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FULL ONLINE GAME DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2007 AGENDA NOW LIVE

OGDC 2007's agenda presents dozens of in-depth sessions and panels over two days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SEATTLE, Wash., April 16, 2007 -The full conference agenda for the Online Game Development Conference (OGDC) 2007 has been revealed. Almost eighty speakers and over fifty sessions and panels pack the two days, May 10th and 11th, when the OGDC is taking place. The four session and panel tracks will include cutting-edge content that addresses the topics of game design, technology, production and community. OGDC will arguably pack more session content value, dollar for dollar, than any other game industry event this year.

Peter Freese, the Online Game Development Conference chair, said, "It's been a long and involved road to reach this point, but I am very proud of what we've accomplished to assemble this truly impressive slate of speakers and sessions. I hope attendees and potential attendees will see as much new, unique and interesting content as I see when I look through our agenda."

Some of the speakers featured at OGDC:

Herb Sutter -- Software Architect, Microsoft

Mike Goslin -- Vice President, Virtual Reality Studio, Disney Online

Diana Li -- Vice President, Shanda

Charles Manning -- President/CEO, PLAYXPERT

Robert Mitchell -- Senior Programmer, Sony Online Entertainment

Tony Park -- Vice President, The9

Michael Goodman -- Director, Digital Entertainment, Yankee Group

Christian Force -- Director of Engineering, +7 Systems

Some of the sessions and panels featured at OGDC:

Automating Online Game Balance

Xbox LIVE on Windows and 360: Are Your Games Dead or LIVE?

The Chinese Game Market: Latest Developments and Trends

Casual Games Go Global

Dirty Secrets of Episodic Video Games

User Research for Online Game Development

Adapting your Online Games to the Mobile Platform

Designing worlds - future directions of tools and technology in MMOs

To view the complete OGDC agenda, please visit http://www.ogdc2007.com/agenda.php. To view the complete sessions and panels as a list, please visit http://www.ogdc2007.com/sessions.php.

The Online Game Development Conference is an inaugural game industry event with a laser-sharp focus on the rapidly evolving field of online game development, how to navigate its challenges and explore its opportunities. The OGDC will be held on May 10-11, 2007 at the elegant Fairmont Olympic in downtown Seattle. Visit the official website http://www.ogdc2007.com for the latest news and information, including registration, exhibitors, agenda, and more. To keep informed about the latest news about OGDC and the online game industry, sent straight to your e-mail Inbox, sign up for the "ogdconnection" newsletter here: http://www.ogdc2007.com/signup.html.

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Evergreen Events, Inc., ( http://www.evergreenevents.org/), is a Seattle area-based producer of conferences and events for the interactive entertainment industry. Evergreen Events is dedicated to the enrichment of both established and aspiring professionals through innovative first-class events offering exceptional content that is compelling, educational, and cogent. Our directors and advisors bring over a century of collective successful experience and involvement in the game industry.

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