Develop:Brighton unveils its 2019 conference programme

Over 100 speakers are set to attend Develop:Brighton 2019, organiser Tandem Events just announced, revealing its full programme for the three-day conference.

The various talks and sessions will be split between eight tracks this year: Art, Design, Indie, Audio, Evolve, Business, Discoverability and Coding. On top of this, the Indie Bootcamp and Roundtable series will return – and they are both free to attend.

The full schedule can be found here and here are some highlights provided by Tandem:

  • Keynote: Rebellion – The Path to Independence

Chris Kingsley and Jason Kingsley – Rebellion

  • Body Positivity in Character Design

Loukia Kyriakidou – Freelance Artist

  • A First Look: The Xbox Accessibility Guidelines

Brannon Zahand – Microsoft

  • Fun, Safety, Profit: Year 1 of a Successful Indie Studio

Lottie Bevan – Weather Factory

  • Show Them the Money: An Agent & Developers Q&A

Derek Douglas, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) & AJ Grand-Strutton – Dlala

  • Elegance vs Intricacy – When Your Design Is Too Good to Have Depth

Tim Fletcher – Jagex

  • Pushing the Boundaries for PlayStation VR: Sony London Studio’s Journey to Blood & Truth

Stuart Whyte – Sony London Studio

  • Code Ahoy – Finding Hidden Treasure In Creating Your Own Audio Systems

Jon Vincent, Jamie Hughes, Katie Tarrant & Guillaume Muller – Rare

  • Next Gen VR – What Developers Need to Know

Andrew Ayre Alvaro Barúa – ZeroLight

  • Accessibility and the Importance of Including the Disabled in the Development Process

Felicia Prehn – Nopia Oy

Develop:Brighton 2019 will take place from July 9th to 11th at the Hilton Brighton Metropole, with the Develop:Star Awards taking place on the evening of July 11th. Early birds tickets for the latter are available until June 5th – you can buy them on this page. You can also register for the conference with an early bird rate on the event’s website.

About Marie Dealessandri

Marie Dealessandri is MCV’s former senior staff writer. After testing the waters of the film industry in France and being a radio host and reporter in Canada, she settled for the games industry in London in 2015. She can be found (very) occasionally tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate, Hollow Knight and the Dead Cells soundtrack.

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