MIGS 17 has announced earlier today that they will be holding the 14th edition of the event this upcoming winter season.
Every year, MIGS reunites thousands of video game specialists, students and fans to the Montreal International Game Summit, a convention set to facilitate the access to experts in the gaming industry; it is a hub for game development known around the world, and Montreal is the home of it all. This year, MIGS is set to take place in its traditional location, the Montreal Convention Center (Palai des Congrès) on December 11-13, 2017. The event promises a larger showroom set to take place on two floors.
The organization is also currently looking forward to filling the schedule with exciting and new conferences, masterclasses, keynotes and more.
Are you expert enough? Come and speak at MIGS this year! We’re putting together a super exciting and informative conference program to bring experts to the stage on the following tracks:
- Business and Marketing
- Game Design
- Industry and advocacy
- Production and project management
- Programming and technology
- Visual arts and animation
The Program Committee is especially keen to receive proposals that cover:
- AI + narrative
- AR, MR, VR, geolocation
- Creating believable characters (facial animation, rigging, etc)
- Designing for player emotion
- Esports and scalable multiplayer
- Evolution of monetization on all platforms
- Gender diversity/equity in the workplace
- Indie success and sustainability
- Meta-industry issues, advocacy, and professional development/education
- Production methodologies in practice
- Quality of life and self-care
- Streaming and influencer marketing
- Systems-driven design (procedural, user-generated, etc)
- User acquisition/retention
- UX, player research, and accessibility
If you’ve got something to say on those subjects, you’re in with an above average chance of being selected. Click on the button below to submit your application before the May 15th deadline.
To submit your application, we invite you to click here, where you will be redirected to the official MIGS17 registration form.
If you wish to learn more about MIGS and/or looking for opportunities to be involved, feel free to comment in the section below and we will be glad to help you get in touch with the person that will be able to help you.
Stay tuned for more MIGS news and updates throughout the year.