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Cloud Gaming Summit

Cloud Gaming Summit

Cloud Gaming Summit


Cloud Gaming Summit
In association with Microsoft, Ukie is organizing a two-day free event which is exclusively designed for games developers and comprises both an Industry Briefing and a Developer Day. The days will be packed with industry leading speakers highlighting the latest cloud gaming trends and opportunities, alongside technical guidance and practical support.

Please register your attendance highlighting whether you wish to attend one or both of the days. Please feel free to forward these details to other senior members of your team who you feel would benefit from attending.

Full event details
Date: 26th and 27th March
Location: 89 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, E1 4TT, London

Agenda: 26th March – Cloud Gaming Industry Briefing
8.30am   Coffee & Pastries
9.00am   Welcome: Darren Strange, Microsoft
9:10am   Keynote:  Games as a Service & The New Rules of Cloud Gaming.  Speaker:  Oscar Clark
9.55am    Cloud gaming trends Market & Trends: Speaker Sean Dromgoole
10.25am  Break
10.45am  Ukie panel with Jo Twist, CEO – Key success factors in gaming in the Cloud: Mediatonic / OnLive / LIFT / Multiplay
11.15am  Creative England - Ellla Waving
11:30am  Resistance is futile – GameSparks, Mediatonic, OnLive 
12.30pm  Lunch - provided
1.30pm    Inside the mind and body of a gamer – KS&M / Cyberpsychologist
2.30pm    Understanding the gamer - Dr Graham McAllister
3.15pm     Coffee Break
3.30pm    Cloud Gaming Best Practices for Startups – Gateway Interactive / Lemon Moose Games
4.30pm    Pushing the Boundaries – Rob Fraser, Microsoft
5.15pm    Beers & Networking
7.00pm    Finish

Agenda: 27th March  - Cloud gaming Developer Day
8:30am    Coffee & Bacon Sandwiches
9:00am    Opening Cloud for Game Developers
9:15am     Using Azure to provide dev and test environments
A demo session showing how Visual Studio Online can provide an Azure hosted version control, agile planning and test case repository, and a look at how Azure virtual machines can provide scalable dev and test environments. 
9:45am     A new Cloud Gaming startup.  Nomad services by Gateway Interactive - building your cloud backend and a tech demo on telementry capture and analytics from a new UK Gaming startup
10:15am     Coffee Break
10:30am     Using the MS Cloud and Azure Mobile Services to build a backend for iOS, Windows, Android or a web. This is an interactive session to show how to use Azure. We show Android or iOS developers how to simply build a small database storing gamesave.  We will provide a demo and point to examples of games with Azure backend
12:00pm   Lunch provide
1:15pm     Building Data Analytics for games using Windows Azure and HD Insight
2:00pm     Using Gamesparks service to power your game: GameSparks
3:00pm     Coffee Break
3:15pm     Building Games as a Service 
4:00pm     Round table - what is GAAS or how have people used it  
5:00pm     Closing Remarks
5:15pm     Networking, Beers, Play with Xbox One Games, See Demos,

Once you have registered you will be sent a confirmation email within a few days and full event details will be sent prior to the day. If you have any questions please send an email to Caroline O'Connor i-caroc@microsoft.com I look forward to seeing you at the event.

By registering for this event, you agree to be contacted by both Ukie and Microsoft in relation to this event.