[game_edu] GAMES EDU UK Registration Open Now
toby.barnes at pixel-lab.co.uk
Mon Mar 10 09:04:36 EDT 2008
To register go to http://www.gamesedu.co.uk
On 10/03/2008 13:01, "Toby Barnes" <toby.barnes at pixel-lab.co.uk> wrote:
> GAMES:EDU is a conference aimed at those teaching games development and
> videogame education.
> It brings together the Europe's foremost educators from across all disciplines
> to connect directly with computer games developers and producers, to exchange
> ideas and perspectives.
> GAMES:EDU is backed by Skillset, which works with both the industry and
> government to identify and tackle the skills and productivity needs of the
> audio visual industries throughout the UK.
> Taking our lead from last years comments we are now moving to 2 dates:
> 29th April in Manchester & 29th July in Brighton.
> Games Edu North 29th April
> ³The Big Boys²
> Talks from Sony Liverpool, Evolution Studios, Electronic Arts Burnout Team,
> and returning this year are the "Skillset Sessions" - workshops facilitated by
> the UK's top educators helping you become producer better students.
> Games Edu South 29th July alongside Develop
> ³Independent Forever²
> Talks from Jonathan Blow (only UK talk this year), Introversion (Defcon,
> Multiwinia), and Media Molecule (Little Big Planet)
> Registration Opens today, and tickets are expected to go fast so book early.
> Early Bird closes April 7th (North) and July 4th (South)
> Organized by Pixel-Lab, the event brings together the foremost educators to
> connect directly with computer games developers and producers, exchanging
> ideas, and discussing best practice and perspectives. GAMES:EDU creates a
> space to share best practice and understanding with the aim of assisting
> educators to create and drive an agenda that truly meets the needs of the
> development community.
> Senior staff from Skillset were on hand to share information on the
> accreditation scheme and the support package available to those university
> courses that have been successful in their accreditation.
> I look forward to seeing you there.
> Headline Sponsor this year is Microsoft & Rare (Microsoft Game Studio)
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