[games_access] Game Accessibility Conference

Reid Kimball reid at rbkdesign.com
Mon May 21 10:29:17 EDT 2007


I would love to go to Crete.

Other options in the US are Dallas, Austin or San Francisco. All three
have high densities of developers in a small area. I think that will
help get developers to attend if the conference is close to them.

-Reid

On 5/21/07, Dimitris Grammenos <gramenos at ics.forth.gr> wrote:

> Hi Michelle,

>

> As we discussed before we would be very happy to host this event in Crete.

> I guess a good time would be October - it's still very warm and nice, prices

> are cheaper and it's about midway between 2 consecutive GDCs.

>

> Dimitris

>

>

> -----Original Message-----

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> On Behalf Of d. michelle hinn

> Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2007 10:02 PM

> To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

> Subject: [games_access] Game Accessibility Conference

>

> Hi all,

>

> So I've mentioned this before but we should probably start discussing

> it for real. The IGDA would like to support our efforts in creating a

> one-day conference on Game Accessibility. Now this could be something

> attached to another conference (like GDC) or on it's own as a

> "summit" at a time where we aren't so frazzled from GDC.

>

> This is one of the things I'll be bringing up at the online meetings

> this week so I'd appreciate ideas for location, dates, how wide we

> cast the net (ie, do we personally court a person from every major

> game company we can to attend), do we want it to be small the first

> year and then cast the net wider the next year?

>

> What are your thoughts? Basically the IGDA now has a group that does

> conference/summit set ups for us so we tell them what we want and

> they deal with the registration, hotel block reservations, venue,

> some advertising, etc. So that's what make it's a very cool

> opportunity!

>

> Michelle

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