Sessions (Advocacy Track, AI Summit), Diamond Partner Program, Common Space Details, IGF Student Showcase Finalists, Registration Deadlines
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Join Us for the Advocacy Track – Open to
All GDC Pass Holders

Check out the latest featured Advocacy Track talks! To encourage community dialogue, Advocacy Tracks are now accessible to all GDC pass holders, including Expo Passes.

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Leigh Alexander, Gamasutra; Deirdra Kiai, Independent; Anna Kipnis, Double Fine Productions; Colleen Macklin, Parsons The New School for Design; Laralyn McWilliams, The Workshop Entertainment; Brenda Romero, UC Santa Cruz; Lauren Scott, Independent

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Sexism and the Game Industry: An Empirical Study
Jennifer Allaway, Willamette University; Brandon Sheffield, Necrosoft Games

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Women in Games Roundtable: Attracting and Hiring Women in Games
Celia Pearce, Georgia Institute of Technology; Anne Toole, The Write Toole

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The Pixelles Method: How to Increase Game Dev Diversity
Tanya Short, Pixelles & Kitfox Games

Featured AI Summit Sessions

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AI Summit
Bringing BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth to Life: An AI
Development Postmortem

John Abercrombie, Irrational Games

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AI Summit
AI Postmortems: The Sims 4 and Hearthstone
Rez Graham, Maxis; Brian Schwab, Blizzard Entertainment

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Improving Visualization of AI Info
Charles Gast, EA (Maxis); Bill Merrill, Turtle Rock Studios; Mika Vehkala, Gametec Consulting

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New in 2014, the GDC Diamond Partner Program honors our top partners, whose support plays an integral role to the success of GDC San Francisco, as well as our other GDC Events. Learn more about GDC Diamond Partners.

Interactive Spaces Added

GDC 2014 will feature a multitude of exciting interactive spaces, including playable board games by "Doing it on the Table," iam8bit's game trivia competition and much more! See all event details now.

IGF Student Showcase Winners

IGF Student Showcase winners join the list of competitors vying for the prestigious honor of taking home an IGF trophy. This year's titles looking to be name Best Student Game include:

• Cyber Heist
• Engare
• Foiled
• Museum of Simulation Technology
• Rhythm Doctor
• Risk of Rain
• Symmetrain
• Westerado

See all Student Showcase winners and more here.

Important Registration Deadlines

Online registration is the last chance to save more than 10% on select full price passes.* Complete your registration by March 12 for the best rates!

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*Savings calculations are based on the difference in maximum savings scenario per pass (early rate) and maximum cost scenario per pass (onsite price).


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