october, 2017

06oct11:4518:45Dutch Game Awards Masterclasses

Event Details

Dutch Game Awards organized a Masterclass program on the afternoon of the awards. The afternoon is split into a network lunch, a keynote and three consecutive themed blocks with in-between sufficient time to network. Location is the Beatrixgebouw in Utrecht. The masterclasses are organized in partnership with the Dutch Game Garden, Dutch Games Association and First Look. 

The masterclasses have three themed blocks: Business, Serious Games and Virtual Reality. Each block has three speakers who will share their expertise and stories in 15 minutes with 5 minutes to answer questions. The first block, Business, will have 3 speakers provided by us and will be hosted by our Managing Director JP van Seventer.


The full program:

11:45 Reception
12:00 to 12:45 Dutch Games Association Network lunch
12:45 Reception masterclass attendees

13:00 Keynote presentation in partnership with the Dutch Games Association, Speaker will be announced soon!

13:30 Block A: Entertainment Games and Business
in partnership with the Dutch Game Garden, hosted by JP van Seventer
Ten frontline video game communication tips for indies and the difference between North America and Europe by Audra McIver, Plan of Attack
Creative Entrepreneurship how a creative background will help you grow your business by Derk de Geus, Paladin Studios
Adaptive Monetization and other tales of Stolen Couch and the Free to Play adventures by Eric Diepeveen, Sticky Studios
Round-up by JP van Seventer

14:45 Break

15:00 Block B: Serious Games and Business
– Expanding serious games to new international markets like India by Hans Luijckx, Ijsfontein
– Innovative business model of Garfield vs Hotdog by Tim Laning, Grendel Games
– Partnership model on training games for medical equipment by Hicham Shatou, LeQuest


16:15 Block C: Virtual Reality Games
– Making Serious simulations accessible in VR by Igor van Gemert / Bart Burkhardt SIM-CI
– Timbre, making your voice visible in VR by Simon Linden, Monobanda
– Working with AR and Apple ARKit by Doruk Eker, Creative Developer

17:15 – 18:45 Drinks in combination with Dutch Game Awards Dinner drinks

Tickets are €18,15 to € 37,51


(Friday) 11:45 - 18:45



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