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Meaningful Play 2018 at Michigan State University

Session Information

TitleGamedev Community Development 101
Presenter(s)Mars Ashton (moderator)
TimeFriday, October 12, 1:00p-2:00p
LocationHuron Room
DescriptionGame Development communities form the bridge between talent and employment and students and professionals. They define an area's ability to collaborate, bring like-minded individuals together and elevate businesses. In this talk, explore the past two years of the 400+ member International Game Developers Association Ann Arbor Chapter that has 50+ attendees on average, the opportunities that arose from it and how to create something like it yourself! Discuss other local organizations, their successes and lessons learned, in order to get involved, start something new and tap into Michigan's amazing collection of talent, industry and heart.

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