DreamHack is where the gaming community comes to life. This year at DreamHack Melbourne, we’re inviting you to join us as we explore the world of gaming across the weekend, through a number of interactive panels. Whether you’re a tabletop gamer, a budding professional esports player, or want to find a career in gaming, we’ll have a panel for you. The best part? All panels will be 100% free for any DreamHack Melbourne ticket holder to attend.


In The Lead: Getting a Job in Esports
– 10:15 AM -11:00 AM
– Margaret Court Arena

Online Safety and Social Media
– 11:05 AM -11:50 AM
– Margaret Court Arena

University Pathways to the Esports & Gaming Industry
– 11:55 AM-12:40 PM
– Margaret Court Arena

Life as a Content Creator
– 2:25PM – 2:55PM
– Margaret Court Arena


Quest Accepted: Working in Gaming
– 12:00 AM at Panels stage
– An insight into the gaming and esports industry and hear from speakers who are
personally involved and how they got to where they are now!

Live Dungeons & Dragons with the Dragon Friends
– 1:00 PM at Dreamhack Mainstage
– Join the Dragon Friends on the Dreamhack mainstage in one of their dungeons and
dragons adventures!

League of Legends: Your Content Journey
– 3:00 PM at Dreamhack Mainstage
– Hear from Ovilee May and other popular League of Legends content creators on how they got to where they are!


Live Werewolf with the Dragon Friends
– 11:00 AM at Dreamhack Mainstage
– Live interactive session with Dragon Friends playing a couple of games of Werewolf

Interactive Esport Psychology: Your Problems Solved LIVE
– 11:30 AM at Panels Stage
– Dr Michelle Pain, with James Stewart moderating, will take questions from the audience to problem solve issues common among players and teams

Pestily & Friends Tarkov Panel
– 1:00 PM at Dreamhack Mainstage
– Catch Aussie Tarkov streamers Pestily, RedOps, Slushpuppy, ToastRackTV & Train as they discuss all things Tarkov on the Dreamhack Mainstage

Cosplay For Beginners
– 3:00 PM at Panels Stage
– Want to find out how to start with cosplay? then this panel is for you! It includes tips ‘n’ tricks, tutorials, and more!


Interested in hosting a panel at Australia’s first-ever DreamHack festival? You’re in the right place! We’re looking for ideas that are big, small, and anything in-between. DreamHack festivals are celebrations of everything related to gaming and lifestyle – so if you’ve got a panel that you reckon might fit in, let us know. After submission, the DreamHack Melbourne team will compile and review everyone who’s put in their (awesome) ideas, and get back to you prior to the end of July.

Submit your panel application before July 31st!

panels at other DreamHack festivals