AUSTIN, Texas, October 13, 2004 – The Game Initiative announced today that the third annual Austin Game Conference (AGC) will take place Thursday and Friday, October 27-28, 2005 in Austin, Texas. Austin Game Conference is the definitive conference for networked game development, including massively multiplayer online games, mobile and wireless games and devices, and online PC and console games. The Mobile Game Conference, the premiere event for mobile game developers, takes place concurrently with AGC.
Over 1,400 people from around the world participated in the 2004 Austin Game Conference, up from 850 people at the first AGC in 2003. The Austin Game Conference draws from an international audience with attendees, speakers and exhibitors from as far away as China, Korea, France, UK, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia.
At AGC 2004 attendees heard from industry veterans and luminaries in a program offering more than 125 speakers in 53 sessions and 7 tracks. Game Conference tapes, CDs and MP3s are now available. To review the various options and place your order please the conference web site at http://www.GameConference.com Planning for the 2005 Austin Game Conference has already begun.
AGC is marketed internationally and provides a venue where developers, technologists and business professionals can network with colleagues, learn from industry leaders, stay informed about the latest tools, technologies and techniques and get business done in a relaxed atmosphere. Attendees include decision-makers setting the standards and looking for insights to improve their businesses and they come to AGC to get the opportunity to drill down to the key issues.
The 2005 Women’s Game Conference will take place Wednesday and Thursday, October 26-27, 2005, just prior to and during AGC 2005. (see separate release)
About The Game Initiative.
The Game Initiative is a leading producer of conferences and events for professionals in the computer and video game industry. The Initiative is chartered with the growth of the industry through events, public awareness, information and supporting programs and serves the needs of companies and people involved in producing interactive entertainment software and hardware for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet. Game Initiative events include the Austin Game Conference, the Women’s Game Conference and the How to Break into the Game Industry national conference series. More information about the Game Initiative can be found at http://www.TheGameInitiative.com.