Wednesday - Friday, March 20-22, 2019

Address topics ranging from diversity to censorship to quality of life within the realm of social advocacy in the game industry. The Advocacy Track aims to provide a forum for discussion and ultimately a place to effect change for the development community.

Attend GDC Conference (W-F) with All Access, Conference+Summits or Conference Pass. 
Attend GDC Summits & Tutorials (M-T) with All Access, Conference+Summits, or Summits Pass.

Featured 2018 Advocacy Conference Sessions

Understanding the Social Values of Your Players

Jeffrey Burrell (Riot Games), Tash Elliott (Riot Games)

Breaking Through: Psychosis and the Making of 'Hellblade'

Dominic Matthews (Ninja Theory), Tameem Antoniades (Ninja Theory)

Building an Inclusive Tech Lab: How and Why You Should Too

Tara Voelker (Mixer), Brannon Zahand (343 Industries)

Advocacy Track Advisors

Kate Edwards


Mitu Khandaker

Spirit AI

Siobhan Reddy

Media Molecule

Simon Carless


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