After the first reveal of our updated program for NG20 on 27-29 May, we’re now able to unveil a bit more about our exciting plans for live streamed sessions from Malmö, Sweden.
Specifics regarding exactly how you’ll be able to participate fully in everything NG20 will have to offer are to be announced very soon, but our goal for 27-29 May is clear: To give the industry in the region and around the world a true Nordic Game experience, even if we’ll be gathering online next month and will meet again later this year at Slagthuset on 25-27 November for NG20+.
And what do you get with your Nordic Game 2020 pass if you act now? Full access to everything you expect from Nordic Game; knowledge, business and emotion, both online at NG20 in May and six months later at Slagthuset during NG20+ in November. So buy your conference passes now and get twice the Nordic Game you love for one low price, right here 🙂
With that, here’s a taste of what you’re set to experience in May at NG20:
• A live streamed program like no other; the perfect excuse to stay in front of your screen for three days and ease the long wait for NG20+ in November.
• Your business needs covered; MeetToMatch returns in May, now with a seamlessly integrated remote meeting platform. The only way to do your essential business online. With options to upgrade to Publisher Market and much more.
• Nordic Game Awards 2020, streamed live from NG20. Join us online and cheer for the best Nordic games of the year!
• Get social 🙂 We’re bringing all the fun and special Nordic Game vibe online, something you’ll not want to miss!
New NG20 speakers and sessions
The online conference schedule is also shaping up nicely now, and we’re very proud to announce the latest additions to our speaker roster in May:
AI and ML for Game Development
Christoffer Holmgård, Modl.ai and guests
How will AI and machine learning revolutionise the way video games are made and played? Join us as we look at the latest developments in AI and ML for understanding the player experience, creating game-playing bots and generating content automatically.
The Story Behind Ustwo’s Success
Maria Sayans, Ustwo Games CEO, in conversation with DDM partner Maarten de Konig
Following the success of Monument Valley and MV2, Ustwo needed to prove to the world and to themselves that they could be successful making other games. On the journey to release the BAFTA-nominated Assemble with Care, they learned many lessons about creativity, culture and changing to stay the same.
QuaranTEENED: Gaming as a Digital Safe Space to Build Mental Health
Impact Session with Rosemary Lokhorst, The Digging Deep Project
Our game Shadow’s Edge was built to drive better emotional health outcomes for young people. But how do you adapt your game in a crisis like COVID-19 to help young people process what’s going on? Experiences from a fast pivot to use a game for good in a crisis.
Comedy and Golf. Hahahahah høhø
Tim Garbos, Triband
The creative director of What the Golf? will present ten tips on making people laugh through gameplay.
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About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2020 marks its seventeenth edition. Gathering thousands of industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.