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Vancouver International Game Summit Finalized

VIGS 2008 [1]

Title Sponsor: Electronic Arts [2]

Vancouver International Game Summit 2008 [3]

The agenda is now finalized and this is one Game Summit you don’t want to miss!

The Vancouver International Game Summit and its Advisory Board are pleased to announce that this year’s closing keynote event will feature the key leaders behind the 2007 Game of the Year: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

“Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – The Business and Game Design behind the 2007 Game of the Year” – “Tabitha Hayes of Activision, and Infinity Ward’s Vince Zampella will discuss the success of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and how business, brands and exceptional game design come together for a blockbuster hit of the year.”

The purpose of this panel is to explore and expand on the powerful partnership and tremendous success that can be had when a long term vision and exceptional game design come together with leading edge marketing and brand management,. This is a moderated panel. Questions will be pre-screened, submit them to the VIGS blog [4]

Other highlights at this year’s Summit include opening keynote speakers Shane Kim, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Games Studio, and Jason Rubin, founder and former President of Naughty Dog.

WHEN: May 21-22, 2008
WHERE: Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, British Columbia
Online Registration [3]


Untapped Markets, Who are the Customers?
New Business Models for the Next Decade
Fostering the Leaders of Tomorrow
New Frontiers in Animation
Outsourcing Concepts
International Markets – What are the Opportunities, What are the Challenges?
Audio Production
Advanced Techniques from the Animation Industry
Adapting your Pipeline to Multi Technology Platforms
The Story and Focus Narrative
Low-Fi Prototyping
“Going Green” and how that applies to the Video Games Industry

This year’s line up industry veterans and speakers puts the Vancouver International Game Summit in the top tier of all game industry shows worldwide. Experts from some of the most successful franchises in history are participating this year, providing valuable insight into what’s required to be successful in this highly competitive and fast-growing industry. The growth of this event remains unparalleled!

Click here for the full agenda and confirmed conference speakers [5]


The Hyatt Regency Vancouver [6]
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6C 2R7
Tel: +1 604 683 1234 Fax: +1 604 689 3707
The hotel is offering a special conference delegate rate of $219 per night.
Please contact the Hyatt directly using this special Games delegate link [7]

For full conference information and registration, please visit our website [3]