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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
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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David Stelzer
Jon Goldman
Jeff Anderson
Randy Shaffer
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 WITH BEN FEDER OF TENCENT GAMES

Ben Feder, President, International Partnerships (North America) at Tencent Games INTERVIEWER: Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors
Michael Vorhaus
Ben Feder
11:00 am - 11:30 am

MORNING BREAK

FEATURED PRESENTATION: 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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Matthew Pierce
Tom Salta
Mark van Ryswyk
Ilya Shereshevsky
Travis Boatman
Liam Callahan
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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Michael Gold
John Linden
David Liu
Matthew Wang
Chris Donahue
Nanea Reeves

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW WITH MIKE SEPSO OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD

Mike Sepso, SVP, Activision Blizzard INTERVIEWER: Ned Sherman, Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital; Founder, Digital Media Wire
Mike Sepso
Ned Sherman

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

THE RISE OF ESPORTS

Competitive gaming tournaments have been packing stadiums and drawing record viewers online for some time, and are increasingly becoming part of the network and cable television mix. What do the...
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Brendan Donahue
Wim Stocks
Ali Moiz
Jacob Carlson
Damon Lau
Marty Strenczewilk
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK

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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Dave Correa
Mark Tekunoff
Mike Lee
Manny Anekal
Paul Brewer
Dave Madden

GAMES CRITICS ROUNDTABLE

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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Antwand Pearman
Sherri Smith
Sara Clemens
Chris Byrd
Dan Ackerman
Harold Goldberg
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

NY GAMES TECH CRAWL (INVITE ONLY)

Tickets

VIP All-Access Pass
1,999.00 USD

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
699.00 USD

Entry to NY Games Conference  (Sept. 26)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 26)

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Registration
999.00 USD

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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