Games Gathering 2022 Bratislava

WHAT IS IT?

is an international game conference in Bratislava focused on the work skills upgrade, helping to find business partners or investors, and providing job opportunities.

Games Gathering 2022 Bratislava:

• a chance to unite the game industry from different countries in one space

• lectures by top specialists with real cases and personal secrets

• free booths at game projects exhibition Indie Blast

• a wide vacancies selection for various levels specialists on the Job Board

• leading gamedev professionals who are open for chat and work networking

What’s the plan?

October 18 — an online conference day
October 19 — Preparty for speakers and Business ticket holders
October 20-21 — the offline conference day at Hotel Tatra and Main Party
October 21 — the offline conference day

Program

Time
FIRE HALL
WATER HALL
EARTH HALL
11:00 - 12:00
FIRE HALL
Five reasons why your game is not in the TOP of search in the store
Lecturer:
Olena Vedmedenko, Keyapp, Sales&Support Team Lead
11:00 - 12:00
WATER HALL
Ukraine War Stories - developing a game about the war around us
Lecturer:
Oleksandr Sienin, Starni Games, Chief Operating Officer
11:00 - 12:00
EARTH HALL
"Talk to the Gun" or How to Craft Protagonist
Lecturer:
Ranko Trifkovic, Red Viking, Narrative Designer
12:00 - 13:00
FIRE HALL
Make your app as flexible as possible, to navigate users directly to the main dish, using remote configs
Lecturer:
Oles Dibrivniy, Keiki(Genesis), Unity Developer
12:00 - 12:30
WATER HALL
Creating an attractive pitch for your game
Lecturer:
Nikita Krasikov, Nexters, Producer
12:00 - 13:00
EARTH HALL
[CANCELLED] A practical guide to game music and sound
Lecturer:
Kaan Salman, Freelancer, Composer & Sound Designer
12:30 - 13:00
WATER HALL
How customer support can boost your game performance. Tips & tricks from SUITSME
Lecturer:
Danylo Poliakov, SUITSME, Customer support manager
13:00 - 14:00
FIRE HALL
Introduction of the Interactive Cinematics in 'Cyberpunk 2077'
Lecturer:
Filip Pierściński, CD PROJEKT RED, Lead Cinematic Programmer
13:00 - 14:00
WATER HALL
Unreal engine At the intersection of games and movies. On fire!
Lecturer:
TBA
13:00 - 14:00
EARTH HALL
Google Ads Checklist: everything you need before launching your game
Lecturer:
Volha Maksimuk, Google, New Business Acquisition Manager
14:00 - 15:00
FIRE HALL
COFFEE BREAK

14:00 - 15:00
WATER HALL
COFFEE BREAK

14:00 - 15:00
EARTH HALL
COFFEE BREAK

15:00 - 16:00
FIRE HALL
How implement release management efficiently in development cycle with modern solutions?
Lecturer:
Stacey Yamkova, AGS, Game Release Coordinator
15:00 - 16:00
WATER HALL
How to create a video game from a comic book
Lecturer:
Zeno Colangelo, Tmesis Studios, CEO
15:00 - 16:00
EARTH HALL
The principle from general to specific and how our visual system works
Lecturer:
Ilya Kalmikov, Ulysses Graphics, 3d Character Artist
16:00 - 17:00
FIRE HALL
The alchemy of player motivation
Lecturer:
Marek Zilavy, Ten Square Games, Head of Game Design
16:00 - 17:00
WATER HALL
.Dont Die the Indie Death
Lecturer:
Robert Bäckström, Aurora Punks, CEO
16:00 - 17:00
EARTH HALL
Legal aspects of using images of real people and historical figures in computer games
Lecturer:
Liubov Voitsekhovska, TAXUS L&F LTD, PARTNER
Time
FIRE HALL
WATER HALL
EARTH HALL
11:00 - 12:00
FIRE HALL
Cities in games. How to create believable urban environment
Lecturer:
Ania Bulavina, CD Projekt RED, Senior Level Artist
11:00 - 12:00
WATER HALL
Mobile Ads Monetization: Stop Shooting Yourself in the Foot
Lecturer:
Oleg Shlyamovych, Clever Ads Solutions, Owner, CEO
11:00 - 12:00
EARTH HALL
Post-apocalypse, mutant animals, and garbage zombies… Sounds fun!
Lecturer:
Ruslana Kruchek, VP Production, Co-founder, Brand Manager, Art Director
12:00 - 13:00
FIRE HALL
Nintendo Switch - Introduction for publishers & Developers
Lecturer:
Mao Sugiyama, Nintendo of Europe, Business Development Manager
12:00 - 13:00
WATER HALL
How Creator Values Affect Game Culturalization
Lecturer:
Kate Edwards, Geogrify / SetJetters, CEO / CXO & Co-Founder
12:00 - 13:00
EARTH HALL
Engines of Creation: Informative Vs Instructional Sound
Lecturer:
Rob Carr, Redhill Games, Senior Sound Designer
13:00 - 14:00
FIRE HALL
Creative process in distributed teams
Lecturer:
Bohdan Repekh, Wargaming, Product Manager
13:00 - 13:30
WATER HALL
How to create a high-performing app store listing for your mobile game
Lecturer:
Elena Wibmer, App Radar, Product Marketer
13:00 - 14:00
EARTH HALL
How Rick Astley saved the sound in Way of The Hunter
Lecturer:
Jan Kadanec, Grand Beats Production, Creative Audio Director
13:30 - 14:00
WATER HALL
Figurine Art: A Twofold Success
Lecturer:
Jean-Baptiste Henry, TapNation, Senior Publishing Manager
14:00 - 15:00
FIRE HALL
COFFEE BREAK

14:00 - 15:00
WATER HALL
COFFEE BREAK

14:00 - 15:00
EARTH HALL
COFFEE BREAK

15:00 - 15:30
FIRE HALL
Leverage Firebase to Optimize Your App’s Monetization Strategy
Lecturer:
Karina Kononovic, Google, Mobile App Analytics & Growth Consultant
15:00 - 16:00
WATER HALL
Populating Space
Lecturer:
Martin Vierne, Redhill Games, Lead Environment Artist
15:00 - 16:00
EARTH HALL
Be rational. Stop paying Apple & Google 30% of your revenue
Lecturer:
Cvetan Rusimov, Imperia Online JSC, COO
15:30 - 16:00
FIRE HALL
Audience-Driven Entertainment as the Next Frontier in Gaming
Lecturer:
Christopher Hamilton, Genvid Technologies, Director of Developer Relations
16:00 - 17:00
FIRE HALL
Night City Creation: Make it Look Great Without Limiting Artists
Lecturer:
Karol Kowalczyk, CD Projekt Red, Pipeline Technical Artist
16:00 - 17:00
WATER HALL
Blood, Sweat and Hololens
Lecturer:
Andrei Cravtov, Bully Entertainment, XR Unity Developer
16:00 - 17:00
EARTH HALL
AImages - how neural networks will affect the production of games.
Lecturer:
Vitalii Ishchenko, The Farm 51, Concept artist
17:00 - 18:00
FIRE HALL
Fireside Chat with Jakub Dvorský
Lecturer:
Speaker: Jakub Dvorský, Amanita Design, CEO; Moderator: Elena Lobova, GDBAY, Co-founder, CBDO
17:00 - 18:00
WATER HALL
Global Insights: Trends, Insights and Anecdotes
Lecturer:
John Goodale, Venture Tech Partners, Principal
17:00 - 18:00
EARTH HALL
Kids’ Apps, Don’t Do It!
Lecturer:
Tanka Gnidenko, Bini Games, CMO
Time
FIRE HALL
WATER HALL
EARTH HALL
11:00 - 12:00
FIRE HALL
The Tragic Story of Comedy in Video Games
Lecturer:
Baudelaire Welch, Larian Studios, Senior Narrative Designer
11:00 - 11:30
WATER HALL
European Co production market for video games
Lecturer:
Thierry Baujard, Spielfabrique UG, Co Founder
11:00 - 12:00
EARTH HALL
Surviving the Indie bootstrap path
Lecturer:
Lior Hadashian, Gavra Games, CTO
11:30 - 12:00
WATER HALL
How we maintained the quality of the gaming support during the war
Lecturer:
Anastasiia Kovalenko, QS Games, Lead of Support & Community Department
12:00 - 13:00
FIRE HALL
Robots against humans!
Lecturer:
Jama Jurabaev, Senior Concept Artist at Lucasfilm and BigMediumSmall co-founder
12:00 - 13:00
WATER HALL
Designing the Next Generation of F2P Game Economies
Lecturer:
Martin Gajarsky, Pixel Federation, Senior Game System Designer
12:00 - 12:30
EARTH HALL
Tales of War and Peace
Lecturer:
Yaraslau Kot, The Farm 51, Team advisor
12:30 - 13:00
EARTH HALL
How to stay sane and do your Business Development, when it feels the world is falling apart
Lecturer:
Katerina Burbela, remote control productions GmbH, Business Development Manager
13:00 - 14:00
FIRE HALL
Let's Launch
Lecturer:
Lance James, Versus Evil, Head of Production
13:00 - 14:00
WATER HALL
Collaborative Game Design for Social Benefit.
Lecturer:
Charly Harbord, Global Game Jam, Director of Operations
13:00 - 14:00
EARTH HALL
War in Ukraine for the Games Industry: Employers, Employees, Salaries And More
Lecturer:
Anna Klymovych, Values Value, Recruitment Consultant
14:00 - 15:00
FIRE HALL
COFFEE BREAK

14:00 - 15:00
WATER HALL
COFFEE BREAK

14:00 - 15:00
EARTH HALL
COFFEE BREAK

15:00 - 16:00
FIRE HALL
Co-Development: From the other side
Lecturer:
Miloš Jeřábek, Redhill Games, Executive Producer
15:00 - 16:00
WATER HALL
Cloud services for gaming
Lecturer:
Leszek Krupiński, CD Projekt RED, Lead Software Engineer, Online Services Department
15:00 - 16:00
EARTH HALL
"Age of Vaporum" a.k.a. "What we've learned from the releases of two games and pitching process of the third."
Lecturer:
Tibor Repta, Fatbot Games, Co-Founder, Creative Director, Art Director
16:00 - 17:00
FIRE HALL
Control Rig - how to improve character's deformation
Lecturer:
Krzysiek Jedrzejek, CD Projekt RED, Senior character TD
16:00 - 17:00
WATER HALL
Project Management Workflows
Lecturer:
Kristián Lipták, Tater Games, s. r. o., Producer
16:00 - 17:00
EARTH HALL
Name your game (How to choose a name for your project)
Lecturer:
Mykyta Filonenko, Marginal act, Founder
17:00 - 18:00
FIRE HALL
Everon Revisited: Rebooting the World of Arma Reforger
Lecturer:
Ivan Buchta Bohemia Interactive, Creative Director
17:00 - 18:00
WATER HALL
How to take over a new team as a lead
Lecturer:
Filip Polášek Pixel Federation, Sr. Producer
17:00 - 17:30
EARTH HALL
How to not leave money on the table: The F2P monetization checklist
Lecturer:
Vladimir Eperjesi, SuperScale, F2P Game Designer
17:30 - 18:00
EARTH HALL
The postmortem of Chernobylite
Lecturer:
Wojciech Pazdur, The Farm 51 Group SA, Director of Development
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CONTACTS

Sponsors and partners issues
Oleksandr Khrutskiy

СЕО & FOUNDER

Oleksandr Khrutskiy

+380 67 909 5229
Sponsors, partners and speakers issues
Irina Syomka

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, PARTNER

Irina Syomka

+380 95 391 1292
Indie developers curator
Nikita Chuchko

INDIE MASTER

Nikita Chuchko

+380 98 089 8003
Building locations and working with contractors
Tim Kopylov

EVENT MANAGER

Tim Kopylov

+380 95 710 1564
Client manager
Victoria Shapkina

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Victoria Shapkina

+38 063 734 0323
Content and speakers issues
Anastasia Sokolova

SPEAKERS MANAGER

Anastasia Sokolova

+38 066 663 26 16
Content manager
Daria Shlykova

MEDIA COORDINATOR

Daria Shlykova

+38 099 245 9122
Communication with visitors | Tickets
Angelina Krupskaya

VISITOR RELATIONS MANAGER

Angelina Krupskaya

+380 95 046 7929
Elena Lobova

ADVISOR

Elena Lobova

+380 66 569 9981
Ilya Anufriev

ONLINE COORDINATOR

Ilya Anufriev

+996 755 844430
Yaroslav Kot

ADVISOR

Yaroslav Kot

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