Thursday, July 28, 2011

GDC 2012 Call for Speakers Now Open, Sep 29 Serious Games Summit

 
Serious Games challenging us to play a better future


The call for submissions to present lectures, panels, roundtables, and tutorials at the 2012 Game Developers Conference (GDC) is now open through Tuesday, September 6. GDC will be held March 5-9, 2012 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. 

NOTE: If you are interested in submitting for any of the GDC Summits, the call for submission will open September 29 - October 31.

The advisory board is seeking submissions from game developers with expertise in any of the following tracks: Audio, Business, Marketing & Management, Design, Production, Programming, and Visual Arts.

Please review the submission guidelines and track topics prior to submitting:

Mark your Calendars for GDC 2012!

March 5-9, 2012
Moscone Convention Center
San Francisco, CA



March 5 - March 9, 2012
GDC Play Days March 6 & 7
Moscone Convention Center
San Francisco, CA

 

The Game Developers Conference®-- the world’s longest running and largest professionals only event dedicated to game development -- introduces GDC Play as a unique opportunity for emerging developers to showcase their games to fellow GDC attendees.

Inspired by the success of the Independent Games Festival Pavilion at GDC, the new initiative will include space in special Pavilions themed around emerging game markets. The program will allow GDC Play exhibitors to display their games to key distributors, publishers, press and investors visiting the conference. GDC Play Pavilions for social & online, smartphone & tablet, and independent games will all located within a dedicated room and include a networking lounge with seating areas for more in-depth meetings.
GDC 2012 will also host an exclusive, invitation-only event to showcase the games at GDC Play.  The guest list will include GDC Play exhibitors, sponsors, select publishers and members of the press, investors & other decision makers.

When signing up for GDC Play, which is open to a range of emerging developers showcasing playable games, game creators will be given a standalone kiosk with a monitor, keyboard, speakers and Internet connection, as applicable. This makes it an incredibly simple, low-cost opportunity to exhibit titles to prospective business partners, investors and the press.