14 - 16 April 2021

#GiBizLiveOnline

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A brand new indie developer event from the teams behind GamesIndustry.biz and EGX Rezzed.

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Utilising a specially created Discord server and the MeetToMatch meeting system, this online event boasts an advanced 1-2-1 meeting functions, top tier speakers on all matters of game development, special roundtables, advice sessions, and indie showcase, special guests and a new awards ceremony: The Indie Publishing Awards.

Speakers and Guests

  • Peter Moore avatar

    Peter Moore

    Board Member, Nifty Games

  • Guha Bala avatar

    Guha Bala

    President, Velan Studios

  • Helen Chiang avatar

    Helen Chiang

    Studio Head, Minecraft

  • Hakan Abrak avatar

    Hakan Abrak

    CEO, IO Interactive

  • Dr Jo Twist avatar

    Dr Jo Twist

    CEO, UKIE

  • Brenda Romero avatar

    Brenda Romero

    CEO, Romero Games

  • John Romero avatar

    John Romero

    President, Romero Games

  • Ian Livingstone CBE avatar

    Ian Livingstone CBE

    Co-founding Partner, Hiro Capital

  • Nadine Oehmcke avatar

    Nadine Oehmcke

    Business Development Manager, NDreams

  • Rob Lowe avatar

    Rob Lowe

    Managing Director, Digital Play, LEGO

  • Anya Combs avatar

    Anya Combs

    Director of Games Outreach at Kickstarter

  • Debbie Bestwick avatar

    Debbie Bestwick

    Team17, CEO

Schedule:

All times in GMT

Talk/Presentation/Panel

  1. 9am - Midnight
    1-2-1 developer meetings
    Platform: MeetToMatch
  2. TBC
    Talk: Helen Chiang, Head of Minecraft (Title TBC)
    Platform: YouTube
  3. 11:00am - 11:30am
    Sponsored Talk: Rob Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Play at LEGO Ventures (Title TBC)
    Platform: YouTube
  4. 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Roundtable: Hiro Capital - VC session
    Speakers: Ian Livingstone CBE & Spike Laurie
    Platform: Discord
  5. 2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Roundtable: Microsoft Xbox session
    Speakers: Guy Richards, Ben Robinson
    Platform: Discord
  6. 3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Roundtable: Kowloon Nights funding session
    Speaker: Callum Underwood
    Platform: Discord
  7. 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    AMA Discord Developer Chat
    Speaker: Brenda Romero, Romero Games
    Platform: Discord
  8. 5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Roundtable: Valve Steam Session
    Speakers: Alden Kroll & Sophie Mackey
    Platform: Discord
  9. TBC
    AMA Discord Developer Chat
    Speaker: Debbie Bestwick, CEO, Team17
    Platform: Discord
  10. 10:00pm
    Discord closes

Talk/Presentation/Panel

  1. 00:01am - Midnight
    1-2-1 Developer Meetings
    >Platform: MeetToMatch
  2. TBC
    AMA Discord Developer Chat
    Speaker: Jo Twist
    Platform: Discord
  3. 3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Roundtable: London Venture Partners VC Session
    Speaker: Harry Hamer, Partner, LVP
    Platform: Discord
  4. 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Talk: Guha Bala, President, Velan Studios (Title TBC)
    Platform: YouTube
  5. 4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Roundtable: Kickstarter session
    Speaker: Anya Combs, Head of Games
    Platform: Discord
  6. 5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Roundtable: Transcend Fund on Equity finance/Venture Capital
    Speakers: Graham Gockley
    Platform: Discord
  7. 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    AMA Discord Developer Chat
    Speaker: John Romero, Romero Games
    Platform: Discord
  8. 7:00pm - 7:20pm
    Talk: Peter Moore, Nifty Games (Title TBC)
    Platform: Youtube
  9. 8:00pm - 9:00pm
    Indie Publishing Awards
    Platform: YouTube
  10. 10:00pm
    Discord closes

Talk/Presentation/Panel

  1. 00:01am - 9pm
    1-2-1 developer meetings

    Platform: MeetToMatch
  2. 10:00am - 10:30am
    Talk: IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak (Title TBC)

    Platform: YouTube
  3. 11:00am - 11:30am
    Talk: NDreams on VR future and funding
    Speaker: Nadine Oehmcke, Business Development Manager
    Platform: YouTube
  4. 8:00pm
    Discord closes

Sponsors

  • Lego Ventures logo
  • Creative England/Advance logo
  • Renaissance PR logo
  • Xsolla logo

Attendees

  • Bandai Namco Entertainment logo
  • Behaviour Interactive logo
  • Devolver Digital logo
  • Digital Extremes logo
  • EA Originals logo
  • Fundamentally Games logo
  • Gearbox Publishing logo
  • Humble Bundle logo
  • Kickstarter logo
  • Kowloon Nights logo
  • Lego Ventures logo
  • Makers Fund logo
  • Microsoft ID@Xbox logo
  • PlayStation logo
  • SEGA logo
  • Team 17 logo
  • Ubisoft logo
  • London Venture Partners logo
  • Miniclip
  • Sold Out