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April 2019

25 Apr 2019

IGDA Cincinnati – Introduction to Unreal Engine Workshop

Ohio - Cincinnati

Join us in one of CCM’s Electronic Media labs at the University of Cincinnati for an introductory workshop on making games in the Unreal Engine. Steve Hopper and Tim...

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27 Apr 2019

IGDA Philippines Monthly Meet Up – Production and Marketing

Philippines - Manila

IGDA Philippines and venue partner Canva Manila brings you the monthly meet up for April Best Practices for Production and Marketing April 27, 2019 1 PM to 5 PM

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May 2019

09 May 2019

Crashnauts Postmortem – IGDA SLC May Meeting

Utah - Salt Lake City

IGDA and Access Salt Lake are happy to host members of the local dev team Fueled by Rockets for a postmortem of their game Crashnauts! Come learn about their...

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14 May 2019

IGDA NYC Open Office Hours

New York - New York City

Open Office Hours are a bi-monthly hangout where we invite our community members to stop by and chat with IGDA NYC’s leadership team (and occasional visiting guests). Have questions,...

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15 May 2019

IGDA SD Demo Party

California - San Diego

Have a game you want to demo, or do you want to play games from local developers? Come join us for a demo night at Evasyst’s office, in the...

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16 May 2019

GameDevDrinkUp No. 13 – Manila

Philippines - Manila

Our banner is now blue! Come chill with us, and order food, have some fun, meet folks from different studio/school as we take our festivities to Arkipelago. Everyone is...

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18 May 2019

Breaking Into the Philippine Game Industry: Job Fair

Philippines - Manila

IGDA Philippines brings you the monthly meet up for May, Job Fair: Break into the Local Game Industry, on May 18, 2019, from 10 AM to 5 PM. Get...

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20 May 2019

IGDA NYC Coffee & Ice Cream Social

New York - New York City

Held the third Monday of every month at an ice cream parlor rather than a bar, our socials are alcohol-free, family-friendly, and open to all ages. We’ll be hanging...

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24 May 2019

Game Access ’19

Partner

Are you already thinking of the next place to be discovered? Inspirational speeches held by well-known game industry professionals from Eidos, Tekla Inc, Isomniac Games, Exit Plan, Ubisoft, Redhill,...

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June 2019

17 Jun 2019

Games for Change

The 16th annual G4C Festival returns to NYC 17-19 June! Discover how digital games and immersive technologies impact education, healthcare, research, civics, and social issues. Festival passes are on...

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18 Jun 2019

DELLiVR

Partner

360/VR/AR is becoming increasingly important in a growing number of fields, from entertainment to engineering, educational, medical, and beyond. The DELLiVR Conference can help you stay current on all...

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19 Jun 2019

White Nights St.Petersburg’19

The White Nights St. Petersburg’19 will gather over 1,800 game industry professionals from all over the globe on June 19-20. Appodeal, Blizzard, Tencent, Rovio, Electronic Arts, Game Insight, Talents In Games, VK,...

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22 Jun 2019

Workshop – 3D Modeling & Printing for Tabletop Games

Georgia - Atlanta

Join us for a workshop on 3D modeling and 3D printing taught by Zane Everett! We will cover the basics of designing game pieces for tabeltop games and answer...

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25 Jun 2019

Game Quality Forum Global

Game Quality Forum Global, The Game Quality Forum Global, taking place 25th – 27th June in Amsterdam, offers a unique opportunity to interact and collaborate with peers from across the industry to push for the...

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25 Jun 2019

Game Audio Intensive Workshop

The SF-State School of Music is pleased to announce its 2019 summer hands on game audio workshop. In this workshop, you will produce and implement audio directly into 2d,...

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25 Jun 2019

Unreal 4 Philippines Meet Up: Gamma Edition

Philippines - Manila

Welcome to the third edition of the UE4 Philippines – Manila Meet Up group. For this meet up, we will have two speakers namely Gabriel Enriquez, a 3D Enviromental...

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29 Jun 2019

MELT: Gayming

LGBTQ+

Take part in a queer and inclusive ‘gayming’ experience at Brisbane Powerhouse. The biggest event of its kind in Australia, come play tabletop and digital games presented by an...

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29 Jun 2019

IGDA Atlanta Game Showcase

Georgia - Atlanta

About This Event The digital entertainment industry was worth $43.8 billion last year, and Georgia is poised to surpass New York state as the 2nd largest entertainment industry region...

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July 2019

17 Jul 2019

PG Connects Hong Kong

Pocket Gamer Connects – THE Global Mobile Games Industry Conference INCORPORATING BLOCKCHAIN GAMER CONNECTS! Leading mobile gaming industry conference, Pocket Gamer Connects, makes its exciting Hong Kong debut in...

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25 Jul 2019

IGDA Albany Presents: Board Game Design Panel @ TVGS, July 2019

New York - Albany

This month’s professional talk will be held on Thursday, July 25th, starting at 7:00 PM at the Tech Valley Game Space (TVGS). Registration on the Facebook event is available on the...

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28 Jul 2019

SIGGRAPH 2019

What helps you thrive? Perhaps it’s experiencing the latest gaming and AI technology, or presenting the latest innovations in your field. Maybe it’s mixing it up with thought leaders...

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August 2019

20 Aug 2019

Open Source In Gaming

Free and Open Source Software

It’s fair to say that this event came about as a direct response to our roundtable! “Learn about the role of open source in gaming, discover different open source...

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20 Aug 2019

Gamescom 2019

Partner

Gamescom welcomes all IDGA members to take part in the biggest interactive media event in the world! Koelnmesse is excited to offer 4 new  exhibit packages that will allow...

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20 Aug 2019

MeetToMatch

MeetToMatch is uniting all games industry professionals in an easy, relevant and cost-effective way. Planning meetings with MeetToMatch gives you the opportunity to have dozens of meetings with a...

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30 Aug 2019

Numerik Games Festival

Numerik Games Festival is a public event dedicated to digital art and culture, to be held on 30, 31 August and 1 September 2019 in Y-Parc (Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland). Numerik...

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September 2019

04 Sep 2019

New Zealand Game Developers Conference 2019

In beautiful Wellington for the first time, NZGDC is back for its 8th year! Workshops, sessions, panels, social events, and a legendary afterparty. Special guests this year include Tim...

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30 Sep 2019

Leadership Day by IGDA Finland

Finland

There are no dedicated games leadership conferences in Europe… so we decided to make one! Leadership Day by IGDA Finland, September 30th, 2019 in Helsinki, is an international event...

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October 2019

01 Oct 2019

PG Connects Helsinki

Partner

Pocket Gamer Connects – THE Global Mobile Games Industry Conference Leading mobile gaming industry conference, Pocket Gamer Connects, returns to Helsinki in 2019 – bigger and better than ever....

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07 Oct 2019

Games for Health Europe

Partner

YOU, BECOME A SUPERHERO! During the 9th Games for Health Europe conference the fight against Lymphoma (cancer) will begin. It will be the start of a major citizen science...

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08 Oct 2019

Unreal Dev Days

Partner

Unreal Dev Days offers presentations and strategic info about Unreal Engine to help developers be as successful as possible. We’re planning a fantastic day of content featuring Epic presenters...

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09 Oct 2019

The International Games Summit on Mental Health Awareness

Partner

The International Games Summit on Mental Health runs from October 9-10,2019 at the Design Exchange in Toronto,CA, in partnership with Take This. In its inaugural year,the summit will identify...

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11 Oct 2019

GDEX

Partner

Who knew? In the heart of the U.S. > in the heart of Ohio > in the heart of Columbus > is a treasure chest full of epic sh*#%t...

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15 Oct 2019

IGDA Des Moines October Meeting: Gamedev Tricks & Treats

Iowa - Des Moines

We’re sharing tools, resources, strategies and other tips, tricks and treats at our October meeting. We’ll have some short demos, but also plenty of time time for everyone to...

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16 Oct 2019

Games Executive

Partner

Are you ready to learn from the biggest game companies in the world? If yes, we want to welcome you to the most inspiring Game Executive leadership bootcamp designed...

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17 Oct 2019

AWE EU 2019

Partner

Enter the next dimension of spatial computing at AWE EU 2019! AWE is the place for the AR/VR industry to do business. Top innovators – from the hottest startups to Fortune...

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23 Oct 2019

Underground Game Society

Partner

Underground Game Society is an event for gamers and GameDevs to come together and celebrate the art of gaming. It will take place on October 23, 2019 in Kyiv,...

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24 Oct 2019

MGS Product Jam

MGS Product Jam is proud to announce its first “Product Jam” in San Francisco with a superb line-up of speakers from NBC Universal, Amazon, Twitch, Credit Karma, Machine Zone...

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25 Oct 2019

Chicago Video Game Law Summit

Partner

The Chicago Video Game Law Summit is Chicago’s premiere video game law related event. It is a day of academic panels devoted to the nuanced way video games require...

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29 Oct 2019

GameSoundCon

Partner

GameSoundCon, the game music, sound design and virtual reality audio conference, features over 100 speakers and 75 panels and sessions. 6 session tracks include Game Audio Pro, Game Audio...

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29 Oct 2019

Game Connection Europe 2019

Partner

Game Connection Europe 2019, the one B2B event for decision makers that you do not want to miss out on! Meet Publishers, Investors, Distributors, Developers and Tool/Service providers from...

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November 2019

01 Nov 2019

VR/AR Global Summit

Partner

IGDA members are invited to the VR/AR Global Summit in Vancouver Nov 1-2 vrarglobalsummit.com  With over 230 companies active in VR/AR, Vancouver is the 2nd largest immersive ecosystem in the...

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04 Nov 2019

3D Design Motion Tour Prague

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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05 Nov 2019

The International Future Computing Summit

Partner

Future computing is the practice of enabling what’s next through the pillars of compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications.The 2019 IFC Summit’s focus is...

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05 Nov 2019

Game Global Silicon Valley

Partner

After ten years of hosting many successful Game Localization Round Tables, the organizers of LocWorld Conference have launched a stand-alone event that also covers functional and localization testing of...

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05 Nov 2019

Unreal Dev Days

Partner

Unreal Dev Days offers presentations and strategic info about Unreal Engine to help developers be as successful as possible. We’re planning a fantastic day of content featuring Epic presenters...

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05 Nov 2019

Indie Empowered

Partner

Match and meet Indies, Publishers, Investors and Service Providers in pre-scheduled video calls to conduct business. Get insight into what all companies are offering and looking for, and select...

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07 Nov 2019

Indie Game Business: Virtual Business Conference

Partner

The IGB Virtual Business Conference is the best networking event you’ll never have to travel to.  Meet publishers, developers, investors, and marketing firms from across the globe in one on...

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08 Nov 2019

3D Design Motion Tour LA

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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10 Nov 2019

GameDaily Connect Shenzhen

Partner

Meet with top game executives from the East and West at China’s biggest B2B game conference, at Sea World Culture & Arts Center in Shenzhen. Held in partnership with...

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12 Nov 2019

3D Design Motion Tour ATL

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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13 Nov 2019

Gamerome

Gamerome is the leading International Game Developers event in Italy. Running at its 4th edition on November 13-15 inside the 5 Stars Hotel Radisson Blu, Gamerome connects businesses and creators thanks to its Conference,...

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14 Nov 2019

3D Design Motion Tour Boston

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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15 Nov 2019

The Transformative Technology Conference & Expo

Partner

The Transformative Technology Conference is the only conference focused on tech for mental health, emotional well-being, and human flourishing. We sit at the intersection of neuroscience, psychology, tech, entrepreneurship,...

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15 Nov 2019

Keyframes Conference

Partner

Keyframes returns with cutting-edge training sessions on Motion Graphics and Animation, along with new additions to the program. This three-day event is perfect for motion designers who wish to...

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16 Nov 2019

Montreal Expo Gaming Arcade + Montreal International Game Summit(MEGA+MIGS)

Partner

MEGA+MIGS is an event dedicated to the video game industry. Whether you are a developer or a player, come and learn more about the local and international video game...

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19 Nov 2019

3D Design Motion Tour Denver

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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20 Nov 2019

BoardGameGeek Con

Analog Games

Organized by the BoardGameGeek website, this annual gaming convention attracts thousands of tabletop gamers to Dallas, TX each year. With it’s super large open gaming room and multitudes of...

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21 Nov 2019

Virtuality Paris

Partner

Virtuality is back to give us a foretaste of what to expect in the future! On November 21, 22 and 23, 2019, the Centquatre will be full of displays and demonstrations of products...

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21 Nov 2019

DevGamm Minsk 19

Partner

On November 21-22, DevGAMM will gather over 2000 industry professionals in Minsk. The program includes 70+ sessions from top-notch speakers and 100+ games. The speakers’ line-up includes outstanding Jay...

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22 Nov 2019

HeroFest 2019

Partner

The HeroFest saga started in 2018. More than 12’000 visitors from Switzerland and neighbouring countries came to Bern for the festival for gamers, geeks, and cosplayers. In November 2019,...

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December 2019

02 Dec 2019

3D Design Motion Tour DC

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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06 Dec 2019

3D Design Motion Tour Miami

Partner

Maxon recently launched The 3D Design Motion Tour, which is an event traveling to 26 cities worldwide! The 1-day event is designed for motion designers who are interested in...

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07 Dec 2019

Singapore Comic Con

IGDAPartner

Singapore Comic Con is Southeast Asia’s ultimate celebration of the best of Western and Asian pop culture content. From toys, collectibles, comics, tabletop gaming and esports to cosplay, there...

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07 Dec 2019

Holiday Bonfire

California - San Diego

This event is replacing our December mixer! Join the San Diego game dev community in celebrating the end of the year on a beach! Instead of our monthly mixer,...

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09 Dec 2019

Biz of Indie Games Virtual Summit

Partner

Announcing IGDA’s special partnership with the 2nd Biz of Indie Games Virtual Summit. Totally free access and if you want to upgrade, IGDA has negotiated a 60% discount. The...

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09 Dec 2019

Unconscious Bias & Inclusion in the Workplace Workshop

Join Celia Hodent, an expert in cognitive psychology, for her latest Masterclass “Unconscious Bias & Inclusion in the Workplace”. The former director of UX at Epic Games (Fortnite) and...

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13 Dec 2019

IGDA Seattle Winter Pub Crawl 2019

Washington - Seattle

Join your friends or make new ones at IGDA Seattle’s 5th Annual Winter Pub Crawl! Celebrate your successes from 2019 with your fellow game devs or forget about those...

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13 Dec 2019

IGDA Des Moines: Playtest, Game Design and Networking Night

Iowa - Des Moines

Do you make games, want to make games, or want to support local game makers? The Dealt Hand and IGDA Des Moines are teaming up to bring you a...

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17 Dec 2019

IGDA Des Moines December Meeting

Iowa - Des Moines

This month, instead of our usual meeting, let’s have some festive fun. Come hang out, play games and get to know the group! As always, pizza and refreshments will...

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17 Dec 2019

Holiday Party

Texas - Houston

Come out and Celebrate the Holiday’s with us. We will have contests to include: Cookie Decorating, Marathon themed games and raffles. There will be food and drink available at...

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January 2020

09 Jan 2020

Salt Lake City 2020 State-of-the-Chapter

Utah - Salt Lake City

Our January meeting will be our annual State-of-the-Chapter discussion. Bring with you any questions and comments about IGDA, how our chapter is run, and what you’d like to see...

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18 Jan 2020

PAX South After Party

Texas - San Antonio

The Greater Gaming Society and IGDA San Antonio be hosting a party PAX South After Party! So come hang out, and grab a drink with us. We are selling...

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20 Jan 2020

Pocket Gamer Connects London 2020

Partner

Europe’s biggest mobile B2B event for the games industry, Pocket Gamer Connects, returns to London for where it all began on January 20 and 21st.  Over the two days,...

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21 Jan 2020

IGDA Des Moines January Meeting

Iowa - Des Moines

Whether a group of people are gaming on the same couch or in different locations, multiplayer gaming is how a majority of players are playing. Join us and learn...

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23 Jan 2020

White Nights Conference

Finland

The next White Nights Conference is just around the corner and will take place in Amsterdam for the first time on January 23-24, 2020. The main reason to attend...

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28 Jan 2020

GameBizCon

Partner

GameBizCon brings the perfect mix of gaming industry professionals and the ease of online business to your doorstep in pre-scheduled video-calls. Gaming is changing by advancements in tech faster...

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30 Jan 2020

Gaming Istanbul (GIST)

Partner

Gaming Istanbul, the largest gaming & esports event of Turkey and the Middle East, will be opening its doors for its fifth edition from 30 January – 2 February...

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30 Jan 2020

Silicon Slopes Tech Summit, including Slopes Arcade and UDEN 25

Utah - Salt Lake City

Utah’s largest tech conference returns January 30th and 31st, offering networking opportunities and summit talks in a variety of categories. This year, UDEN will be presenting an Entertainment track...

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31 Jan 2020

Global Game Jam

Texas - San Antonio

We will once again participate in the Global Game Jam. This is open to All Ages! We will have mentors and volunteers helping out guiding the jammers. Global Game...

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31 Jan 2020

IGDA Des Moines Global Game Jam 2020

Iowa - Des Moines

The Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event taking place all around the world at over 860 physical locations in over 113 countries. For the...

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31 Jan 2020

IGDA Houston Global Game Jam 2020

Texas - Houston

Come join us for the Global Game Jam at Art Institute (AI) of Houston Main Campus. You can bring your own machine or use one of AI lab computers....

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31 Jan 2020

Global Game Jam 2020 – IGDA Cincinnati

Ohio - Cincinnati

It’s that time of the year again! Global Game Jam is right around the corner, and IGDA Cincinnati is hosting this year at the University of Cincinnati! Yup yup,...

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31 Jan 2020

Global Game Jam 2020 @ UVU

Utah - Salt Lake City

The Annual Global Game Jam is here! Come join us at UVU to take on the amazing feat of building a whole video game in one weekend! This event...

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February 2020

06 Feb 2020

Digital Entertainment World

Partner

Described by Hollywood insiders, digital influencers and industry leaders throughout the world as a “must-attend” event, Digital Entertainment World (DEW) is where you want to be if you are in the...

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11 Feb 2020

D.I.C.E Summit

Partner

The D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2020) is the premier video game networking conference which includes a variety of intimate and exciting events to make sure you get the best time to...

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12 Feb 2020

Mobile Growth Summit San Francisco

Partner

MGS is a two-day, publisher-focused conference in San Francisco which will help you to connect with and learn from mobile growth and brand marketing professionals specializing in the areas...

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13 Feb 2020

Streaming for Game Developers: IGDA SLC’s Feb Meeting

Utah - Salt Lake City

The University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts and Engineering program will be hosting us for our February Meeting! Profs. Ashley Brown and Gabe Olson will talk to us about the...

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14 Feb 2020

M+Dev Conference

Partner

WHAT: M+DEV is a video game development conference for professional game developers and those seeking to become professional game developers. This conference provides a gathering place for game developers in...

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15 Feb 2020

IGDA Southern Poland 1st Games Discussion Club

Polska Poludniowa (Southern Poland)

First meeting of the Games Discussion Club held by IGDA Southern Poland. It’s a beginning of a cycle of meetings where we’ll be discussing games, their mechanics and design....

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18 Feb 2020

IGDA Des Moines February Meeting – Global Game Jam

Iowa - Des Moines

Our meeting this month is all about Global Game Jam! We’re inviting everyone who participated to come share your game, tell us about your experience making it, and get...

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21 Feb 2020

1Up Conference

1UP wants to celebrate the wonderful world of gaming. During a three day event, we will bring together business, consumers and stakeholders. From game fanatics to game developers &...

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21 Feb 2020

Two Hat Webinar – Defining, Identifying and Actioning Offensive Chat: Approaches and Frameworks

Partner

This webinar will start by examining why defining, identifying and actioning offensive chat matters to game development. It will include tangible stats and will also provide an overview of...

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22 Feb 2020

Games Emerge Conference

Partner

Games Emerge Conference (GEC) is Pakistan’s biggest game industry event that gathers national, international industry veterans and aspiring game developers, game designers, game artists, producers, and publishers together under...

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27 Feb 2020

GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit @ PAX

Partner

The GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit returns to PAX East on February 27th. The event boasts a morning of talks, including a panel hosted by PlayStation’s Shuhei Yoshida. This is followed...

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27 Feb 2020

PRwithBrains Webinar – How to Rock Games PR: GDC 2020 Edition

Partner

PRwithBrains Webinar – How to Rock Games PR: GDC 2020 Edition 27 February 2019 | 4 pm EST You’ve sweated blood building your startup, now it’s time to tell...

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March 2020

12 Mar 2020

How To Avoid Common Mobile Dev Mistakes – Webinar presented by Unity

Partner

Join Unity experts for a “fireside chat” to learn about the common mistakes developers make in their mobile games. You’ll learn from technical experts with deep industry experience who...

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16 Mar 2020

MeetToMatch – The San Francisco Edition 2020

Partner

For the third year, MeetToMatch is uniting all game industry professionals in San Francisco in an easy, relevant and cost-effective way. Why you should choose MeetToMatch: 5 days of...

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April 2020

02 Apr 2020

DeVry Open House

Develop a Competitive Edge That Can Help You Succeed Join DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management to discover more about educational opportunities that can advance your...

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