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VGXPO Expands With East Coast Games Summit

Organizers for America's Video Game Expo (VGXPO) announced a new addition to the Philadelphia conference, the East Coast Games Summit, a supplementary event for games industry members and attendees interested in starting a career in video games.

Eric Caoili

October 3, 2008

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Lunar Tide Communications, co-producers of America's Video Game Expo (VGXPO), announced the East Coast Games Summit, a new addition to the November 21 – 23 event taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia, PA. The summit will be a supplementary event for games industry members and attendees interested in starting a career in video games. Speakers from a range of companies, organizations, and educational institutions will be at the conference, including Electronic Arts, Bioware, the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Full Sail, and more. Summit tracks include "Scrum Deconstructed," a hands-on workshop for game industry management and technologists; "Breaking In," a single-track mini-conference for students and others interested in making a career out of games; "Pitch You Game Idea," a session for would-be game entrepreneurs to present their game concepts to industry leaders; and a number of additional keynotes and panel sessions. "We are thrilled to host the East Coast Games Summit," says VGXPO show director Jennifer Johnson-Halpin. "We look forward to providing east coast videogame insiders with a new venue to exchange ideas and network with peers." For more information on the VGXPO and the East Coast Games Summit, visit the conference's official site.

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Eric Caoili

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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