A Week of Learning and Inspiration
GDC delivers five days of expert-led education on key game development topics, as well as several special features throughout the week. The 2020 event brings back the Main Stage Keynote, the popular Classic Game Postmortem series, and the forward-looking "Vision" talks.
From deep dive Summits (Monday and Tuesday) to Core Concepts presentations covering all key aspects of the industry (Wednesday through Friday), attendees have opportunities all to gain insight into the future of games, be inspired by new techniques, and discover creative new approaches. Discover what GDC week has in store for you below.
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Game Career Development
Learn how to build your career in the game industry at the Game Career Seminar. Attend interactive sessions, learn from industry experts, and meet HR reps from leading game companies in this full-day program designed for students and others interested in starting a game development career. Learn more.
Learn how to attract and support professional players and teams, journalists, content creators, and grassroots player organizations in a day-long series of panels and presentations. Join the Esports Summit and learn about growing your esports ecosystem alongside long-time developers, publishers, and esports community leaders. Learn more.
Board Game Design
The Board Game Design Summit is a one-day deep dive into the art and science of designing non-electronic board (and card) games. Featuring multiple notable speakers from the world of board game design, this is an opportunity to get deep into the design mechanics behind innovative and popular board games. Learn more.
GDC Main Stage
Get inspired by vital ideas from great speakers and forward-thinking companies discussing the future of the game industry. Come away with knowledge about how to take your work forward in the next year. Learn more.
Classic Games Postmortem
Take a trip behind the scenes with the creators of some of the most innovative games of their time. Discover the lessons learned by the makers of these landmark game titles and find inspiration in understanding what it took to bring these games to life. Learn more.