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Knowledge Bar


IO Interactive joins Gamelab and
opens the doors of its studio in Barcelona on June 30th

Gamelab Barcelona 2023 is pleased to announce a unique event for video game professionals. In the pleasant headquarters of the IOI studio in Barcelona with a stage for talks and a free knowledge bar!
  • Date:june 30th 
  • Time: 5pm – 10pm

About the event:

How can we grow if not by sharing our knowledge? Let’s break the conventional and get together as industry colleagues, to share and grow the knowledge of our local games community.

Programa Knowledge Bar IOI

  • Event schedule:17:15 – 17:45 – Welcome!17:45 – 18:00 – Introduction to the event
    • Ivan Fernandez-Lobo, Gamelab Founder and Secretary-General of DeviCAT

    18:00 – 18:20 – Producing for Design & Tech Teams

    • Cristina Vega, Executive Technical Producer, IOI Copenhagen

    Since childhood, we have learned the importance of treating others the way we want to be treated. However, does this principle hold true in the context of production? Do different types of teams require different leadership styles? Let’s delve deeper into these questions and explore potential solutions for the common challenges encountered in managing diverse production teams.

    18:20 – 18:45 – Joshua Flitcroft, Senior UI Programmer, IOI Malmö

    • Joshua Flitcroft, Senior UI Programmer, IOI Malmö

    In recent years, accessibility in games has made significant advancements. This talk aims to support developers by sharing valuable insights on the following topics: the definition and significance of accessibility; strategies for prioritizing and integrating accessibility within the production pipeline; and approaches to enhancing the accessibility of games.

    18:45 – 19:05 – Characters: Creations & Connections

    • Beatrice Harty, Lead Character Artist, IOI Malmö

    How should we create believable video game characters and establish player connections? Explore what elements contribute to the authenticity of these characters and learn how to forge strong bonds with players. You will hear about challenges encountered when bridging the gap between the digital and real world, and acquire practical tips and tricks to successfully achieve this goal.

    19:05 – 22:00 – Mingling, drinks and appetizers

    We look forward to welcoming you! 🙂

(This event has a limited capacity. Tickets have already been sold and no more are available)