GDC + VRDC 2019 Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the GDC Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.

Soren JohnsonCEO and FounderMohawk Games

Soren Johnson is the founder and CEO of Mohawk Games, where he applies years of experience developing strategy games as both lead designer and gameplay programmer. Mohawk released its debut game, the economic RTS ‘Offworld Trading Company’, in 2016, and is currently working on the historical, turn-based strategy game 'Ten Crowns'. While at Firaxis, Johnson designed ‘Civilization IV’, a fan favorite that remains one of the highest-rated strategy games of all time. Johnson is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and was a design columnist for Game Developer Magazine. Johnson’s other development credits include ‘Civilization III’, ‘Spore’, and ‘Dragon Age Legends’. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. His thoughts on game design can be found at