A 2-day annual conference by NASSCOM, the NASSCOM Animation & Gaming Summit 2009, is being held from 6th to 7th November, at HICC. The conference will begin at 9am.
Over the years the summit has become a unique platform for AVG stakeholders to exchange ideas, learn, make a pitch, transact business, and network and also to have fun.The event marks the congregation of the who’s who of the Indian Animation, VFX and Gaming (AVG) industry including CEOs, COOs, Creative Directors, Venture Capitalists, Production and Broadcasting heads, amongst others.
The conference will also have a day completely dedicated to the Game Developer Summit. Being developed as platform for members of the Indian game developer community to showcase their skills and share ideas, this sub-conference will feature keynotes from eminent speakers, as well as sessions on the latest technology trends in the gaming space.
Some of the confirmed international speakers for this year’s summit include Shelly Page (DreamWorks), Ernest Adams (game designer), Shahid Ahmed (Sony Computer Entertainment, Europe), Chris Deering (Chairman, Codemasters), Richard Smithies (CFO, Blitz Games Studios) and Tracy Jennings (PwC Canada).
Delegations from Canada, UK and the European Union have also confirmed their participants. More than 300 delegates are expected to attend the conference.
There will be lectures on various topics ranging from design and programming, to art, across all platforms: mobile, console & PC. Watch out for the postmortems of games such as Bio Shock Mobile (mobile), Ghajini (PC), Hanuman (PS2) and Pahelika: Secret Legends (PC Online).
The conference will also include a Games Super Pitch, a competition for individuals and game start-ups to pitch their game ideas to a panel of game industry experts. There will also be a 360 degree discussion on how game start-ups and entrepreneurs can build value out of their IP and move up the value chain.
Please contact 6636-6111 / 6636-6222 for further details.