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TOY & GAME DESIGN CONFERENCE 2018

10th September, 2018, 09:00 - 16:00pm,Emirates Stadium, London

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WELCOME TO THE TOY & GAME DESIGN CONFERENCE 2018

Focusing on creativity, innovation and design

The Toy and Game Design Conference 2018, taking place within the inaugural Play Creators Festival, is a day set to inspire, enlighten and wow the industry’s creative backbone. With a line-up of exciting speakers from across toys, games, tech and the wider worlds of design, our conference will unite the global toy and game inventor community and leave your creative juices flowing.

Tickets: £99.

WHO'S SPEAKING?

KEITH CHAPMAN

KEITH CHAPMAN

Kids Entertainment Creator

DARREN LEE PHILLIPSON

DARREN LEE PHILLIPSON

Vice President of Global Product Design, Alpha Group

DAVID CADJI-NEWBY

DAVID CADJI-NEWBY

Founder and Creative Director, Wonderbly

HEATHER DELANEY

HEATHER DELANEY

Founder, Gallium Ventures

MERLIN CROSSINGHAM

MERLIN CROSSINGHAM

Creative Director, Wallace and Gromit, Aardman

RICH MAZEL

RICH MAZEL

Director of Global Product Acquisition, Hasbro

VICTOR CADDY

VICTOR CADDY

Trademark Attorney, Wynne-Jones IP

BEN CALLICOTT

BEN CALLICOTT

Head of Product, Primo Toys

LESLEY SINGLETON

LESLEY SINGLETON

Founder and MD, Playtime PR

BRETT J. GILBERT

BRETT J. GILBERT

Game Designer, Developer & Consultant

JACOB JASKOV

JACOB JASKOV

Creator, Fog of Love

BRUNO SCHILLINGER

BRUNO SCHILLINGER

Lead Designer, Kano

EVENT SCHEDULE

Monday, 10th September 2018, 09:00am - 16:00pm

TimeSessionSpeaker(s)
09:00am - 09:30amRegistration
09:30 - 09:40amOpening Remarks
09:40 - 10:05amThe importance of storytelling in pitching an inventionRICH MAZEL, Director of Global Product Acquisition, Hasbro
10:05 - 10:30amTBCVICTOR CADDY, Trademark Attorney, Wynne-Jones IP
10:30 - 10:55amTBC
10:55 - 11:20amCoffee Break
11:20 - 11:45amTBC
11:45 - 12:10pmStrange Tales and Twisted Narratives: Why making world-class personalised books is hard, but worth itDAVID CADJI-NEWBY, Founder and Creative Director, Wonderbly
12:10 - 13:00pmLunch
13:00 - 13:40pmTechnology panelHEATHER DELANEY, Founder, Gallium Ventures , BEN CALLICOTT, Head of Product, Primo Toys , BRUNO SCHILLINGER, Lead Designer, Kano
13:40 - 14:05pmA look inside Alpha Group’s global design processDARREN LEE PHILLIPSON, Vice President of Global Product Design, Alpha Group
14:05 - 14:30pmBucket loads of CharacterMERLIN CROSSINGHAM, Creative Director, Wallace and Gromit, Aardman
14:30 - 14:50pmCoffee Break
14:50 - 15:30pmBoardgame PanelLESLEY SINGLETON, Founder and MD, Playtime PR , BRETT J. GILBERT, Game Designer, Developer & Consultant , JACOB JASKOV, Creator, Fog of Love
15:30 - 16:00pmTBCKEITH CHAPMAN, Kids Entertainment Creator
16:00pmClosing Remarks

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OUR EVENT PARTNERS

Check out who makes this event possible!

Gold Partner
Alpha
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TRAVEL INFORMATION

Where to find us and how to get here

Venue

Emirates Stadium,
Hornsey Road,
London N7 7AJ

Nearest Tube

Arsenal Tube Station (Piccadilly Line)
Finsbury Park Tube Station (Victoria Line)
Highbury & Islington Tube Station (Victoria Line)

Mainline Stations

Finsbury Park
Drayton Park
Highbury & Islington

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