Welcome to the first


International Online Conference by the Esports Research Network
December 9-10, 2021

The first Esports Research Network international conference

The Esports Research Network (ERN) and the Institut des Sciences du Sport-Santé (I3SP) of the University of Paris are pleased to host their own first online international esports research conference.

The ERN is a collaborative platform which connects more than 200 researchers from over 30 countries around the world and fosters interdisciplinary research on esports. The goals of the ERN are to gain rigorous insights into esports, foster the sustainable growth of esports, shape the role of esports in the society and translate this knowledge for the digitised world society is growing into.

The I3SP is part of the University of Paris. The sports science laboratory focuses its research projects towards the measurement of the motor, physiological, ecological and psychological capacities of the body through experimental protocols and fieldwork studies.

A two-day international conference
about Esports Health

For this first edition, the ERN has chosen the theme of « Esports Health & Well-being Management ». The multidisciplinary scientific event is dedicated to the international community of researchers, students, and industry professionals concerned by the physical, mental and social health issues of the esports sector. 

The objective of the conference is to assemble and connect researchers, whose work provides empirical data on health issues in esports, and industry professionals, who are confronted in their activities with these issues on a daily basis, for two days.

Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 health crisis, we have decided to host the ERNC 2021 as an online event. Regarding the format, we look forward to hosting submitted individual communications and possible symposia presentations in the morning sessions (thematic sessions), and invited keynotes by leaders in esports academics and panels of experts from the industry during the afternoon sessions (Q&A moderated).

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