LA Games Conference is a high end event for senior executives from the top games publishers and developers, Hollywood studios and advertising firms. We are thrilled to be hosting this event in our backyard during this exciting time for digital media
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 1, 2006
After six years of tremendous success producing the annual Games & Mobile Forum in New York City, Digital Media Wire today announced speakers for the LA Games Conference (http://www.lagamesconference.com) to be held at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, November 7-8, 2006.
The two-day event will focus on business, finance and creative developments in the gaming industry, including casual, console, mobile, online and pc markets and the increasing intersection of Hollywood and Madison Avenue with the gaming industry. The conference agenda will cover compelling roundtable discussions and panels including: Hollywood & the Games Industry, Casual Games: A View from the Top, Mobile Games: A View from the Top, Madison Avenue & Games, Moms, Social Networking & Community: Building Next Generation Entertainment Brands and The Next Wow? Extending Entertainment Franchises Through Games: Where We've Been. Where Can We Go?
"LA Games Conference is a high end event for senior executives from the top games publishers and developers, Hollywood studios and advertising firms. We are thrilled to be hosting this event in our backyard during this exciting time for digital media," said Conference co-chair and Digital Media Wire CEO Ned Sherman.
The LA Games Conference will be attended by 300 of the most senior level executives at game publishers and developers and leading members of the leading members of the press. Like all Digital Media Wire events, the conference will put the top leaders in the industry -- developers and publishers -- in an intimate environment for 2 days where they can network, build relationships and do deals.
The impressive list of confirmed speakers include:
Doug Lowenstein, President, Entertainment Software Association
Mika Salmi, Founder & CEO, Atom Entertainment
Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, Professional Gamer, Auravision/Fatal1ty
Morgan "Rhoulette" Romine, Professional Gamer, Ubisoft/Frag Dolls
David Higley, Managing Director & Head of Digital Media, UBS Investment Bank
Andrew Katz, Partner, MS&K
Mike Vorhaus, Managing Director, Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc.
Bill Kispert, VP, Interactive, NBC Interactive
Peter Wanat, Executive Producer, Vivendi Universal Games
John, Broady, Director of Business Intelligence, CNET Networks Entertainment
Mike Marchetti, COO, EA Mobile
Michael Dowling, CEO, Interpret LLC
Andrew Wallenstein, Digital Media / TV Features Editor, Hollywood Reporter
Kanishka Agarwal, VP, New Products and Media Analyst, Telephia
Cody Alexander, Head of Video Games, William Morris Agency
Nicholas Longano President of New Media, Massive Incorporated
Teemu Huuhtanen, Regional President, North America, Sulake Corporation
Clancy Brown, Actor
Gordon Bellamy, Executive Consultant, MTV Networks / Spike TV
Mathew Bellows, GM & VP Marketing, Floodgate Entertainment
John Blakely, VP, Development, Sony Online Entertainment, Austin
George Borkowski, Head of IP & Tech Practice, MS&K
Jon Van Canegham, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Trion World Network, Inc
Chris Cao, Studio Creative Director, Sony Online Entertainment
Kenny Dinkin, VP & Executive Producer, Playfirst
Jay Moore, Founder, The Strategery Group
Chris Early, Studio Manager, Microsoft Casual Games Group
Mike, Goslin, VP, Virtual Reality Studio, Walt Disney Internet Group
Jeff Herrmann, Bus. Dev. & Strategy, VNU's Media Measurement & Information Group
Alex St. John, CEO & Co-Founder, WildTangent
Sandi Isaacs, VP, Interactive & Mobile, Paramount Pictures, Licensing Group
Gary Price, Partner, TAG Strategic
Keith McCurdy, COO, Hands-On Mobile
Joseph, Olin, President, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
Jim, Merrick, CEO, Mobliss
Michael, Schutzler, SVP, Games Division, RealNetworks
Julie, Shumaker, VP, Worldwide Sales, Double Fusion
Keith Boesky, Principal Boesky & Company
Richard Weil, President, FUN Technologies
John Welch, President & CEO, PlayFirst
Mike, Yuen, Senior Director, Gaming Group, QUALCOMM
Eric, Zimmerman, Co-Founder & CEO, gameLab
Mathieu Nouzareth, Founder & President, Boonty S.A.
Jim Banister, Principal, Spectrum MediaWorks
Mark, Friedler, CEO, GameDAILY
Eric, Goldberg, Managing Director, Crossover Technologies
Joe Lynam, President, CEO & Founder, PaymentOne
Dave Rohrl, GM - SF Studio, PopCap Games
Megan Galbraith, Senior Game Producer, Atom Entertainment, Inc.
Bart Yeary, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Identity Play, LLC / Faketown.com
Anders Evju, GM, Americas, I-Play
Don Daglow, President & CEO, Stormfront Studios, Inc.
Matthew Bromberg, President and COO, MLG
Mark Donovan, VP of Products & Senior Analyst, M:Metrics
Scott Goldberg, Columnist, Digital Media Wire
Event sponsors include MS&K, Sony Online Entertainment, Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Payment One, Screen Actors Guild, Victory Records, Parks Associates, Gamespot, GameDaily, Game Jobs, Whiteblox, New York-Tokyo, Consulate General of Finland in Los Angeles, PR Web, and AXiS Marketing & PR.
For complete agenda, registration and event details please visit: http://www.lagamesconference.com
In addition to LA Games Conference, Digital Media Wire produces Games & Mobile Forum; Millennials Conference; Digital Music Forum; Future of Television Forum and the Washington Digital Media Conference, which it produces in tandem with Potomac Tech Wire.
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