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GC Developers Conference speakers confirmed

The GC Developers Conference has begun to confirm the speaker line-up for this year’s event, taking place at the Leipziger Messe from August 20th to 22nd as part of the bigger industry Game Convention event.

The conference features a number of well-known speakers from the game development conference circuit discussing issues such as next-gen production, mobile games, MMOs and technology.

“GCDC 2007 will be a focal point for the game industry as we explore all aspects of development, business, production, and science as they relate to games,” said Frank Sliwka, director of GCDC.

More names are set to be confirmed in the coming weeks, but the list of speakers so far includes:

Julian Eggebrecht, Factor 5 (USA)
Peter Molyneux, Lionhead (UK)
Michael Capps, Epic Games (USA)
Mark Rein, Epic Games (USA)
Mark Morris, Introversion Software (UK)
Ken Ralston, Big Huge Games (USA)
Cathy Campos, Panache (UK)
Doug Whatley, Break Away (USA)
Michael Lewis, Cryptic Studios (USA)
George Bain (UK)
Christopher Schmitz, 10Tacle Studios (Germany)
Dr. Michael Wimmer, The University of Vienna (Austria
Alexander Fernández, Streamline Studios (The Netherlands)
Amir Taaki, Crystalspace (Finland)
Jeff Strain, ArenaNet (USA)
Vlad Ihora, Telia Sonora (Sweden)
Barbara Lippe, Avaloop (Austria)
Pamela Kato, The GamerX (USA)
Uwe Nikl, Level 3 (UK)
Matt Firor, Ultra Mega Games (USA)
Konstantin Ewald, Osborne Clark (Germany)
John Smedley, Sony Online Entertainment (USA)
Cindy Armstrong, Webzen (USA)
Jennifer MacLean, Comcast Interactive Media (USA)
Chris Mottes, Deadline Games (Denmark)
Jeff Hickman, EA Mythic (USA)
Jeffrey Steefel, Turbine, Inc. (USA)
Don Daglow, Stormfront Studios (USA)
Jason Manley, Massive Black (USA)
Patric Palm, Hansoft (Sweden)

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