Pocket Gamer Connects London is in less than two week’s time, and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you all the fantastic curated content we have in store.
The leading games industry conference Pocket Gamer Connects is returning to London on January 23rd to 24th, and it’s shaped up to be our biggest event so far. We’re welcoming over 2,000 attendees from the games industry to The Brewery in the heart of London to network, discover, pitch and learn from over 200 of the industry’s top thought leaders from around the globe across 31 diverse topic tracks spanning a variety of topics.
As our biggest conference yet, this is one you truly won’t want to miss! Head over to our website today to secure your seat at our show, you can save up to a whopping £200 on your ticket with our Mid Term offer, only available until midnight TONIGHT (January 12th)!
Today, we’re delving into the tracks dedicated to Future Gazing technology. Each and every single one of these tracks delivers unique content to expand your perspective on the frontiers of gaming with other technologies and media. You won’t want to miss these tracks as a member of the games industry, as gaming continues to evolve as new technologies emerge.
Learn more about the tracks below…
First up is the Tech Trendsetters track. What’s next for developers? It’s time to explore future technologies that are shaping the game development landscape.
Thank you so much to Scuti, our fabulous track sponsor for your support in bringing this track to life. Scuti is the world’s first rewarded gCommerce marketplace. Scuti lets game makers optimise the LTV of every player, and retain players longer.
Tech Trendsetters: January 23rd
11:30 - Opening up the track is Scuti’s Don Reilley with a keynote session dedicated to evolving game monetisation retention
11:50 - Up next is a fireside chat with Sophie Atkim, Kabam Montreal’s Johan Eile and Trail’s Willem Demmers on mobile gaming’s multi-platform future.
12:10 - Following the fireside chat we have Bohemia Interactive’s Marian Pekar with a seminar on the advanced slack integration in automated build pipelines
12:30 - Rounding out the track, we have a panel discussion looking at where technology will take us next. Featuring: Snap Finger Click’s Joanna Haslam, Umami Games’ Riley Andersen, Fuero Games’ Stanislaw Fiedor and Redlight Finance’s Alex Van Hulle
Next is the Esports Enthusiasts track. Here you can get unbeatable insight into the opportunities in competitive gaming and the future of the esports gaming market.
Thank you so much to Enthusiast Gaming, our fabulous track sponsor for your support in bringing this track to life. Enthusiast Gaming is the world’s largest platform of communities for gamers and esports fans
Esports Enthusiasts: January 24th
14:20 - Launching the Esports Enthusiasts track is ESL UK and Kuoda Ltd’s James Dean with a seminar on AR esports and mainstream competitive play.
14:40 - Following James Dean, MNM Gaming’s Kalvin Chung delivers a session on a communication of culture within esports.
15:00 - To finish the track, we have a star student esports panel on how technology, brands and audiences are changing the face of gaming. Featuring: James Dean, ICO Partners’ James O’Leary, Transcend Fund's Lirui Ding, MobileGroove’s Peggy Anne Salz and Enthusiast Gaming’s Eric Bernofsky.
Next is the Big Screen Gaming track! We will be discussing beyond mobile: developing and publishing for PC, console, XR, cloud gaming and more.
Big Screen Gaming: January 24th
15:40 - Kicking off Big Screen Gaming is a solo session with Auroch Digital’s Tomas Rawlings on evolving your innovation strategy.
16:00 - DECK13 Interactive’s Jan Klose is next to particularly focus on PC and console game production.
16:20 - Huey Games’ Rob Hewson discusses the challenges of porting games to consoles.
16:40 - Closing out the track is a panel session exploring what innovations will change the shape of PC and console gaming in the year ahead. This panel features: Infinity Games’ Christopher Dos Santos, ICO Partners Thomas Bidaux, Mobile Game Doctor's Tadhg Kelly, Matchmade’s Jiri Kupiainen, The Last Worker’s Jorg Tittel and Red Nexus games’ Dylan Gedig.
Last but not least is the AI Advances track. We will be discussing the future of AI creativity.
Thank you so much to Ludo.ai, our fabulous track sponsor for your support in bringing this track to life. Ludo AI is your tireless assistant for game research and design.
AI Advances - January 23rd
10:20 - Firstly, we have Ludo’s Tom Pigott with a keynote session on how generative AI will transform the games industry
10:40 - Up next is W.R.K.S Game’s Kosala Ubayasekara sharing how they used AI tools to triple marketing spend conversions and reduce development budgets
11:00 - Finally, we have a panel exploring how AI will change the process of making and marketing games in 2023 and beyond. Featuring: Charisma’s Guy Gadney, Bossa Studios/Atypical Types’ Imre Jele, Huuuge Games’ Hadar Telem, The Sandbox’s Sebastien Borget and Tom Pigott
Secure your seat at PG Connects London today!
Our biggest conference to date is coming up sooner than you think, and you won’t want to miss a second of the brilliant insights our speakers have to share. You can currently save up to a whopping £200 on your conference ticket using our limited time Mid-Term offer (which ends at midnight TONIGHT), and we have an unmissable opportunity to help reduce your carbon footprint by donating a portion of your savings to our incredible charity partner, Games Forest Club, all through clicking a checkbox when registering for the show. Purchase your ticket over on our official conference website and make a difference today!