David Helgason (Unity), Avni Yerli (Crytek) to Speak at Quo Vadis Berlin

by | Mar 9, 2016

QUO VADIS BERLIN 2016: David Helgason (Unity), Avni Yerli (Crytek), Martin Sahlin (Unravel) and Greg Essig (Mobcrush) confirmed as speakers for games industry conference

Europe’s longest running game developer conference boasts a record speaker line-up this year: from makers of games as diverse as Unravel, Elder Scrolls Online, Need for Speed or Life is Strange to visionaries and veterans from leading companies like Unity, Microsoft, Amazon, Mobcrush, EA or Ubisoft

Berlin, Germany, March 9, 2016 | Aruba Events, organizers of Quo Vadis 2016, Europe’s oldest games industry conference, today announced four new speakers to boost the already impressive speaker line-up: David Helgason (founder of Unity Technologies, makers of the world-leading game development platform Unity), Avni Yerli (founder of Crytek, makers of Crysis), Martin Sahlin (Creative Director of Coldwood, developer of Unravel) and Greg Essig (Ex-Apple, Head of Business Development at streaming platform Mobcrush) agreed to hold talks in Berlin.

Quo Vadis 2016 will take place from April 18 to April 20, 2016 at “Station Berlin” in Berlin, Germany. The conference is a part of International Games Week, a week-long event series in Berlin that connects game business, culture and technology.

These are the funders, sponsors and partners of Quo Vadis 2016: Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg, BIU.Dev, Blue Byte, InnoGames, Teamspeak, Unity, Crytek, Amazon Appstore, LeaseWeb, SAE Institute, Sproing, Wooga, Games Academy, Games/Bavaria, Gamesindustry.biz, games.net Berlin Brandenburg, Game Industry Conference, Computec Media, Gamesbusiness.de, Making Games, InsideGamesAsia.biz, DevGAMM, Gaming Istanbul, GMGC, IGDA, Ludicious, MEGA Games Conference, Nordic Game Conference and Reboot Develop.

About Quo Vadis – create.game.business

“Quo Vadis”, translated from the Latin “where are you going”, is a benchmarking conference during which each year the central themes focus on the development of the games industry overall, its future trends and challenges. Quo Vadis has established itself as one of the leading game developers’ conferences in Europe, and a hotspot for games professionals from all over the world. Held for the first time in Berlin in 2007, the conference drew over 3000 visitors in 2015 with 140 speakers in a stellar line-up. Featuring a broad range of panel discussions, presentations and workshops, Quo Vadis provides genuine, deep insights into what’s trending in the global industry, and is the centerpiece of the International Games Week Berlin, a broad array of games-related events and networking opportunities. Quo Vadis is organized by Aruba Events GmbH.

About the INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN

The INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN from April 18–24, 2016, is the leading cross-industry communication and networking platform for games business, development and culture in Europe. Over seven days, the umbrella brand combines multiple events for industry representatives and game enthusiasts alike. In 2015 about 12.000 international and German game developers, publishers, investors and representatives of public institutions and the media industry as well as gamers, families and fans came to Berlin (10.000 in 2014).

The INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN 2016 connects a variety of events, including the games business and development conference Quo Vadis, the independent video games festival A MAZE. / Berlin, Gamefest at the Computerspielemuseum, the Game <3 Cinema Festival, Womenize! Tech, Digital Business and Media, Matchmaking Dinner, Researching Games Barcamp and Education Summit, and many more. The Games Week Berlin Center is the central information, expo and accreditation center for all participants. Partners of the International Games Week Berlin are represented in an overall communication complex, including visibility in all participating events.

Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg supports many of the individual events. The INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN was founded and is coordinated by Booster Space.

More information on www.gamesweekberlin.com

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