Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier professional development and networking event for the game development industry, focused on up-skilling and connecting the Australian sector via education, knowledge sharing and the provision of extended personal and business networks. GCAP caters to a range of disciplines and has grown and attracted an engaged audience and esteemed speakers from around the world.

The Focus For GCAP 2022 Is Ambition.

Australian game developers have found their voice in the world and that voice is ambitious. GCAP 2022 will challenge attendees to chase their ambitions and create world class products, experiences, studios, and businesses for an ever-expanding global games audience. GCAP 2022 will provide avenues for personal and professional ambitions to be realised and success to be achieved.

GCAP 2022 will run from Monday the 3rd of October, to Wednesday the 5th of October 2022.
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Monday, October 3 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Imagining the Future

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VicScreen has supported Victoria’s vibrant digital games scene for almost 30 years, investing in projects, people and businesses along the way in collaboration with the individual and collective imagination of local game developers. In this session, our panel of industry experts will look towards what the future might hold for games and imagine what the next 30 years might look like for technology, audiences, investment, and players.

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Jini Maxwell

Jini Maxwell is a curator at ACMI and a videogame journalist. In 2021, they were awarded Best Gaming Journalist at the Samsung Australia IT Journalism Awards.
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Paul Callaghan

Paul has been working in and around games since 1998 as a programmer, writer, educator, and creative producer. He has worked with a range of government and cultural organisations including ACMI, State Library Victoria, BAFTA, the BFI, British Council, City of Port Phillip, and the... Read More →
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Lisy Kane

Kepler Interactive
Lisy Kane is a videogames producer and co-founder of social good startup, Girl Geek Academy. She is currently a producer for Kepler Interactive, a new global co-owned publisher as well as advisor and producer for the Kowloon Nights games fund. Before this she formed her production... Read More →
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Liam Esler

Summerfall Studios
Liam is an experienced games entrepreneur, writer, and producer from Melbourne, Australia. He has worked as a producer and writer with some of the biggest brands in gaming, including Beamdog, Obsidian Entertainment, PikPok, Surprise Attack Games, and many others. In addition to game... Read More →

Monday October 3, 2022 2:00pm - 2:50pm AEDT
Room 105 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006