SAN FRANCISCO - July 9, 2007 - The CMP Game Group - presenters of the largest global event dedicated to videogame creation, the Game Developers Conference - and leading technology, media and events company, IDG, announced today an exciting line-up of influential Chinese game experts who will deliver insightful sessions at the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) China. These key speakers will introduce topics relevant to local and international companies looking to enter the rapidly growing Chinese game industry.
Taking place August 27-29, 2007 at the Shanghai International Convention Center, GDC China will offer an insider's viewpoint of the game business in China. Registration and the current line-up of speakers is available online at http://www.gdcchina.cn/en/.
Leading the Outsourcing track is Jun Hao Liao, Producer, Epic Games China, who will address "Design and Production Pipelines in Next-Gen Game Environment." Xiang Wang, Senior Programmer, Netease, is heading the Online track with "Anti-Hacking and Anti-Cheating: Programming for Online Games." Presenting "How to Win Big Projects from Big Companies" is Shigeru Chigusa, President, Tose Software (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, and Xiaojun Hui, Product Manager and Game Producer, Netease, will discuss "Virtual World Construction." Feng Zhu, Co-Founder, Possibility Space and Founder, Feng Zhu Design will address "Concept Design in Games and Films."
"Securing these high caliber Chinese game industry professionals confirms our commitment to providing attendees with the critical knowledge, skills and resources needed to get a head start in this ever-growing market," said Meggan Scavio, Senior Conference Manager, GDC China. "In addition to hosting these industry pioneers, we're excited to have some of the biggest brand names in the business participate in the Tools Display Expo and Career Fair
In conjunction with the top-level conference schedule, GDC China will also offer attendees the chance to explore the Tools Display Expo and Career Fair where they will be able to network with some of the premiere names in the Chinese and international game industry including Electronic Arts (EA), Epic Games, 2K Games, Shanda, Ubisoft, IGS, Wingking Entertainment, Shanghai ZiZhu, 9You and Red5 Studio.
For more information, please visit http://www.gdcchina.cn/en/index.htm
About the CMP Game Group ( www.cmpgame.com)
The CMP Game Group delivers essential information and enables community within the game industry through events, services, and media. The group's flagship products include the Game Developers Conference and the Webby Award-winning Gamasutra.com. For more information, please visit www.cmpgame.com.
About CMP Technology ( www.cmp.com)
CMP Technology is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( www.unitedbusinessmedia.com), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.
About IDG ( www.idg.com)
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and gaming worldwide. IDG's lead generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers. IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo, DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 850 IDC analysts in 50 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.