A meeting of Games Industry minds on the banks of the Tyne..
Northern Exposure is a B2B games conference produced by Secret Sauce and held in the beautiful and vibrant North East of England.
The event goes back to the roots of the region’s famous GameHorizon Conference by bringing speakers, exhibitors and delegates from around the UK and Europe together with the North East games community.
This one day event features talks from business owners, industry leaders, professionals and experts, sharing stories of success and challenge. Hear expert tips and nuggets of wisdom to inspire your own business and games.
There are plenty of opportunities to network throughout the day, followed by a fantastic drinks party in the evening where you will have the opportunity to make those all important industry contacts!
Northern Exposure takes place on Thursday 12th September at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Topics include everything from running a business, publishing and marketing to art, technology and design
Ansible PR & Comms, CEO & Founder
Secret Sauce, Managing Director
Atomhawk, Client Services Director
SEGA Searchlight, Senior Vice President
Downpour Interactive, Founder
Writer and Narrative Consultant
Rare Ltd, Studio Head
|1||Registration and Networking||10:00||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|2||Introduction and Welcome||Carri Cunliffe , George Osborn||10:45||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|3||Lessons from both sides of the pitching table||Colin Macdonald||11:00||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|4||Creating Characters and Worlds without Limits||Gabrielle Kent||11:25||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|5||Take a Chance: What I learned in Remote Game Development and VR||Dante Buckley||11:50||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|6||LUNCH||12:15||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|7||Two Point Studios: A journey with SEGA Searchlight||Alex Peters||13:15||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|8||The Value of Art||Becky Jackson||13:40||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|9||Metamedia: What’s next in entertainment||Si Lumb||14:05||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|10||BREAK||14:30||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|11||Think Long, Go Big; how a long tail marketing & PR strategy can help indies gain long term success.||Tracey McGarrigan||15:00||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|12||Superhero leadership in games||Craig Duncan||15:25||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|13||Panel: Brexit Expectations||Tom Beardsmore , George Osborn , Bob Makin||15:50||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|14||Closing remarks||Carri Cunliffe||16:30||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|15||Networking & Expo||16:40||Great Hall, Discovery Museum|
|16||Official Afterparty powered by Coatsink!||18:00||The Town Wall|