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Use the GDC 2021 Session Viewer to browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by day, time, pass type, topic, and format. All registered attendees will be able to build their personal schedule directly within the event platform, once live early July 2021. All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Gilliard LopesSenior Game Designer, FIFAElectronic Arts

Gilliard Lopes is a Senior Game Designer on the FIFA development team at Electronic Arts. A video games designer, producer and programmer with 23 years of experience in the industry, Gilliard has been an important creative and technical contributor to the FIFA franchise since joining EA Vancouver in 2008. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Gilliard is considered one of the pioneering game developers from Brazil and a fierce advocate for inclusion, diversity and representation of Brazilians and Latin Americans in the industry, currently serving on the Global Board of SOMOS EA, the LatinX ERG at Electronic Arts. Gilliard is continually engaged in fostering new talent and supporting the Brazilian games industry as the host of "PodQuest", a podcast in Portuguese where he shares career advice, work and life experiences with his peers every week, and as a mentor to aspiring game developers at the Mentorama online school.