09:00 AM - 09:15 AM | Auditorium

Welcome Address

We open the floor with a word from Alderman Vos, Mayoral Commitee Member for Ecnonomic Growth.

Then we'll kick things off with a word from AGW Co-Founder, Nick Hall and MC, Hugo Obi!

Make Games Africa

10:00 AM - 06:00 PM | Seminar Room B

Epic Games

Get involved in this Epic Workshop and learn all the ins-and-outs of the Fortnite Editor for Unreal Engine

Break for lunch and return at 12:45 PM to continue.

Workshop

11:00 AM - 04:30 PM | Seminar Room A

SpielFabrique & Bright Gambit's Game Elevate at AGW | Powered by Xsolla

Join the combined Masterclass and Interactive Session hosted by Tim Brown from Bright Gambit and Odile Limpach from SpielFabrique.

Workshop

12:45 PM - 01:05 PM | Auditorium

Funding Opportunities for African Game Developers

Explore funding avenues with African gaming experts, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the continent's gaming scene. Learn from industry leaders shaping the future of African game development.

speaker-1

Jason Della Rocca

speaker-2

Teddy Kossoko

speaker-3

Ben Myres

speaker-4

Sithe Ncube

01:05 PM - 01:50 PM | Auditorium

Creating & Sustaining a Successful Gaming Brand

Get insights from the Co-Founder of Thunderful Group, Brjánn Sigurgeirson.

Various Speakers

01:55 PM - 02:33 PM | Auditorium

Every Job is a Climate Job

African gaming experts and industry changemakers discuss climate-conscious practices in gaming and the broader industry. Explore how every role can drive sustainability and growth in Africa's gaming industry.

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Deborah Mensah-Bonsu

02:40 PM - 03:30 PM | Auditorium

Prototyping as Part of the Production Process

Discover the strategies and insights that drive innovation and efficiency, making prototypes an integral part of shaping Africa's gaming industry.

speaker-1

Richard Bolland

speaker-2

Dean Gichukie

speaker-3

Dominion Erosmele

03:35 PM - 04:20 PM | Auditorium

Your Business as a Studio: What CEOs Should Know

Gain vital learnings from the game industry's premier strategy consulting and acquisition advisory firm, Strategic Alternatives.

Various Speakers

04:25 PM - 05:00 PM | Auditorium

Exit, Stage Left: A Love Story

Hosted by Pieter Koornhof, CEO of 24 Bit Games.

Various Speakers

05:30 PM - Close | Auditorium

What Even is an African Game?

Get ready for an engaging exploration of the dynamic world of African gaming as we delve into the heart of the matter – what truly defines an "African Game"?

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Hugo Obi

speaker-2

Kate Edwards

speaker-3

Nick Hall

Games for Change Africa

Join the Games For Change Africa team as they take you through talks, panels, workshops and interactive sessions. The theme for the day is ‘From Awareness to Action’, and will be hosted by Susanna Pollack, president of G4C Global, alongside the G4C and AGW team.

G4C Africa

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM | Auditorium

Opening Ceremony

Opening the floor with this year's the theme: From Awareness to Action.

The official launch of G4C Africa Festival kicks off with the Diverse Voices, New Stories Challenge!

G4C Africa

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM | Auditorium

Rapid-Fire Interview: Africa Game Industry Myths Debunked

Dive deep into the African gaming industry, dispelling common myths and bringing to light the immense potential and growth within the region.

 

G4C Africa

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Auditorium

Lightning Talks

Discover the global evolution of games, VR and AR across education, health, civic engagement, sustainability and beyond.

Topics:

  • Gamers Go Green: Understanding Player Values & Acquisitions
  • Business Success through Sustainability
  • Interactivity for Good: How VR Simulators Can Help African Farmers Feed the World
  • Unlocking the World of School Esports
  • Gamifying For Impact: Data-Driven Solutions

Panel

11:00 AM - 04:30 PM | Seminar Room A

Game Design Sprint

Enhance your game design skills and showcase African creativity! Join our Game Design Sprint with experts and gear up for a life-changing opportunity from G4C Global. Registration required.

Workshop

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM | Auditorium

Play to Meet

Learn what Playing for the Planet means in the gaming industry by connecting with community members and like-minded organisations from around the globe in this unique, interactive networking opportunity.

 

G4C Africa

02:00 PM - 04:30 PM | Auditorium

Game Changers Gathering

Imagine an Africa where games address crucial challenges. Join industry leaders to shape our vibrant future. Craft a strategic action plan together.

Panel

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM | Auditorium

Pitch to Change

Watch as young African creatives pitch their game concepts and receive immediate insights from industry veterans.

G4C Africa

05:30 PM - Close | Auditorium

Closing Ceremony

Empowering Change, Creating Futures.

G4C Africa

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM | Seminar Room A

Welcome Address

On the final morning of AGW2023 we'll receive a warm welcome from AGW Co-Founders Nick Hall and Rex Bowden along with MC, Hugo Obi

Various Speakers

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM | Auditorium

Xbox Discovery Day

Remove the mystery of game development as you're guided by the ID@Xbox Initiative, the minds who created the Developer Accelerator Program.

Learn skills required to level up your gaming career and get an exclusive sneak peek into how Xbox can assist you with releasing your game into the world!

Workshop

09:45 AM - 10:30 AM | Seminar Room A

Pro Helvetia: She Got Game

The importance of an entrepreneurial mindset and business support for female game developers.

Panel

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM | Seminar Room A

IGDA : Unlocking the Potential of Incubators in Africa

Learn how alliance of gaming ecosystem builders can support game development in Africa

Workshop

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Seminar Room A

Supercell: How Company Culture Supports the Game Dev Process

Learn how company culture supports the game development process in this Interactive Session by Supercell.

Workshop

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM | Seminar Room A

IFAS: How Can the Corporate World & the Creators Support Each Other Within Video Games & Esports

Gain insights from industry professionals on building a network that is right for you and your product.

Workshop

12:30 PM - 02:30 PM | Seminar Room B

Epic Games Bootcamp

Get involved in this Epic Workshop and learn all the ins-and-outs of the Fortnite Editor for Unreal Engine.

01:30 PM - 02:15 PM | Auditorium

Empowering Education through Esports & Casual Gaming

Unleashing the Future of Learning in Schools! Join our panelists with experience ranging from gamifying learning to bridging esports and education, the future of gaming and students is undoubtedly linked.

speaker-1

Jaco Sauer

speaker-2

Kerry-Ann van der Merwe

speaker-3

Maximus Ametorgoh

01:30 PM - 02:15 PM | Seminar Room A

Welcome Tomorrow

During this workshop you'll learn about the most efficient User Acquisition strategies, understand how to develop User Retention with marketing campaigns and drive your game's Monetisation.

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM | Auditorium

Levelling Up Legally: Charting the Path for Content Creators, Streamers & Esports Organisers

Assess the potential of the African gaming industries future and how it relates to the young gamers in Africa.

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