The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, GDC attracts more than 26,000 attendees and is the primary event where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.
Held in conjunction with GDC, is the brand new Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC), where many of VR’s biggest names will showcase their latest technology and share what they’ve learned. VRDC will explore interactive experiences of all kinds in the VR and AR spaces, and will have applicability to both game and immersive entertainment. GDC and VRDC are produced by the UBM Game Network.
This market defining conference features more than 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. In addition, the GDC expo hosts more than 300 industry leading companies showcasing all of the most relevant game development tools, platforms and services helping to drive the industry forward. The conference also features the 18th annual Independent Games Festival, the longest-running and largest festival relating to independent games worldwide, where original games compete for the attention of the publishing community, and the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry.
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