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Check Out These Sponsor Developer Summit Sessions at GDC 2024

We're just a couple of weeks from the 2024 Game Developers Conference, and we're excited to tell you more about our Sponsor Developer Summits.

At GDC 2024, you’ll have the chance to attend several Sponsor Developer Summit sessions, brought to you by our incredible Developer Summit Sponsors: Adobe, Autodesk, Xsolla, Unity, Meta, Google, and Community Clubhouse. These sessions are available for every pass level, including Expo Pass holders. 

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Here’s a quick selection of don’t-miss talks from this batch of sessions—you can see more in the full schedule here. Be on the lookout for more details on our sponsored Next-Gen Tech forum. 

Adobe Developer Summit (Presented by Adobe)

Discover how to create state-of-the-art 3D designs with Adobe’s ecosystem of powerful apps and content. In the Substance 3D ecosystem, smart creative apps and high-end content give you everything you need to make inspiring art. For the beginner and expert alike.

Adobe Developer Summit: The Environment Art Technology and Workflows of Alan Wake 2 (Presented by Adobe)
Miro Vesterinen (Lead Environment Artist, Remedy Entertainment)
Benjamin Lindquist ([email protected], Remedy Entertainment)

Monday, March 18
Room 2022, West Hall

Adobe Developer Summit: The Art and Technology Behind Creating Characters for Baldur's Gate 3 (Presented by Adobe)
Alena Dubrovina (Art Director, Larian Studios)

Monday, March 18
Room 2022, West Hall

Autodesk Developer Summit (Presented by Autodesk)

Autodesk makes software for the people who design and make the world Autodesk is a global leader in software for architects, builders, engineers, designers, manufacturers, 3D artists, and production teams. Our design and make technology spans a wide range of industries to empower innovators everywhere to solve challenges big and small.

Autodesk Developer Summit: 'FINAL FANTASY XVI': Wrangling Complexity to Deliver Top-Quality (Presented by Autodesk)
Eitaro Iwabuchi (Lead Technical Artist , SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 3001, West Hall

Xsolla Developer Summit (Presented by Xsolla)

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a powerful set of tools and services designed for the games industry. As a leader in game commerce, Xsolla solves the complexities of global distribution, marketing, funding and monetization for games across mobile, PC and the web. Learn more at

Xsolla Developer Summit: 2024 State of Play (Presented by Xsolla)
Chris Hewish (President, Xsolla)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2014, West Hall

Xsolla Developer Summit: Don't Just Build a Game, Build a Business (Presented by Xsolla)
Ron Scott (Chief Revenue Officer, Xsolla)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2014, West Hall

Unity Developer Summit (Presented by Unity Technologies)

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and growing interactive, real-time 3D content and experiences. Our comprehensive set of software and AI solutions supports content creators of all sizes through the entire development lifecycle as they build, run, and grow immersive, real-time 2D and 3D content and experiences.

Unity Developer Summit: Unity 6 and Beyond: A Roadmap of Unity Engine and Services (Presented by Unity)

Monday, March 18
Room 3022, West Hall

Unity Developer Summit: Drive Better Gameplay Experiences on User Devices with AI (Presented by Unity)

Tuesday, March 19, 
Room 3022, West Hall

Meta Developer Summit (Presented by Meta)

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.

Meta Developer Summit: Build Next Generation XR Experiences with Meta Quest and Presence Platform (Presented by Meta)
Rangaprabhu Parthasarathy (Director, Product Management, Meta)
Giray Ozil (Senior Engineering Manager, Meta)
Mike Lamprinos (Product Manager, Meta)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2011, West Hall

Meta Developer Summit: Quest for Game Developers (Presented by Meta)
David Borel (Engineering Manager, Developer Technology, Meta)
Alexandre Thivierge (Software Engineer, Developer Technology, Meta)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2011, West Hall

Google Developer Summit (Presented by Google) 

A problem isn't truly solved until it's solved for all. Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. Bring your insight, imagination and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Bring everything that makes you unique. Together, we can build for everyone.

Google Developer Summit: Grow Your Community of Loyal Gamers with Google Play (Presented by Google)
Tom Grinsted (Group Product Manager, Google Play Games, Google)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2024, West Hall

Google Developer Summit: Creating a Global-Scale Game with Google Cloud (Presented by Google)
Mark Mandel (Developer Advocate, Google)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2024, West Hall

Community Clubhouse Developer Summit (Presented by Community Clubhouse)

Welcome to Community Clubhouse, the free hub for game community pros, where we can network, share and learn from each other. We want to help you grow awesome communities and support your players and games. Join us for live events, online chats, and more with experts from within the gaming industry. Whether you’re interested in player experience, community management, trust and safety, or the tech that underpins it all, we’ve got you covered. Community Clubhouse, launched in 2023, is made possible by the caring founders from Keywords Studios, Xbox, Two Hat, and Helpshift and our growth is supported and sponsored additionally by Modulate, Affogata, Odin, and Quago, and we are official GDC and IGDA partners!

Community Clubhouse Developer Summit: Good Game: Fostering Communities of Belonging in Minecraft (Presented by Community Clubhouse)
Carlos Figueiredo (Director of Player Safety (Minecraft), Microsoft)

Tuesday, March 19
Room 2020, West Hall

There’s even more to see in the full list of Sponsor Developer Summits—give them a look and start planning your schedule for the upcoming show! Of course, the only way to experience them all is to sign up today.

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