WHAT IS NORTHERN EXPOSURE
A meeting of games industry minds on the banks of the Tyne.
Northern Exposure is a games conference held on the banks of the River Tyne, in Gateshead.
The event goes back to the roots of the region’s famous GameHorizon Conference by bringing together speakers from the North East games scene with guests from the wider games industry.
This one day event features talks from business owners, industry leaders, professionals and experts, to share stories of success and challenge. Hear expert tips and nuggets of knowledge to inspire your own business and games.
There are plenty of opportunities to network throughout the day, followed by a drinks party in the evening.
October 2018 Speakers
Topics include everything from running a business, publishing and marketing to art, technology and design
Hammerhead, Senior Producer
Caffeine, Community Developer and Streamer
Digital Union, Head
Generator, Head of Business Support
Identity Spark, CEO
Tag Games, CEO
Outplay, Senior Designer
October 2018 Event Schedule
|1||Registration, Breakfast and Networking (Sponsored by Proto)||10:00 AM||PROTO|
|2||Introduction and Welcome||Bob Makin||10:45 AM||PROTO|
|3||What do you want to be when you grow up? The passion that drives identity||Natalie Griffith||11:00 AM||PROTO|
|4||Tag in 12: growing a mobile game studio over 12 years||Marc Williamson||11:30AM||PROTO|
|5||Great In-Game Events for Player Engagement and Monetisation||Keeley Bunting||12:00PM||PROTO|
|6||Introduction to Generator||Emma Whitenstall||12:30PM||PROTO|
|7||Introduction to Digital Union||Richie Southern||12:35PM||PROTO|
|8||LUNCH: Pop Up Wok||12:40PM||PROTO|
|9||Behind the Crab-Magnifying Glass: Building Communites That Work||Stevie Ward||2:00PM||PROTO|
|10||Increasing Diversity in the Tech Industry||Sally Blake||2:30PM||PROTO|
|12||Panel: The Future of Northern Games Network||3:30PM||PROTO|
|13||Start Up to Grown Up||Ron Ashtiani||4:00PM||PROTO|
|15||Drinks and Networking||5:00PM||Head of Steam|
October 2018 Exhibitors
Thanks to our Event Partners who have supported this event.
October 2018 Sponsors
The people who make this event possible
Hawks Road, Gateshead