Emergent to co-host European Academic Summit 2009

Emergent to co-host European Academic Summit 2009

By Ed Fear

September 2nd 2009 at 4:38AM

Xaitment, NaturalMotion, Allegorithmic and more also set to appear at Ulster event

Gamebryo Lightspeed developer Emergent Game Technologies has signed up as co-host of the European Academic Game Summit 2009, an event held in co-operation with the University of Northern Ireland.

Taking place from September 7th to 11th, the free five-day event is geared towards educating students and academics in how games are developed, giving them hands-on experience with middleware and tools used by professionals.

In addition to Emergent, representatives from Allegorithmic, Illuminate Labs, NaturalMotion, NVIDIA and Xaitment are also set to speak at the event.

The summit will be held at the Intelligent Systems Research Centre at the University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland. For more details and to register, visit the official website.