Vancouver Enterprise Forum

Video Gaming Technologies in Vancouver - A Panel Discussion

  • 24 May 2011
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC)
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Registration

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Register today at the pre-event price of $45 for our May 24th event.  VEF is pleased to be able to offer a Student Discount rate of $35.  Please contact the VEF Manager for registration code (admin@vef.org).  

In conjunction with NSERC, VEF will be offering two Memberships as a draw prize to pre-registered students on the night.

Join the VEF and DigiBC for a look at the Video Game Industry in British Columbia.  Vancouver is a strong hub for game development with local companies building great games that sell world-wide.


Moderated by Howard Donaldson, the new President of DigiBC, the panel session features entrepreneurs in one of BC's strongest technology sectors.  A Q&A session will be part of the evening.

Panelists:
Hong-Yee Wong, CEO - IUGO Mobile Entertainment
Marija Radulovic-Nastic, VP Global Central Development - Electronic Arts
Glenn Barnes, President & Creative Director - Big Sandwich Games
Eric Diep, Co-Founder - A Thinking Ape

Learn the latest trends in console, internet, mobile and social games:

- where are they headed?
- which areas will experience growth?

Our presentation should be of interest to game developers, technology enthusiasts, video game industry professionals, students looking for jobs and gamers.

Next Level Games will be showcasing the SEGA 'Captain America' video game on XBox 360 due to be released in July 2011.  Brandon Gill, the Game Director will be on hand to answer questions.

Lightning Pitch Opportunities

We invite companies within the Video Gaming industry to apply for Lightning Pitches.  Ideal for early stage game companies looking to raise funds or create visibility for their company or games.  The places are strictly controlled, 100 second time slots at the beginning of the VEF presentation.


VEF is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for our May event.

The Vancouver Enterprise Forum (VEF) is the premier networking forum for technology entrepreneurs. The VEF holds eight events each year - usually on the fourth Tuesday of the month. These events provide attendees with an opportunity to network and learn. The evening involves a feature presenter covers a topic especially relevant to technology entrepreneurs such as financing and CEO war stories. Networking sessions are included before and after the presentation for speakers and attendees to connect with each other. 

 

Pre-registration tickets are $45.00 each, door registration tickets are $50.00, memberships at $200 for a one year period includes admission to our eight events per year.

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