Archive GDX 2015

GDX 2015 was a huge success. It took place on April 25th in the PCL Lounge inside the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences on the University of Alberta campus. It hosted 650 attendees, 40 presenters and 20 panelists. Panel topics included:

  • Serious Games with:
    • Moderated by Neesha Desai (Alieo Games)
    • Rhys Jones (Teach Me)
    • Michael Cimolini (Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital)
    • Dr. Kumaran (RETAIN Project)
    • Dr. Vadim Bulitko (UofA)
    • Chris Ozeroff (Serious Labs)

  • Computing Science with:
    • Moderated by Elliot Colp (GDX)
    • Thomas Roy (Bioware)
    • Dave Churchill (Lunarch Studios)
    • Blake Bouchard (IUGO Mobile)
    • Logan Gilmour (Scope AR)

  • Interdisciplinary Game Development with:
    • Moderated by Karin Weekes (Bioware)
    • Patrick Weekes (Bioware)
    • Neil Thompson (Bioware)
    • Melanie Faulknor (Bioware)
    • Logan Foster  (UofA)
    • Chris Ozeroff (Serious Labs)

  • Independent Development with:
    • Moderated by Terry Colp
    • David Holmes (Infinite Monkeys Entertainment)
    • Jason Suriano (Rocketfuel Games)
    • Trent Oster (Beamdog)
    • Andrew-David Jahchan (MADSOFT Games)
    • Dave Kerr (Naturally Intelligent)

Featured presenters:

  • Rhys Jones – TeachMe
  • Robert Currie
  • Michael Cimolini – Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Ryan Satyabrata
  • Dylan Cassidy
  • Jesse Emery
  • Domini Gee
  • Allie Querengesser
  • Microsoft
  • Faya Shlah

  • Wilson Leong
  • James Simmons – Fractal Foundries
  • Aaron Clifford – Ego Ant
  • Den Paddock
  • Erin Hazen – Edmonton Digital Art College
  • David Brookwell-Reuber
  • Eric Lam
  • Andrew-David Jahchan – MADSOFT Games
  • Kyle Reczek
  • Chris Stone
  • Daniel França

  • Kris Sabourin – GameSys
  • Jace Boechler 
  • Bree Emmerson – Ladies Learning Code
  • Extra Life
  • Joshua Meeks
  • Ryan Steel
  • Stephanie Yong
  • Logan Gilmour
  • Amber-Rose Boyd
  • Ian Poliakevitch
  • Kamal Ranaweera
  • Melissa Sidof

  • Farhan Qureshi
  • David Holmes – Infinite Monkeys Entertainment
  • Brendan McGhan
  • Nick Shostak
  • Justin Luk – Mad Capacity
  • Radu Muresan
  • Todd Macdonald
  • David Kerr
  • Russ Dawson

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