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.
Wednesday, October 5 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Closing Keynote: See that mountain? You can climb it!

This is the story of how Osama made a career out of jumping head first into the unknown. From getting initially hired as a  game designer without a relevant degree, to teaching early in his career, to authoring the world's first independent game design program, to founding an international game festival, and more! This is a talk about perseverance through improbable odds, finding support in the community, and giving back once you've climbed that mountain.

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Osama Dorias

Osama Dorias is a Lead Content Designer at Unnannounced and a career game designer who has worked at Warner Brothers, Gameloft, GEE Media, Ubisoft, and Minority Media.He is currently also teaching game design at Dawson College. Osama loves to empower people in expressing themselves... Read More →

Wednesday October 5, 2022 4:00pm - 5:00pm AEDT
Plenary 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006