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Italian Videogame Developers Conference 2009

Second annual shindig to be held this October in Milan.


Rome, April 2nd, 2009

AIOMI, the Italian Association for the Interactive Multimedia - Movement for the Videogame Culture, made known date and location of the second edition of the Italian Videogame Developers Conference, one and only National Congress dedicated to the Italian game developers.

After the big success of the first edition among the public, press and professionals, the IVDC 2009 will be held in the Main Conference Room of the IULM University in Milan, from October 8th to October 9th 2009. The Congress, with the prestigious partnership of IULM, The Art of Games, GDC China, Dubai World Game Expo, IGDA Education SIG, and many more, will be the natural meeting place to exchange knowledge, instruments and techniques between the most important professionals in the field and the people who would like to find a job in the videogame development field, an industry that keeps on growing and has matched and surpassed many others, like the movie industry.

The Italian Videogame Developers Conference will be, from this edition on, the official event of the Association of the Italian Videogame Developers in Assoknowledge / Confindustria, with the participation of all the Italian companies of the Association. “An event like the IVDC cannot be improvised and this second edition will consolidate the congress as the one and real moment of confrontation and meeting for the Italian videogame industry”, declared Marco Accordi Rickards, President of AIOMI and organizer and chairman of the IVDC. “Now that the IVDC is also the official Conference of the Italian Videogame Developers in Confindustria,” added Raoul Carbone, General Secretary of AIOMI and President of the Association, “not only it will be a cultural event, but it will become also a vital meeting for an entire Italian economic sector.”

In the next months more details will be communicated about the conference programme, the organized panels and the special events for the two-days in Milan. For further information: www.ivdconf.it/eng

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