GDC + VRDC@GDC 2018 Session Scheduler

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Empowering Gaming Communities: Unlocking the Virtuous Cycle (Presented by Facebook)

Sponsor Speakers:

Mike Johnston (Technical Program Manager, Facebook)

Todd Harris (COO, Hi-Rez Studios)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 19

Time: 11:20am - 12:20pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Business & Marketing, Production & Team Management

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Gaming ecosystems are deeply connected to players forming and fostering gaming communities. Come hear how Facebook's latest SDKs and tools are helping developers build and measure the impact of gaming communities that connect around games on Facebook and learn how developers are using these tools to unlock growth.


Attendees will learn why community is now one of the most important considerations in game development and how they can better support it with Facebook's latest SDK and tools. This session will also include key insights directly from one of the most successful developers on the platform.

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in learning how to empower gaming communities, unlock growth and drive engagement will benefit from this session. Applicable to a technical and business audience, no pre-requisite knowledge is necessary.