Swiss Gaming Corner at NASSCOM GDC 2017

Swiss game developers head to India for a weeklong tour of India’s gaming industry and participate in the NASSCOM Game Developers Conference.

Event Details


Hyderabad International Convention Centre
Novotel & HICC Complex, Cyberabad Post office, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500081 India


November 06, 2017 3:30 am - November 10, 2017 12:30 pm


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swissnex India and Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council is organising a week-long gaming tour for Swiss game developers in Hyderabad that includes participation in the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017 (NGDC 2017). NGDC 2017 is the most important gaming industry event in India, bringing together great minds from across the country and the world. This platform will give an opportunity to reputed Swiss institutions such as ECAL, Lucern School of Art & Design (HSLU) and HEAD Geneva to showcase their work.

The Swiss delegation includes – 


Manuela Hummel
Designer and design researcher, Lecturer for Digital Ideation / HSLU
Christian Schnellmann
Project Manager Internal Information & Communication, Game developer / HSLU
Michael Schürmann
Digital ideation student / HSLU
Mélanie Courtinat
Bachelor graduate: Media Interaction Design / ECAL
David Roulin
IT architect & game developer / ECAL
Margaux Charvolin
Masters graduate: Media Design / HEAD Geneva
Nicolas Sierro
Product & Project Manager / EverdreamSoft
Shaban Shaame
CEO & Founder / EverdreamSoft


Manuela Hummel from Lucern School of Art & Design will conduct a Masterclass at NASSCOM GDC. Aside from the design schools, a Swiss gaming startup, EverdreamSoft, will also be a part of the tour. Shaban Shaame  from EverdreamSoft will deliver lectures on Blockchain in gaming and different aspects of game design at the conference. The students and staff from the Swiss design schools and the startup will showcase their games in the Swiss Gaming pavilion and will be available for interaction at the pavilion. Additionally, the alumni of HEAD Geneva will be coming to Bangalore to give a 2-day workshop (10-11 November) at the National Institute of Design, Bangalore to their masters students in game design & development.

The Swiss pavilion will be hosted in partnership with SIF70 (70 Years of Swiss Indian Friendship).

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