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Ukie Student Conference goes virtual



Date Posted: November 12, 2020

Ukie have announced that their Student Conference will be hosted virtually this year and will run from Wednesday 25th November to Friday 27th November.

Sponsored by Epic Games and Hi-Rez Studios, Student Conference: Virtual Edition will be available for free on Zoom and Facebook Live, and will entail inspiring talks along with networking opportunities for students.

This year the event has an incredible line-up of diverse speakers from across the industry, including keynote speaker Joe Walsh, Game Designer at Mediatonic, and currently Lead Game Designer on the recently very successful Fall Guys game. Joe will be discussing prototyping, and how he applied various prototyping principles to the Fall Guys characters to make them so uniquely useless.

All of the talks aim to give students expert advice from all disciplines in the games sector; programming, art, design, to publishing careers in PR, marketing, community management and much more. In a first, the conference includes talks on broader topics spanning mental health and diversity as they become increasingly more important within the industry.

Register for the conference HERE.

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