Speakers announced for Tokyo Game Show CoFesta Forum

Speakers announced for Tokyo Game Show CoFesta Forum

By Ed Fear

September 4th 2007 at 10:34AM

Bungie production director and Square Enix president set to contribute

The speakers for the upcoming ‘CoFesta Forum in TGS2007’ have been announced.

The Japan International Contents Festival is an umbrella name for a number of multimedia content-focused events that happen during September and October in Tokyo, of which Tokyo Game Show is a part. The Contents Festival Forum, which takes place on September 21st, takes the form of a selection of panel discussions featuring speakers from the games industry and other creative media.

Jonty Barnes, head of production at Bungie Studios, will be participating in the International Session, alongside Ensemble’s Bruce Shelly and Phil Spencer, Microsoft general manager of first party publishing.

Other speakers from the game world are Sega R&D creative officer Toshihiro Nagoshi, who will take part in the Media Mix Session, and Square Enix president Youichi Wada.

The event takes place at the Hotel New Otani Makuhari, and attendance is free but requires prior registration. More information can be found at the official site.