GC Asia Conference (GCAC): Last Call for Papers

GC Asia

GC Asia Conference (GCAC)

Suntec International Convention&

Exhibition Centre Singapore

(September 18-20, 2008)

Leipzig, Germany/Singapore, June 5, 2008 - Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC) today announced that the call for papers is closing on June 15, 11:59PM GMT. Until then, experts from the games industry can submit speaking proposals for this year's conference. The organizer, Leipziger Messe International, expects to have 65 international speakers and 600 attendees at the conference this year. GCAC will take place at Suntec International Convention&Exhibition Centre Singapore, September 18-19, 2008.

The main topics of this year's conference are Casual Games, Online Games, Financing, Outsourcing, and Business Models. The GCAC Advisory Board will review all proposals and inform all prospective speakers of their acceptance via email by July 15. To submit a topic or nominate a speaker for consideration, please visit the GCA 2008 website at: www.gc-asia.sg.

Application for Exhibitors Opened

From now until August 30 or the exhibition is sold out, companies can apply for space at the GC Asia (GCA), in either the business center, or the public exhibition space. The application form can be found here. The GCA is held alongside the GCAC at Suntec International Convention&Exhibition Centre Singapore, September 18-20, 2008. For more information please visit: www.gc-asia.sg.

About Games Convention Asia/GC Asia Conference

Games Convention Asia (GCA) is the only convention in the Asia-Pacific region for interactive entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, hardware and technology. The show is organized by LMI (Leipziger Messe International GmbH), a subsidiary of the Leipziger Messe GmbH, and is accompanied by the GCA Business Centre, a business platform Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC) is founded on the concepts of "Developing&Development" and in producing the "GCA 2008 Competition". Speakers at the first GCAC in 2007 included Gilles Langourieux (Virtuos, China), Desmond Lu Guangyuan (Shanda, China), Bob Bates (Legendary Game Designer and Writer, USA), James Miller (Microsoft, USA), Aroon Tan (10tacle, Singapore), and Steve Schnur (EA, USA).

Media Contacts:

Asia-Pacific

Red Dawn Communications

Florence Ang / Ian Purnomo

+65 6222 4704

press@reddawncommunications.com

Europe

Leipziger Messe

Torsten Anke, Press Officer

+49 (0) 341 678 8198

t.anke@leipziger-messe.de

North America

TriplePoint

Sean Kauppinen

+1 415 955 8500

sean@triplepointpr.com

Contact for GCA

Joerg Zeissig, Managing Director LMI Asia

+49 (0) 341 678 7900

j.zeissig@LM-international.com

Contact for GCAC

Sponsors, speakers and participants:

Frank Sliwka, Project Director

+49 (0) 341 678 8288

f.sliwka@leipziger-messe.de

GC Asia and GC Asia Conference on the internet:

http://www.gc-asia.sg


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