Game Development - Girl Code @ Guerrilla Games

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Herengracht 601 · Amsterdam

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Easily reachable w/ metro (Waterlooplein), tram (Rembrandtplein) or OV-bike (Amsterdam Central station). As Guerrilla is located at a canal in the centre, coming by car is discouraged. Venue is wheelchair accessible on request (Please message Ineke).

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Women have always played a major role in video game development. It is an exciting industry that covers a variety of different spaces, including AAA, indie, mobile, educational, and everything in between. And this time we are hosted by the biggest, baddest, awesomest game studio of the Netherlands: Guerrilla Games! By hosting this Girl Code meetup, Guerrilla wants to give attendees a closer look at the field of video game development, and perhaps even inspire them to consider a career in the industry!

/// Open call for speaker ///

As always I want to offer the stage to our community and therefore I have an open call for a speaker. So if you (a woman developer) have a talk about anything ‘Game Development’ hit me up with a title of your proposed talk and an abstract of about 3-5 sentences what it will be about and who knows one of the 10-15 minute spots is yours! Please email me your proposals at [masked] before May 15.

/// Program ///

18.00 - Doors open/dinner
18.30 - 'Girl Code intro' by Ineke Scheffers
18.35 - 'Guerrilla Games intro' by Anne van der Zanden
18.40 - ‘An Introduction to Cinematic Sequences: (Behind the (cut) scenes)’ by Johanna Persson
18.55 - ‘What makes Serious Games serious?’ by Annigje van der Wel & Sara Larsson
19.10 - ‘Shaders: Making games pretty with code’ by Joyce Plokker
19.25 - /// Open call for speaker ///
19.40 - Q&A with all speakers back on stage
20.00 - Snacks and drinks
21.00 - End

/// Girl Code team ///

Ineke Scheffers - Organizer & host
Elisabeth Boldewijn - Host
Dominique Kersten - Host
Gabriella Brancato - Blogger
Marta Pozaroszczyk - Photographer
Kiger S. - Photographer

/// Accessibility ///

The venue can be made wheelchair accessible. Please message me (Ineke) if you need a ramp installed at the entrance, Guerrilla Games is more than happy to do that!