ATLANTA, GA – (April 19, 2016) – The Georgia Game Developers Association announced that on-line registration is now open for the 10th annual Southern Interactive Entertainment and Game Expo (SIEGE, www.siegecon.net), set for October 7 - 9, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. SIEGE is the largest professional game development conference in the South, with tracks addressing game design, programming, art, audio, business, and serious games. Prices are set to increase July 15.
“SIEGE attracts seminal leaders in the game industry,” said Andrew Greenberg, SIEGE conference director. “Innovative game thinkers such as Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, EA Chief Creative Director Richard Hilleman, Games for Health innovator Ben Sawyer and others have shared their experiences and industry knowledge at SIEGE. The lineup for the 10th annual SIEGE is shaping up to be just as exciting.”
Student tickets are $34.95 for student members and $44.95 for non-member students. Professional passes are $54.95 for GGDA members and $74.95 for non-members. The speaker list for SIEGE2016 already includes notables such as Tripwire Interactive Vice President Alan Wilson, SMITE Senior Gameplay Programmer Mick Larkins, and Red 5 Studios UI expert Ashleigh Amrine. In addition to the many presentations, panels and workshops, SIEGE also offers numerous networking opportunities for its attendees.
“One of the things we always hear from our attendees is how glad they are to meet their peers in a stimulating environment,” said Greenberg. “From our portfolio reviews to our parties, we give everyone the chance to meet the people who can influence their careers.”
Taking place in Atlanta, SIEGE is the largest professional game development conference in the Southern United States. Since 2007, SIEGE has featured leading figures from the industry and has hosted panels reflecting a wide spectrum of the game production industry, including artists, programmers, designers, investors, writers, teachers and business executives. The event also showcases a College Fair for high school students and a Game Studio Investment Conference.