M+DEV 2017: WI Games Alliance Conference Coming to Madison

M+DEV, October 27, 2017

M+DEV: Midwest Game Developers Conference

If video game development piques your interest, you won’t want to miss M+Dev, Wisconsin Games Alliance’s first annual video game development conference, Friday, October 27th, at the Alliant Energy Center.

Whether you’re already a video game professional or just intrigued by the field, get the inside scoop on industry trends, meet like-minded people, and build your network of game development notables at the region’s thriving innovation hub.

M-Dev’s Education Track boasts a roster of industry pioneers in the growing field of game-based learning and simulation, bridging the gap between recreation and education. Be sure to catch featured presentations by Tim Laning of Grendel Games and Dr. Thomas Brett Talbot.

Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman will moderate M+Dev’s Games in Education panel. The panel includes well-known innovators in the field of educational game design, including David Gagnon, Andrew Williams, Eric Weiss, and Dan Norton.

M+Dev’s other tracks include:

  • Art
  • Audio
  • Business
  • Design
  • Diversity
  • Production
  • Programming

Attendees will have the opportunity to check out game demos from up-and-coming studios, participate in roundtable discussions, and view presentations from more than 50 industry experts like keynote speaker Warren Spector.

M+Dev speakers will take on relevant topics for this inaugural conference, including:

  • Game development for higher education
  • Protecting your Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Tech Talks:
    • Unreal Engine
    • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • User interface and experience design (UI UX)

For a complete list of topics, speakers, and moderators, view the schedule of events. Visit M+Dev for full conference information and ticketing.

Clinical Playground and Dr. Bauman are proud sponsors of M+DEV.

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