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Game Connect: Asia Pacific 2008

On behalf of the Game Developers' Association of Australia, convenor of the Game Connect: Asia Pacific (GCAP), it is our pleasure to invite you to join us in Brisbane from Wednesday November 19 through Saturday November 22, 2008, to participate in "Game On -- Seriously!"

Representatives from the Asia Pacific region's game development industry will converge in Australia once again to focus on industry improvement, investment, advancement and growth. GCAP 08 will deliver a stimulating technical program that features leaders in the field of game development who will present new knowledge and thinking covering a wide range of disciplines and topics.

Deadline for submission of abstracts on Tuesday July 8, 2008. Authors will be advised of abstract acceptance on Tuesday August 19, 2008. GCAP 08 is now accepting abstract submissions from leading industry members of the games, IT, interactive entertainment, and film and sound industries.

Some of the main topics of GCAP 08 will be online, mobile and casual games, serious games, along with technological developments including latest server technologies. GDAA is also looking for presentations and workshops in the fields of online, mobile and casual games, serious games in defense, education and simulation, technological developments, game development, writing and scripting, project management, business modeling and marketing, finance and investment, and skills and recruitment.

If you are interested in presenting at the conference please follow the submission guidelines on the website. Your submission will then be reviewed by the program committee and should you be successful you will be allocated a session according to the content and success of your submission after your official confirmation.

For more information on the call for presenters and submission of abstracts go to

Game developers, publishers, distributors and investors should attend, along with interactive entertainment industry players and educators. Whether you're a programmer, project director, senior architect or designer, studio staff member, a new recruit or student, GCAP 08 offers tangible benefits. Specialist recruitment agencies and media will be in attendance and are also welcome.

The event's primary focus is the improvement and advancement of the region's game developers, including Australia, New Zealand and the Asian territories (primarily Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, China, Hong Kong Vietnam, Philippines and New Zealand).

GCAP 08 offers exclusive sponsorship opportunities which will enable your organization to access key contacts, demonstrate your support for and continued contribution to the games development sector. GCAP 08 provides the best platform for you to showcase, promote and/or launch new products and services.

In sponsoring or exhibiting at GCAP 08 your organization is making a difference to the game development industry within Australia and the Asia Pacific, while at the same time it is enhancing its image as a responsible corporate supporter. Sponsoring or exhibiting at this prestigious event brings benefits not just to the attendees but also to your entire business on a local, national and international level.

Go to to register your interest in sponsoring and/or exhibiting at GCAP 08 and to receive the sponsorship and exhibition prospectus.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 12:00pm to Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 8:00pm
Submission Deadline 
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 12:00pm