The Game Developers Conference (GDC)is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event.
GDC commemorates its 26th edition in 2012 and serves as a testament of how far the industry has come and as a celebration of its bright future.
The GDC attracts over 19,000 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.
This market defining conference features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. In addition, the GDC expo showcases all of the most relevant game development tools, platforms and services helping to drive the industry forward. The conference also features the twelfth annual Independent Games Festival, where new, unpublished games compete for the attention of the publishing community, and the tenth annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry
Invest NI Assistance
Invest NI may provide financial support towards the conference fee, travel and accommodation as detailed below:
Conference pass - £650.00 x 50% (maximum £325.00)
Flights – up to a maximum of £800.00 x 50% (maximum £400.00)
Accommodation x 6 nights up to £75.00 per night (maximum £450.00)
Maximum financial assistance = £1175.00
Universities FE & HE
Invest NI may be able to support one staff member from each university and College, additionally we may be able to support start up companies from within the universities that are at the business development stage.
In the meantime, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact either Terry Reilly on 028 9069 8068 or email@example.com or Craig Mullan on 028 9069 8665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.