Events

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People at a conference

2016 Unity Conference.
Image: Niamh Donohoe

Industry Events


people learning

2016 Education in Games Summit.
Image: Niamh Donohoe

Education Events


Large public event

PAXaus 2016.
Image: Kiko

Public Events

Event

Description

Event Type P=Public

I=Industry

E=Education

Partners/ Sponsors

Date

Games – A Family Affair

featuring a range of family friendly game play opportunities

P

ACMI, MIGW

Sun
22 October

Live Games

Wayfinder scavenger hunt

P

Troy Innocent, MIGW

Sun – Sun
22 – 29 October

GCAP Loading

targeting startups, entry level and final year students it focuses on providing high level information of the industry and business information

I

GDAA

Sun
22 October

Unite Melbourne

an industry event demonstrating the latest Unity (games engine) technology

I

Unity

Mon
23 October

Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP)

one of the premier games industry events / conferences in the Asia Pacific region. In 2016 it attracted representatives from New Zealand, China, Canada, US and Japan

I

GDAA, Creative Victoria, Film Victoria, industry sponsorship

Tue – Wed
24 – 25 October

Australian Game Developer Awards

an annual celebration of the talent of the Australian games development industry. The Awards feature 10 award categories

I

GDAA, industry sponsorship

Wed
25 October

Women in Games Lunch

an annual lunch celebrating the women in the games industry

I

Film Victoria

Thu
26 October

Education in Games Summit

Victorian teachers receive the resources and know-how to deliver the Victorian Curriculum using games and technology

E

ACMI, Department of Education and Training

Fri
27 October

PAX AUS

Tens of thousands of gaming enthusiasts descend on the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre for three days of industry showcases, demonstrations and events.

Attended by international publishers, investors and platforms to meet exhibitors at PAX Rising

P & I

ReedPop, Creative Victoria, Film Victoria

Fri – Sun
27 – 29 October

Interface

B2B networking to compliment PAX Rising

I

MCV Pacific and Film Victoria

Fri
27 October

STEM Video Games Challenge Awards

This event includes an exhibition and the announcement of the winners of the STEM Video Games Challenge at PAX

E

ACER, Creative Victoria

Sat or Sun
28 or 29 October

MegaDev

An industry celebration held post PAX concluding MIGW

I

Industry sponsorship

Sun
29 October

Code Breakers

An exhibition celebrating the achievements of Australian and New Zealand women working in video games.

P

ACMI

to 5 November