“Women in Games Jobs: Creating your Future” is the theme of this year’s full day conference. This is an open event for both men and women as well as anyone looking to join games industry or working in games who wants to learn and network.
Where: Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, London, SW7
When: 25th September, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.
European Women in Games Conference features:
Keynote speakers include Siobhan Reddy, Studio Director of Media Molecule and member of BAFTA’s Games Committee. Recently named by the BBC as one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK and Australia Woman of the Year in the UK. Second keynote speaker is Caroline Norbury, MBE and CEO of Creative England
Women Entrepreneurs: How to Set up Your Own Business. For smart thinkers and those interested in flexible working
Chair: Noirin Carmody, COO Rebellion
Helen West OBE, Head of Skills, e-skills
Sophia George, Chair, Swallowtail Games
Jaspal Sohal, Head of Games, Creative England
Georgina MacKenzie, CEO, Toytek
Increasing Diversity: How to Encourage Diversity in the Workplace. For those who understand that a more diverse workforce leads to greater financial success.
Chair: Alison Cressey, CEO, Women in Games Jobs
Sue Nieland, Director of Education, e-skills UK
DeeDee Doke, Editor of Recruiter Magazine
Kate Shoesmith, Head of Policy REC
Belinda Parmar, CEO, Lady Geek
Jo Welch, Creative Skillset
Breaking in: How to Get into the Games Industry.
Chair: Marie-Claire Isaaman, Norwich University of the Arts
Maria Stukoff, Head of Academic Development, Sony
Tricia McCrow, University Relation Manager, Electronic Arts
Sitara Shefta, Associate Producer, Sumo Digital
Job Success: The Keys to Thriving at Work.
Chair: Fiona Sperry , Head of Studio, Criterion Games
Charu Desodt, Senior Producer, Lift London, Microsoft
Jemma Harris, Head of Development, 22 Cans
Catharina Mallet, Head of Studio, King.com