Agenda

Agenda

gamescom asia assembles a remarkable line-up of speakers and elites in the digital gaming industry in a two-day conference to share valuable insights about navigating this exciting region and to discuss the future of gaming.

Covering 4 main tracks, DEV, BIZ & TECH, ESPORTS and INDIE, you will learn the latest in game design, marketing, next-gen technologies, esports, monetisation and funding strategies, market intelligence & research, and more. Join the discussion and be inspired to explore new horizons for your next project.

Day 1 | 15 OCTOBER 2020

Agenda is subject to change

8:00am Registration Starts
9:00am gamescom asia 2020 Opening Keynote
9:15am Insights into the World’s Fastest-Growing Games Market: SEA
9:55am Exclusive Sponsored Keynote
10:25am Morning Tea Break
10:55am SEA Regulators Panel:
New Digital Games Regulations: What It Means for Game Publishers & Investors
The SEA regulatory landscape is constantly evolving and can impact strategy for the region. We bring together key regulators from different SEA countries to share their respective regulatory developments, from age ratings and classification to loot boxes gambling legislation to data protection, and more.
11:40am Exclusive Sponsored Keynote
12:10pm Deal-Makers Panel:
M&A & Investments in the Gaming Space
This panel of top executives from leading games companies will discuss corporate development strategies, as the business continues to grow and reach new heights.

• The current landscape for M&A and investments in the games business • When to consider a strategic partnership or acquisition • How will the new streaming services and next-gen consoles drive M&A • Acquisition due diligence in the mobile gaming segment • What to expect in the next 5 years
2:10pm Panel: Why Diversity Matters in the Modern Games Industry
2:50pm Rising to the Challenges of the Modern Game Art Pipeline
3:30pm Afternoon Tea Break
3:50pm Hyper-Casual Games: The Complete Developer's Guide
4:30pm Building &Optimising Mobile Games: What’s New
5:10pm Day 1 Ends
2:10pm SEO & App Store Optimisation (ASO) Tactics to Boost Game Ranking & Downloads
2:50pm Mastering the Customer Lifetime Value (LTV) Metric for Your Mobile Game
3:30pm Afternoon Tea Break
3:50pm Making Killer Teasers & Game Trailers: Psychology-Backed Hacks
4:30pm Panel: User Acquisition: Campaigns & Strategy
5:10pm Day 1 Ends
2:10pm Esports Trends to Watch
2:50pm Panel: How Competitive Gaming Changed Game Design & Marketing
3:30pm Afternoon Tea Break
3:50pm Panel: Measuring Esports: What Metrics are Investors/Sponsors Using?
4:30pm Esports Law & Emerging Legal Issues: What You Need to Know
5:10pm Day 1 Ends

 

Day 2 | 16 OCTOBER 2020

Agenda is subject to change

8:00am Registration Starts
9:00am Cinematic Gameplay: Inside the Creative Process
9:40am Building A Universal Hit Game
10:20am Morning Tea Break
10:50am Developing Highly Scalable, Low Latency Backend for Reliable, Real-Time Delivery
11:30am Game UX/UI Design Through the Lens of Behavioural Economics
1:30pm Panel: Sexy Vs. Sexist: Where to Draw the Line in Character Design Post-Sexism
2:10pm Panel: How Game Audio Shapes Narrative in Videogames
2:50pm Console Transition: The Impact on Game Development
3:30pm Afternoon Tea Break
3:50pm Getting Serious About Serious Game & Gamification Market
4:30pm Creating A Never-Ending Fantasy: The Endless Possibilities of AI in World-Building
5:10pm Day 2 Ends
8:00am Registration Starts
9:00am Winning Live Ops Strategies for Free-to-Play (F2P) Games
9:40am Panel: Game Addiction: Clinical Myth or Reality?
10:20am Morning Tea Break
10:50am Now Comes the Hard Part: Pitching to Game Publishers
11:30am Implementing Continuous Delivery in Game Localisation
1:30pm Sequel: Meeting Fans Expectation
2:10pm Turning Players into Payers: Optimising Gaming Payment Experience
2:50pm Deconstructing F2P Monetisation: New Methods to Diversify your Games Revenue
3:30pm Afternoon Tea Break
3:50pm No PC, No Problem! Entering the New Era of Cloud Gaming
4:30pm Blockchain Gaming: A Lucrative Gamechanger
5:10pm Day 2 Ends
8:00am Registration Starts
9:00am From Indie to IP: Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property
9:40am Finding the Right Project & Audience for Your Studio
10:20am Morning Tea Break
10:50am SEA vs. The World: Indie Lightning Talks
  • Best Narration
  • Best Visual Art
  • Best Audio
  • Best Design
1:30pm Panel: Securing Funding for Your Indie Game
2:10pm Get Noticed, Get Big: A Practical Guide to Marketing Indie Games
2:50pm Making A Mark as An Indie Game Developer
3:30pm Afternoon Tea Break
3:50pm PR with $0 budget
4:30pm Self-Publishing Vs. Game Publisher: Which Is Best for You
5:10pm Day 2 Ends

Links At-A-Glance

Become a thought leader and share your insights, knowledge, and experience at the first-ever 2-day gamescom asia Trade Conference. Call for speakers and sponsorship packages now open!

For speaking opportunities, contact:

Ms. Elaine Choo
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Tel: +65 6500 6741

For sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Mr. Vijay Sharma
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Tel: +65 6500 7096

Ms. Clariss Chin
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Tel: +65 6500 6722

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