Meet up with Polish gamedev
Starting at: 11:30
Duration: 2:00 hours
Get to know all about Polish game industry
With more than 600 game releases yearly Poland is among the biggest video game producers in the world. Some of the most globally renowned titles like The Witcher, Cyberpunk, Dying Light, Frostpunk come from Poland. Join our meet up to learn more.
11:30 Presentation: Key facts and figures on the Polish game industry
Jakub Marszałkowski, first author of “The Game Industry of Poland - report 2021” will present the most up-to-date information on the game-producing sector in Poland. The data included will cover all important areas, from size and numbers, through achievements and key players to Indie Games Poland activities.
12:00 Panel session: Games from Poland - growth, success, perspectives
Panelists: Przemysław Marmul - Unstoppable Project Management, Adrian Perdjon - Bones Studio, Jan Rosner - CD Projekt Red, Mikołaj Sobociński
Four experts with long history and experience in the game industry in Poland will discuss the growth, state, and future of the sector. Topics discussed will include expansion in the last years and perspective to continue that trend, Polish specificity, and specialties including factors leading to the success, the proliferation of educational offers related to game development, and the potential to cooperate with Poland or invest in Poland.
We have a space for questions from the audience as well.
13:00 Presentation: Game Industry Conference and its scholarship program
Hanna Marszałkowska, President of Vitruvio Foundation
The Game Industry Conference together with the collocated expo Poznan Game Arena form one of the biggest game events in Europe having a complete offer for B2B and B2C attendees. The scholarships help young developers from far to attend and get benefits from the events. We particularly invite Universities from Dubai to cooperate on the scholarship program.
13:15 Q&A session and B2B consultations
Consultations for business partners interested in reaching the Polish game industry
No registration required. Location – outdoor stage of the Poland Pavilion
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Get to know better our panelists
Dr Jakub Marszałkowski
Dr Jakub Marszałkowski is one of the founders and members of the Board of the Indie Games Poland Foundation, a developer organization in Poland. The head of the Game Industry Conference in Poznań. Researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Computing and Telecommunications of the Poznan University of Technology.
For more than 20 years, Mikołaj Sobociński has been introducing games in education. He is a co-creator of the Gamedec Department. With other educators, he designed a number of gamified solutions for education. As an avid player, he has participated in conferences and events related to video games and table-top games.
Hanna Marszałkowska is the founder and president of Vitruvio Foundation, organizer of the GIC. She has 6 years of experience in NGOs and 5 years of experience in game industry support, where she organized numerous national and global support programs.
CD Projekt Red
Unstoppable Project Management