She Got GameSaturday, September 8, 2007 11 am to 5 pm
Located at the Austin Convention Center—Austin, TX
Keynote Speaker: Dona C. Bailey, creator of the Centipede video game, one of the first video games to incorporate artificial intelligence.
Games Now and Then From her early days on Centipede to her current work with students at the University of Arkansas—Little Rock, Dona C. Bailey takes a look at where video games have been, where they are now and where she'd like to see them go in the future.
Panels Diversity Equals Dollars: Why Having a Diverse Development Team is Good for Your Bottom Line
Her Virtual Life: Women and Online Games
Roundtables Attracting Women into Games; Being "You" Online; Get in the Game; Meet the Frag Dolls Captain; Planning for the Long-term Career; Quality of Life—A Perspective from Managers, HR and Legal
Speakers Brenda Brathwaite, Professor, Savannah College of Art & Design; Torrie Dorrell, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sony Online Entertainment; Lori Durham, Vice President of Operations, Aspyr Media, Inc.; Denise Fulton, Head of Studio, Midway-Austin; Sheri Graner Ray, Executive Chair, WIGI; Jeb Havens, Lead Designer, 1st Playable Productions; Joye McBurnett, Senior Producer, Amaze Entertainment; Mike McShaffry, Mr. Mike Consulting; Morgan Romine, Frag Doll Team Captain, Ubisoft Entertainment; Steve Wartofsky, Senior Producer, NCsoft; Gordon Walton, Co-Studio Director, BioWare; DebySue Wolfcale, Senior Brand Manager, Sony Online Entertainment
General Attendees - $55, WIGI Members - $40, Students - $30, AGDC Passholders - FREE
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