The 13th gathering of Game Connection will feature a Gamerhub.tv panel on the eSports phenomenon.
Game Connection Europe will hold the 13th Edition of its games conference in Paris December 3-5. Encompassing marketing and business disciplines, together with game design, technology and arts, leading industry insiders will be featured in panels and keynotes throughout the three-day conference. Digging deeper into the world of independent development, Game Connection Europe 2013 also tackles distribution, monetization and crowdfunding.
“We’re working extremely hard to bring the very best people from across the industry to share their unique insight at the event," said Pierre Carde, Founder of Game Connection. "We’re very excited to see the incredible added value the program will bring to our delegates this December.”
Some of the panels are:
The Tricks Up Our Sleeves - An Overview of the Simple Techniques Used to Create Realistic Details within Game Effects - Keith Guerrette , Lead FX Artist at Naughty Dog
Supercharging word of mouth - Jussi Laakkonen, CEO & Founder at Applifier
Loved by Millions - How to make a game a global sport - David Hiltscher, VP Gaming Communities at Turtle Entertainment
Great Expectations - Beta in the Modern Marketplace - Linda Carlson, Director, Global Community Relations at Sony Online Entertainment
Staring Down the 800 Lbs Gorilla: Guild Wars 2 one year later - Steve Fowler, Head of Global Marketing at ArenaNet
Chasing Rabbits, What I have learned from prototyping with Nintendo - Fred Markus, Director Design Lab at Epic Games
The Tiered Pyramid Method: Next-Generation Game Design - Doru Apreotesei, Creative Supervisor at Ubisoft Blue Byte
How to help oversea partners in Chinese mobile market - Edward He, CEO at Renren Games
Social vs. Mobile Games - Arthur Chow, CEO at 6waves
App Store Insights: How to Make the Next Killer App - Bertrand Schmitt, CEO at App Annie
Truly cross-platform - combining a digital gaming experience with physical products and toys - Thomas Bleyer, Managing Director at Ravensburger Digital
Data & Trends 2013: The online games industry in review - Joost van Dreunen, CEO at SuperData Research