GDC China gains new keynote speakers

GDC China gains new keynote speakers

By Ed Fear

August 23rd 2007 at 12:51PM

SOEâ??s Greg Short and Epic Chinaâ??s Paul Meegan added to conference roster

The Game Developers Conference China has added two new keynote speakers to its line-up.

Greg Short, director of platform product development at Sony Online Entertainment, will present a keynote on the online game development market in China entitled ‘Embracing Disruption’.

CEO and co-founder of Epic Games China, Paul Meegan, will also give a keynote speech on his experience building a studio in China, his thoughts on successful outsourcing practices and future challenges.

“Greg Short and Paul Meegan, two of the biggest names in the games business, will provide attendees a great perspective of the games market from both a western and Chinese point of view,” said Meggan Scavio, senior conference manager, GDC China.

“With our first-class line-up of speakers, combined with the support shown from the developer and publisher community, GDC China is set to become a mainstay of the Chinese games industry calendar.”

GDC China akes place at the Shanghai International Convention Center from August 27th to 29th.