The second GDC China has opened up its call for submissions for panels, lectures, and tutorials, which remains open through May 22, 2009.
As previously announced
, GDC China 2009 marks Think Services' return to the Chinese mainland; the event has the official sanction of Ministry of Culture of China.
The show itself will take place at the Shanghai International Convention Center from October 11 - 13, 2009. Its event director is Meggan Scavio, who serves the same role she does for the U.S.-based GDC, which took place last month in San Francisco.
All ideas for sessions can be submitted via the official GDC China website; full guidelines on the submission process can be found at this link
. English submissions need not have a Chinese component at this stage.
Lecture formats sought include 60-minute lectures, 60-minute panel and full-day tutorials. Some of the track topics that GDC China 2009 will particularly focus on include:
- Global Game Development
- Visual Art
- Independent Games
Think Services, which runs GDC China, is also the parent company of Gamasutra.