Industry Conference

Scottish Games Week

 

 

Thursday 27 October 09:00am ‐ 5:15pm

Friday 28 October 2022 09:00am ‐ 1.15pm

Malmaison Hotel, 44 Whitehall Cres, Dundee, DD1 4AY

The Industry Conference is a two-day long event held in Dundee, the beating heart of Scotland’s games community. The conference features founders, pioneers, leaders and innovators from around the world, offering expertise and insight and from the forefront of the global games market.

The key trends from the forefront of games, as well as personal reflection and deep technical understanding are on offer from speakers which range from veteran global Scots, through to up-and-coming studios with their whole future ahead.

No matter your role within the games ecosystem, there’s something for every designer, developer, creator, publisher, educator, academic and organisation within the programme.

Industry Conference Speakers

Brentton White

Brentton White

CEO

Lisa Bennett

Lisa Bennett

Scotland Manager

Patty Toledo

Patty Toledo

Marketing Director

Luca Suma

Luca Suma

Investment Director

David Mullich

David Mullich

Game Producer/Professor/Consultant

Cinemoi
Simon Meek

Simon Meek

Director

Houston Howard

Houston Howard

Chief Storyteller

Vaughan Holloway

Vaughan Holloway

CEO

Stephen Hey

Stephen Hey

Consultant

Graeme Devine

Graeme Devine

Creative Technical Officer

QXR Studios
Craig Chapple

Craig Chapple

EMEA Mobile Insights Strategies

Mitchell Baxter

Mitchell Baxter

Director

Day 1 Line-Up

*Programme is subject to change*

09:00 - 09:15 | Official Opening of Scottish Games Week Industry Conference

Official Opening of Scottish Games Week Industry Conference

09:15 - 09:30 | Welcome to Scottish Games Week

With Brian Baglow, Scottish Games Network

09:30 - 10:30 | Superstar Session with Greame Devine, CTO, AXR Studios

Superstar Session with Greame Devine, CTO, AXR Studios

10:30 - 11:00 | Session with Craig Chappel, Sensor Tower

Session with Craig Chappel, EMEA Mobile Insights Strategies, Sensor Tower

11:00 - 11:15 | Break
11:15 - 12:00 | Panel: Building a profitable game business

Panelists confirmed soon.

12:00 - 12:45 | Panel: Future game superpower: What is Scotland missing?

With Brian Baglow

Panelists:

Elena Höge, Yaldi Games

Vaughan Holloway, Primordial Game Studios

More panelists confirmed soon.

12:45 - 13:15 | Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 | Superstar Session

Information coming soon.

15:00 - 15:30 | Session with Chris Hainsworth, The Game CFO

Session with Chris Hainsworth, The Game CFO.

15:30 - 15:45 | Break
15:45 - 16:15 | How to raise money from a VC: Tips and Processes

Session with Luca Suma, Hiro Capital

16:15 - 17:15 | Panel: Choosing your poison: In which platform should we invest our time and money?

With Craig Chappel

Sahil Gupta, CCP Games

More panelists confirmed soon.

Day 2 Line-Up

*Programme is subject to change*

08:55 - 09:00 | Welcome to Day 2
09:00 - 10:00 | Superstar Session with David Mullich, Cinemoi
09:30 - 10:30 | Superstar Fireside Chat: A life in games

With Brian Baglow and Dave Jones, Epic.

11:00 - 11:15 | Break
11:15 - 11:45 | Session with Patty Toledo, 4Players

More information coming soon.

11:45 - 12:15 | Session with Jacki Vause, Dimoso

More information coming soon.

12:15 - 13:15 | Panel: Gaming of the future: where is the game industry going?

With Lisa Bennet, Dimoso

Stephen Hey, HeyStephenHey

Simon Meek, The Secret Experiment

Brentton White, North Sea Games

Mitchell Baxter, Lazy Monday Games

Douglas Hare, Outplay

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Created and organised by the Scottish Games Network, with support from the Scottish Government’s Tech Ecosystem Review (STER) fund.