Develop 2009 speakers confirmed

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 7 May 2009 14:45 GMT

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The line-up of keynote speakers has been confirmed for this year’s Develop Conference.

David Jones, Realtime Worlds founder and GTA creator, will provide the main address. Other speakers of note include representatives from Hansoft, Media Molecule, Microsoft Studios, Nokia, Traveller’s Tales, Mythic, and Ubisoft.

Here’s the list so far:

  • Evolve Keynotes
    Resetting the Game
    David Perry, creative director, Acclaim Games
  • The Long Tail and Games: How digital distribution changes everything. Maybe
    David Edery, Independent Consultant
  • Art Keynote
    The Art of LittleBigPlanet – A Big Medley
    Kareem Ettouney and Mark Healey, Co-founders, Media Molecule
  • Audio Keynote
    The Runtime Studio in your Console: The Inevitable Directionality of Game Audio
    Guy Whitmore, Director of Audio, Microsoft Game Studios
  • Business Keynote
    Out of the Box(ed Product): Thinking for an Online Age
    Jeff Hickman, Executive Producer, Mythic Entertainment
  • Design Keynote
    Building LEGO Worlds – online, offline, and everything in between
    Jonathan Smith, Development Director, Traveller’s Tales
  • Mobile Keynote
    Moving games to a new beat: The development of Nokia’s Dance Fabulous
    Mark Ollila, Director of Technology & Strategy and Head, Nokia
  • Production Keynote
    Bridging The Gap Experiences Learned with Agile Project Management across Multisite, Multicultural and Multilingual Project
    Lisa Charman, Associate Producer, Ubisoft and Patric Palm, CEO and Co-founder Hansoft

Develop 2009 takes place in Brighton from July 14-16.

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