NZ GDC 2013 programme announced
9 June 2013

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference will be held on Friday 28 June at AUT University in Auckland.  It is a one-day action-packed conference for professional and indie game developers.

The conference features New Zealand and Australia’s leading game developers sharing real experiences and the knowledge that has made them global successes.

You can download the conference programme here.

Conference sessions cover technology, art, business and marketing streams and include:

Additional sessions are still be announced with a full programme coming soon.  Presentations are 20 minutes long with a short audience Q&A. Registration opens at 9am with the conference running from 10am-6pm including lunch and afternoon tea, and then the…

Serato After-Party: Friday Night

Conference attendees can pick up tickets to attend the Serato After-Party at Rakinos on High St.  Auckland software-company Serato are the makers of the world’s best and most popular DJ software, Scratch Live, so they know how to bring up the right tunes.  Drinks on arrival.

NZGDA AGM: Thursday Night

Are you passionate about the future of game development in New Zealand? The NZ Game Developers Association Annual General Meeting and committee elections will be held at 5pm, Thursday 27 June at Level 5, Media Design School, 92 Albert St.  All NZGDA members are welcome to attend.

The deadline for nominations for the seven-person NZGDA committee is 5pm Thursday 20 June. Email NZGDA Secretary Jonathan Rogers at to nominate yourself. 200-350 word long blurbs from each candidate are required and will be posted on prior to the AGM. Voting can be done in person or via email.

Tickets On Sale Now

Purchase your tickets online now.  Anyone professionally involved in developing video games is welcome to join the NZGDA and receive the discounted $70+GST ticket price.