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The Art of Video Games (Advisor)

The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies. The exhibition will feature some of the most influential artists and designers during five eras of game technology, from early pioneers to contemporary designers.

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E3 Expo 2012 (Attending)

E3 Expo is the world's premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products.

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GDC 2012 (Attending)

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world's largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games.

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TED 2012 (Attending)

The annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).

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D.I.C.E. Summit 2012 (Attending)

D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit is an annual multi-day gathering of video game executives held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Cloud Gaming Europe 2012 (Speaking)

This conference will bring together the industry's top executives so that you can identify the problems, discuss the solutions and devise razor-sharp strategies that will sky-rocket your business to cloud gaming success.

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GDC Online 2011 (Speaking)

The Game Developers Conference® Online (GDC Online) returns to the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX, for its ninth iteration.

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Adobe MAX 2011 (Attending)

Adobe MAX is an annual event held by Adobe Systems where thousands of designers, developers, and business leaders come together to learn from industry and Adobe experts, discover the latest technologies, and discuss emerging trends.

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3D Gaming Summit (Panel)

The 2nd Annual 3D Gaming Summit® will attract the brightest minds in the gaming industry to define the market opportunity for 3D stereoscopic gaming and entertainment.

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Game Connect

Dates and info TBD http://www.gameconnectap.com/...

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IDGA Leadership Forum

IGDA Leadership Forum Dates TBD San Francisco, California We are proud to announce our line-up of keynotes and track sessions. Here are the awesome sessions the Committee put together from the 100+ proposals. Enjoy! http://www.igda.org/leadership/...

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Montreal International Games Summit

Montreal International Games Summit November 8-9, 2010 Montreal, Canada http://www.sijm.ca...

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London Games Festival

Dates TBD London, England More information coming. http://www.londongamesfestival.com/...

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Penny Arcade Expo (PAX)

Dates TBD Seattle, Washington http://www.pennyarcadeexpo.com/index.php...

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GDC Online 2010

October 5-8, 2010 Austin, Texas The Game Developers Conference Online® focuses on connected games including casual, MMOs, virtual worlds, and social networking games. More than 120 sessions will address the most pressing development challenges for connected games with tracks related...

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GDC China 2010

October 11-13, 2010 Shanghai, China The GDC China features lectures and panels based on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. Content at GDC China will be divided into four tracks with a GDC Mobile...

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Tokyo Games Show

September 16-19, 2010 Tokyo, Japan More information to follow. http://tgs.cesa.or.jp/english/...

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CEDEC Developers Conference 2010

August 31st-2nd September 2010 Tokyo, Japan CEDEC forefront of the gaming industry gather in a hall is the developer of Japan's largest conference. The exhibition game will help the development of the latest technology, published a large number of business...

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Gamescon

August 18-22, 2010 Cologne, Germany The next gamescom will be open from August 18 to 22, 2010. Open for everyone: August 19 to 22, 2010. gamescom's spectacular entertainment area (Halls 6 - 9) and the walk-through Hall 10 will be...

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GDC Europe

August 16-18, 2010 Cologne, Germany The Game Developers Conferenceâ„¢ Europe (GDC Europe) is the largest professionals-only game industry event in Europe. The GDC Europe will be held in conjunction with gamescom, the leading European consumer and industry show. This allows...

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Casual Connect

20 - 22 July 2010 Benaroya Hall & Triple Door Seattle, WA Casual Games Association Events are the premiere events for the casual games industry with over 3,000 professionals attending Casual Connect Events each year. Casual Connect Seattle brings together...

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Develop Conference

July 13-15, 2010 Brighton, England New content. We're really pleased to announce a brand new element to the Develop conference - Evolve. It takes place on Tuesday 13 July as a one day event with three tracks and then as...

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Game Horizon Conference

29-30th of June 2010 The Sage, Gateshead The GameHorizon Conference is a leading European event for executives working in the global games industry. A two-day event, the conference features creative, innovative and inspirational speakers from the worlds of gaming, entertainment...

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E3 Expo

15-17 of June 2010 Los Angeles, California Los Angeles Convention Center E3 Expo is the world's premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association...

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Game Education Summit 2010: North America

June 15-16, 2010 - University of Southern California, Los Angeles We have 3 tracks with amazing speakers from academia, research and game industry business leaders. When you attend the Game Education Summit you get to network and learn from the...

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Festival of Games

June 3-4, 2010 Utrecht, the Netherlands In a progressive industry where changes happen fast and have a huge impact on expenditure and market chances, you can obtain the most valuable insights, profitable contracts and decision making knowledge to drive your...

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Login Conference

May 10-13, 2010 Seattle, Washington LOGIN is the conference for leaders and innovators of the online game industry, including Facebook game development, MMOs, Xbox Live and PSN development, iPhone/iPad development, and digital distribution. This annual conference hosted in Seattle each...

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The Game Developers Conference Canada

6-7 May 2010 Vancouver Convention & Expo Center Vancouver, BC, Canada The Game Developers Conference Canada covers industry-leading methodologies in game design, production, programming, visual arts and writing for big-budget multiplatform games. With one important twist. Sessions for GDC Canada...

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Game Connection Master Classes

Paris, France June 24-25, 2010 Boost the value of your team, find out what's new in your field, hone their skills and improve their knowledge by taking them to Game Connection Master Classes. Available for you this year: Game Connection...

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Digital Hollywood Spring, Hollywood, California

Digital Hollywood Spring, Hollywood, California May 3-6, 2010 http://www.digitalhollywood.com/...

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SXSW Music and Media Conference

SXSWeek 2010 Interactive: March 12-21, 2010 The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE features a legendary festival showcasing more than 1,800 musical acts of all genres from around the globe on over eighty stages in downtown Austin. By day, the Austin...

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Game Developers Conference (GDC)

March 9-13, 2010 San Francisco, California The core objective of this year's conference is to promote learning, networking, and inspiration. The GDC team has been working hard to create the most exciting and compelling conference yet. If you are going...

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Media Summit New York

2010 Media Summit • New York March 10-11, 2010 New York http://www.digitalhollywood.com/MediaSummit.html...

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CTIA Wireless 2010

CTIA Wireless 2010 March 23-25, 2010 Las Vegas, Nevada More information to follow. http://www.ctiawireless.com/...

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Ted Conference

February 9-13, 2010 Long Beach, California A new decade. An ongoing global financial crisis. It's a time to regroup, re-evaluate -- and then to dream. Dream big. Because the world of ideas has never mattered more. For TED2010 we've assembled...

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GSMA's 15th Global Mobile Award

GSMA's 15th Global Mobile Awards Tuesday 16th February 2010 Barcelona, Spain This year's awards incorporate many new and exciting categories, reflecting the hottest topics in the mobile world today, including Best Mobile Internet, MobileTV and Mobile Money services, plus a...

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DICE Summit

D.I.C.E. 2010 February 16-19, 2010 Las Vegas, Nevada The 2009 D.I.C.E. Summit will be held at the Red Rock Hotel & Casino on February 18th, 19th, and 20th. Check back periodically for more information on speakers, events, and news. http://www.dicesummit.org/...

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New Media Expo

August 14 - 16, 2008 Las Vegas, Nevada Join us for the world's most popular convention for podcasters, online video creators and bloggers! The New Media Expo is different than most events you've probably attended. Here, you won't find any...

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Siggraph 2008

August 11 - 15, 2008 Los Angeles Convention Center Los Angeles, California SIGGRAPH 2008 is evolving along with the computer graphics and interactive techniques community. We're dissolving the borders between traditional SIGGRAPH programs to create a more fluid, interdisciplinary conference....

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Building Blocks 2008

August 5-7, 2008 Marriott, San Jose, San Jose, California Digital Hollywood, Inc. is pleased to announce that the CEA Consumer Electronics Association, producer of CES, the largest trade show in the United States has joined Digital Hollywood in the sponsorship...

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Gamefest 2008 (Europe)

Chelsea Football Club August 6, 2008 London, England Gamefest delivers all the information you need to create great games for Microsoft platforms in one premier game technology conference. Expect two full days of cutting edge development knowledge delivered in over...

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12th Int. Conf. on Computer Games

12th Int. Conf. on Computer Games July 30-August 2, 2008 12th International Conference on Computer Games: Louisville, Kentucky The International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games organised by The University of Wolverhampton, England, is one...

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Develop Conference

29-31st July 2008 Hilton Metropole Brighton, England The Develop Conference & Expo is where the European developer community come together to learn from each other and share experiences, be inspired by world renowned experts and gurus, get up-to-date with the...

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QuakCon

July 31 - August 3, 2008 Dallas, Texas As temperatures begin to rise it's time to start planning the ultimate summer vacation to THE must-attend gaming event of the year - QuakeCon 2008. That's right! The world's greatest gaming festival...

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San Diego Comic-Con 2008

San Diego Comic-Con 2008 Comic-Con International 2008 Thursday, July 24 - 27 San Diego, CA The future is now. The San Diego Comic-Con enters its 39th year as the country’s premier comics and popular arts convention with a brand...

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Gamefest 2008 (US)

Gamefest 2008 July 22-23, 2008 Seattle, Washington Gamefest delivers all the information you need to create great games for Microsoft platforms in one premier game technology conference. Expect two full days of cutting edge development knowledge delivered in over 100...

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Wireless & Mobile Expo and Conference

July 15 & 16, 2008 Metro Toronto Convention Centre Toronto, Canada The Leading Annual Global Event for Wireless & Mobile Solutions The 2008 Wireless & Mobile Expo and Conference is the global meeting place for the wireless industry, attracts key...

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E3 Media & Business Summit 2008

July 15-17, 2008 Los Angeles Convention Center Los Angeles, California The 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit will take place from July 15 – 17, 2008, at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced today....

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MLG 2008, Orlando

July 11-13, 2008 Orlando, Florida Halo 3, R6 Vegas 2 Hot on the heels of our 2008 Pro Circuit and cities and dates announcement, MLG is happy to bring to you the next series of details for the 2008...

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Paris GDC

23-24th of June Paris, France Paris GDC is the second French edition of the Game Developers Conference, the most important event in the industry. It will bring together top developers from the European community and abroad, who are eager to...

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NLGD Festival of Games

14-22nd June 2008 Utrecht, The Netherlands. The Festival of Games is one of the largest professional game festivals in Europe, it sets the stage for the fast growing European game development market. Europe is quickly becoming the new center for...

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GameHorizon Conference 2008

18-19th June 2008 Baltic Flour Mill NewcastleGateshead, England The GameHorizon Conference is a new games event that brings together industry executives from around the world to debate, share and learn about the business, vision and future of games. http://www.gamehorizonconference.com/home/...

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MLG 2008, San Diego

June 13-15, 2008 San Diego, California Halo 3, R6 Vegas 2 Hot on the heels of our 2008 Pro Circuit and cities and dates announcement, MLG is happy to bring to you the next series of details for the...

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Movie Comic Media Expo 2008

24-25th May 2008 Excel Center London, England http://www.mcmexpo.net/...

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2008 Games+Mobile Forum 2008

May 21-22, 2008 Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Los Angeles, California Since last year’s highly successful event with over 400 participants, we’ve had an ongoing dialogue with our amazing group of advisory board members about how to build on our success and...

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Nordic Game Conference 2008

14-15 May 2008 Malmo, Norway A deeper conference with focus on professional content and a special admission-free recruitment event; the organisers have listened to the needs of the games industry and are preparing intensively for Nordic Game 2008. http://www.nordicgame.com/...

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Online Gaming Conference (OGC)

May 13-14, 2008 Seattle, Washington The Online Game Development Conference is the only annual game industry event with a laser-sharp focus on the rapidly evolving business of online game development on all its platforms. The 2nd Annual OGDC, to...

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Games Grads 2008, North

Games Grads 2008, North Tuesday, 29 April 2008 Manchester, England It’s your chance to get in front of some of the leading companies and studios in games development to find out what vacancies are on offer and show them...

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Games Grads 2008, South

Thursday, 24 April 2008 Apex Suite, Olympia London, England It’s your chance to get in front of some of the leading companies and studios in games development to find out what vacancies are on offer and show them you’ve...

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MLG 2008, Meadowlands

April 11-13, 2008 Meadowlands, New York Halo 3, Gears of War Hot on the heels of our 2008 Pro Circuit and cities and dates announcement, MLG is happy to bring to you the next series of details for the...

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The 3rd Annual MI6 Conference

The 3rd Annual MI6 Conference April 8-9, 2008 Grand Hyatt, San Francisco MI6 is the world’s largest video game marketing conference, bringing together leading industry executives for two days of dialogue, discussion and debate about the international business of...

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Virtual World 2008

April 3-4, 2008 Virtual World 2008 New York City, New York Virtual Worlds 2008 is where leading media, consumer entertainment, youth brands and agencies come to understand how to monetize their intellectual property using virtual worlds. Register now and...

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CTIA Wireless 2008

April 1-3, 2008 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada The Most Important Global Technology Event of the Year! The convergence of more than 1,100 exhibiting companies, dozens of industries, and over 40,000 professionals from 125 countries all working...

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ICE 08 (Interactive Content Exchange)

March 26-28, 2008 Toronto, Canada ICE 2008: Interactive Content Exchange is a high-level conference dedicated to the business of content on interactive platforms. ICE 2008 sessions will offer delegates an executive-level interactive exchange and big picture opportunities to explore...

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GSMA Mobile World Conress

The GSMA Mobile World Conress 16-19 February 2009 Barcelona, Spain The GSMA Mobile World Congress (formerly 3GSM World Congress) combines the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry with a stimulating and insightful congress that brings together prominent leaders and...

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International CES

January 8-11, 2009 Las Vegas, Nevada http://www.cesweb.org The best of both worlds, the Industry Insider Series offers a keynote-style lineup with what many may call a more personal approach. Prepare to get to the heart of critical consumer electronics issues...

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GRAPHITE 2007

December 1-4th, 2007 Perth, Australia Sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH, GRAPHITE 2007 is the 5th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and Southeast Asia, an annual event conducted in the Australasia-South East Asia region. GRAPHITE 2007 will...

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Second Annual Independent Game Conference

November 29-30th, 2007 Austin Convention Center Austin, Texas Now in its second year in Austin, the Independent Game Conference (IGC) will turn its attention to the critical issues affecting the survival and growth of independent game developers – how to...

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11th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games

November 21-23rd, 2007 La Rochelle, France 9:00-6:00 CGAMES’07 is an International Computer Games Conference, which is organized by The University of Wolverhampton, England, in association with the University of La Rochelle, France. This prestigious conference is one of the leading...

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Montréal International Game Summit

November 8-9th, 2007 Montreal, Canada More than 800 members of the game industry are expected for the third Edition of the Montréal International Game Summit. The Montréal International Game Summit is intended to serve members of the video and electronic...

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IgroMir Expo

November 2-4, 2007 Moscow, Russia Largest consumer exhibition of electronic entertainment in Russia. For the first time (November 4-5, 2006), more than 30.000 people attended IgroMir Expo, with more than 40 companies (including Electronic Arts, Microsoft, 1C, Nival Interactive, Akella)...

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VGXPO (Gamers Show)

I've been helping a friend of mine try to get this conference (for gamers) to grow. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. November 2 - 4, 2007. CLICK HERE FOR A LINK TO THE SHOW WEBSITE...

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London Games Festival

October 22-26th, 2007 London, England The week will feature a series of diverse events in different venues for different audiences. Whether you’re a gamer, a parent needing advice on games, someone working in the industry, or someone wanting to find...

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Mobile Games Seminar

September 27-28th, 2007 Los Angeles, California The Mobile Games Seminar, powered by the Game Developers Conference, is designed for developers of mobile games who are looking to improve on their technical skills in order to shorten their development, production and...

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Vancouver International Digital Festival and International Partn

September 22-25th, 2007 Vancouver, BC Canada @ Vancouver International Film Centre The Vancouver International Digital Festival is an event for the top creative minds working in digital media. Attracting visionaries from games and digital entertainment, Web 2.0, interactive design, animation...

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Tokyo Game Show 2007

September 20-23rd, 2007 Tokyo, Japan The Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA; Yoichi Wada, Chairman; Minato-ku, Tokyo) is delighted to announce the holding of the TOKYO GAME SHOW 2007 in cooperation with Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (Nikkei BP; Seiichi Oteru, President...

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DiGRA 2007

September 24-28th, 2007 Tokyo, Japan 9:00-6:00pm The third Digital Games Research Association International Conference (DiGRA 2007) will be held in Tokyo, from September 24 to 28, 2007, immediately after Tokyo Game Show 2007. The theme of this conference is "Situated...

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Game Connection Asia

September 20-21st, 2007 TGS, Makuhari Messe, Tokyo...

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Entertainment for All Expo

October 18-21st, 2007 LA Convention Center Los Angeles, California E for All Expo will offer consumers the opportunity to test-drive the latest in games and gadgetry, as well as purchase products they enjoyed over the course of the 3-day event...

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Geometric Algebra Workshop

September 14, 2007 London, England A one-day workshop on geometric algebra for computer games, computer animation and 3D computer graphics. Speakers: Prof. John Vince (Bournemouth University), Dr Chris Doran (Geomerics Ltd, Dr Joan Lasenby (Cambridge University) and Dr Hugh Vincent...

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GAME-ON North America 2007

September 10-12, 2007 Hilton University of Florida CALL FOR PAPERS Hilton University of Florida Gainesville, USA Organized by ETI Hosted by The University of Florida Gainesville, USA Co-Sponsored by EUROSIS Ghent University, The Moves Institute, GAMEPIPE, GRAM, Larian Studios, UBISOFT(to...

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Austin Game Conference

September 5-7th, 2007 Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas The Austin Game Developers Conference focuses on three tracks dedicated to online games, audio for games, and writing for games, with the unique perspective native to the independent spirit of its host...

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Presenting Yourself: The Big Pitch

September 05, 2007 9:30-5:00pm From the moment you enter the room someone is making a judgment about you and your abilities. In a pitch situation first impressions really do count. Everything about you is making a statement so the question...

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GDC China

August 27-29th, 2007 Shanghai, China This inaugural event will feature content selected by an advisory board of Chinese developers, with an aim to advance the state of the country's game industry by cultivating a sense of community, and will offer...

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Learning with Games 2007

September 24-26th, 2007 Sophia Antipolis, France 9:00-6:00 The aim of Learning with Games is to promote excellence in the research, production and deployment of Serious Games to support the learning of individuals within the academic, industrial and business environments. The...

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Penny Arcade Expo

Penny Arcade Expo August 24-26, 2007 PAX is the largest gamer festival in North America for tabletop, console, and PC gamers. In addition to dedicated tournaments and freeplay areas we've got nerdcore concerts, panel discussions, the weekend-long Omegathon event, and...

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GC Developers Conference (GCDC)

Leipzig, Germany 20-22 August 2007 Over the last five years, GC Developers Conference (GCDC) has become the leading conference for game developers across Europe. The German developer scene has simultaneously strengthened its position on the international level and is developing...

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E3 Media & Business Summit

I'll be at the E3 show this year. (Version 2.0) The Summit will be held July 11 – 13, 2007, at several hotels and Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. CLICK HERE FOR THE SITE...

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Hollywood & Games Conference 2007

I'll be at this one. June 26th - 27th @ the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in California, USA. CLICK HERE FOR THE WEBSITE...

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Video Game Investor Conference

I'm going to be launching GameInvestors.com at this conference. May 9 to 10, 2007 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel: Redondo Beach & Marina - Redondo Beach, California, USA. CLICK HERE FOR THE WEBSITE...

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IEEE Computational Intelligence and Games

April 1st-5th, 2007 Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii http://www.ieee-ssci.org Honolulu, Hawaii, hosts the first IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2007). This international event brings together at one location 12 symposia running concurrently, each highlighting various aspects of...

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Hollywood & Games Conference 2007

I'll be at this one. June 26th - 27th @ the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in California, USA. CLICK HERE FOR THE WEBSITE...

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Game Developers Conference

March 5th-9th, 2007 Moscone North & West, San Francisco, CA, USA http://www.gdconf.com (David Perry is on the Advisory Board) The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the official trade event "by game developers for developers" of computer, console, mobile, arcade, online...

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TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design)

March 7th-10th, 2007 Monterey, California, USA http://www.ted.com/ted2007 (David Perry spoke at TED 2006.) "Icons. Geniuses. Mavericks" The past few TEDs have each had a broad content theme:"The Pursuit of Happiness", "Inspired by Nature", "The Future We Will Create." TED2007 will...

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WonderCon (Comics & Games)

March 2nd-4th Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA, USA http://www.comic-con.org/wc Coming off its biggest year ever, WonderCon heads back into San Francisco on March 2, 3 and 4, 2007. This year included an exclusive appearance by director Bryan Singer and...

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CyberGames & Interactive Entertainment

Dec 4th-6th Perth, Western Australia http://www.cgie2006.murdoch.edu.au The School of Information Technology at Murdoch University is pleased to announce that the Joint International Conference on CyberGames and Interactive Entertainment 2006 (CGIE2006) will be held on 4-6 December 2006 in Perth, Western...

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Dublin Conference on Computer Games

22nd-24th November 2006 Dublin, Ireland. http://www.comp.dit.ie/cgames/ The International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games organised by The University of Wolverhampton, England, is one of the leading research conferences devoted to the advancement of the theory...

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Liverpool Conference on Game Design

Liverpool, England November 15th-16th, 2006 http://www.cms.livjm.ac.uk/GDTW/GDTW2006/default.htm The design and creation of modern computer and video games demands an ever-increasing sophistication and technical expertise. This drives the computer game industry into a more interdisciplinary and complicated one. Long gone are the...

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Game Design & Technology Workshop

Nov 15th-16th Liverpool Marriott Hotel, Liverpool, England http://www.cms.livjm.ac.uk/GDTW/GDTW2006/default.htm The design and creation of modern computer and video games demands an ever-increasing sophistication and technical expertise. This drives the computer game industry into a more interdisciplinary and complicated one. Long gone...

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Wizard World (Texas)

Nov 10th-12th, 2006 http://wizarduniverse.com/conventions/texas.cfm Massive Comic Book Convention that includes video games....

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Project Horseshoe (Brainstorming)

Nov 2nd-5th Canyon of the Eagles, 16942 Ranch Road 2341, Burnet, Texas, USA http://www.projecthorseshoe.com Project Horseshoe is a think-tank style conference addressing the industry-wide challenges of modern game design. Approximately 50 of the top minds in the field will be...

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Serious Games Summit

Oct 30th-31st. Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA, USA http://www.seriousgamessummit.com The Serious Games Summit D.C. 2006 (SGS D.C.) is the premier professional conference for the creators of serious games. SGS D.C. spotlights the rapidly growing serious games industry that features the use...

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VGXPO (Gamers Expo)

October 27th-29th Valley Forge Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA (David Perry is on the Advisory Board of this Expo.) America's VideoGame Expo is a celebration of video and computer games for the avid and casual gamer. Attendees will have the...

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Project Bar-B-Q (Brainstorming)

Oct 19th-22nd Canyon of the Eagles, Park 16942 Ranch Road 2341, Burnet, Texas, USA http://www.projectbarbq.com/ Project Bar-B-Q is an interactive audio think tank whose mission is to influence music hardware and software over the next five years. To this end,...

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Player Satisfaction Workshop (Technical!)

Oct 1st Rome, Italy http://www.mip.sdu.dk/~georgios/gamesWorkshop The current state-of-the-art in intelligent game design using AI techniques is mainly focused on generating human-like and intelligent characters. Even though complex behaviors emerge through various adaptive learning techniques, there is generally little further analysis...

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Video Games Live Concert

Sep 21st, 2006 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California, USA http://www.videogameslive.com Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Top orchestras & choirs perform along with exclusive video footage and music...

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Nordic Game Potential

Sep 19th-20th MalmöMässan, Malmö, Sweden http://nordicgamepotential.com The 3rd Annual Nordic Game Potential 2006 is a gathering for entire Nordic games industry. This year's event has been built on direct industry involvement and feedback from earlier conferences. The guiding principles for...

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Women in Games International

Sept 16th, 2006 Seattle, Washington www.WomenInGamesInternational.org...

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Mobile Entertainment Summit

Sep 11th, 2006 http://www.ihollywoodforum.com/MESSept2006.htm Join the dynamic deal-making environment between content owners and distributors where we discuss the hottest trends for mobile content and applications....

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Austin Game Conference

September 7-8, Austin, Texas, USA http://www.GameConference.com The Austin Game Conference has distinguished itself as the definitve event for professionals focused on online game development for PCs and consoles. The 2006 program covers everything from MMOGs to digital distribution and offers...

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Casual Games Conference

September 6th-8th, 2006 Austin, Texas, USA http://www.casualgamesconference.com Casual Games Conference is a developer focused event that provides insights to design considerations and business opportunities required for developers to succeed in this rapidly-expanding game industry segment. Our goal is nothing short...

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Game Audio Conference

Sep 6th-7th, 2006 Austin, Texas, USA http://www.gameaudioconference.com The first annual Game Audio Conference debuts September 6-7 alongside the Austin Game Conference. The GAC is designed to offer advanced game audio sessions aimed at working industry professionals and is geared toward...

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Game Writers Conference

Sep 6th-7th, 2006 Austin, Texas, USA http://www.gamewritersconference.com Join us for the second annual Game Writers Conference â?? a two-day event dedicated to the art and craft of game writing. Discuss the issues facing game writers today Explore new ideas with...

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Canada National Gaming Expo

Sep 1st-3rd, 2006 Metro Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, Canada http://www.hobbystar.com/ComicConToronto2006/CC_Gaming_Home.asp The Canadian National Gaming Expo or GX as it is known, has joined FAN EXPO CANADA as the latest featured event. It is now Canada's largest Gaming event and you...

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Toronto Independent Games Conference

Toronto, Ontario, Canada August 31st, 2006 -> September 2nd, 2006. http://www.torontoigc.com/ To benefit the game development community in Toronto and Southern Ontario by fostering the growth and education of independent game developers and those interested in pursuing a career in...

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Video Games Live Concert

Sep 1st, 2006 Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada http://www.videogameslive.com Video Games Liveâ?¢ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Top orchestras & choirs perform along with exclusive video footage and music arrangements,...

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Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival

August 21st-22nd, 2007 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Festival Website EIEF is designed with simple core objectives: to help you know more, to help you ask the right questions and to challenge the way you think about the future of games. A...

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Gen Con (For Gamers)

Aug 10th-13th, 2006. Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Ave. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA http://gencon.com/2006/indy So what does the Midwest have to do with gaming? Just friggin' everything. Gen Con Indy is the original, longest running, best attended, gaming convention in...

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Video Games Live Concert

Aug 11th-12th, 2006 Hilbert Circle Theater, Indianapolis, IN, USA http://www.videogameslive.com Video Games Liveâ?¢ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Top orchestras & choirs perform along with exclusive video footage and...

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Cross Platform Summit

Aug 9th-10th Bel Age Hotel, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA, USA http://www.crossplatformsummit.com Media-capable devices are everywhere and users are growing hungry for content. Beyond broadcast, beyond pay-per-view, beyond videogames, a future world is emerging; a world in...

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Wizard World (Chicago)

Aug 4th-6th, 2006 http://wizarduniverse.com/conventions/chicago.cfm Massive Comic Book Convention that includes Games....

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Video Games Live Concert

Aug 5th, 2006 Rosemont Theater, Chicago, IL, USA http://www.videogameslive.com Video Games Liveâ?¢ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Top orchestras & choirs perform along with exclusive video footage and music...

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SIGGRAPH (Visual Arts Conference)

30 July-3 August, Boston, MA, USA http://www.siggraph.org/s2006 Enjoy 5-days of real-world, real-time graphic, interactive twingularity. SIGGRAPH 2006 is where thousands of interdisciplinary superstars and game developers find the products and concepts they need to create opportunities and solve problems. Donâ??t...

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Computer Games: AI and Mobile Systems

July 24-27th Galt House Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, USA http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/~cm1822/cgames06usa.htm The International Computer Games Conference, organized by The University of Wolverhampton, England, and now in its 7th year, is acknowledged as one of the leading research conferences devoted to the advancement...

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Comicon (Comics & Video Games)

July 20th-23rd San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA http://www.comic-con.org/cci Comic-Con International 2005 saw over 104,000 individual attendees, professionals and exhibitors at the big show. We're already hard at work on next year's event, with special guests, exhibitors and...

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Texas Independent Game Conference

July 22nd-23rd Crowne Plaza Hotel Austin, 6121 N. I-35 at Highway 290, Austin, TX, USA http://txindiegamecon.com Warren Spector and Greg Costikyan to Keynote. Indie game developers hold the key to the future success of the industry â?? there are many...

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Video Games Live Concert

July 14th, 2006 Jones Hall, Houston, Texas, USA http://www.videogameslive.com Video Games Liveâ?¢ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Top orchestras & choirs perform along with exclusive video footage and music...

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Mobile Game Conference

July 13-14 Meydenbauer Center - Bellevue, Washington, USA http://www.MobileGameConference.com Now in its 4th year, Mobile Game Conference is the leading event for mobile game development. With speakers from leading operators, developers and publishers worldwide, Mobile Game Conference focuses on three...

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What Teens Want Conference (East)

July 13th, 2006 Grand Hyatt, New York, USA http://www.whatteenswant.com Teenagers spent over $158 billion in 2005 and are expected to spend $205 billion in 2008. If you want a share of the teen market, this is the event you need...

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Develop Conference & Expo

July 11-13, Brighton, England http://www.developconference.com The Develop Conference & Expo in Brighton is bringing together some of the world's most creative and talented individuals from every sector of games development and now's the time to get involved. This interactive event...

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MI6: Game Marketing Conference

June 27-28, San Francisco, California, USA http://www.mi6conference.com Special sessions specifically for Game Developers to learn about marketing to publishers! MI6 is the premier conference for marketing, promotion and design professionals in the gaming and interactive media. MI6 will help increase...

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Hollywood and Games Summit

June 27, Beverly Hills, California, USA http://www.hollywoodandgames.com Note: David Perry is speaking at this one! Celebrating the collaboration between the two most compelling modern art forms ­ film and videogames, the Summit features business and creative visionaries from both industries...

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Games For Change Conference

June 27th-28th, 2006 New York, USA http://www.gamesforchange.org This June, the only conference dedicated to the exciting new movement using Digital Games for Social Change will explore real-world impact, the latest games and funding strategies. Hosted in New York City by...

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Casuality (Casual Games Conference)

June 27th-29th Seattle, Washington, USA http://seattle.casuality.org/html/index.htm Welcome to Casuality Seattle. The event is almost here and we are thrilled at the possibility of seeing you in Seattle this June to meet with interesting speakers, participate in interesting discussions and network...

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DGXPO (Digital Games Expo for Gamers)

June 23rd-24th Wake Technical Community College, 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC, USA http://www.dgxpo.com The Southeast of America's largest Digital Game Expo! This annual two day event includes a conference of up to ten hours of lectures, demonstrations and speeches, an...

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Video Game Investor Conference

Jun 21-23rd, 2006 Video Game Investor Conference Attend and learn whoâ??s funding what and why. Hear CEOâ??s personal experiences on proven successful business strategies. Powerful panel discussions comprised of CXO-level executives from private companies, partner/managing director level executives from VC...

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Artificial Intelligence & Games

June 20th-23rd, 2006 Marina Del Ray, California, USA http://www.aiide.org AIIDE is intended to be the definitive point of interaction between entertainment software developers interested in AI and academic and industrial AI researchers. Sponsored by the American Association for Artificial Intelligence...

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ACE 2006 - (Very Technical)

June 14th-16th. Wyndham Bel Age West Hollywood Hotel, 1020 N. San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA, USA http://www.ace2006.org/ The field of computer entertainment technology has aroused great interest recently amongst researchers and developers in both academic and industrial / business...

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PLAY! A Video Game Symphony

June 14, 2006 Stockholm Concert Hall, Hoetorget 8, Stockholm, Sweden http://www.play-symphony.com PLAY! A Video Game Symphony is a Symphony world-tour featuring music from blockbuster video games. The music is performed by some of the finest, world-class orchestras and choirs. All...

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IGDA Meeting (Dallas)

June 10th, 2006 John Anthony Theater, Collin County Community College, Plano, Texas,USA http://www.dallasigda.org/ Industry Giants - CG Animation & Gaming Forum. Pretty amazing group of guys including my good friend Christian Lorenz Scheurer....

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Sex in Video Games Conference

June 8th-9th. The Lodge at Union Square, Kensington Park Hotel, 450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA, USA http://www.sexinvideogames.com FOR ADULTS ONLY! The unique conference will focus on the design, development, and technology of sex in video games from a national...

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Video Game Industry Business Forum

June 7-8, Montreal, Canada http://www.canadianinstitute.com/videogames/igda Get critical HR, legal and business strategies from innovative industry leaders on hot topics such as the best practices for the recruitment, training and retention of the video game workforce and our publisher/developer relations panel...

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Wizard World (Philadelphia)

June 2nd-4th, 2006 Pennsylvania Convention Center http://www.wizarduniverse.com/conventions/philadelphia.cfm Massive Comic Convention that includes Gaming....

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Video Games Live Concert

June 3rd, 2006 Merriam Theater, Philadelphia, PA, USA http://www.videogameslive.com Video Games Liveâ?¢ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Top orchestras & choirs perform along with exclusive video footage and music...

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Northwest Games Festival

June 03, 2006 Native American Student and Community Center, 710 SW Jackson Ave., Portland, Oregon, USA http://www.nwgamesfestival.com The Northwest Games Festival is an annual one-day event filled with showing off games, workshops, sessions, an expo, awards, and networking. The intent...

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FREE: Tomb Raider: Legend Post Mortem

May 30, 2006 Action Theater, 2nd Floor of the Metreon, 101 4th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA http://www.igda.org/sf REESTABLISHING AN ICON: The Peaks and Pitfalls of Developing "Tomb Raider: Legend" GUEST SPEAKER: Riley Cooper (Lead Designer), with Jacob Wendler (Art...

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PLAY! A Video Game Symphony

May 27, 2006 http://www.play-symphony.com PLAY! A Video Game Symphony is a Symphony world-tour featuring music from blockbuster video games. The music is performed by some of the finest, world-class orchestras and choirs. All concerts take place in classy, prestigious venues....

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E3 Expo 2006

Finally the E3 Show is almost here. This is one of the most difficult shows to get into if you are not an employee in the video game business. (Unless you print yourself a business card and are willing to...

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Mobile Game Conference 2005

Mobile Game Conference 2005 Austin, TX October 27 - 28, 2005 Companies presenting cover the full spectrum of the mobile game development and will share knowledge about the most critical elements that make great mobile games possible. If you want...

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Austin Game Conference 2005

Austin Game Conference 2005 Austin, TX October 27 - 28, 2005 The Austin Game Conference (AGC) is designed to inform and educate game industry professionals on online multiplayer and next generation game development. Focus includes, computer, console and mobile devices....

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Women's Game Conference 2005

Women's Game Conference 2005 Austin, TX October 26 - 27, 2005 The Game Initiative's Women's Game Conference focuses on women in the computer and video game industry. The conference program includes career paths for women in the industry, gender inclusive...

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Symphonic Game Music Concert

Symphonic Game Music Concert Leipzig, Germany August 17, 2005...

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SIGGRAPH 2005

SIGGRAPH 2005 Los Angeles, CA July 31 - August 04, 2005...

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IEMA Executive Summit

IEMA Executive Summit Huntington Beach, CA July 18 - 21, 2005 The retail trade organization representing the video and computer game industryâ??s category-leading merchants, the IEMA (Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association), will hold the associationâ??s annual conference in Southern California at...

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NYU Game Camp

Camp¦Game New York, New York July 5 - August 5, 2005 Camp¦Game is a unique five-week experience in intensive video game creation, visualization, and production. Work with an award-winning faculty of industry professionals to create concepts and prototypes for games...

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Changing Views: Worlds in Play

Changing Views: Worlds in Play Vancouver, British Columbia June 16 - 20, 2005 Digital gaming's ability to generate a culture which immerses and absorbs its participants has made it an object of new millennial 'moral panic', widely threatening to those...

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ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology - ACE 2005

ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology - ACE 2005 Valencia, Spain June 15 - 17, 2005 The field of computer entertainment technology has aroused great interest recently amongst researchers and developers in both academic and industrial/business...

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Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference

Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference Marina del Ray, CA June 01 - 03, 2005 AIIDE is intended to be the definitive point of interaction between entertainment software developers interested in AI and academic and industrial AI researchers. Sponsored...

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Game Techology Expo 2005

Game Techology Expo 2005 Moscow, Russia June 01 - 04, 2005...

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E3 Expo

E3 Expo Los Angeles, CA May 18 - 20, 2005 The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), "Where Business Gets Fun," is the world's leading trade event exclusively dedicated to showcasing interactive entertainment and educational software and related products. E3 2005, kicks...

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IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games

IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games Colchester - Essex, United Kingdom April 04 - 06, 2005 Games provide competitive dynamic environments and are therefore an ideal domain for the study and application of computational intelligence. This symposium, sponsored by...

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KRI Conference (RGDC)

KRI Conference (RGDC) Moscow, Russia April 01 - 03, 2005 The Third International Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI 2005) will be held in Moscow between April 1 and 3, 2005. Representatives of the biggest Russian and foreign game developers and...

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Independent Games Festival

Independent Games Festival San Francisco, CA March 09 - 11, 2005 The CMP Game Group (producer of Game Developer magazine, Gamasutra.com, and the Game Developers Conference) established the Independent Games Festival in 1998 to encourage innovation in game development and...

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Game Developers Conference

Game Developers Conference San Francisco, CA March 09 - 11, 2005 The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the official trade event "by game developers for developers" of computer, console, mobile, arcade, online games, and location based entertainment. The GDC attracts...

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FT New Media and Broadcasting Conference

FT New Media and Broadcasting Conference London March 07 - 08, 2005 Does mass media exist any more? As personal media devices and online technologies transform content consumption and interaction, media companies struggle to maintain control over when, how and...

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Seattle Video Game Industry Job Conference and Resume Workshop

Seattle Video Game Industry Job Conference Seattle, WA February 12, 2005 This event is designed for students and professionals looking to get into the industry as well as existing industry insiders looking for new opportunities. For artists, programmers, designers, business...

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IMAGINA

IMAGINA Monaco February 02 - 05, 2005 IMAGINA is one of the oldest events devoted to Digital Content Creation. First held in 1982 in Monte-Carlo, IMAGINA bring together key players of the new digital content market, from content creators to...

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G.A.M.E.S. Synergy Summit

G.A.M.E.S. Synergy Summit Orlando, FL January 26 - 28, 2005 The G.A.M.E.S. Synergy Summit™ brings together forward thinkers and doers from the Government, Academia, Military, Entertainment and Simulation fields, to focus on the convergence of interactive games, immersive entertainment and...

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The Escape Awards

The Escape Awards United Kingdom January 21, 2005 The Escape Awards aim to seek out the very best in emerging talent. With briefs set by industry leading companies, the Escape Awareds off the winners work placements, an unrivalled chance to...

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The Future of Branded Entertainment

The Future of Branded Entertainment Beverly Hills, CA January 20, 2005 How is branded entertainment reinventing itself as a critical marketing strategy for today and the future? VNU's signature brands are pleased to present "The Next Big Idea" in Los...

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