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IGDA Brings Leadership Track to SIEGE 2013

Tuesday, August 6, 2013  
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The IGDA Leadership Track at SIEGE (4 - 6 in Atlanta, USA) invites speakers and panelists to contribute suggestions for sessions that will educate, enlighten and encourage leaders in the game development industry. The speakers for this track will be carefully selected to provide the most meaningful and up-to-date information for improving the abilities and knowledge base of company founders, discipline managers and aspiring leaders.

 

Call for Proposals (CFP) -- EXTENDED

 

When: Proposals for panel discussions (preferred) or individual sessions has been extended and are welcome any time before Friday 16 August 2013, 23:59 (U.S. Pacific Time). Accepted panelists and speakers will receive complimentary passes to SIEGE for themselves and one guest.

 

Limited assistance with accommodations is available.

 

What: Advancing knowledge for leaders in the games industry. We're looking for content that would interest senior management, newly formed teams, large departments, small startups, outsourcers, contractors, etc. What will not be accepted: white-washed post-mortems, adoption techniques for common methodologies and purely theoretical discussions. We want to offer the most pertinent and contemporary firsthand accounts and concrete lessons that can be readily applied by session attendees.

 

Target Audience: Expect the audience for your session to comprise veteran CEO's, all manner of discipline leads and developers who aspire to leadership positions.

 

How: Click here to submit your proposal!

If you have any questions about the CFP process please contact the IGDA Leadership Planning Team via ops -at- igda -dot- org.

 

About the International Game Developers Association (IGDA)

The IGDA is the largest non-profit membership organization serving all individuals who create video games. The IGDA advances the careers and enhances the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating on issues that affect the developer community. These core activities advance games as a medium—and game development as a profession.

 

About the Southern International Entertainment and Game Expo (SIEGE)

Held 4 - 6 October in Atlanta, USA and now in its seventh year, SIEGE features leading figures from a wide spectrum of the game development industry, including artists, programmers, designers, investors, writers, teachers and business executives. Other speakers include government figures, experts on social issues, serious games and more. The event also includes a college fair for high school students looking to learn game design skills, a Games for Health Day @ SIEGE, a game investment conference and many networking events for people looking to enter the industry as well as people already making games.

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