PSA: Today’s the last day to pitch your GDC 2018 Main Conference talks!

The Game Developers Conference is returning to the Moscone Center in San Francisco next March, and organizers want to make sure you know that the call for submissions to present lectures, panels, roundtables, & posters closes today, Thursday, August 17 at 11:59 PM PT!

This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event for game developers, and organizers are keen to feature cutting-edge insights from experts across the game industry.

It’s shaping up to be a standout conference, so if you have an idea for a talk you think should be a part of GDC 2018, make sure to submit it today!

Of course, this is the initial call for submissions, which encompasses everything intended for the Main Conference Tracks on Wednesday-Friday, as well as day-long tutorials taking place Monday and Tuesday at GDC 2018.

Those interested in submitting for any of the GDC Summits (AI, Community Management, Game Narrative, GDC Education, GDC Mobile, Indie or UX) or VRDC@GDC (all of which take place on the Monday & Tuesday of the event) or Friday’s Game Career Seminar should know that the call for submissions will open later this year (August 28 through September 29, specifically).

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IGF 2018 opens call for judges

Interested in potentially serving as a judge for the 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards? Now’s your chance!

For this year’s Independent Games Festival, organizers would like to extend the same invitation as we did last year, and open a call for new judges via this application form. We’re always looking for new video game-specific developers, journalists and academics to make up our judging body for the competition, and this form is your way of expressing your interest.

If you are involved in the games industry in any capacity and are not submitting a game to this year’s festival, feel free to express your interest in becoming a judge by filling out this form. This year we’re also asking for interest in Jury participation. Jury members are a small, select group of industry experts who make honorable mention, finalist and winner selections.

We will be accepting applications through September 5. Please note that we can’t guarantee all applications will be accepted — if you’ve been selected, you’ll receive an email from us when our judging process begins.

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Hear about the history of VR and where it’s headed at VRDC Fall 2017

With the rising popularity of VR applications across all industries, Virtual Reality Developers Conference organizers are highlighting a VRDC Fall 2017 panel focused on the history of VR and its future.

If you’re coming to VRDC Fall 2017, which is happening September 21-22 at a bigger, better venue in San Francisco, you’ll want to keep an eye on this panel to gain insight into the fascinating past of VR, and learn about the trends that will shape its future.

Attend VRDC Fall 2017 to learn about immersive games & entertainment, brand experiences, and innovative use cases across industries.

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Devs, submit your pitches for great GDC 2018 Design talks now!

If you’ve been sitting on a great pitch for a session that would fit in well with the Design track of talks at Game Developers Conference 2018, organizers want to hear it — and soon!

That’s because GDC 2018 organizers are accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through this Thursday, August 17th!

Next year the show will take place March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, and will again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.

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Now’s the time to pitch great Business & Marketing talks for GDC 2018

If you aim to speak at the Game Developers Conference next year, better hurry — time is running out to submit your talk! GDC 2018 organizers will be accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 17th.

Happening March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco next year, GDC 2018 will once again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.

This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, and organizers want to make sure you have all the info you need if you’re thinking about pitching a talk that would fit well into the event’s Business & Marketing track of talks. If you are, these are the areas that organizers are especially interested to hear pitches on:

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Submit your great Production & Team Management talks for GDC 2018!

Got a great idea for a talk that you’d like to give at next year’s Game Developers Conference? Well, time is running out to submit it! GDC 2018 organizers are still accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 17th.

Next year the show — the 32nd edition of GDC — will take place March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. It will once again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.

As it continues to come together, organizers want to make sure you don’t miss out on your opportunity to pitch talks that would e a good fit on the GDC 2018 Prodution & Team Management track. Here’s some guidance on what organizers are looking to see in a great talk submission:

The Production & Team Management track is looking for experienced producers who have shipped games to share their best techniques or experiences which helps them produce better games or build better teams. We are financing/genre/platform/business model agnostic – we just want the world’s best producers to share their knowledge.

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GDC 2018 seeks your submissions for great Audio talks!

If you have a fantastic idea for a talk that would fit perfectly in the Audio track at Game Developers Conference 2018, organizers want to hear it! GDC 2018 organizers are still accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 17th.

Next year the show will take place March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, and will again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.

This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, and as always, organizers are looking for submissions of expert talks that would be a great fit for the show!

In particular, they’re seeking submissions for the GDC 2018 Audio track of talks. Here’s some guidance on what organizers are looking to see in a great Audio talk submission:

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Now’s the time to pitch your best Programming talks for GDC 2018

If you’ve got a great idea for a session that should take place as part of the Programming track of talks at Game Developers Conference 2018, now is the time to submit it!

GDC 2018 organizers are now accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 17th.

This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games.

Next year the show will take place March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, and will again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.

As always, organizers are looking for submissions of expert talks that would be a great fit for the show! To best serve the audience of programmers and coding enthusiasts who attend GDC every year, the GDC 2018 Programming track seeks lectures focused on new techniques in programming, in particular:

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GDC welcomes new board member Angie Smets, from Guerrilla Games!

Game Developers Conference organizers have some good news to share today about a new voice that’s joining the GDC Advisory Board ahead of GDC 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco next year, March 19th through the 23rd!

This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event for game developers, and the call for submissions to present lectures, panels, roundtables, & posters is still open through Thursday, August 17 at 11:59 PM PT. 

So if you have an idea for a talk you think should be a part of GDC 2018, submit it now!

This is the initial call for submissions, which encompasses everything intended for the Main Conference Tracks on Wednesday-Friday, as well as day-long tutorials taking place Monday and Tuesday at GDC 2018. Thus, the GDC Advisory Board is curently seeking submissions from game developers with expertise in any of the following tracks: Advocacy; Audio; Business & Marketing; Design; Production & Team Management; Programming and Visual Arts.

With that in mind, the GDC Advisory Board is welcoming a new member who will help ensure GDC 2018 is the best it can be!

The GDC Advisory Board is proud to add veteran game developer Angie Smets, who currently serves as executive producer at Guerrilla Games in Amsterdam. She is currently best known for her work as executive producer on this year’s smash hit Horizon Zero Dawn, but her experience in game development stretches back to encompass Guerrilla’s award-winning Killzone series of games.

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Devs, submit your best ideas for a GDC 2018 Visual Arts talk!

Heads up: If you have a great idea for a session that should take place as part of the Visual Arts track of talks at Game Developers Conference 2018, now is the time to submit it! GDC 2017 organizers are now accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 17th.

This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games.

Next year the show will take place March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, and will again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.

As always, organizers are looking for submissions of expert talks that would be a great fit for the show! In particular, they’re seeking submissions for the GDC 2018 Visual Arts track of talks. Here’s what they’re looking for, in their own words:

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