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Opportunities for Universal Scene Description (USD) in Game Development (Presented by NVIDIA)

Frank DeLise  (VP Omniverse Product Management, NVIDIA)

Jay Shapiro  (Founder & CEO, Usiku Games)

Eyram Tawia  (Co-Founder & CEO, Leti Arts)

Erik Östsjö  (Technical Artist, Embark)

Ike Nnoli  (Senior PMM, NVIDIA)

Adeline Aubame  (Director of Technology Operations, Ubisoft)

Calvin Gu  (Sr Technical Artist, Tencent)

Location: Virtual GDC Platform

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, All Access Online Only Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Production & Team Management

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: Virtual

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Prefer not to say


Join this panel of technical game development executives and learn how global and emerging studios are exploring Universal Scene Description (USD) to transform their production pipelines. The leads will talk through the bottlenecks and common challenges existing in game pipelines, how USD has potential to help, their various technical investment and explorations, and finally, their vision for what comes next.