RSVP’s for the Press Play Conference: Girls & Games 2018 is now online! The event is Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. at UCF’s Center For Emerging Media.
All high school students (and their parents) and college students in their first two years are welcome to attend. Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP at https://fiea.ucf.edu/pressplay/.
Free, One-day Event Includes Lunch!
Press Play Conference’s 2018 theme is Girls & Games. This free, one-day event hopes to inform and inspire more young women to pursue careers and educational opportunities in the video game industry and related industries. The day will feature hands-on workshops and roundtable discussions and ends with free lunch.
New Keynote Speaker Announced!
Girls & Games is thrilled to welcome Sigurlína Ingvarsdóttir as this year’s Keynote Speaker. Sigurlína Ingvarsdóttir is a Senior Producer on FIFA from Electronic Arts, the biggest-selling AAA game in 2016. Previously, she spent four years at DICE in Stockholm where she helmed the Star Wars Battlefront franchise, launching the massively successful Star Wars Battlefront in 2015 and establishing the foundation for Star Wars Battlefront II. She has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland.
For more info, go to www.fiea.ucf.edu/pressplay