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Unedited press release follows:
Mark Your Calendar! Canadian Games Conference and Videogame Awards
Speaker Line-Up Announced and Tickets on Sale!
CANADIAN GAMES CONFERENCE – May 19-20th, 2011
Vancouver Convention Centre
Everyone loves a good story! When you attend the 2011 Canadian Games Conference (formerly GDC-Canada) you’ll hear riveting tales about challenges faced or success achieved in the Game industry. The Canadian Games Conference is a two-day conference/exhibition that brings together some of the industry’s top innovators, businesses and talent responsible for the explosive growth of the gaming industry, providing a platform to share knowledge and develop industry partnerships while showcasing the beautiful city of Vancouver. Mark your calendar for May 19-20th and come be part of the story!
Announcing the first round of confirmed sessions:
Musing About Cloud – Denis Dyak, Silicon Knights
How FIFA Stumbled on a New Business Model – Paul Hossack, EA
How MMOs Really Work – Simon Ludgate, Soulrift and Craig Morrison, Funcom
On-Line Everywhere – Cyrus Greenall, Ubisoft Vancouver
The Design Evolution of HOARD – Tyler Sigman, Big Sandwich Games
Use Social Media Marketing to Grow Your Studio – Matt Tanner, Snowed in Studios
So You Want to be a Game Programmer? – Karl Schmidt, THQ
Microsoft KINECT Showcase
How to Self Fund Development – RBC and Export Development Canada
Cross Platform iOS Development – Wolfgang Hamann, Koolhaus Games
DO Sweat the Small Stuff – Kris Piotrowski, Capybara Games
CANADIAN VIDEOGAME AWARDS – MAY 18th, 2011
Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC
Don’t miss the party of the year as Canada celebrates its best work in the videogame industry at this gala event. Featuring a live performance by Video Games Live, and hosted by EP’s own Victor Lucas, this show will sell out fast. Tickets start at just $30 for CGC pass holders. Click HERE to buy! Reminder: public voting for Game of the Year will start April 15th on the CVA website.