GDC China 2013 talk submissions due Friday, attendance registration open now

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The call for English  and  Mandarin submissions  to present talks for the  2013 Game Developers Conference China  ends May 10, officials are reminding.

Organized by UBM Tech Game Network, GDC China, now in its sixth year, will run September 15-17 at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China.

Submissions will be accepted until May 10th for papers on Game Design, Production, Business & Marketing, Smartphone & Tablet Games, and Independent Games.

As always for the GDC shows, organizers are looking for leading industry practitioners to propose lectures and panels with significant, applicable takeaways for today's video game community.

GDC China continues to be the premier professional conference for the creators of games and interactive entertainment in Asia. Chosen speakers can join the world's leading developers to exchange ideas, be inspired, and to further advance the business, knowledge and technology behind game creation in Asia.

Highlights from the 2012 event included D2C's Xiaolei Zhang outlining  the future of the mobile collectible card genre  in Japan and the West,  Johann Sebastian Joust creators on  how motion control  is "the slapstick comedy of games," and  Bejeweled Blitz developer PopCap on  how companies should be metrics-focused , not metrics-driven.

Registration is now open for GDC China 2013  itself, which is co-located with  Cloud Connect China . For more information on GDC China, please visit the  official conference site  at



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