Come discover the most innovative game studios from France, Belgium, Canada, and Switzerland when the gaming stars of tomorrow converge on swissnex San Francisco during the Game Developers Conference (GDC).
Two of the most promising startups from each represented country showcase their breakthrough technologies, new game concepts, and designs. If you are a publisher, investor, distributor, or member of the media, this is your chance to uncover new trends and explore potential new business relationships.
6:30 pm doors open
7:00 pm welcome & keynote by Kate Edwards
7:15 pm pitches
8:00 pm networking reception
9:00 pm doors close
Download this PDF to read more about the program and the participating studios.
Kate Edwards is the Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), appointed in December 2012. She is also the founder and principal consultant ofGeogrify, a Seattle-based consultancy for content culturalization, and a unique hybrid of an applied geographer, writer, and corporate strategist, built upon a passion for global cultures and media technologies. In the Microsoft Game Studios, she implemented a “geopolitical quality” review process and was personally responsible for identifying potential issues in all 1st party games. Since leaving Microsoft, she continues to work on games such as the Dragon Age series, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Dance Central series and Ryse.
Kate is also the founder and former chair of the IGDA’s Localization Special Interest Group, a former board member of IGDA Seattle, the co-organizer of the Game Localization Summit at GDC, and is a regular columnist for MultiLingual Computing magazine. In October 2013, Fortune magazine named her as one of the “10 most powerful women” in the game industry.
Photo: Myleen Hollero