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London Games Conference 2010

London Games Conference 2010

4th Nov 2010

Location: BAFTA, London, UK

Event Description

London Games Conference 2010
Thursday, November 4th, 2010
BAFTA
London

Overview


With a theme of ‘Survival And Profit In A Changing Industry’ LGC 2010 will focus on shifts in revenues, platforms and distribution methods for game content.

IGN UK has been appointed Platinum Sponsor of the event, whilst UKIE (formerly ELSPA) has offered its endorsement and inclusion of the event within the wide-ranging London Games Festival.

The Full Schedule

Starting at 5pm, the London Games Conference offers a focused line-up of keynotes, panel discussions and anaylsis until 8.15pm. After that is our evening dinner and networking.

The full timetable is as follows:

5:00pm
Welcome
Stuart Dinsey, Managing Director, Intent Media

5:02pm
The Keys to International Success with Online Games
Heiko Hubertz
, Founder & CEO, Bigpoint

5:25pm
The Shape of Clouds to Come
Chairman: Phil Harrison, Co-Founder London Venture Partners
Shuji Utsumi, CEO, Q Entertainment
Ben Cousins, General Manager, Easy (EA)
John Earner, General Manager, Playfish Europe Studios
Floris Jans Cuypers, Business Development Director, Spil Games

6:05pm
The Evolution of Retail Alongside Digital Distribution and Online Gaming
Ben Keen, Chief Analyst, Screen Digest

6:20pm
Coffee

6:35pm
Different Ways to Play, Different Ways to Pay

Chairman: Michael French, Editor in Chief, MCV
Chris Petrovic, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Gamestop Digital Ventures
Ian Chambers, International Vice President, IGN
Simon Osgood, European Product Development Director, InComm
Rod Cousens, CEO, Codemasters


7:10pm
Sharpen Your Skills
Ian Livingstone
, Livingstone-Hope Skills Review

7:20pm
The New Power Base
Chairman: Johnny Minkley, Eurogamer TV
David Reeves, COO, Capcom Europe
Dave Perry, CEO, Gaikai
Jasper Smith, CEO, PlayJam

8:00pm
The Government and the Games Industry
Ed Vaizey
, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries

8:13pm
Closing Remarks
Stuart Dinsey
, Managing Director, Intent Media

Tickets & sponsorship

Another sell-out of over 200 delegates is expected, but pricing is being kept low to allow companies of all sizes and budgets to attend.

For ticket enquiries, please contact jodie.holdway@intentmedia.co.uk or call +44 (0)1992 535 647.

For sponsorship enquiries, please contact Rob.Baker@intentmedia.co.uk or call +44 (0)1992 535 647.

Speakers

Speakers and panelists attending London Games Conference to talk about their digital experiences include:

* Heiko Hubertz – Founder and CEO, Bigpoint
* Shuji Utsumi
– CEO, Q Entertainment
* Ben Cousins
– Executive Producer, EA Dice
* Dave Perry
– Co-Founder and CEO, Gaikai
* Phil Harrison
– Co-Founder and General Partner, London Venture Partners
* Chris Petrovic
– SVP and GM, GameStop Digital Ventures
* Ian Chambers
– International Vice President, Direct2Drive
* David Reeves
– COO, Capcom Europe
* Floris Jan Cuypers
– Business Development Director, Spil Games
* Simon Osgood, European Product Development * Director, InComm
* Ian Livingstone, Livingstone-Hope Skills Review
* Jasper Smith, CEO, PlayJam


Screen Digest will also be presenting exclusive new data at the conference. And Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, will deliver a closing address.

The exact schedule includes sessions chaired by MCV editor-in-chief Michael French, former Sony Worldwide Studios boss Phil Harrison and Eurogamer TV’s Johnny Minkley.

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