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Global Game Jam Roundtable

Jo Summers (Executive Producer, Global Game Jam)

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Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: TBD

The Global Game Jam roundtable is a unique opportunity for everyone involved in GGJ 2020 at GDC to share their knowledge, stories, and experiences, with the goal of improving game jam culture globally, and making connections with the other organisers and the wider GGJ community.

Hear stories from game jams from across the world and be part of shaping the future of Global Game Jam. This discussion is targeted at game jam organisers, attendees and interested parties involved in Global Game Jam, an event that in 2019 spanned over 113 countries and touched the lives of over 47,000 people.

Takeaway

Attendees will learn from the collaborative experiences of GGJ organisers and discover best practices whilst having the opportunity to have input into future Global Game Jams. They will have the chance to build their networks and learn from each other about the opportunities afforded by Global Game Jam and how to maximize them.

Intended Audience

This roundtable is intended for Global Game Jam site organisers, regional organisers, executive committee and board members as well as those considering such roles in the future. The only prerequisite knowledge is a basic understanding of what Global Game Jam is.