11 - 13 July 2017

Develop Brighton


Evolve sessions

Room 4
    Room 4
    Graeme Devine is Chief Game Wizard at Magic Leap. In this keynote Graeme will look into the future at how mixed reality will bring and change even the most ordinary tasks into something magical. Explo ...
    Room 4
    The power of emergent gameplay in VR to change the way we learn about the real world. 
    Room 4
    An exploration of state-of-the-art localisation technology for augmented reality 
    Room 4
    vTime Managing Director Clemens Wangerin explores the cohorts driving social VR forward, and the behaviour shaping the medium as a whole. 
    Room 4
    Attendees will gain an understanding of where the industry currently is with accessibility and how we got to this point. Also how to keep that momentum going in future, ways in which progress can be m ...
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    With the release in 2016 of the CCG Shadowverse, mobile hit "Rage of Bahamut" developer Cygames went from publishing popular domestic mobile games to suddenly being the master of Japan's most played E ...
    Room 4
    Together Oliver and Nick are helping set up the Near Future Society an organisation to encourage Governmental policy makers, educators, technologists and entertainment people to share views and addres ...
    Room 4
    It's hard enough to make a great game, but how do you find people who love it? And how do you keep them around? Answer: build a community. Great news...your existing players are already creating socia ...
Room 5
    Room 5
    We are currently witnessing the greatest shift in consumer behaviour since the move from web experience to the ‘mobile moment’, and it’s all around us. Reminders, music, shopping, information, smart h ...
    Room 5
    Simon will examine the commercial future of Esports on different platforms for developers and everyday gamers. 
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    The way society talks about pleasure is changing. With the nascent sextech market already estimated to be worth more than $30bn in 2017, we're on the edge of a technological and cultural shift that wi ...
    Room 5
    Follow the development journey of ambitious VR narrative puzzler Tin Hearts by Rogue Sun. Learn how to execute big visions on a small budget 
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    Improbable founder Rob Whitehead explores the hidden technical challenges of building giant, cloud-based, distributed games. He'll look at the design choice of scaling monolithic game engines versus s ...
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    How can the eSports sector grow? By learning from the successes (and failures) of football. 
  • Being here gives me a lot of energy - and I’m sure a lot of other people too, to keep going. And I hope I can be here again in maybe 10, 20, 30 years!
    Hideo Kojima
    Kojima Productions
  • I love coming to Develop:Brighton – it’s a great chance to network, tell people what you’re up to, have meetings, do business deals.. also finding some great talks and great information from some of the best speakers around. It’s a regular thing I come to every year and I can’t imagine not coming.
    Patrick O’Luanaigh
    CEO, nDreams
  • It’s not just about the great talks, but it’s about bringing together the whole community, it’s the networking – it’s just amazing, we love it!
    Aj Grand-Scrutton
    Co-founder, Dlala Studios
  • The quality of the attendees is very high – lots of interesting folks asking some great questions and there are some sweet names who are presenting.
    Luke Krane
    Head of Games, Kickstarter
  • It’s key to have UK events like this that allow the coming together of developers, sharing of knowledge, networking, deals to be struck and fun to be had!
    Sam Watts
    Operations Lead, Make Real
  • I think really it’s important for developers to get together at events like Develop, share war stories and learn from one another.
    Robin Hunicke
    Co-founder, Funomena
  • I know a lot of people who’ve come to Develop for the networking opportunities, to speak to each other and to give support to each other… just hearing other people’s ideas can help spark inspiration.
    Kate Russell
    Journalist, Reporter and Writer
  • Develop is a very important place – it’s one of the few developer focused conferences we have in Europe and that makes it very valuable.
    Rami Ismail


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