8 April 2023 // 12PM - 3PM (GMT +8)
In The Mind of Seiji Aoki: A Game Development Journey
Director of Planning Strategy, Producer
Seiji Aoki has worked on many acclaimed titles at SEGA, including the "AFTER BURNER: CLIMAX" and "BORDER BREAK" series, and in 2021, led the release of "Virtua Fighter esports and Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown" as chief producer.
User Experience Framework for Game Design
Game UX Strategist
PhD in Psychology, Fortnite, Author of The Gamer's Brain
An established video game UX strategist with 15 years of experience on titles like Fortnite, Dr. Hodent holds a PhD in psychology and has worked on multi-platform projects for major studios including Ubisoft, LucasArts, and Epic Games. Celia is a founder/advisor of Game UX Summit and is a bestselling author of several user experience books including The Gamer’s Brain: How Neuroscience and UX can Impact Video Game Design.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Real World Implications of Game Design
Adj. Professor & Course Developer
George Mason & Syracuse University
An adjunct university professor and course developer, Jordan serves as an advisor for Dubai-based Earn.Games, manages the Esports Club at Leysin American School in Switzerland, and regularly coaches high ranking teams in League of Legends - his favorite game in which he is an expert.
AGILE Game Dev: Dos & Don'ts for Beginners
CEO & Co-Founder, Summoner's Greed, Art Inc.
Jeremy is a game designer and entrepreneur with 10+ years of experience in the games industry and is the CEO & Co-Founder of Pixio Limited, a casual mobile games company. His notable games include Summoner's Greed and Art Inc, with over 40 Million downloads worldwide. Jeremy is also a big gamer and is fascinated with game design, systems design, game economics and storytelling.
Beyond Gaming: Exploring Uncommon Career Opportunities
CEO & Founder, Author of Demystifying Esports
Having grown up in South Korea, the birthplace of esports, Dr. Baro Hyun is an established author, thought leader and founder of an esports advisory practice at a Tokyo-based Big Four consulting firm servicing major corporations as well as the Japanese government. Dr. Hyun has been teaching esports business at Keio University since 2018.