Industry Events

Event Description Partners/ Sponsors Date
GCAP Loading

GCAP Loading is a single-day conference for early-career game developers.

https://gcap.com.au

Game Developers’ Association of Australia

Sunday 22 October

Location: TBC

Unite Melbourne

The annual Unity (games engine technology) developer conference. Learn more about creating games and deepen your knowledge of immersive technologies.

https://unite.unity.com/2017/melbourne

Unity

Monday 23 October,

8am – 9pm

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Global Top Round

An accelerator program dedicated to supporting small studios from the world-over with the development, publishing and fundraising expertise they need to take their content global and make their businesses sustainable.

http://www.globaltopround.com

Global Top Round, Creative Victoria

Monday – Tuesday 23–24 October

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Game Connect Asia Pacific 

Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is the leading Australian conference for the game development, interactive media and screen tech industries. GCAP features medium to advanced talks that are designed to upskill mid-career professionals.

https://gcap.com.au

Game Developers’ Association of Australia, Creative Victoria, Film Victoria, industry sponsorship

Tuesday –Wednesday 24–25 October, 9am – 6pm

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Australian Game Developer Awards

The Australian Game Developer Awards are the annual national industry awards for games developed by Australian game developers.

https://gcap.com.au/agda

Game Developers’ Association of Australia, industry sponsorship

Wednesday 25 October, 7pm

Location: TBC

Women in Games Lunch

An annual lunch celebrating women in the games industry.

This is an invitation-only event. To register your interest contact Sophie:

sophie.trebilcock@film.vic.gov.au

Film Victoria

Thursday 26 October, 12 noon – 3pm

Location: TBC

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.

http://aus.paxsite.com

ReedPop, Creative Victoria, Film Victoria

Friday – Sunday 27–29 October, 10am – 6pm

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Interface at PAX Aus

Interface at PAX Australia is a B2B networking event connecting Australia’s rising development talent with senior members of the local and international games industry.

Interface is an invitation-only event. To register your interest contact Joel: joel.vandaal@mcvpacific.com

Film Victoria,

ReedPop,

MCV Pacific

Friday 27 October, 7–9pm

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

MegaDev An industry celebration held post-PAX concluding MIGW. Industry sponsorship Sunday
29 October

 

Location: TBC