Five summits announced for London Games Festival

Next month’s London Games Festival will offer a range of summits touching upon some of the most pressing subjects affecting the global games industry.

Tickets are on sale for the talks, which will focus on virtual reality, eSports, games finance, games culture and audio. Each will feature a number of expert speakers, all with a remit to deliver entertaining and accessible sessions suitable for broad audiences.

Here are all the details:

Virtual Reality Summit (Monday, April 4th, BFI Southbank)
The VR Summit will look at where the roads of games, film and VFX collide with talks from experts across all three fields showcasing the hottest new games and discussing the issues presented by the resurgent virtual reality space.

Games Audio Summit (Monday, April 4th, BFI Southbank)
The audio scene in games development is one of the industry’s most creative communities and the Games Audio Summit will tap into that with talks looking at innovative uses of music, sound effects, and voice work for interactive projects.

Games Finance Summit (Tuesday April 5th, The Grange City Hotel)
A prelude to the first-of-its-kind Games Finance Market, the Games Finance Summit will offer developers of all experience levels insight into funding types, speaking to investors and ways to unlock financial support.

eSports Summit (Wednesday, April 6th, BAFTA)
An invite-only event that looks at The Future of eSports – why competitive gaming is one of the most closely-watched growth areas in video games, how to encourage better treatment of players, and opportunities for non-games companies in the space.

Games Culture Summit (Friday April 8th, Museum of London)
Drawing together leading cultural institutions and creative leaders, the Games Culture Summit will look at a variety of issues including how galleries and museums curate, collect and archive games.

The London Games Festival will run for ten days from April 1st to April 10th. For more information and to purchase tickets head over to the official website.

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