Workshop: Improving Your Speaker Application (for GDC, etc)

When: Wendnesday, August 2cd, 2018 from 7-9pm
Where: 3rd floor of Notman House / Cafe OSMOS (51 Sherbrooke Ouest – rue Clark entrance)
Primary language: English
Cost: free

Want to increase the chances your talk is accepted to GDC or other conferences? Tanya will share her advice from speaking at and helping run conferences, sharing her tips for having the best chance at being accepted. She and other experienced volunteers will then help personally review your talk submission.

Open to everyone of all ages, backgrounds, genders, and identities.

Before coming, please prepare:

If you’re interested in doing a talk yourself, you can bring your talk submission with you in any format for Tanya to review. ( Word, Google doc, printed paper, etc) Laptops are not necessary for this workshop, however, if you wish to bring a pen/paper to take notes, please feel free to do so. You’re welcome to come and just listen without proposal as well.

If you’re interested in getting your talk submission reviewed by Tanya, please read through the following link thoroughly http://www.gdconf.com/conference/c4p/ thoroughly


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Workshop Leader: Tanya X. Short

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Tanya’s the Captain of Kitfox Games and co-director of Pixelles. She has spoken at GDC for four years running in a total of 9 talks, served on the MIGS advisory committee, and has recently joined the committee of the Indie Game Summit.

Kitfox Games
Kitfox Games is an independent Montreal-based games company that’s dedicated to creating only the highest-quality games. We have a soft spot for exploring and discovering new worlds.

Link: http://www.kitfoxgames.com



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