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  Initial NG19 speaker line-up announced
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Wednesday, 22 May will mark the beginning of sixteenth edition of the Nordic Game conference. Developer legend Warren Spector (https://nordicgame.com/warren-spector-announced-first-ng19-speaker) has already been announced as a keynote speaker at the annual three-day event, but the roster continues to build as new and exciting names are revealed daily.

“We’re still in the early days of announcing speakers for Nordic Game 2019,” says NG19 program director Jacob Riis. “But I can already say that we’ll have a superb line-up ready come May. As with previous editions, we have a clear vision and ambition for the Nordic Game speaker program; one that delivers content and knowledge to the audience in varied forms, and from as many perspectives as possible – not only the industry establishment. So it’s a real pleasure to reveal four of our latest speaker entries right here, to give people a taste of what’s in store for NG19 when they join us in Malmö this May.”

Lindsey Rostal, CEO, Timberline

Exploring New Stories in Games

Games traditionally put the player in the role of hero, a big muscled savior who seeks to solve problems through brute force. But what about the other characters in these extraordinary worlds? What about the smaller stories we can tell?

Anna Norrevik, CEO, Antler Interactive

AR You Ready? Approaching AR Step-By-Step

Anna Norrevik from Antler Interactive (formerly SVRVIVE Studios) will present the challenges, lessons and potential of working at the forefront of AR, revealing what the future holds for us.

Crystin Cox, LiveOps Evangelist, Microsoft PlayFab

Ethical Monetisation

Game creators have more control than ever when it comes to asking players for money. With that freedom comes the responsibility of making sure those designs are ethical. This talk explores what ethical monetisation means, how it impacts game design and why you should care.

Sara Larsson, Software Eng./Gamification Des., CGI

Promoting Gamification in a Corporate World

The story of gamification at one of the largest IT and business consulting firms in the world. With clients like DHL and Dutch railways, CGI is growing in gamification. Learn about the challenges the CGI Game Factory has faced so far, and what it is aiming for in the future.

This is just the beginning. Keep watching nordicgame.com for loads of announcements about new NG19 speakers with innovative ways of thinking about game creation and much in-depth knowledge to share.

So register for NG19 now and save with our early-bird offer, https://conf.nordicgame.com/ 

Image above from top left to right, bottom left to right: Lindsey Rostal, Anna Norrevik, Crystin Cox, Sara Larsson.

About the Nordic Game conference

Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2019 will be its sixteenth year. Gathering over 2,000 games industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Learn more about Nordic Game 2019, 22-24 May in Malmö, Sweden at https://conf.nordicgame.com/.