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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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Tuesday, October 4 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Nurturing neurodiversity: making game dev accessible to everyone

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Knowing that there is actually quite a strong probability that someone you work with is neurodivergent, learning about it and how to cultivate a positive workplace environment with neurodiversity in mind can be hugely beneficial, not only for the individual but for the whole team as you nurture a more accessible, diverse, and productive workplace. This talk will focus on sharing the experience of neurodivergent practitioners within the games industry and provide take-away points for building an inclusive and accessible workplace to get the best out of neurodivergent employees and the team overall.

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Catherine Booth

Catherine Booth is an upcoming Australian game designer with 4 years of experience across marketing and community, QA and design. A passionate storyteller and experience creator, Catherine recently joined the Gameloft Brisbane team after 3 years with Gold Coast virtual reality studio... Read More →
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Bradley Hennessey

Bradley Hennessey has been a Solo Game Developer for over 8 years, developing numerous titles in that time. As a recent graduate of Game Design at QUT, in 2021 he achieved an internship with Gameloft Brisbane through Screen QLDs Internship program. Now a Junior Designer at the Studio... Read More →

Tuesday October 4, 2022 3:00pm - 3:50pm AEDT
Room 110 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006