TIGA Games Education Conference 2024: Learn from the best this July

By June 10, 2024 Press Releases, TIGA News

The TIGA Games Education Conference will take place on Thursday July 4th 2024 at Bournemouth University – make sure you secure your ticket to unlock the knowledge you need to take your courses and studios to the next level!

TIGA’s Games Education Conference will comprise a full day of talks and panel discussions, providing a much-needed forum for educators and studios to exchange knowledge and ideas to address key challenges, including skills requirements, graduate employability, excellence in research and teaching, plus advancements in tools and technologies.

Confirmed speakers from studios include Alex Perkins (Avalanche Studios Group), Chris Kingsley (Rebellion), Matt Morris (Code Wizards), and Tamsin O’Luanaigh (nDreams).

Speakers from education include Anna Limpens (University of Portsmouth), Carlo Harvey (University of Birmingham), David Tree (University of Hertfordshire), Fred Charles (Bournemouth University), Mark Wickham (Norwich University of the Arts), Peter Howell (University of Portsmouth), and Thom Kaczmarek (University of the Arts London).

TIGA’s Conference will discuss a range of subjects, including:

  1. Industry skills – what we need now and, in the future, and enhancing graduate employability.
  2. Developing successful partnerships between industry and education, and how studios can help build course content.
  3. Developments in tools and technologies including AI and games engines in development.
  4. Excellence in games research, innovation and teaching.
  5. Promoting diversity and widening access to games education.
  6. Internships, placements and industrial secondments.

Creative Assembly, the studio behind the Total War series, is the headline sponsor of the TIGA Games Education Conference 2024.

TIGA members will be able to attend the TIGA Games Education Conference 2024 for free.

The ticket price for non-members is £175.

Click here to book tickets.

TIGA also has a limited number of Event Partner packages available. Contact suzi@tiga.org for details.

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