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On September 26, 2017, join the most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry at Digital Media Wire’s Annual NY Games Conference! Held at the inspirational Museum of Jewish Heritage situated on the tip of Manhattan, NY Games is the perfect place to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment!

Who Are We

A 1-day event held as part of New York Media Festival’s (NYME) 2-day event series, NY Games Conference is the leading event for senior representatives from game publishers, developers, movie studios, advertising firms, VCs, social networks, technology providers, analysts and press. Unlike some other industry events, NY Games Conference focuses on bringing together the people who really matter to meet in a lively yet intimate environment that allows access and privacy to build and grow relationships and partnerships. 

Features

NY Games Conference features two tracks with fireside chats, roundtables, panels and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing and monetization, the event brings together many of the elite in the industry for top sessions and power networking. It’s not just the deals they make but people they meet and the long lasting relationships forged. If you are serious about the business of games and interactive entertainment, we invite you to join us at NY Games Conference.

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2017 Speakers

Day 1
26 Sep 2017
8:30 am - 9:30 am

REGISTRATION

WELCOME & INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Ned Sherman, Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital, Founder, Digital Media Wire Tinzar Sherman, CEO & Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire
Tinzar Sherman
Ned Sherman

VIEW FROM THE TOP: THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL GAMES MARKET

Industry leaders discuss the future of the games industry as the business continues its transition towards a multi-platform future. What does it take to make a successful game these days...
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Jeff Anderson
Pete Arden
Eric Goldberg

OPENING PRESENTATIONS: THE FUTURE OF THE MOBILE GAMES BUSINESS

Visionary presenters give their perspectives on the future of the mobile games business followed by Q/A. PANELISTS Joost van Dreunen, Co-founder & CEO, SuperData Research
Joost van Dreunen

FIRESIDE CHAT

Ben Feder, President, International Partnerships (North America) at Tencent Games INTERVIEWER: Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors
Michael Vorhaus
Ben Feder
11:15 am - 11:30 am

MORNING BREAK

PANEL: TURNING VIEWERS INTO PLAYERS

Livestreamed gaming platforms, such as Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and Microsoft Mixer, are incredibly popular with gamers and viewers. Game developers are increasingly adopting new design philosophies to create games, particularly...
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Anatoly Ropotov

CREATIVITY RULES: MAKING SUCCESSFUL GAMES FOR MOBILE PLATFORMS

This panel will discuss how to make a successful game for iOS, Android and emerging mobile platforms. How important is creativity? What are the metrics that matter when judging product...
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Nick Fortugno
Travis Boatman
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

LUNCH BREAK

VR/AR FOR GAMES & ENTERTAINMENT

This panel of leading game and entertainment executives and investors will discuss the future of VR and AR for the game and entertainment industries. What investments are being made by...
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John Linden
David Liu
Chris Donahue
Nanea Reeves

KEYNOTE/FIRESIDE CHAT

Mike Sepso, SVP, Activision Blizzard
Mike Sepso
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

BREAK

GAMES CRITICS ROUNDTABLE

Members of the New York Videogame Critics Circle discuss the year in games and what’s to come. MODERATOR Harold Goldberg, Founder, NY Videogame Critics Circle
Harold Goldberg

HOW AUGMENTED REALITY & GEOLOCATION ARE SHAPING THE FUTURE OF GAMES

With the success of Pokémon GO, there is an increased interest among game developers on the prospects of further developing augmented reality (AR) and geolocation in games. What did we...
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IAB PRESENTS: WHY ENGAGING DIGITAL AD EXPERIENCES ARE THE NEW GOLD STANDARD FOR MARKETERS

This group of industry leaders from the IAB Game Committee will discuss how games are uniquely suited for brand engagement for all demographics, on all platforms, 24/7, and will highlight...
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Gabrielle Heyman
Anne Frisbie
Julie Shumaker
Kym Nelson
Susan Borst
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK

THE RISE OF ESPORTS

Competitive gaming tournaments have been packing stadiums and drawing record viewers online for some time, but 2017 was the first instance of a competition being aired on network television during...
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Damon Lau
Marty Strenczewilk

THE FUTURE OF ESPORTS: THE OPPORTUNITY FOR BRANDS, AGENCIES & MARKETERS

Providing a potent mix of real-life spectatorship and digital entertainment, today the worldwide phenomenon of competitive gaming counts over 200 million spectators annually and presents a unique, new avenue in...
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Mike Lee
Daniel Kelley
Paul Brewer
David Madden
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Tickets

VIP All-Access Pass
1,799.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 25)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 26-27)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 26-27)

All Conferences – Music/Games/TV/Video/RightsTech (Sept. 26-27)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 26-27)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 26-27)

VIP Lunches (Sept. 26-27) / VIP Dinners (Sept. 26-27)

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NY Games Conference Single Day Pass
599.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 25)

Entry to NY Games Conference  (Sept. 26)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 26)

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Registration
899.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 25)

Entry To All Conferences – Music/Games/TV/Video/RightsTech (Sept. 26-27)

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Location

The Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Pl New York, NY 10280
+1-646-437-4202

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