The IGDA will be present at the following events over the next short while. Do not hesitate to contact us if you want further information on our presence and activities, or if you'd like to hook up with us! Check out the newsletter page if you are looking for specifics on when IGDA chapters meet or contact the IGDA's Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, refer to our events log to see where we've been in the past.
Register now and get 20% off - use promotional code ANCPS20
APPNATION returns to New York City on May 21-22 for their 3rd annual Cross-Platform Summit to explore the burgeoning world of apps across all connected devices. We are looking forward to opening our doors to the best line-up yet -- 2 full days of engaging, insightful presentations from entrepreneurs, developers, and executives from across the broader mobile app and connected device ecosystems, first-tier and long-tail content providers, advertising agencies and brands, hardware and device manufacturers, carriers, technology companies, service providers, social media executives, innovative app developers, and leading research analysts.
IGDA members should enter the promotional code: "ANCPS20" for 20% off.
Special discount for members of IGDA!
Nordic Game offers all members of IGDA a nice discount on conference passes for this year’s event, 22‐24 May, in Malmø, Sweden.
Until the Heavy Bird deadline on 28 February, members of IGDA can combine this with a special organisation discount and save 3830 SEK on a main conference pass!
This is how you do it:
Hurry up, go to www.nordicgame.com, enter the conference registration, check the “Membership discount” box, choose IGDA from the drop down menu, and then enter the secret code IGDANG13 in the “Member ID” box.
Membership discounts are valid only for Nordic Game 2013 Conference tickets and may be combined with Early Bird discounts.
Deadlines for early bird offers:
Until 28 February, Heavy Bird + discount 3120 SEK (incl 25%VAT)
Until 10 April, Early Bird + discount 4360 SEK (incl 25% VAT)
Until 21 May, Ordinary Bird + discount 4880 SEK (incl 25% VAT)
Until 24 May, Late Bird + discount 5560 SEK (incl 25% VAT)
Nordic Game 2013: Celebration Time!
Nordic Game 2013 will celebrate its tenth edition on 22-24 May in Malmö, Sweden. Registration is now open for the most relevant games industry conference in Europe. Get ready to celebrate, NG13 style!
This is what you get:
Tim Schafer will be here!
We are working hard to create the strongest conference program ever, and we’re immensely proud to present Tim Schafer as the opening keynote speaker. Tim will be backed up by a string of global as well as local heroes, including talks by Richard Lemarchand (Uncharted), Julie Uhrman (CEO of OUYA), Mattias Nygren (LittleBigPlanet Vita), and many more.
Introducing Unite Nordic
It is a pleasure to announce Unite Nordic, 21-22 May, at Slagthuset in Malmö: A two-day event created by Unity, and the perfect way to sharpen those Unity skills and prepare for the future.
Pitch & Match returns with a great offer
The Pitch & Match B2B system premiered at last year’s conference with great success. Buy your pass now and experience how the perfect combination of a targeted audience, an online meeting system, and a personal matchmaker makes the difference.
Nordic Fast Track
A brand new track in the conference program, the Nordic Fast Track is the fastest connection between Nordic developers and the conference audience. Sessions will be short, sweet and straight to the point. Watch out for more info very soon.
…and much, much more
Nordic Game Indie Night + Live Pitching Session + Exhibition Floor + Nordic Game Play Area + Nordic Game Awards 2013 + Development Support Grant Ceremony + Gala Dinner + the renowned Nordic Party + You, of course.
Registration is now open
Go to www.nordicgame.com and sign up today. For sponsorship questions, please contact email@example.com.
Unite Nordic and Nordic Game 2013 will be held on 21-24 May in the “Slagthuset” venue in Malmö, Sweden, just 21 minutes by train from Copenhagen Airport.
Nordic Game 2011 Sponsors and Partners: Autodesk, Unity, City of Malmø, Region Skåne, Media Evolution, EGDF, KreaNord, EGCA.
The Ottawa International Game Conference (OIGC) showcases the innovations and emerging trends in the Ottawa and Canadian gaming industry.
The Second Annual OIGC is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Ottawa Convention Centre. Founded by a consortium of game studios in 2012, the Second Annual OIGC will bring together the geek developers, whisky drinking business types, and artsy creative’s. Keynote speakers will blow minds, dynamic panels may turn into shouting matches, exhibitors will give away tons of SWAG, and the parties are going to make us wish handheld cameras were never invented.
OIGC 2013 is a must-attend event for game developers, artists, students, industry recruiters, and the players who live, eat and breath everything game-related. OIGC 2013…Let the games begin!
IGDA members receive a 20% discount using code "GAMEONOTTAWA"!
Inside Social Apps brings together today's leading developers of social and mobile apps and games for a two-day summit on the future of app and game growth and monetization on mobile and social platforms. Discussions will tackle key issues and explore new opportunities facing social and mobile apps, including marketing, monetization, app and game design, and distribution on established and emerging platforms.
15% discount using code IGDA15
IGDA Seattle Game Creators Summit
The Game Creators Summit is a full day conference by game developers, for game developers, focusing on strategic concepts and processes important to independent game developers! Come attend this inaugural event and hear from some of the best and brightest minds in the industry!
When: June 7, 2013, 08:00 - 18:00
Where: JBL Theater at the Experience Music Project/Sci-Fi Museum, 325 5th Ave N Seattle, WA 98109
Cost: $45 for IGDA members, $60 for non-members.
Register now at http://2013gcs.eventbrite.com/
The American Bar Association presents a 1-day Video Games and Digital Media Conference, happening in conjunction with E3!
Hours: 08:45 - 19:00
Location: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90071-2602
The Web Game Conference is the conference for leaders and innovators of the web, social and mobile game industry, organized by the SNJV, France's Videogame trade Association. This annual conference hosted for the first time this year at Microsoft France, brings together european industry leaders to discuss, collaborate, and share advancements about design, business, community and legal areas of online game development and publishing.
The Web Game Conference features one day of web, social and mobile game development lectures, roundtables, renowned local and international industry speakers and meetings. It is the sole place to enhance your knowledge of the social and browser games european market.
4th Web Game Conference will take place at Microsoft's building in the south of Paris (Issy-les-Moulineaux) on June 19th and 20th, 2013. Last 3 editions gathered more than 800 professionnals from Europe and USA, including: Ankama, Facebook , Big Point, Ubisoft, GameForge, MotionTwin, Unity, Travian, etc.
For the first time ever, game developers from around the world are meeting to begin setting international standards and raising the benchmarks for QA and localisation across all platforms. The Game QA & Localisation Forum is the first meeting of its kind anywhere in the world!
Taking place in London, United Kingdom, on June 25th - 26th 2013, the forum will bring together QA and Localisation Managers, Directors and VPs from game developers around the world and it is set to be an iconic date in the QA world's diary!
With Keynotes and panels including EA, Sony, Sega, Codemasters and Paradox, the Game QA & Localisation 2013 event highlights include:
- Develop best practices for test plans, QA budgeting and strategy
- Automation - how to automate testing, assimilate it into your existing strategy and when to use it
- Selecting the right technology tools and outsourced solutions for your QA
- Working on different platforms - the minefield of platform-specific requirements
- Establishing a clear QA career path and team structure to encourage internal asset retention and development
These topics will be approached by leading experts in the field, including:
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Chris Rowley, Senior Director of Certification, Electronic Arts
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dave Parkinson, Director, Global 1st Party QA, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Ghulam Khan, Sega (Europe) Ltd
Edmundo Harbin, ProSiebenSat.1, Media AG
Eddy di Luccio, Codemasters
Carsten ‘t Mannetje, Paradox Development Studios
Jesse Penning, Ganz Studios
Whether it be for console, PC, mobile, online or social, the playability and game experience can now define a game's success - or failure - are you ready to step over the threshold?
IGDA members are entitled to attend the Gaming QA & Localisation Forum for £199* using the code: IGDA199.
This code will be valid until the 17th of May so make sure you register today!
To place your booking get in touch in one of the following ways:
*Discount available to Game Developers and Publisher passes only. Sponsorship and Solutions Provider passes are also available here. Discounted tickets are available to representatives from non-vendor organizations; organizations that do not provide a technology, service or solution. The discount does not extend to any company whose main or partial business is the provision of products or services of any kind to the aforementioned company type. IQPC reserves the right to revoke or refuse issue of reduced tickets at any time. For Sponsorship opportunities please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The World's Leading CDN Summit comes to the USA!
With over 30 key industry speakers from the entire CDN and Cloud ecosystem and over 200 attendees expected, CDN World Las Vegas will provide you with the opportunity to:
· Learn the very best methods for content delivery management
· Hear from industry thought leaders and pick up tips and tricks to overcome your challenges
· Meet and network with senior level attendees from CDN and Data Center departments at Telcos and other service providers.
Don't miss our exclusive Online Gaming Delivery Workshop!
Experience a technical overview and hands-on demonstrations of using the Highwinds GDN (Game Delivery Network) and its partner products to manage the storage, delivery, amd measurement of online games and gaming.
· Real-world demonstration of an end-to-end solution for delivering, launching, updating and measuring games
· Supported by best-of-breed, fully integrated solutions from four leading companies in the content delivery and gaming industries
· Focus on the needs of the gaming community to drive design of products and features specific to gaming distribution
· Curbing long download times to reduce download abandonment, improve player experience, and control costs
Cash in on CDN and Cloud Convergence - Hear from incredible high level speakers in the industry including Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Verizon, Amazon, Discovery Communications Europe Ltd and many more...
See the latest innovations in the industry and make smart connections with the Cloud Deliver Vendor Community
Network with over 200 senior level decision makers within the cloud and CDN ecosystem
All IGDA Members will receive a 20% Discount! Just quote VIP Code I799B IGDA when registering.
Q-ED is a one-day conference of industry talks and panels taking place during the Q-Con games convention in Belfast. Q-Con XIX (last year) was one of the UK and Ireland's largest games conventions with over 2,200 people attending throughout the weekend.
Now in its 40th year, the SIGGRAPH conference is the premier international event on computer graphics and interactive techniques. SIGGRAPH 2013 is expected to draw more than 20,000 professionals from five continents to Anaheim, California.
The free to attend event, Gaming World at Apps World Europe, will be looking at how mobile and gaming together are disrupting the digital entertainment industry, and what this means for developers, gaming houses, console and device manufacturers, digital marketers, publishers and broadcasters.