2023 Conference Programme

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  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • 9:45am

    Will Freeman Freelance Games Journalist
    9:45am - 10:45am
    Room 1

    11:00am

    11:00am - 11:45am
    Room 1
    Charmie Kim Space Ape
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Room 2
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Room 3
    Sally Sheppard Wyrdren Games
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Room 4
    Andrew Smith Spilt Milk Studios
    Jazeena McCallum INTERIOR/NIGHT
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Room 5

    12:00pm

    MJ Widomska YRS TRULY
    12:00pm - 12:45pm
    Room 1
    Alice Bowman MAG Interactive
    12:00pm - 12:45pm
    Room 2
    Ian Simpson TT Games
    12:00pm - 12:45pm
    Room 3
    Fanny Moreaux ICO Partners
    12:00pm - 12:45pm
    Room 4
    Jennie Lees DeepMind
    12:00pm - 12:45pm
    Room 5

    2:00pm

    2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Room 1
    Jade Ostle Trailmix
    2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Room 2
    James Batchelor GamesIndustry.biz
    2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Room 3
    Federica Nocerino Freelancer marketer for gaming & tech
    2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Room 4
    Sarah Brewster Fresh Seed
    2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Room 5

    3:00pm

    Conor Bradley Soft Leaf Studios
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Room 1
    Neil Long mobilegamer.biz
    Alice Bowman MAG Interactive
    Ian Masters Flick Games
    Danny Gray ustwo games
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Room 2
    Jan-Hendrik Pfitzner GIANTS Software
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Room 3
    Yoyu Li Infinite Whys
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Room 4
    Estelle Bailly Hi-Rez Studios
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Room 5

    4:00pm

    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Room 1
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Room 2
    Imre Jele Bossa Studios
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Room 3
    Dr Gaetano Dimita Centre for Commercial Law Studies, QMUL
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Room 4
    Shane Barnfield Keywords Studios
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Room 5

    5:00pm

    Joel Beardshaw ustwo games
    5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Room 1
    Veronique Lallier Hi-Rez Studios
    Stephen Hutchins Hi-Rez Studios
    5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Room 2
    Jamie Sefton Game Republic
    Simon Iwaniszak Red Kite Games
    Jessica Kelham Rum Punch Games
    5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Room 3
    5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Room 4
    5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Room 5

    Tuesdays After Hours Events

    18.00: Develop:Brighton IceBreaker in the Metropole Bar sponsored by Arctic7 - everyone with a Develop pass welcome!

    19.00 Raise the Game Social

      19.30 - 23.30: Poker Tournament in support of GamesAid

    • 9:45am

      Angie Smets PlayStation Studios
      Sam Loveridge GamesRadar
      9:45am - 10:45am
      Room 1

      11:00am

      Sitara Shefta No Brakes Games
      11:00am - 11:45am
      Room 1
      11:00am - 11:45am
      Room 2
      Diana Flindt Splash Damage
      11:00am - 11:45am
      Room 3
      Gert Dhaenens Frontier Developments
      11:00am - 11:45am
      Room 4
      Andrew Smith Spilt Milk Studios
      Jazeena McCallum INTERIOR/NIGHT
      11:00am - 11:45am
      Room 5
      Koen Samyn Digital Arts and Entertainment
      11:00am - 11:45am
      Room 6
      Coding FREE

      12:00pm

      Stefania Barbaglio Cassiopeia Services and Gamebridge
      12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Room 1
      12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Room 2
      12:00pm - 1:30pm
      Room 3
      Brynmor Richards Super Rare Games
      12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Room 4
      Leon Killin Sumo Group
      Ladell Smith Auroch Digital
      12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Room 5
      12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Room 6

      1:00pm

      Alistair Aitcheson The Incredible Playable Show
      1:00pm - 1:45pm
      Room 1
      Design FREE

      2:00pm

      Travis Martin Snowed In Studios
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 1
      James Noonan Hello Games
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 2
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 3
      Connor Carson Half Mermaid Productions
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 4
      Sky Tunley-Stainton Safe in our World
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 5
      James Binns Network N Media
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 6

      3:00pm

      David Amor Playmint
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 1
      Veera Hokkanen Housemarque, Sony PlayStation Studios
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 2
      Paula Rogers Sweet Baby Inc.
      Amy-Leigh Shaw Sweet Baby Inc.
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 3
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 4
      Lauren Kaye Limit Break Mentorship
      Jo Haslam Limit Break/Snap Finger Click
      Jenny Kassner Limit Break/PlayStation London Studio
      Harun Ali No Brakes Games
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 5
      Kish Hirani Kiss Publishing & BiG
      Jack Chapman PlayStation London Studio
      Charlie Bewsher Creative Assembly
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 6

      4:00pm

      Ella Romanos Fundamentally Games
      Cassia Curran Curran Games Agency
      Pamina Bou Factortech
      Will Freeman Freelance Games Journalist
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 1
      Ron de Feijter Interior Night
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 2
      Mark Friend PlayStation Studios
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 3
      Sam Hogg Sharkmob
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 4
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 5
      Max Pears Contractor
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 6
      Design FREE

      5:00pm

      Jon Torrens Communications Coach
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 1
      Will Myles Framestore
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 2
      Dan Evans-Lawes Deep Silver Dambuster Studios
      Aaron Ridge Deep Silver Dambuster Studios
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 3
      Hannah Flynn Failbetter Games
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 4
      Nida Ahmad POCinPlay
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 5
      Cinzia Musio Code Coven
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 6

      Wednesday After Hours Events

      15.00 - 17.00: Women in Games Fizz and Cake in Metropole Restaurant

      16.00 - 18.30: Spill the Tea by the Sea with OMG: tea, coffee, cake and entertainment with Out Making Games

      17.00 - 18.00: Expo Mixer sponsored by Keywords Studios

      19.00: Develop:Star Awards - drinks reception followed by dinner in the Oxford Suite. Headline sponsor Unreal Engine

      GamesIndustry.biz Summer Party

    • 10:00am

      10:00am - 11:00am
      Room 1
      Adele Cutting Soundcuts & Audio Track Host
      10:00am - 10:15am
      Room 3
      Eric Nielsen CCP Games
      10:15am - 11:00am
      Room 3

      11:15am

      Jay Steen SweejTech
      11:15am - 12:00pm
      Room 1
      Josh Grier Ember Lab
      Mike Grier Ember Lab
      11:15am - 12:00pm
      Room 2
      Kate Edwards Geogrify / SetJetters
      11:15am - 12:00pm
      Room 3
      Andrej Horoschun Frontier Developments
      11:15am - 12:00pm
      Room 4
      11:15am - 12:00pm
      Room 5
      11:15am - 12:00pm
      Room 6

      12:15pm

      Sonia Coronado PlayStation Studios // Creative Arts
      Alex Previty PlayStation Studios // Creative Arts
      Jodie Kupsco PlayStation Studios // Creative Arts
      12:15pm - 1:00pm
      Room 1
      Leanne Bayley Atomhawk Advance
      12:15pm - 1:00pm
      Room 2
      Arjan Brussee Epic Games
      12:15pm - 1:00pm
      Room 3
      Simon Byron Yogscast Games
      Mark Cantwell Fourth Floor
      12:15pm - 1:00pm
      Room 4
      Tazziii mayamada
      12:15pm - 1:00pm
      Room 5
      Sarah Jones Creative UK
      Paul Durrant UK Games Fund
      Rory Clifford Northern Ireland Screen
      Chris Filip BFI / UK Global Screen Fund
      12:15pm - 1:00pm
      Room 6

      2:00pm

      Andy Hair Frontier Developments
      Will Augar Frontier Developments
      Tim Bartlett Frontier Developments
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 1
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 2
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 3
      Eric Luhta Blackbird Interactive
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 4
      Ben Laws Splash Damage
      Will Marshall Dovetail Games
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 5
      2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Room 6

      3:00pm

      Robert Krekel Formosa Interactive
      Byron Bullock Formosa Interactive
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 1
      Geraldo Filipe Garcês do Nascimento Lively - A Keywords Studio
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 2
      Chloe Patricia Hodgson Ubisoft Reflections
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 3
      Kosala Ubayasekara W.R.K.S Games
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 4
      Tom Cole University of Greenwich
      3:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 5
      Sam Jones Pinpoint
      3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Room 6

      4:00pm

      Ed Walker Sounding Sweet
      Simon Barford Sounding Sweet
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 1
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 2
      Stuart Young Failbetter Games
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 3
      Alfie Wilkinson Spacespy Games
      Emily Brown ustwo games
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 4
      4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Room 6

      5:00pm

      Michael Kent PlayStation Studios // Creative Arts
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 1
      Simon Byron Yogscast Games
      5:00pm - 5:45pm
      Room 3
      FREE
      Adele Cutting Soundcuts & Audio Track Host
      Paul Lipson Formosa Group
      Jeremie Voillot PlayStation Studios Sound
      Malin Arvidsson Massive Entertainment
      Ed Walker Sounding Sweet
      Matthew Florianz Frontier Developments
      5:45pm - 6:30pm
      Room 1

      Thursday After Hours Events

      17.00: It's a Wrap - the final session on Thursday 13 July in Room 3 everyone welcome!

      19.00: The post-conference party in support of SpecialEffect and OneSpecialDay at Oh So Social Bar on the seafront

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