Clint Hocking, creative director at Ubisoft Montreal, will be the keynote speaker at the Game Design Expo in February in Vancouver. The expo will be hosted by Vancouver Film School
, which has now announced other details of the show’s lineup of game industry speakers and workshops.
The first day of the two-day event, February 7, 2009, is designated “Speaker Day,” and will begin with Hocking’s keynote address. Other game industry speakers will include Matt Searcy, lead designer, Nexon Publishing North America; Scott Dossett, senior animator, Epic Games; Ellen Beeman, lead producer, Microsoft Game Studios; Drew Murray, lead designer, Insomniac Games; and Kelly Zmak, president of Radical Entertainment.
The second day of the event will include a free open house tour of Vancouver Film School for prospective students.
The third-annual Game Design Expo will take place at the Vancity Theater at the Vancouver International Film Centre. Admission to Speaker Day is $75CDN. For ticket purchases and the latest information and schedule, visit gamedesignexpo.com