D.I.C.E. Barcelona Schedule

All times in Central European Timezone (GMT+01:00)

9/4/2022

8:30 AM - 19:00 PM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

D.I.C.E. Barcelona Registration

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Paella Competition

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

D.I.C.E. Barcelona Opening Night Party





 

9/5/2022

8:30 AM - 17:00 PM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

D.I.C.E. Barcelona Registration

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Breakfast

 
 
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Welcome Remarks

 

Meggan Scavio
President
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

 
 
10:05 AM - 11:05 AM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Speaker Session #1 - TBA

 
 
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

Coffee Break

 
 
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Speaker Session #2 - TBA

 
 
12:20 PM - 13:20 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Keeping the Arcade Spirit Alive in Returnal and Beyond – A Housemarque Retrospective

 

Harry Kruger
Game Director
Housemarque

Ilari Kuittinen
Managing Director & Studio Head
Housemarque

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Lunch

 
 
14:20 PM - 15:20 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Roundtable Session 1

 

Radical Transparency – Costs and Benefits

Jónas Antonsson
Reality Distortionist / Chief Everything Officer
Raw Fury

Remote Control: How the Pandemic has Drastically Changed the Working Landscape

Simon Bennett
Co-Studio Head
Roll7

Chicken or Egg? What Comes First – A Great Team or a Great Idea?

Enric Cabestany
VP of Mobile Publishing
FunPlus

The Future of the Genre

Chris Charla
General Manager, Content Programs Team
Xbox

Funding Partners for Game Studios

Cassia Curran
Founder
Curran Games Agency

Consolidation in Gaming: How Will This Change the Future of Game Development?

Leanne Loombe
Head of External Game Development
Netflix Gaming

XR + Games: This Time It’s Real

Adam Orth
Studio Head
Digital Eclipse LA

Solving Discoverability

Careen Yapp
Strategic Partnerships, Stadia & Immersive Stream for Games
Google

 
 
15:20 PM - 15:35 PM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

Coffee Break

 
 
15:35 PM - 16:35 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Roundtable Session 2

 

Radical Transparency – Costs and Benefits

Jónas Antonsson
Reality Distortionist / Chief Everything Officer
Raw Fury

Remote Control: How the Pandemic has Drastically Changed the Working Landscape

Simon Bennett
Co-Studio Head
Roll7

Chicken or Egg? What Comes First – A Great Team or a Great Idea?

Enric Cabestany
VP of Mobile Publishing
FunPlus

The Future of the Genre

Chris Charla
General Manager, Content Programs Team
Xbox

Funding Partners for Game Studios

Cassia Curran
Founder
Curran Games Agency

Consolidation in Gaming: How Will This Change the Future of Game Development?

Leanne Loombe
Head of External Game Development
Netflix Gaming

XR + Games: This Time It’s Real

Adam Orth
Studio Head
Digital Eclipse LA

Solving Discoverability

Careen Yapp
Strategic Partnerships, Stadia & Immersive Stream for Games
Google

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Monday Happy Hour

Sponsored by FunPlus





 

9/6/2022

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

D.I.C.E. Barcelona Registration

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Breakfast

 
 
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Opening Remarks

 

Meggan Scavio
President
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

 
 
10:05 AM - 10:25 AM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

“Are You Sure This Thing is Safe?” – Thoughts on Creativity, Teamwork, and Technology

 

Enric Alvarez
Co-Founder, CEO/Producer, Game Writer
MercurySteam

 
 
10:25 AM - 10:45 AM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Building Games Differently by Cultivating Diverse Teams

 

Delphine Sassi
General Manager – New Games
PopCore

 
 
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Game Development Under Siege

 

Alex Nichiporchik
Founder & CEO
tinyBuild

 
 
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

Coffee Break

 
 
11:20 PM - 12:20 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Speaker Session #7 TBA

 
 
12:20 PM - 13:20 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Running a Company is Better Together

 

Chelsea Blasko
Co-CEO
Iron Galaxy

Adam Boyes
Co-CEO
Iron Galaxy

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Lunch

 
 
14:25 PM - 15:25 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Roundtable Session 3

 

Building Company Values that Withstand Global Pressures

Kate Edwards
CEO and Principal Consultant
Geogrify 

Cultivating Talent: Turning Managers Into Mentors

Renee Gittins
General Manager
Phoenix Labs

After the Acquisition: Successfully Integrating Different Studios Together

Matt Karch
CEO and Co-Founder
Saber

Raising Capital in a Bear Market

Spike Laurie
Investor
Hiro Capital

Why Browser Gaming Might Be the Next Blue Ocean!?

Kim Nordstrom
Investor

Merging the Old with the New – Can a Hybrid Approach to Game Development Really Work?

Tara Saunders
Co-Studio Head
PlayStation London Studio

Running Production for Global, Remote Studios

Jeferson Valadares
VP of Games
Fortis Games

 
 
15:25 PM - 15:40 PM
Great Room Foyer
W Barcelona
 

Coffee Break

 
 
15:40 PM - 16:40 PM
Great Room 1
W Barcelona
 

Roundtable Session 4

 

Building Company Values that Withstand Global Pressures

Kate Edwards
CEO and Principal Consultant
Geogrify 

Cultivating Talent: Turning Managers Into Mentors

Renee Gittins
General Manager
Phoenix Labs

After the Acquisition: Successfully Integrating Different Studios Together

Matt Karch
CEO and Co-Founder
Saber

Raising Capital in a Bear Market

Spike Laurie
Investor
Hiro Capital

Why Browser Gaming Might Be the Next Blue Ocean!?

Kim Nordstrom
Investor

Merging the Old with the New – Can a Hybrid Approach to Game Development Really Work?

Tara Saunders
Co-Studio Head
PlayStation London Studio

Running Production for Global, Remote Studios

Jeferson Valadares
VP of Games
Fortis Games

 
 
LOCATION - TIME
TBA
 

Closing Night Reception