The conference, taking place on April 8th and 9th 2015 at Tallinn University, is hosted by Estonia’s largest developer and publisher, Creative Mobile Games in co-operation with the University of Tallinn and Gaming Accelerator GameFounders.
This year’s edition of Estonia’s largest developer conference, GameDev Days 2015 will take place on April 8th and 9th 2015, at Tallinn University. The event, which has been organized by Creative Mobile since 2013, will be hosted in cooperation with Tallinn University, as well as the gaming accelerator GameFounders. The 2-day-conference offers sessions covering 3 areas of the gaming industry: game development technologies and game design techniques, business development and industry insights, as well as gaming industry related educational opportunities in Estonia.
Track 1 – Business and Trends
These sessions include business development topics, major trends and sharing industry insights.
Track 2 – TECH
These sessions include technical knowledge exchanges, where leading developers and game designers share their knowledge to creating great games.
Track 3 – Learning Games
Tallinn University will be launching several game industry related courses next year. The university would like to share details about these programs with people from Estonia and other countries.
The organizers of GameDev Days are focused on fostering the growth of the games industry in Estonia, which offers convenient conditions for foreign and local publishers, development studios, and start-ups. Estonia boasts a number of e-government and e-business services, as well as an attractive tax policy that makes forming and operating a company very easy.
Featured speakers of GameDev Days will include: Vladimir Funtikov, co-organizer of the conference and CEO of Creative Mobile, Facebook (Igor Pashchenko), Twitter (Yves Burgoin), Unity (Oscar Clarke), Microsoft (Alex Bubb), and GameFounders (Kadri Ugand).
In addition, the event will host a Game Village showcase and awards for Estonian and other indie development studios.
For more information about GameDev Days, as well as ticket and sponsoring options, please visit the official website at http://gamedev.ee/. The final conference schedule and further speakers will be announced in Mid-March.