European Women in Games Conference set for September

The sixth edition of the European Women in Games Conference will take place at the University of Greenwich, on September 7th.

Over 40 speakers will gather to deliver keynotes and lead panel discussions and workshops on various subjects, including careers, VFX and animation, eSports and BAME diversity.

Lecturers include deputy chair of BAFTA Anne Morrison, German MEP and author of the European Parliament’s report on ‘Gender Equality and empowering women in the digital age’ Terry Reintkte and Jessica Curry, composer and co-founder of The Chinese Room.

The conference is organised by Women in Games and MCV is event partner. Tickets can be purchased on the conference’s website.

Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman stated: The European Women in Games Conference is an important event in the UK games industry calendar. This year welcomes exceptional keynote speakers providing inspirational content for a celebratory event that places knowledge exchange at its heart. Veterans and novices alike can learn, network, share knowledge and cement meaningful professional relationships.

WIGJ is developing increasingly focussed relationships with the educational sector and it is fitting that Greenwich University has offered us an exceptional venue for year’s conference, we are very thankful for this support. Further thanks also to NewBay Media for their continued support and for making our vision and initiatives public.”

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