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Game Developers Conference - Minority Roundtable amd Social Gathering

Beginning the Discussion: An Invitation to the GDC - IGDA Minority SIG Roundtable

Game Diversity, Blogger

February 21, 2011

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Get Connected! - IGDA Minority SIG Roundtable and Social Gathering

Joseph Saulter AA,BA,MA,PhD
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Entertainment Arts Research Inc. www.earigames.com
Chairman IGDA Diversity Advisory Board 

Rountable: Friday, March 4, 2011 11:00-12:00 Room 228, East Mezzanine Social Gathering: Friday 12:30- 1:30 IGDA Booth, Lobby South Hall

TRACK / FORMAT: Business and Management / Roundtable

DESCRIPTION: This roundtable will bring together business leaders and educators in the Game Developer Industry to discuss initiatives to increase the pipeline of diverse talent available to the industry. The roundtable will include business executives who will share how their organizations source, select and ensure a diverse candidate pool and educators who have developed programs that provide education and skills to underserved or minority communities to supply talent for the industry. The roundtable will also discuss how to benchmark and track minority progress within the Industry.

TAKEAWAY: Participants will leave the session with a high level knowledge of strategies to increase the diverse pipeline of talent at their firms; an understanding of programs that they can support or participant within to gain skills and knowledge to enter the industry and contacts to build partnerships with the industry.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Business and minority leaders interested in collaborating on ideas and programs to increase the diversity of the game developer community.

ELIGIBLE PASSES: Expo Pass, Main Conference Pass, Summits and Tutorials Pass, All Access Pass

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