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 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).