The schedule can be subjected to change

Day 1

Room 1 – Current & Future Trends

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By TBC

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit

Host will welcome everyone to the European Games Summit and will briefly outline the day for everyone

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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Keynote under construction

By tbc

Topic under Construction!
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

Legal Trends to consider in game development/publishing

By Isabel Davies, Video games, esports and digital entertainment lawyer at Purewal & Partners

More Info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

Emotional Engineering

By Gary O’Reilly, Agnes Roche, Susan Tackenberg and Chris Crawford

Topic under construction
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

Seeing reality as a system of processes, not a collection of Objects

By Chris Crawford, Founder of GDC

Topic under construction
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

Ways to make a success of your VR Game beyond digital stores

By Sam Watts, Director of Immersive Technologies at Make Real

More Info
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

Future of Gaming EducationPanel under construction

By David Willias, Course Director and Head of Programmes for Games & Animation for Pulse College/Dublin Business School

Topic under construction
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

The WarDucks Story

By Nikki Lannen, CEO of Warducks

More info
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Future of Gaming: What is next?

Panel led by tbc

Topic under construction
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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech

By TBC

More info

Theo will close the day with a quick speech to highlight the talks of the day and to give more information for the afterparty

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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 2

Room 1 – Current & Future Trends

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info

We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.

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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By TBC

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit

Host will welcome everyone to the European Games Summit and will briefly outline the day for everyone

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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Opening Keynote: The Value of the Irish Games Industry

By Jamie McCormick, Director of Bitcoin Marketing Team

Topic under Construction!
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

Kickstarter for beginners

By Michael Liebe, Founder & CEO of International Games Week/ Outreach Games Europe for Kickstarter

More Info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

Panel under construction

Panel by TBC

Topic under construction
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

AI – What about ethics?

By Susan Tackenberg, Owner of Susan Tackenberg Media & Communications Consultant

Topic under construction
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

Cloud Gaming: It was never about latency

By Bruce Grove, CEO of Polystream

More Info
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

The importance of innovation to maintain and build an audience

By Audrey Kuznetsov, CEO of KamaGames

Topic under construction
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

Future Trends: Empowering players to become more

By Agnes Roche, Program Manager for Miscrosoft (PlayFab)

More info
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Virtual reality becomes a group activity

Panel led by Sam Watts, Spaoi

Topic under construction
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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech

By tbc

More info
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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 1

Room 2 – Esports

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By TBC

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit

TBC

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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Opening Keynote: Topic under construction

By TBC

Topic under construction
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

Esports Education: Impact in Schools

By Chester King, CEO of The British Esports Association

More info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

Law in esports: Immigration, Contracts and IPs

Panel led by TBC

More info

This panel will look further into VR and how it’s shaping our prespective of realistic experiences, but how far will it go? We will look to explore how future VR can be explored into the realm of Fantasy or Reality as the technology progress enough to given a highten experience for the user, but is this a good thing?

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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

Keynote under Construction

By Tbc

More info
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

The sporting esports landscape needs to become more owner centric to succeed

By Trev Keane, Head of Business Development at Sportego

Topic under construction
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

Grassroot events – The seeds of esports communitys

Panel le by tbc

More info
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

Esports Marketing: Now and in the future

By Mitsouko Anderson, Campaign Executive for Code Red Esports

More info
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Esports Orgs – Obstacles and challenges

Panel Led by

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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech: Topic under construction

By TBC

Topic under construction
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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 2

Room 2 – Esports

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By TBC

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit

TBC

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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Meltdown Esports Bars Journey

By Sophia Metz, CEO of Meltdown Esports Bar

Topic under construction
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

Developing an accessible core game for a casual audience

By Kam Punia, Founder of Pixion Games

More info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

Panel under construction

Panel led by TBC

More info
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

Keynote under constructions

By 

More info
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

Creative Marketing with esports

By Matthew Fawdrey, Head of Esports for Maverick Media & Co-Founder of GRIP

Topic under construction
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

Future of marketing in the esports industry

Panel led

More info
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

Esports Awards Journey

Led by Warren Fish, Head of Relations of Esports Awards

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This panel will look into the gap between game development and education in Ireland. They will look into how Irish perspective of video games are slowly changing along with the education of developing games. But is it really that simple? In the end, game development is constanly changing and evoling which means Education needs to follow suit to close the gap.

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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Next step in the esports Industry

Panel led by

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This talk describes our range of custom built computer games and apps that help young people manage mental health difficulties.  Our games are designed for young people to play with a mental health professional to help them learn skills from evidence-based mental health interventions for anxiety and low mood.  The talk will describe our current range of games, the evidence behind them, and how they are made available on a sustainable not-for-profit basis.
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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech: Topic under construction

By TBC

Topic under construction
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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 1

Room 3 – Diversity & Arts

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By tbc

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit
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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Opening Keynote under construction

By Facebook

More Info
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

Therapeutic computer games for mental health

By Gary O’Reilly, Professor of Clinical Psychology for UCD

More Info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

Women in Gaming

Panel led by Mitsouko Anderson, Alicia Vaughan-Dick, Isabel Davies and Vikki Ruttle

Topic under construction
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

Keynote under construction

By tbc

More info
See each moment of the decision to play unfold, from a potential player’s first glimpse to the change in body language as they lose themselves in a game. I’ll share design language and learning developed over years of making games played in the real world, from streets to museums.
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

Keynote under construction

By tbc

More info
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

Panel under construction

Panel led by

More Info
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

Streaming 101 – Streaming 102 road to Partnership

By Sarah-Jane Furey, Content Creator for Microsoft

Topic under construction
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Panel under construction

By tbc

More
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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech

By tbc

More info
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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 2

Room 3 – Diversity & Arts

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By tbc

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit
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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Music in video games industry

By Eimear Noone, Owner, Composer, Conductor of Twelve O’Clock Arts

More Info
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

There and back again: A sound designed table

By Bjorn Jacobsen, Sound Designer for Cujo Sound

More Info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

Women In Gaming

Panel led by Charlene Putney, Agnes Roche, Jen Carey, Sophia Metz

Topic under construction
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

Keynote under construction

By tbc

More info
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

The (Video) Game of Music: Where Art & Commerce Converge

By Russell Brower, Composer for Pacifica Music Inc

More info
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

The Profession of acting in gaming

Panel led by Nick Apostolides, Stephanie Panisello, Joelene Anderson, Reuben Langdon and Kire Buckland

More Info
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

The Future of Game Art

By Andrew Phelan, Head of Art for Black Shamrock

Topic under construction
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Panel under construction

Panel led by tbc

More

Jo takes you through a quick introduction to what game jams are, format examples and how they make an important contribution in game development community and culture. 

She then highlights a few topics to think about as an attendee or organiser to get the most out of your jam.

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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech

By tbc

More info
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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 1

Room 4 – Game Development

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By 

Welcome speech for the Dublin Games Summit
Adam will welcome everyone to the Dublin Games Summit and will briefly outline the day for everyone
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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Reinventing Interactive Live Action Narrative Games

By Jack Attridge, Creative Director & Co-Founder of Flavourworks

More Info
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

How the platforms we play on influence game design

By Jen Carey, Founder of Fickle Games and former board member of IMIRT

More Info
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

How to setup a Game Studio

Panel led by Bruce Grove, Sam Watts, Travis George and Jack Attridge

Topic under construction
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

External Development: It’s place in the industry and it’s future

By Sam Carlisle, Senior Program Manager for XBox Studios

More info
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

How we keep Farmerama, a 9 year old game, engaging and prepared for the future

By Richard Clifford & Marcela Versiani, Lead Artist and Senior Unity Developer at Bigpoint GmbH

More info
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

Exploring the game design process, how are games ACTUALLY designed

Led by John Healy, Lecturer in Game Design at TU Dublin

More Info
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

Retro Gaming: A look into the past and what it means for the future

Panel led by Jim Bagley, Chris Crawdford, Alan Binley

Topic under construction
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

Writing Choice-Based Narratives

By Charlene Putney, Writer & Teacher

More

Jo takes you through a quick introduction to what game jams are, format examples and how they make an important contribution in game development community and culture. 

She then highlights a few topics to think about as an attendee or organiser to get the most out of your jam.

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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech

By tbc

More info

Adam will round off the day by covering the content of the day.

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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

Day 2

Room 4 – Game Development

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8:30am – 9:00am

 

Registration

Register at the front desk to get your event info
We will also have info in relation to networking sessions, lunch and the after party.
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09:00am – 09:15am

 

Welcome Speech

By tbc

Welcome speech for the European Games Summit
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9:15am – 10:00am

 

Vela Games: A New Beginning

By Travis George, Co-Founder & CEO of Vela Games

More Info
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10:15am – 11:00am

 

Keynote under construction

By tbc

More Info
A look at the independent games industry and community in Ireland with a focus on current obstacles and what can be done to encourage growth. 
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11:15am – 12:00pm

 

The future of Game Dev

By Isabel Davies, Richard Clifford, Dominique Boutin, Neil Millstone

Topic under construction
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12:15pm – 13:00pm

 

Building Star Trek Fleet Command: The advanced technologies used to build a Mobile MMO

By Dominique Boutin, CTO of DIGIT Game Studios

More info
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13:00pm – 14:00pm

 

Networking Lunch

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14:00pm – 14:45pm

 

Glocalisation and Playability

By Dr Miguel A. Bernal-Merino, Glocalisation Specialist at University of Roehampton

More info
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15:00pm – 15:45pm

 

Keynote under construction

By Neil Millstone, Co-founder of Solar Sail Games

More Info
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16:00pm – 16:45pm

 

Education in Game Dev

Panel led by David Williams, John Healy, Gary O’Reilly

Topic under construction
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17:00pm – 17:45pm

 

The challenges and the successes of developing a AAA top grossing mobile game

By Vikki Ruttle, Product Manager of DIGIT Game Studios

More
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17:45pm – 18:00pm

 

Closing Speech

By tbc

More info
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18:00pm – 18:30pm

 

Networking & End of Day Event

More info

As we finish up, we will move to the bar upstairs before leaving the venue for the after party. This time can be used for networking, meetings or getting some dinner.

The schedule can be subjected to change

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