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Date: Friday, July 23
Time: 1:20pm - 2:20pm
Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, Career Development Pass
Vault Recording: Not Recorded
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 two is for people who are either experts in a certain subject and want to lead a small group around that topic or have questions about specific topics and want to be a part of small group discussions to drill down into your areas of need.
Attendees will break into small groups to focus on topics important to them as they relate to community organizing and will be surfaced through online voting and in our day one session. Topics such as funding, legal structure, organizer/volunteer health and retention and others will all be up for discussion we have a short summary from each group at the end of the session.
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.