4C: St. Petersburg - Call for Speakers

The 4C Conference is back and this time it’s coming to St. Petersburg on September 22-23, 2017. The organizers are calling for speakers. The deadline is June 20th.

This year’s event, will bring together a great line-up of experts to give over 60 talks, hold panels, and participate in discussions covering a broad range of topics including art, design, technology, managerial and leadership practices, as well as, existing and emerging trends that will shape the industry for years to come. The first 4C conference, 4C: Kyiv 2016, was held in September 2016 and saw a broad lineup of over 50 reputable speakers from 14 countries speak in front of a whopping 800+ aspiring developers, video game enthusiasts, prominent media, and other opinion makers.

4C’s motto is: Create. Craft. Communicate. Collaborate.

4C: SPb is a conference for those who drive change, not just adjust to it. Listed among participants and speakers are world leading video game specialists and experts. Our goal with this event is to create a meeting place for the most innovative and aspiring developers from across the globe. We won’t be talking about the state of the industry today — we’ll be discussing what the industry will be like in 5 or even 10 years.

The event is sponsored by Wargaming, an award-winning online game developer and publisher, and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. They’re best known for the mega-hit game World of Tanks.

Additional information: 4C Call for Speakers  (PDF) & http://conf4c.com/

White Nights St. Petersburg June 14-15

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IGDA Finland members get 15% off the White Nights St. Petersburg conference registration fee. The WNConf attracts unique blend of industry professionals and developers from Russia and other CIS countries as well as delegations from Israel, Greece, India, and Finland.  Attendees will include representatives from Game Insight, App Annie, Playrix, Unity, Pixonic, Epic Games, VK.com, Starbreeze Studios, Electronic Arts, Google, Goodgame Studios, Facebook, MoPub, Appodeal, and IBCC.

The Developer Exhibition is a great place for studios to showcase their games in order to meet and get feedback from leading publishers, industry gurus and fellow colleagues.  The best of the best will receive a trophy and receive prizes at the Indie Game Cup Awards Ceremony. The organizers are accepting applications for the Developer Exhibition and for the Indie Game Cup until May 19, 2017. Participation is free. Use the following form to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/xIFq8uIclmXxkbFr2

Use the promo code IGDA-Finland to get your 15% discount when registering here: http://wnconf.com/#registration

Game Access '17 is Looking for Speakers

Don't miss your chance to go to Brno, Czech Republic. 

Game Access is a game development conference taking place in Bron, Czech Republic from May 4-6. The conference has already attracted solid support and speakers from around the world, including a few Finnish companies like Remedy and Colossal Order. There are still a few speaking slots left, so If you're interested, drop everything and send a message to info@game-access.com. The speakers list will be finalized soon. 

In addition to the usual great speakers, unforgettable networking parties, and indie game competition, there will be F2P business and design master classes offered on May 3-4. 

IGDA Finland members get a 10% discount on Indie, Standard and Premium tickets. Just use promo code IGDAFinland when registering. 

For full details visit: http://game-access.com

Game Access is organized by GameDev Area, an independent initiative dedicated to support the gamedev industry in the Southmoravian region, Czech Republic.

 

 

IGDA Finland Members Get 20% off GameDev Days

Game developers with look ‘Back to the Future’ at the 5th annual GameDev Days Conference in Tallinn, April 7-8.

Two session tracks will go “Back to the Future”... The Postmortem track will include prominent game developers sharing their inspiring success stories and tips on how great games are created, while the Experts track will involve industry leaders sharing the latest game development trends and technologies as well as current news and research that guarantee to make your visit a fully enlightening experience.

Aside from the session tracks, there will be four workshops dedicated to development tools and artwork, running during the first day of the conference and will cover the most significant trends in creating a game.

Independent game developers will have the opportunity to present their latest games and get feedback from conference attendees at the Game Village Showcase. The best project will be voted on during the conference and awarded 2 free all-access passes to Casual Connect Asia. There they will be able to network with game industry professionals and exhibit their game in the Indie Prize showcase.

For more information and tickets, visit the conference website: https://gamedev.ee/

IGDA Finland members can get 20% off a standard pass by using promocode IGDAFIN during checkout. 

GameDev Days is organized and hosted by Creative Mobile, the largest Estonian game developer and publisher, with the support of IGDA Estonia.

35 Euros Off Reboot Develop 2017

IGDA Finland members are eligible for 35 Euros off standard tickets for Reboot Develop 2017, taking place in Dubrovnik from 20th to 22nd of April.

More than 120 world renown games industry developers and luminaries like Tim Cain, Kiki Wolfkill, Suda 51, Koji Igarashi, Cliff Bleszinski, Chris Taylor, Jaakko Lisalo, Jonathan Blow and more will deliver lectures during 3 days in 6 tracks, including outdoor events like beachside panels and other surprises.

Top agenda for Reboot Develop 2017 resolves around few hot topics. Building brands in both casual/core and crossover between both, Next level of VR, The Core and the Mobile future, Upcoming technology for AAA development, Making Free2Play great again, eSports for the masses, plus this year we also have a huge focus on composing and next gen audio across the platforms.

Use promo code REBOOTLOVESFINLAND when signing up. 

For more information see: http://www.rebootdevelop.hr/

Get 15% Off White Nights Prague

IGDA FInland members get 15% off White Nights. WNConf is headed to Prague for the first time and is expected attract a unique blend of industry professionals and developers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Poland, Germany and more. Attendees will include representatives from Big Fish Games, CD Projekt RED, GREE, gumi, Rovio, King, Kongregate, Game Insight, Appodeal, Unity, Amazon, VK.com, Microsoft, Google, Pixonic, G5 Games and Vungle.

The Developer Exhibition is a great place for studios to showcase their games in order to meet feedback from leading publishers, industry gurus and fellow colleagues.  Best of the best will receive a trophy and receive prizes at the Indie Game Cup Awards Ceremony. We are accepting applications for the Developer Exhibition (https://goo.gl/forms/d7rLUPmEZoVQ2wIJ3) and for the Indie Game Cup until Friday, January 20, 2017. A list of nominations can be found on our website.

Use the promo code IGDA-Finland to get your 15% discount when registering here (http://wnconf.com/#registration).