Dev.Play Schedule 2024

Find the description of all sessions here: Dev.Play conference 2024 Session Description

MONDAY, JUNE 3RD
Local Time (EET)

Main Stage

13:00-14:00 Welcome Coffee
14:00-14:15 Welcome To Dev.Play 2024 | Hosted by: Catalin Butnariu, RGDA
14:15-15:00 Keynote: The Dark Before the Dawn: a 2024 Industry Update
Shawn Foust, Fortis
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:15 Past, Present And Future Of Adaptive Music In Video Games
Borislav Slavov, Composer and Music Director of Baldur’s Gate 3
16:15-17:00 Keynote: Leading Creative Teams With A Vision
Sebastian Kalemba, CD PROJEKT RED
17:00 -17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 – 18:00 Leveling Up Communication In Game Production
Amy Chen, GameSim
18:00 – 18:30 Panel: Survive To ’25? Is That What We Should Be Expecting?
With: Mihai Pohontu, Amber / Louis-Rene Auclair, Rocket Ride Games /
Justin Berembaum, Xsolla. Moderated by: Patrick Sweeney, IE LAW
21:00 – 02:00 Dev.Play Official Party
Powered by Amber
(Expirat Club, Bucharest)
Local Time (EET)

Workshop Stage

12:00 – 14:00 Women In Games Lunch
(separate registration required)
17:00 – 18:15 Workshop: Getting Started In The Game Dev Industry (In Romania)
With: Alexandru Padure, Assist Software / Catalin Butnariu, RGDA
  TUESDAY, JUNE 4TH
Local Time (EET)

Main Stage

10:0011:00 Welcome Coffee
11:00 – 11:45 Why We Play (And Make) Games
Catalin Butnariu, RGDA
11:45 – 12:30 Panel: Team Dynamics And How To Deliver Successful Products
With A “People-First” Approach
With: Ionut Codreanu, Funcom / Vlad Alexandru, AMC Studio / Cristiana
Serra, Marmalade Game Studio. Moderated by: Madalina Niculae
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:00 The Problem Of Distribution For Mobile F2P Games
Bogdan Vlad, Ovilex
14:00 – 14:30 Panel: Investing In Romanian Studios | Moderated by: Catalin Butnariu
With: Alin Stanciu, Catalyst / George Lemnaru, Green Horse Games
14:30 – 15:15 Keynote: Creating Memorable Moments In Games
Fawzi Mesmar, Ubisoft
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:30 Closing Ceremony & Dev.Play Awards
Hosted by: Catalin Butnariu, RGDA Auclair, Rocket Ride Games /
Justin Berembaum, Xsolla. Moderated by: Patrick Sweeney, IE LAW
   
Local Time (EET)

Workshop Stage

10:30 – 11:30 Workshop: Anatomy Of A Mobile Game (From An Engineering Perspective)
Marius Gherman, Amber
11:45 – 12:45 Workshop: Business And Legal Trends In 2024
Patrick Sweeney, IE LAW