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View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by day, time, pass type, topic, and format. With this Session Viewer, you can view session and speaker details for Game Developers Conference 2024.

You will be able to build your schedule with the GDC Mobile App. The GDC 2024 app will be available for download in Apple Apps and Google Play late February 2024.

Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.

Chantal RyanDirectorWe Have Always Lived In The Forest

Chantal Ryan (she/they) is an anthropologist, game designer and founder of the studio We Have Always Lived In The Forest. She founded the Women Leaders In Games network and is in the process of launching ‘elsewhere’, the not-for-profit aimed at boosting marginalised leaders in the games industry. Her research and design specialties include identity, personhood, digital humanities, AI, natural language processing, cultural development and counter-colonialism. She is recipient of the 2022 Humble Bundle Game Creator of Color Award, an inductee of The Game Awards Future Class of 2022, an IGDA Foundation International Scholar and was honoured as one of South Australia’s 40 Under 40 in 2023. Chantal is Tamil-Australian, holds a B.A.(Advanced) in Anthropology and English, and holds multiple scholar’s titles such as the Vera May Swift Prize and the Edward Rychter Scholarship.


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