[games_access] Rejected Proposals List
d. michelle hinn
hinn at uiuc.edu
Fri Oct 3 00:26:38 EDT 2008
>From: Kara Foley <klfoley at ubm-us.com>
>To: "hinn at uiuc.edu" <hinn at uiuc.edu>
>Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 11:38:56 -0700
>Subject: GDC 2009 Submission Status
>Thread-Topic: GDC 2009 Submission Status
>Thank you for submitting a proposal for the Game
>Developers Conference (GDC) being held in San
>Francisco, California on March 23-27, 2009.
>Unfortunately, the folowing submissions were not
>selected as part of the conference program, but
>do not be discouraged. The selection process for
>the GDC 2009 was extremely competitive with more
>than 900 submitters vying for the opportunity to
>present at GDC.
>· Panel: Accessibility Tech Talk: Programming Solutions
>· Panel: Audio-Based Game Design
>· Panel: Crazy Game Design Battle: Games
>No-one In Their Right Mind Would Publish
>· Panel: Disabled Gamers Rant!
>· Roundtable: Accessibility Arcade 2009
>The advisory board reviewed every submission and
>based their decision on several criteria, which
>may have included:
>- Your expertise in the subject matter proposed
>- The number of years you've been in the industry
>- Game credits and/or projects you've worked on
>- Past speaking history; if previously
>spoken at GDC your evaluation scores are taken
>into account very seriously
>- The relevancy of your session proposal
>to seasoned game developers, why is it
>interesting? How is it important to game
>development? What will game developers get out
>of the session?
>- How well you addressed any of the topics
>outlined in the submission guidelines
>And last but not least, submissions that are
>commercial and/or are pitching a product, a
>technology or service are not considered.
>We hope that you still make plans to attend GDC
>2009 so be sure to register early and take
>advantage of early bird rates as well as hotel
>discounts made available to GDC attendees for a
>limited time. Check
><http://www.gdconf.com>www.gdconf.com in late
>October for more details.
>The call for submissions for GDC 2010 will be
>made available next summer. Please check the
>website for updates:
>Operations Manager, GDC
>*Please note that the decision on your
>submission(s) was made by conference management
>and the advisory board, as such I am unable to
>answer individual inquiries regarding the
>specifics of your submission's status.
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