UPDATE: Best of British to celebrate UK dev talent

UPDATE: Best of British to celebrate UK dev talent
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

September 30th 2009 at 1:58PM

Speakers confirmed from Splash Damage, Atomhawk and Tag Games

The Gamehorizon organisation is set to host its Best of British one-day conference on October 28th, which is set to celebrate the achievements and creative endeavors of UK studios.

Confirmed speakers so far include Splash Damage CEO Paul Wedgewood, Tiga's Richard Wilson, Charles Cecil, MD of Revolution Studios, and Games investor consulting's Rick Gibson, who also works as a regular Develop columnist.

Passes for the conference cost £150, and grant access to an event that promises to deliver 'interesting new and current content as well as an overview of where the British games industry is heading', according to a statement from the organisers.

While the location of remains to be confirmed, Best of British is set to welcome industry veterans along with complete newcomers, to facilitate a unique networking opportunity.

UPDATE: The current list of all confirmed speakers is as follows:

Richard Wilson: CEO, Tiga
Charles Cecil: MD, Revolution Studios
Rick Gibson: Games investor consulting
Ian Baverstock: CEO, Kuju
Paul Wedgewood: MD, Splash Damage Games
Paul Farley: MD, Tag Games
Simon Seefeldt: Jagex Games
Mark Morris: MD, Introversion
Chris Delay: Creative Director

Click here to visit the official event website.