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Online Registration opens for GDC Europe

Online registration for GDC Europe has gone live. The event will take place alongside Gamescom in Cologne from August 17-19 at the Cologne Congress East Center. Over 80 lectures, panels and keynotes will take place. “GDC Europe will serve as the premier pan-European developer event in 2009,” said Frank Sliwka, event director. “Bringing together the […]

Frank Sliwka headlines

  • GDC Europe announced as gamescom event

    GI’s reporting that GDC Europe will take place next year as a gamescom event in Cologne, as GDC owner Think Services has acquired Frank Sliwka’s Global Games Media. Swilka joins Think Services VP of European business development. “We are thrilled to present GDC Europe during gamescom,” said Kathy Schoback, Think Services global events boss. “With […]

  • Frank Sliwka takes helm at gamescom dev conference

    Frank Sliwka, the boss of Leipzig’s GCDC up to this year, will head up the gamescom developer conference in Cologne as of 2009, Koelnmesse’s confirmed. “We are delighted to be working with Frank Sliwka and Global Games Media. Their choice of Cologne and their confidence in the new trade fair location show us that we […]

  • Frank Sliwka to leave Leipziger Messe

    According to this GI story, Frank Sliwka, the organiser of GCDC and GCAC, is to leave Leipziger Messe for Global Games Media, a marketing and communication company. “I spent wonderful years with Leipziger Messe,” he said. “However, I’m now looking forward to starting from October onwards a new challenge as the CEO of Global Games […]

  • Frank Sliwka is strategy director for new GC Global portfolio

    Games Convention Global has announced that Frank Sliwka is its new strategy director. “Frank Sliwka takes on the newly created position as of 15 July 2008 and with it, responsibility for the global expansion of fairs and conferences as part of the Games Convention brand,” said the release. “Peggy Schönbeck, project director of the GC […]

  • to partner with GCDC 2008

    GI has announced that it will be the exclusive media partner for Games Convention Developer Conference in Leipzig. “We are glad to have found such a renowned partner with For us, the cooperation has a lot of potential, particularly with regard to the GCDC Daily”, said Frank Sliwka, GCDC project director. The deal will […]

  • Capps to give Gears 2 keynote at GCDC

    Epic president Mike Capps will keynote GCDC this year, say this GI story, with the speech apparently focusing on Gear 2 development. “Epic set the technological bar for next-generation games with the original Gears of War, so we knew we had our work cut for us with Gears of War 2,” said Capps. “Epic Games […]