Technology

Game Developers Conference Online

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Description: 

"The Game Developers Conference Online® focuses on connected games including casual, MMOs, virtual worlds, and social networking games. More than 120 sessions will address the most pressing development challenges for connected games with tracks related to: Business and Marketing, Design, Customer Experience, Production and Programming. In addition to the return of a robust expo floor and four full days of content, GDC Online will also feature a series of two-day summits including Game Narrative Summit, the Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit and the GDC Virtual Items Summit."

Organization: 
City: 
Austin
State: 
Texas
Date: 
October 8-11, 2012
Game genre:
Entertainment
MMOG/MMORPG

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference
Expo

Social Tags:
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Game Developers Conference
Technology
TechWeb
Video game development

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.gdconline.com

Game platform:
Internet

Technology:
Smartphone

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Game Developers Conference

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Description: 

“The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games. The GDC attracts over 17,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC is produced by the Think Services Game Group, a division of United Business Media, LLC.”

Organization: 
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Date: 
March 5-9, 2012
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference
Festival

Social Tags:
Business
Economy of the United Kingdom
Game Developers Conference
Jamil Moledina
Technology
TechWeb
United Business Media
Video game development

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

City:
San Francisco

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Company:
Think Services Game Group
United Business Media LLC.

Location:
United States


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Fan Expo Canada

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Description: 

“Our fans make the Expo what it is today and to reflect its scope, the five genres; Comic, Anime, Science Fiction, Horror and Gaming, were re-branded and merged to become Fan Expo Canada. Today, Fan Expo Canada is the country’s biggest, the fastest growing and one of the largest events of its kind in World! … the Expo showcases over 600 exhibits and sprawls to over 220,000 square feet. In 2008, Fan Expo Canada welcomed over 47,000 attendees. The phenomenonal guest list - every year - boasts many celebrity guests who sign autographs, host presentations and conduct question and answer sessions with their loyal fans. Attendees travel from all over the world to attend this ultimate annual event.”

Organization: 
City: 
Toronto
State: 
Ontario
Date: 
August 23-26, 2012
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Expo

Location:
Canada

Social Tags:
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Communication
Expo
Fan Expo Canada
Human Interest
Technology
World's Fairs

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.hobbystar.com/fanexpo

Calais Document Category:
Human Interest
Technology

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

City:
Toronto


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Digital Media Conference West

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Description: 

This conference, held on the west coast of the United States, offers “in-depth discussions and networking focused on the top business issues impacting digital media companies, including online video, social media, investments, online advertising, mobile entertainment, mobile apps, the future of news media and the relationship between Hollywood and Silicon Valley.”

Organization: 
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Date: 
October 28, 2010
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
Advertising
Business
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Communication
Geography of the United States
Marketing
Mobile, Alabama
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.digitalmediaconference.com/west

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Country:
United States

Region:
west coast


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DIMEA (Digital Interactive Media Entertainment and Arts Conference)

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“Now combined with ACE (International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology). ACE has become the leading academic forum for dissemination of novel research results in the area of entertainment computing…it [now] incorporates DIMEA which has established itself over the last three years as a strong conference on interactive entertainment arts. Together the conference forms an exciting new step blending deeply the latest research in art and technology.”

City: 
Lisbon
Date: 
Novemeber 8-11, 2011
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Company:
ACE

Social Tags:
Association for Computing Machinery
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Technology

Industry Term:
computing

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Location:
Portugal

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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Independent Games Festival

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Description: 

"UBM TechWeb (producer of Game Developer magazine, Gamasutra.com, and the Game Developers Conference) established the Independent Games Festival in 1998 to encourage innovation in game development and to recognize the best independent game developers."

Organization: 
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Date: 
March 5-9, 2012
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Festival

Social Tags:
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Computing
Gamasutra
Game Developers Conference
Game development
Independent Games Festival
Independent video game development
Technology
TechWeb
Video game awards

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.igf.com

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Position:
producer

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Entertainment Award Event:
the Independent Games Festival

Location:
United States


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International Conference on Computer Games (CGames): AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games

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“The International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games organised by The University of Wolverhampton, England, is one of the leading research conferences devoted to the advancement of the theory and practice of games development. [CGames] brings together an international community of experts to discuss the state of the art, new research results, perspectives of future developments and innovative applications relevant to games development and related areas.”

City: 
Louisville
State: 
Kentucky
Date: 
July 30 - August 1, 2012
Game genre:
Educational

Conference type:
Conference

Technology:
animation

Social Tags:
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Communication design
Design
Film production
Geography of the United States
Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Multimedia
Technology
University of Louisville
Video game
Visual arts

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Facility:
The University of Wolverhampton

Country:
United Kingdom

Location:
United States

Organization:
University of Wolverhampton


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Edinburgh Interactive Festival

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Description: 

Part of the Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh Interactive Festival is an annual event during which participants can play video games, meet industry professionals, preview the latest titles, and learn about the newest trends and technologies in video game play and mobile device use.

City: 
Edinburgh
State: 
Scotland
Date: 
August 9-10, 2012
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Festival

Social Tags:
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Document
Edinburgh
Geography of Europe
Geography of the United Kingdom
Names
Technology
United Kingdom

City:
Edinburgh

Target Population:
General Audience

Technology:
mobile device

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Entertainment Award Event:
the Edinburgh Festival

Location:
United Kingdom


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eLearning

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"eLearning 2012 is the friendliest and most comprehensive annual distance learning conference you will find for eLearning practitioners. It is the one place where you will learn who is doing what, what technologies they are using, what works, and what doesn't." The conference "will feature pre-conference workshops, keynote speakers, and vendors exhibiting the latest eLearning technologies and services, and nearly 70 one-hour concurrent sessions."

City: 
Long Beach
State: 
California
Date: 
February 18-21, 2012
Game genre:
Educational

Conference type:
Conference
Workshop

Social Tags:
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Distance education
E-learning
Education
Technology
XML

Technology:
Distance Learning

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.itcnetwork.org/elearning-conference.html

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Engage! Conference and Expo

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Description: 

“Engage!® Conference and Expo is the definitive event on youth entertainment technology… Engage! brings together the leaders from the technology, toy, game and entertainment industries and provides critical cross-industry learning and valuable new business partnership and networking opportunities. This is where you find knowledge, contacts and business.”

Organization: 
City: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California
Date: 
April 25-26, 2012
Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference
Expo

Social Tags:
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Document
Engage
England
Geography of England
Pennsylvania
Technology
XML
York
York, Pennsylvania

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.engageexpo.com

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

City:
New York

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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