Gaming Tour India 2016

Swiss game developers go on an India tour to connect and collaborate with peers from the Indian gaming industry.

Event Details

Location

swissnex India
#26, Rest House Crescent Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560001 India

Date

November 07, 2016 9:00 am - November 12, 2016 5:30 pm

Gaming Tour India 2016

swissnex India brings an exciting mix of striking creativity and cutting edge technology in Gaming Tour India 2016 to be held between 7th to 12th November 2016 in Bangalore and Hyderabad. The tour will give the participants an overview of the gaming industry in India and the opportunity to network with key knowledge partners. In addition to the visits to gaming studios, startup companies and gaming/ design schools in Bangalore and Hyderabad, they will also have a chance to be a part of the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2016, India’s largest, and best known, conference for game developers.

Pitch Night

The Pitch Night, to be held on 8th November 2016 as a part of the Gaming Tour, will showcase games developed by Swiss delegates to build bridges between India and Switzerland in the gaming sector.

The evening will be presided by Dr. Balz Strasser, CEO of swissnex India and Consul General of Switzerland in Bangalore, and our Guest of Honour, Mauro Moruzzi, Ambassador, Head International
Relations at the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in Switzerland.

Program:

 

6:00 PM                 :  Arrival of guests

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM :  Welcome note by Dr. Balz Strasser, CEO, Consul General, swissnex India, followed by a short speech by the Guest of Honour Ambassador Mauro Moruzzi

6:45 PM – 7:45 PM :  Pitch session including short demo

7:45 PM onwards   :  Games showcase and trial, followed by networking dinner

 

Profile of Swiss delegates for Gaming Tour India 2016

 

Salar Shahna
Creative director and cofounder / World VR Forum (WVRF)
Delphine Seitiee
Qui Cung
Cofounder / Oniroforge
David Stark
Independent game developer / Zarkonnen
Adrien Jeanneret
Independent 3d developer / 3Dweb
Stephane Magnenat
Senior researcher, Game Technology Center / ETH Zürich
Mylene Dreyer
Gael Hugo
Interactive designer & professor, Media and Interaction Design / University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL)
Marion Bareil
Game designer / HEAD Geneva

 

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