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GCAP 2010 is at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, Thursday 14 - Friday 15 October.

The Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) event is Australia’s premier game development conference, focusing specifically on skills development, addressing industry trends and international business matching.

The Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA), a not-for-profit industry representative organisation, runs and owns the conference.
GCAP 2010 will deliver thought provoking, creative and innovative topics covering programming, art, design and more from leaders in game development.
Game developers, publishers, investors, educational institutions, media, distributors and key interactive industry players from across Australia and around the world will be in attendance.

The expressed aims of GCAP 2010 include:

•Improving the core skills of Australian game developers via a series of keynote speeches and lectures from leading local and international industry experts.
•Creating greater awareness of global industry trends to ensure informed commercial decisions by Australian game development companies.
•Encouraging greater interaction and coordination between industry and educational institutions offering or developing a game development curriculum.
•Providing business matching opportunities by securing a substantial international publisher presence.
•Providing government information forums to discuss industry needs and direction.
•Attracting private equity investors to meet with industry participants.

Game Developers – Why Attend GCAP 2010?

Affordable Price: The conference is affordable and aimed at attracting studio staff from all over Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

Quality Content: The program is designed for developers and delivered by developers with expertise across a range of key areas.

Additional Benefits: In addition, the conference will provide an opportunity for:

•Networking with peers, publishers, investors, media, etc.
•Developing outsourcing/strategic alliances and partnerships.
•Recruitment and attraction of new talent.

Look out for Anne Marie Anetts from Interactive Selection who is introducing a number of the non techical GCAP sessions. You can reach her on annemarie (at)interactiveselection.com

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