Conference: 4th Annual Game Education Summit, Jun 22-23

The 4th annual Game Education Summit takes place on June 22/23 at the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond. It is the only event that focuses on curriculum development, teaching methodologies and the interface with the game industry for game developer degree programs.

The event is for faculty and administrators at colleges and universities that either are thinking of putting together game development degree programs, or already have them in place and I thought the Summit might be of interest to you or your colleagues.

The website is and the promo code GES9856 offers attendees a $49 discount off the on-line registration fee.

The program features sessions on:
· Interdisciplinary Collaboration.
· Components of a new Masters program: Incubator, Entrepreneurship and Game Studio Partnerships.
· Playing like a game designer – the first thing a design student should know.
· Success factors for graduates joining traditional vs social game development teams.
· HR panels – what large and small studios look for when they recruit game development graduates
· Alumni panel – feedback from graduates working in the game industry…how they transitioned from school to industry

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