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.


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.


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.


Jason Della Rocca


Teddy Kossoko


Ben Myres


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.


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.


Richard Bolland


Dean Gichukie


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"?


Hugo Obi


Kate Edwards


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.


  • 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


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.


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.


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

10:00 AM - 02:00 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!


10:45 AM - 11:30 AM | Seminar Room A

Pro Helvetia: She Got Game

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


12:00 PM - 12:45 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


11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Seminar Room B

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.


Jaco Sauer


Kerry-Ann van der Merwe


Maximus Ametorgoh

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.

12:45 AM - 01:30 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.


01:30 PM - 02:15 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.


01:00 PM - 01:45 PM | Event Space

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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