The Platform Awakens
August 1st-3rd, 2016
Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Head of Content,
Warner Bros. Interactive
Mobile has become ascendant as the largest game platform, with more than a billion users. But there are new platforms coming in the console market (hi, Nintendo) as well as virtual reality and augmented reality. The mobile, console, and PC platforms will see new innovations in game technology this year, and we’ll be talking about all of them.
GamesBeat 2017 Speakers & Agenda to be announced soon!
Join the Thought Leaders
GamesBeat 2016 brings together top execs, investors, analysts, and entrepreneurs from the hottest companies to explore the gaming industry’s latest trends, growth opportunities, technical directions, and newest monetization opportunities.
Co-Founder & General Partner
The VR Fund
Games Strategic Lead
Dir. Global App Ads
SVP/GM, Disney Mobile Games
Walt Disney Co.
EVP, Corporate Operations
Dir. of Product, Mobile
2016 Agenda Topics
The First wave of VR and the next one
How VR will change entertainment
How Hollywood, VR, and games can come together
AR/VR beyond games
Making augmented reality games
2016 Mind the Gap: Expectations vs. reality on virtual reality adoption
What works and what doesn’t in virtual reality games
Shaping the Daydream games portfolio
The real opportunities in virtual reality
The next generation of eSports
An analyst’s view of gaming’s future
Crafting the perfect game platform
How marketing can open up creative and game design possibilities
Why Warner sees games as a key business pillar
Catering to gaming’s super fans
How influencers are changing game marketing
Balancing monetization and engagement
The opportunities in eSports
How to do a publishing deal
How to revitalize your IP
Creativity: What’s diversity got to do with it?
Riding the Pokémon Go rocket
Tepid, hot, or just right? The state of gaming investments
Lightning Rounds: Lessons for Game Developers
Changing the way you do business
How to make eSports more mainstream
Making games accessible — The Blizzard way
Going East or Going West
Riot North America on building an ecosystem: Community, partnerships, and a lasting sport
Gaming’s past and future
Stay Tuned for GamesBeat 2017!