State of Play 2021, 10 June

9 Jun, 2021

TU Dublin hosts the State of Play, a Games Conference and Festival, on Thursday, 10 June, from 1 to 5 pm online.

This year, State of Play has an exciting and diverse list of speakers representing game start-ups, studios, content creators and technology providers.

With the advent of the planned new government tax credit for Irish gaming, the sector is poised for accelerated investment and rapid growth over the next few years. We are delighted to have both local and international speakers covering areas such as retro gaming, game design, music production, narrative design, and game tech to discuss this and other topics. So if you are interested in hearing about game development trends, insights and lots more, please join us as SOP 2021.

Speakers include: 

Damian Scattergood                      

Ireland’s Original Game Developer, Legendary 8-bit coder

Jari-Pekka Kaleva                             

Managing Director, European Games Developer Federation

Travis George                                 

Co-Founder/CEO, VelaGames  

Eimear Noone                                

Award-winning Music Composer and Conductor  

Aoife O' Friel                                    

Writer/Narrative Designer, Massive Entertainment   

Damien Marshall                             

Technical Director, Demonware  

Conor Crowley                                 

Executive Producer, Digit

Hugh McAtamney                         

TU Dublin, Head of School of Media  

More information about State of Play is available here