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The Israeli Game Industry Conference – Call for Speakers

Local companies and visitors from abroad will convene, participate in industry panels, talks and workshops, share their stories and display their latest crop.

We are now calling international speakers to participate in our annual event: the main game industry event in Israel with expected attendance of over 800 participants this year.

Among the talents we hosted in past events are speakers from Blizzard, Facebook, DICE, Zynga, CDProjekt, BigPoint, EA, PlayHaven, Funtactix, Microsoft Studios, Google, Facebook, Unity, Majesco, Tabtale, Carmel Ventures, Plarium, Playtika, Sony, Adobe, Amazon, JVP, Waze, Primesense and many others.

We will be glad to add you to this growing list of speakers. If you wish to participate please contact us at speakers@gameis.org.il, and include a short speaker bio and a suggested talk title & summary. Planned tracks for 2014 include Development/Tech, Game Design, Creative Arts, Production, Education, Business and Gaming Culture (but suggested talks in all fields will be considered).

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Why Israel?

The Israeli game industry is comprised of thousands of developers and designers in the fields of video game content and technologies.
The state of Israel, already known as a “Start-Up Nation”, has recently been recognized as a rising force in the gaming world with multiple local companies receiving worldwide acclaim. For additional media coverage of the rising Israeli game industry see regional focus article in Develop Online.

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The GameIS Association

GameIS is a Non-Profit Organization, bringing together the majority of Israeli game companies and developers.
Our goal is to advance the local industry, improve communications with the worldwide industry, and support game development education and culture.

GameIS is an affiliated as the local chapter of the IGDA. Other events organized by GameIS throughout the year include the local Global Game Jam locations, the Games Un-conference in cooperation with Yossi Vardi, Game Developers Summit at DLD Tel Aviv, the GameIS Awards ceremony and more.  

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The Annual Game Industry Conference: December 4th 2014

The annual industry event titled "GameIS – the Israeli Game Industry Conference" is held every year in December, in cooperation with leading companies from both local and international game industry. The event includes multiple tracks and sessions, booths and displays, game exhibitions and more. Feel free to check out our past event gallery.

The event brings together hundreds of industry professionals and its target audience includes a varied crowd from multiple disciplines such as development, degisn, production, art, programming, marketing, investments and entrepreneurship. 

A Week Full of Activities

GameIS Conference 2014 is a full day event on Thu December 4th, and a busy week is expected around it. Plans include gala reception and matchmaking dinner for international guests, delegations and speakers, our traditional after-party, and a Jerusalem VIP Tour.

Also taking place during the week is a the Mobile Monetization Summit on December 2nd. The Israel Mobile Summit is the premier annual mobile event of Israel, a full day that is a true celebration of the mobile industry. International guests of GameIS conference are also invited to the MMS, and more information about it can be found here.