Program

The 5-6th of June we open the doors to Wisby Strand again, with more than 30 student games for you to play and with speakers from all across the globe for you to listen to. This year we are discussing workers- and consumer rights in the video games industry.

Like always, we have a pay-what-you-want Visitors Pass so you can register and come in for free. Bring your friends and family, and help us vote for the best games!

Game Exhibit Open

Wednesday 5thThursday 6th
15:00-20:0011:00-17:00

Conference Talks

Topic: workers rights and career safety in the games industry.

Wednesday 5thThursday 6th
09:00: Opening Remarks
09:15: Kate Edwards: Game Creators and the Pursuit of Leverage
10:15: Emily Grace Buck: Crunch Isn’t an Achievement
14:00: Dorthe Hove Olesen: Friends to Colleagues, the challenges of company growth.
09:00: Jessica Price: The Hallmarks of toxic company cultures
10:00: Jen Jensen: Equity in thinking, design and action

Detailed Schedule

The program is subject to change. Click the plus symbol in the bottom-right to add the calendar to your own, or join our Facebook event for notifications of substantial updates.

Game Educators Summit (7-8th of June)

Are you a game educator? The Game Educators Summit is a 2-day working meeting hosted at Uppsala University campus Gotland. We aim to bring together all university level game educations to discuss our common concerns and set up a network of support. Join us 7-8th of June!

Location & Contacts

Venue:Contact info:
Wisby Strand Congress & Event
Strandvägen 4
621 55 Visby, Sweden
Ulf Benjaminsson
name.lastname@speldesign.uu.se
+46734606579

Gotland Game Conference 2019 is hosted by the Department of Game Design at Uppsala University, campus Gotland. Ulf Benjaminsson is the event producer.