D.I.C.E. Summit 2014: speakers include Ed Fries, David Helgason, Sundance DiGiovanni, Clive Downie

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 17 October 2013 16:03 GMT

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced the first round of speakers for the 13th Annual D.I.C.E. Summit, which will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, February 4-6, 2014.

The first round of speakers to join the roster includes: David Helgason, Ed Fries, Clive Downie and Sundance DiGiovanni, who will provide talks based around the summit’s theme: The New Golden Age of Gaming .

“While usually bestowed posthumously on a period of great prosperity and creativity, we have the experience and foresight to realize we are witnessing a new Golden Age,” said Martin Rae, president, of the AIAS. “For the 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit we’ll examine what this means to the many great minds who grace our stage, looking back at trails blazed and forward to amazing possibilities and potential pitfalls around the bend. I’m very much looking forward to see how our roster of speakers envisions this next evolution for our industry.”

David Helgason, is the CEO of Unity Technologies; Ed Fries is known for helping build Microsoft Game Studios and is co-founder of the Xbox Project; Clive Downie is CEO of DeNA, a global developer and publisher of free-to-play mobile titles; and Sundance DiGiovanni is co-founder and CEO of Major League Gaming.

If you plan to attend the 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit and 17th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards you can register now, and until November 8 you can get in on the early registration pricing.

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