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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Practical Tips to Prevent Abuse & Build Team Trust

Emily Greer (Founder & CEO, Double Loop Games)

Location: Room 210, South Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 18

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Over the last few years, many members of the game development community have come forward with upsetting stories of harassment and abuse, both recent & past. It's easy to feel helpless, but thoughtful leaders can take many steps, large & small, to help minimize harassment & abuse, increase the likelihood that it will be reported, and handle it effectively when it happens. This talk will examine the patterns and conditions of harassment and give concrete strategies that not only counteract abuse but also make teams more effective, with reduced turnover and higher trust.


Attendees will come away with a better understanding of the patterns of abuse & harassment, with concrete steps, both large and small, that help companies minimize it, increase the likelihood that it will be reported, and handle it effectively when it happens.

Intended Audience

Leaders and managers of companies throughout the game industry