GCAP Loading

 

GCAP Loading is the annual conference from the Game Developers’ Association of Australia specifically for student and graduate game developers to assist in kickstarting their careers post-graduation.

With practical, experience-based talks on how to start your own games company (from those who have done so), how to get a job in  Australia and overseas, how to freelance and more, GCAP Loading is designed to provide the foundation knowledge new games grads will need to make it big with a career in the games industry.

Keynoted by Felix Kramer of Polytron and Rami Ismail of Vlambeer, GCAP Loading 2017 will feature a variety of Australia’s industry talent, from developers who’ve been in the industry for just a year to veterans with decades of experience.

GCAP Loading will take place on Sunday, October 22nd at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center.

 

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Talk Schedule

9.30-10.30

KEYNOTE – Felix Kramer

10.30-11.30

Laura Voss & Joe Park – Harmonious Games: Year 2 Retrospective

11.30-12.30

Emilie Poissenot – Expectations – Pitfalls or Power-ups

12.30-1.30

Lunch

1.30-2

Microtalks – Games affiliated jobs/industries

  • Inge Berman (S1T2) – Games and Advertising
  • Adrian Webb (Simulation Australasia) – Serious Games
  • Oliver O’Dell (REA Group) – Commercial Applications of Games Technologies

2-2.20

Zander Hulme – Why Does My Game Sound Like Balls?

2.20-2.40

Mitchell Manganaro – What You Can Learn from Failing

2.40-3

Jack Wilson – How to Get the Most Out of Your Student Years

3 – 3.30

Afternoon break

3.30-4

Prideful Sloth – Post-mortem of Yonder: The Cloud-Catcher Chronicles

4-4.30

LDB – The Business of Starting an Indie Studio

4.30-5pm

The Hows and Whys of Internships with EA Firemonkeys

5-6pm

Closing Keynote – Rami Ismail

6-7.30pm

Networking event


 

If you are interested in group bookings (5+), sponsorship or have any additional enquiries, please contact liam.esler@gdaa.com.au!

 

LOCATION

GCAP Loading 2017 will take place at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center.