Nukebox and King lead NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017 full speaker line-up

Full scheduled revealed

Nukebox and King lead NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017 full speaker line-up

The NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017 has revealed its full conference schedule and speaker line-up.

The CEO of Food Truck Chef developer Nukebox Studios, Amit Hardi, will keynote the India-based event with his talk entitled: “Quest for the Magic Sauce: Things I wish somebody told me before I started building games”.

The second keynote is from King Studio Art Director Lawrence Valenti who will be hosting a talk called: “Art Meets Science - Leveraging analytics, data and consumer insights to guide art quality, theme and design”.

New and returning faces

Other speakers set for NGDC include Moonfrog’s Mark Skaggs and Chirag Ramchandani, Sticksports’ Paul Collins’, Artisan Studios’ Mario Rizzo and Forerunner’s Ben Smedstad.

As well as speaker sessions on various tracks focused on topics such as games design, publishing, advertising, game art, technology, production and serious games, the conference will also host a games expo and awards ceremony.

“Featuring talks, panels, super-pitches, tutorials and more, NGDC 2017 is shaping up to become our biggest and most important conference yet,” said NASSCOM Gaming Forum Chairman Rajesh Rao.

“With an incredible line up of international and regional speakers across eight tracks, NGDC 2017 continues to be the region’s go to games conference for both regional developers and international visitors.”

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