Speakers from Google, MySpace, Team 17, Black Rock and SCEE join the roster of the July event

More Develop Conference sessions detailed

As part of today’s confirmation that Realtime Worlds’ boss Dave Jones is the event’s keynote speaker, Develop Conference organier Tandem Events has confirmed to us a number of other speakers also hosting other sessions at the event.

Representatives from Google, MySpace, Team 17, SCEE and other games development studios join the roster of the July event, which runs from the 14th to 16th of the month in Brighton, UK.

Six sessions have been added to the one-day Evolve event, which looks at new developments and areas for developers in the industry, while eight sessions have been added to the bill for the Develop Confernece itself.

Evolve takes place on the Tuesday, July 14th.

Sessions confirmed are:


• Panel: The Fight for Playtime: What Do Social Networking Sites Have to Offer the Games Industry?
Limvirak Chea, Google; Chris Thorpe, MySpace; Tom Armitage, Consultant

• How Today’s Social Networks Will Change How You Make, Play and Sell Games Tomorrow
Kristian Segerstrale, Playfish

• Taking Your Game to iPhone and Android, Without Killing Your Team
Chris White, Glu

• 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Digital Distribution and Self-publishing That You Must Understand to Succeed
Martyn Brown, Team 17

• User Generated Content – the Legal Consequences
Tahir Basheer, Sheridans

• 20 Great Innovations in Casual, Social and Mobile Games That You Should Steal
Stuart Dredge, Pocket Gamer


• Driving 3D TV’s Using Current Generation Consoles
Andrew Oliver and Aaron Allport, Blitz Games

• Online Games, Virtual Worlds and MMO’s: Raising Money and Making Money
Paul Flanagan, Ariadne Capital

• Usability Testing for Videogames
Jason Avent, Disney and Graham McAllister from Sussex University

• Gold Blend: Audio Code and Design Working Together for the Perfect Flavour
Steve Emney & Ciaran Rooney, Disney Black Rock Studio

• How to Staff and Manage a Flexible, Scalable Development Facility
Simon Gardner, Climax Studios

• How to Communicate with Artists
Arran Green, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

• Painting With Sound: The Future of Procedural Audio
Andy Farnell

• The Edge Panel: Architecture and Games
Alex Wiltshire, Edge Magazine

More details about the event can be found at the official site.

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