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Game Developers Conference
March 19 - March 23
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professional game industry event. GDC attracts over 26,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games and virtual reality gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. GDC is produced by the UBM Game Network.
This market defining conference features over 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development and VR topics taught by leading industry experts. In addition, the GDC expo showcases all of the most relevant development tools, platforms and services helping to drive the industry forward. The conference also features the annual Independent Games Festival, the longest-running and largest festival relating to independent games worldwide, where original games compete for the attention of the publishing community, and the annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry.