Stadium Limited
    • Mr Ryan Chow
      CEO & Co-Founder of Cyber Games Arena
  • 15:40 - 16:05

    The Winning Formula behind Esports Branding

    • Mr Man Kin-fung
      CEO of Global Esports Ltd.
    • Mr Nigel Szeto
      Founder of Zenox
  • 16:05 - 16:35

    The Future Game Changers: What It Takes to be an Esports Entrepreneur

    Panellists
    • Mr Daniel Lo
      Founder and CEO of GoGoChart
    • Mr Edward Li
      Co-Founder & CEO of Twitchy Finger Limited
    • Mr Mark Chu
      Founder and CEO of Gamespace Multimedia Ltd
    Moderator
    • Mr Gabriel Pang
      Chairman of Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association
  • 16:35 - 16:55

    What You Need to Know about Publishing Mobile Apps & Games in China

    • Mr Aaron Denford
      Marketing Manager for APPTUTTi
  • 16:55 - 17:15

    The Importance of Branding for Gaming Influencers

    • Mr Jan Wong
      Founder of OpenMinds
Venturer Zone - Wellness & Professional Development Track (Concurrent)
  • 15:15 - 15:40

    Esports: from Wellness to Development

    • Mr Nicholas Khoo
      Chairman of Singapore's Cybersports and Online Gaming Association
  • 15:40 - 16:10

    Esports & Youth Support in Hong Kong

    Panellists
    • Mr Anthony Cheuk
      Social Worker (I) of Aberdeen Kai-fong Welfare Association Social Service Jockey Club Integrated Service Centre
    • Ms Wong Ching Yi
      Team Leader of Caritas Infiniti Teens - Cyber Youth Support Team
    Moderator
    • Mr Tse Ching Yuen
      Executive Director of Youth Outreach
  • 16:10 - 16:25

    An Overview of Institutional Support to Esports Education

    • Dr Sai Ming Lam
      Associate Head, College of Life Sciences and Technology of HKU SPACE
  • 16:25 - 16:40

    Nurturing Esports and Digital Business Talents in the New Age

    • Mr Andrew Yam
      Lecturer, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, The Open University of Hong Kong
  • 16:40 - 16:55

    Spearheading Esports Talent Cultivation – University Esports International Initiative (UEII)

    • Mr Sherman Cheng
      Director (Administration and Finance) of Association of Pacific Rim Universities
  • 16:55 - 17:15

    From Gamer to Esports Star

    • Mr Ho Kun Xian (Xian)
      Razer

*Backstage Tours

Departing at 15:15, 15:45, 16:15 & 16:45
17:15 - 18:00

Networking Hour