4.18.2013

Epic Games Sponsors East Coast Game Conference with Opening Night Party

By Unreal Engine

ECGC to also feature Epic talks spanning art, design and career growth

RALEIGH, N.C. – Three world-renowned DJs will perform at Epic Games’ ECGC 2013 Opening Night Party, kicking off the East Coast Games Conference (ECGC) in style on Wednesday, April 24, at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, N.C. As a platinum sponsor of ECGC, Epic is bringing performances by Gramatik, Cherub and HeRobust as well as open bar access to registered ECGC attendees.

“Epic is showing incredible support for this year’s East Coast Games Conference, and this party is a must-attend event,” said Walter Rotenberry, CEO, ECGC. “Video game creators of all kinds will come together under one roof to enjoy like-minded company as well as a great line-up of talented chill out, electro-pop and downtempo musical artists.”

In addition, numerous members of Epic’s staff are speaking at ECGC and will be available to meet with attendees at Epic’s booth throughout the show.

ECGC provides an opportunity for market leaders, new developers and everyone in-between to learn new skills, connect and see into the future of the industry. The conference will feature panels and lectures for developers, an expo with playable upcoming games, a career lounge and many opportunities to network and socialize with some of the brightest minds in game development.

Access to the opening night party, expo floor, career lounge and conference sessions can be obtained with an ECGC conference pass. Epic Games sessions and speakers include:

April 24, 2013

“Making it in Games”
Tim Johnson
Director, Talent Acquisition
10:00 - 11:00 a.m., 305A

“Once Upon a Time: Giving Players the Freedom to Create Their Own Story”
Jim Brown
Lead Level Designer
4:30 - 5:30 p.m., 301B

April 25, 2013

“Building Epic Worlds through the Strengths of Artsourcing”
Chris Mielke
Program Manager
10:00 - 11:00 a.m., 301B

“Working Your Way into the Industry, from QA to Art”
Chris Devens
Environment Artist
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Career Lounge

To view to the full lineup of speakers and sessions, visit: http://www.ecgconf.com/tracks/.

For more information or to register for the East Coast Games Conference, visit: http://www.ecgconf.com/.

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