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GC Developers Conference 2007 - The International Game Development Community Meets In Leipzig

GC Developers Conference (GCDC)

(August 20-22, 2007)

Leipzig, Germany - February 22, 2007 - Europe's largest and most significant game developer conference, the GC Developers Conference (GCDC), will host the leading international experts from the fields of development and publishing August 20-22, 2007. International keynotes, workshops, panel discussions, prestigious speakers from the fields of computers, game consoles and mobile devices, will impart inside information on current trends, and themes of the future.

The three conference days at the GCDC are focused on program tracks of Game Development, Business, and Science, and offer participants numerous opportunities for networking. Focal points include Mobile Gaming, Server Technology, Experts Meet Students, Made in Europe ,and the premiere of Games Meet Movies. In addition, the conference also provides a platform for developers, publishers and service providers to present themselves to their peers. The speakers will once again offer a comprehensive overview of the industry, and opportunities to directly connect with developers, publishers, technology leaders, and academics in the game space. - new look - new mission - new service

Next week, GCDC's new website will be live at "The choice of a new domain underscores the European alignment of the conference," said Frank Sliwka, project director of GC Developers Conference. Under the motto, 'Upgrade the Future,' GCDC presents itself in a new format, with even more services. The website now features a news section providing up-to-date information about developments in video games as well as video interviews with industry experts available for download. In addition, a new matchmaking feature helps participants in planning their appointments for GCDC with other attendees and speakers.

"'Upgrade the Future' expresses the fact that we offer developers insight into the future, new technologies and business ideas," continued Sliwka. "This is only possible thanks to the outstanding support of the industry itself and we are proud of the trust placed in us over the past five years. With GCDC as the most significant European platform for developers, we aim to continue to bring together and strengthen the European branch of the industry."

GCDC 2006 Retrospective

>From August 21-23, 2006, 650 conference participants from 20 countries attended GCDC. Speakers included Bob Bates (USA, Freelancer), Don L. Daglow (USA, President/CEO, Stormfront Studios), Graham Hopper (USA, Senior Vice President / General Manager, Buena Vista Games Inc.) Peter Molyneux (UK, President, Lionhead Studios) and Bill Roper (USA, CEO, Flagship Studios), among others.


August 20-22, 2007


Leipzig Exhibition Centre, Administration Building


Monday to Wednesday, August 20-22, 2007 - 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Conference pricing is available at:


European Media

Stephan Reiss, Press Officer, GCDC

+49 (0) 341-678-8186

North American Media

Sean Kauppinen, Kohnke Communications

+1 415-777-4000

Sponsors, Speakers and Participants:

Frank Sliwka, Project Director, GCDC

+49 (0) 341-678-8288

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