LAUNCH Future Gaming & Digital Conference 2016

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LAUNCH Future Gaming & Digital Conference 2016

April 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday 14th April, 2016

LAUNCH: Future Gaming & Digital Conference is the leading industry focused conference in the Midlands, featuring expert speakers, panel presentations and demonstrations from the games industry. Conference registration will open at 9:00am for an informal breakfast with session speakers kicking off from 10:00am on wards.
LAUNCH is proud to be offering discounts to those within the Education Sector. To claim your discounted ticket please contact the team at:


iCentrum – Innovation Birmingham Campus’ brand new development. Open March 2016!
The state-of-the-art facility with its purpose built theatre, exhibiton and networking space will play host this years LAUNCH delegates. More info here.
Limited parking will be available on site for delegates – for more information on this and directions to the venue please click here.

Conference Speaker Line-up:

9:00 – Registration and breakfast

10:00 – Cliff Dennet, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Welcome to iCentrum

10:10 – Ian Livingstone CBE, Opening keynote

10:35 – Roy MeredithPitfalls of the App store – Managing your markets

11:15 – Technology Panel: Predicting the Future of Interactive Storytelling
Featuring panelists from: Escape TechFabric EngineViewpoint GamesAutodesk 

11:55 Break

12:10 – Indie Games Pitch winner – applications close Wednesday 30th March

12:30 – Women in Games Panel: How to develop and diversify your career within the Digital Games Industry. Featuring panelists from: Women in GamesRadiant WorldsGamer Camp  

13:10 – Lunch and Women in Games Parallel lunch session

14. 10 – Jason FielderTeam Culture: Entrepreneurs not Employees Create Success

14.50 – Indie Games Pitch winner – applications close Wednesday 30th March

15.10 – Indie Games Pitch winner – applications close Wednesday 30th March

15.30 – Andy Wafer, Pixel Toys: A year on from San Fran

16:10 – Conference close, networking drinks

Headline Sponsor : Escape Technology

“Escape are all about supporting the media and entertainment industry and are delighted to be partnering with a fantastic community led initiative like the LAUNCH Future Gaming and Digital Conference. With technology playing such an important role in what games developers do, and with technology advancing all the time – Escape aim to work closely with and support game developers as they evolve their workflows and enhance the potential of their output.” – Neil Parmar, Account Director, Escape Technology



April 14, 2016
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:


Pia Pearson


Innovation Birmingham Campus
B7 4BB United Kingdom + Google Map