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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Greg Palstra

Sledgehammer Games
Studio General Manager
Greg joined the games industry in the mid-90s as a programmer. Greg worked with multiple small Australian studios before joining Electronic Arts as part of Visceral Games Melbourne. As a Development Director at EA Greg contributed to multiple triple A games including titles in the Dead Space® franchise and Dante’s Inferno®. Greg moved to Canada to join the FIFA team where he became the Franchise Development Director for multiple FIFA releases. Greg returned to Australia joining the EA Firemonkeys studio working on The SIMS® franchise before most recently joining Sledgehammer Games in early 2020 as the Studio General Manager.
Since joining SHG Melbourne, Greg has overseen the growth of the studio from a small programming team to its current size of over 150 people across all gaming disciplines. The team delivered Call of Duty® Vanguard™ – the best-selling game of 2021 – from home during the pandemic. Greg continues his work leading the Melbourne studio as they develop titles in the Call of Duty® franchise.
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