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Bioware, id Software, Ubisoft dev sessions at EG Expo

Schedule also set for GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair 2011

Bioware co-founders Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk will talk about the highly anticipated MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic at this year's Eurogamer Expo.

The session will take place at 12pm on Saturday September 24, and is just one highlight of the Expo's busy four-day schedule.

id Software's Tim Willits will host a session celebrating 20 years of the iconic developer of Doom and Quake. Willits will speak three times over the course of the Expo: 4pm on Thursday, 12pm on Friday, and 3pm on Saturday.

Human Head will give two sessions charting the development of its surprising sequel Prey 2, at 3pm on Thursday and 3pm on Friday.

One-off sessions include Ubisoft Montreal presenting Assassin's Creed: Revelations at 1pm on Saturday, and ArenaNet's demonstration of Guild Wars 2 at 1pm on Friday.

In addition, GamesIndustry.biz is hosting a Career Fair, giving attendees the chance to learn about getting started in the games industry across a range of disciplines. The full programme is listed below:

Friday

  • 1.30 - Careers in Games: Programming
  • 2.30 - Keynote Panel: "Games Careers and Education"
  • 3.30 - Careers in Games: Design
  • 4.30 - Search for a Star: Finding the next games programming superstar!
  • 5.30 - Ask Eurogamer: Meet Team EG! Ask us questions!

Saturday

  • 1.30 - Careers in Games: Art & Animation
  • 2.30 - Keynote Panel: "Games Careers and Education"
  • 3.30 - Meet the Games Recruiters: Careers advice from the frontline
  • 4.30 - Careers in Games: Production & QA

More than 30,000 people are expected to attend this year's Eurogamer Expo, which takes place in Earl's Court One, London, from Thursday September 22 to Sunday 25.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the official website.

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