Registration (48 hours left), Sessions, Career Center, Housing, Group Registration, Lifetime Award Winner & GDCA/IGF Hosts Announced
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Featured Sessions

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Classic Game Postmortem: Zork
Dave Lebling, BAE Systems

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Visual Arts / Design
Building the Content that Drives the Counter-Strike:
Global Offensive Economy

Bronwen Grimes, Valve

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Visual Arts
Rediscovering Authentic Creativity
Peter Chan, PChan LTD

Featured Summit Sessions

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GDC Education Summit
Massively Multiplayer: A Dozen Schools Teach Together, Collaboratively and Competitively
Steve Engels, University of Toronto

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GDC Education Summit
Setting Up and Running a Games User Research Class
Cynthia Putnam, DePaul University

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Introducing the All-New Career Center

The Career Center at GDC debuts with a prime new location, exclusive career development sessions programmed by GDC and top vendors, expanded networking opportunities and the largest, most prestigious list of publisher and studio participation in the industry.
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Exclusive Hotel Discounts

Take advantage of special rates for GDC 2014 at some of the best hotels in San Francisco. Discounted rooms are limited and will sell out, so book your room early to save.

Lifetime Award Winner & GDCA/IGF Hosts Announced

The Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) will proudly honor Ken Kutaragi, "Father of the PlayStation," with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Kutaragi joins past recipients including Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg, Zeschuk, Warren Spector, Peter Molyneux and John Carmack.

Additionally, the GDCA and the Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards are excited to announce the hosts for this year's ceremonies taking place GDC 2014. Abbie Heppe, Community Manager for Respawn Entertainment (Titanfall), will host the 14th annual GDCA, while Capybara Games president and co-founder Nathan Vella will host the 16th annual IGF Awards.

Learn more about these exciting announcements here.


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