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TOY & GAME DESIGN CONFERENCE 2019

2nd September, 2019, 10:00am - 16:30pm, Stamford Bridge, London

WELCOME TO THE TOY & GAME DESIGN CONFERENCE 2019

Focusing on creativity, innovation and design

The Toy and Game Design Conference 2019, taking place within the 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.

Limited early bird tickets now available.

Early Bird Price: £99 + VAT

*Please note this ticket is for the Toy and Game Design Conference only. If you would like to attend the Play Creators Awards in the evening please click here

WHO'S SPEAKING?

Speaker details to be announced soon

Tanya Thompson, Director, Global Product Acquisition, Gaming, Hasbro
Pete Cartlidge, Director, FUSE London
Rob Ames, Creative Director, Triclops Studios
Fi Murray, Creative Director, Making Things
James Austin-Smith, Head of R&D and Product Design, Worlds Apart
Deej Johnson, Writer and Creative Consultant
Dominic Wilcox, Chief Inventor, Little Inventors
Yesim Kunter, Play Expert and Futurist
Gary Pope, Co-Founder, Kids Industries
Ben Poate, VP of Sustainability and Innovation, The Marketing Store
David Winter, Inventor Relations, Spin Master
Erin Deighton, Designer, Innovator and Play Futurist
Carmel Giblin, President & CEO, ICTI Ethical Toy Program
Lucy Benham, Partner and Assistant Buyer, Gift, Games and Candleshop, John Lewis
Brendan Boyle, Ideo
Phil Stewart, Preloaded

EVENT SCHEDULE

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

TimeSessionSpeaker(s)
09:45 - 10:15Registration
10:20Opening Remarks
10:30 - 10:45Talk 1: HasbroTanya Thompson, Director, Global Product Acquisition, Gaming, Hasbro
10:45 - 11:00Talk 2: Wynne-Jones IP
11:00 - 11:15Talk 3: Little Inventors and The Search for IdeasDominic Wilcox, Chief Inventor, Little Inventors
11:15 - 11:30Talk 4: Don’t Forget the PastPete Cartlidge, Director, FUSE London
11:30 - 12:00Roundtable featuring Tanya Thompson, Wynne-Jones IP, Dominic Wilcox and Pete CartlidgeDominic Wilcox, Chief Inventor, Little Inventors , Pete Cartlidge, Director, FUSE London , Tanya Thompson, Director, Global Product Acquisition, Gaming, Hasbro
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 13:30Panel Session: Is Sustainable Attainable?Erin Deighton, Designer, Innovator and Play Futurist , Ben Poate, VP of Sustainability and Innovation, The Marketing Store , Gary Pope, Co-Founder, Kids Industries
13:30 - 14:00Toy Design Room 101James Austin-Smith, Head of R&D and Product Design, Moose Toys UK , Fi Murray, Creative Director, Making Things , Rob Ames, Creative Director, Triclops Studio
14:00 - 14.30Panel Session: State of PlayDavid Winter, Director of Inventor Relations, Spin Master , Yesim Kunter, Play Expert and Futurist , Dr Amanda Gummer, Founder, Fundamentally Children and The Good Toy Guide
14:30 - 15:00Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:15Talk 5: Introducing The Playspace Phil Stuart, Creative Director, PRELOADED
15:15 - 15:30Talk 6: The Key Trends Influencing the Future of Play Joanna Feeley, Founder and CEO, Trend Bible
15:30 - 15:45Talk 7: From Play to InnovationBrendan Boyle, IDEO
15:45 - 16:00Talk 8: to be announced
16:00 - 16:25Roundable featuring: speakers 5, 6, 7 and 8
16:25Goodbye & Thanks
19:00Play Creators Awards (Ticket must be purchased separately))

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OUR EVENT PARTNERS

Check out who makes this event possible!

Gold Partner
Wynne Jones IP
Gold Partner
Festival Partner

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Where to find us and how to get here

Venue

Chelsea Football Club
Stamford Bridge
Fulham Road
London SW6 1HS

Nearest Tube

Fulham Broadway (District line)

Mainline Stations

West Brompton (15 minute walk)
Imperial Wharf (15 minute walk)

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