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Local Game Community Organizers Roundtable Day 1: Q&A for Everyone

Tim Cullings  (President, Seattle Indies)

Marlena Abraham  (Lead Organizer, Bit Bridge)

Date: Wednesday, July 21

Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, Career Development Pass

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: N/A: I prefer to present live on-site but I am open to delivering a virtual presentation

The Local Game Community Organizes roundtable is for people who are currently organizing events and communities in their areas for independent or professional game developers or people who are looking to start a game developer community. Organizing events and meetups for your local game development community can be a fun and rewarding experience that creates lasting friendships and memories for both organizers and participants. In building those communities, the organizers can often find themselves without a community of their own to lean on for knowledge and support. This roundtable invites games industry community organizers of all experience levels to come together, meet one another and learn from each other's experience in building and growing their respective communities and forming the basis for a support network for organizers around the world.

Day one is for everyone and will be a high-level Q&A-style talk where participants will get a chance to meet, share stories and ask questions of other organizers.

Takeaway

Attendees will have the chance to meet game dev community organizers from around the world, share their experiences with each other and start building a support network to lean on as they grow their local communities.

Intended Audience

The audience for this roundtable is current and aspiring game dev community organizers who are looking to meet and learn from other organizers around the world.