CMP Game Group Announces Sessions and Speaker Line-Up For Its Mobile Games Seminar 2007

SAN FRANCISCO - July 12, 2007 - The Mobile Games Seminar unveiled today an all-star roster of speakers offering technical sessions on programming, production, post-production and design, as well as high-level business discussions. The event serves developers looking to grow the skills, knowledge and tools crucial to shortening mobile game development and production cycles. The Mobile Games Seminar is presented by the CMP Game Group, organizers of the largest global event dedicated to videogame creation, the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and will take place Thursday and Friday, September 27-28, 2007 at the Los Angeles Marriott Downtown.

Speakers include leading executives from Benchmark Capital, Capcom Interactive, Digital Chocolate, EA Mobile, Four Corners Development Group, G3 Studios, Greystripe, I-Play, Mofactor, Nokia, PlayPhone, Thumbplay, Tira Wireless, Venrock Ventures, Zingy, and more.

Some of the key sessions presented at the seminar include:

    <*>"Put the Fun inFunding: Mobile Games Investments of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" <*>"The Road Not Taken: Alternative Channels to Tier-1 Distribution" <*>"Work for Hire Attorneys: Revenue Share Deals" <*>"Bridging the Gap: Different Views on How to Cross Platforms" <*>"Creative Techniques in Game Design" <*>"Publisher Under the Microscope" <*>"How to Run a Porting Team Like Genghis Khan" <*>"Quick Tips for Tighter ARM Assembly Code" <*>"Client-Server Strategies for Mobile"

"We're thrilled to announce such a strong line-up of content that proves the industry's leading players share our goals and are committed to making this event a valuable proposition for mobile game developers wanting to further their technical and practical skills," said Evelyn Donis, conference manager. "The seminar strives to provide the mobile game development community the tools necessary to develop unique game applications from design to production to distribution in shorter development cycles."

The Mobile Games Seminar also offers a chance for attendees to network with industry professionals and exchange ideas and information of common challenges involved in the development of Mobile games. The two-day event will include an exhibit area and an evening reception on Thursday, September 27.

Attendees who register before August 3rd will save up to 31% on seminar passes. Registration and the current line-up of speakers and sessions are available online at www.mobilegamesseminar.com.

About the CMP Game Group ( www.cmpgame.com)

The CMP Game Group delivers essential information and enables community within the game industry through events, services, and media. The group's flagship products include the Game Developers Conference and the Webby Award-winning Gamasutra.com. For more information, please visit www.cmpgame.com.

About CMP Technology ( www.cmp.com)

CMP Technology is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( www.unitedbusinessmedia.com), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.

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