TGS Forum 2013

September 19 (Thursday) Keynote Lecture
Interpreting AvailableAdmission Free / Advance registration required

10:30 A.M.-11:10 A.M.
[Part 1]

The World Created by “Playstation 4”(Tentative)

Sony Computer Entertainment
Andrew House - President and Group CEO
Masayasu Ito - SVP and Department Manger of the First Business Division
Shuhei Yoshida - SCE Worldwide・Studio President

11:15 A.M.-11:55 A.M.
[Part 2]


September 19 (Thursday) Asia Game Business Summit
Interpreting AvailableAdmission Free / Advance registration required

1:30 P.M-3:00 P.M.

Sudden Rise of the Game Market in Asia ― Exploring Its Full View

〔Japan〕Mr. Shin Unozawa - Computer Entertainment - Supplier’s Association, Chairman
〔Indonesia〕Mr. Dien Wong - Altermyth, CEO
〔Malaysia〕Mr. Ganesan Velayathan - Fun & Cool Ventures, CEO

September 20 (Friday) Special Session
Admission fee (tax included) \8,000 Advance \10,000 Day of the eventAdvance registration required

1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.

Smartphone Game Session

Look for the Post Puzzle & Dragons ~The future of Browser Game V.S. Application Game

Yuta Maeda - Chief Executive Officer, Pokelabo, Inc.

〔Moderator〕Hitoshi Ogawa - Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. - Chief Editor of Nikkei Entertainment!

1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.

Game Platform Session

Age of Civil Wars for Game Platforms - Structuring a Five-Year Plan for Finding Potential Customers ― 3 game industry intellectuals will talk about the changes in the future market

Kiyoshi Shin - Journalist
Hiroki Ohmae - Unity Technologies Japan Manager in charge of Japan
Eiji Mada - SMBC Nikko Securities - Equity Research Division Senior Analyst

〔Moderator〕Junpei Furuhata - Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. - Deputy Editor of Nikkei Trendy

3:15 P.M.-5:15 P.M.

Independent Game Session

Can we get enough money to eat with Indie Games?! ~Latest Situation of the Independent Game in Japan

Kenji Ono - Representative of IGDA(International game Developers Association) Japan
Takumi Himura - Asterizm - Director of Game Development Team NIGORO
Takeshi Asano - Sony Computer Entertainment Open Platform Business Promotion Division

〔Moderator〕Kenichi Takebe - Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. - Reporter of Nikkei Software

3:15 P.M.-5:15 P.M.

Game Technology Session

Input/Output Device that Change the Future of Games ― Exploring the possibilities of applying HMD and new sensors to games ―

Kazuhiro Sasao - Nippon Steel Solutions Corps., Senior Manager of Work Style Innovation Center

〔Moderator〕Tadashi Nezu - Nikkei Business Publications, Reporter of Nikkei Electronics

*Admission on Business Days is restricted to individual working in the game industry.
*Only those who have registered in advance and have completed full screening and payments, as well as individuals who have a Business Day Registration Ticket and have pre-registered will be admitted to the venue on Business Days.
*Students,individuals not working in the game industry, and persons under the age of 18 will be refused entry.
*Schedule, content, speakers are subject to change without prior notice.
*Please note that TGS Forum vouchers, Business Day Registration Tickets can not be reissued.
*Cancellations are not accepted for all sessions.
*Identification and business card screening will take place at the reception of Special Sessions.
*No interpretation service is available at Special Sessions.

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