GIC week

There is more happening in games in Poznan a week around GIC and PGA. Maybe some of the other events will catch your interest. Stay tuned for news update.

Last years schedule was set as presented below:

 

Tuesday, October 9th

Geek Jam opening + Polish Radio Experimental Studio presentation
Geek Jam 2018 took place in Pozna┼ä, Poland from October 9th until October 11th ÔÇô just prior to the 2018 edition of Game Industry Conference. It was conveniently held on the premises of the Pozna┼ä International Fair, within walking distance from Pozna┼ä city center and the main train station.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – Eastern Hall (G┼éogowska 14)
The event was open to everyone.

 

Wednesday, October 10th

Couch Multiplayer in cinema!
For two hours a crowd of gamers played couch multiplayer indie games in a real cinema.
Place: Multikino in Stary Browar Shopping Mall (Półwiejska 42)
The event was open to everyone.

Sightseeing tour
For all the GIC attendees, there were prepared free trips around Poznań, allowing you to enjoy our city even more.
Place: The tour started at the premises of Poznan International Fair. More details coming soon.
The event is open to everyone.

 

Thursday, October 11th

Go to China! Pitch
A pitching event that provides a pivotal opportunity to take the next step forward with your project and enter the Chinese game market.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – Pavilion 15 (G┼éogowska 14)
Participants must have registed beforehand. The event is open to the audience.

The Big Indie Pitch
In 2018, for the second time in a row, were organized: The Big Indie Pitch & The PC Indie Pitch.
Place:┬áPozna┼ä International Fair –┬áPavilion 15 (G┼éogowska 14)
Participants must have registed beforehand. The event is open to the audience.

The Nordic Game Discovery Contest
GIC 2018 featured a discovery contest for Nordic Game Conference.
Place:┬áPozna┼ä International Fair – Pavilion 15 (G┼éogowska 14)
Participants must have registed beforehand. The event is open to the audience.

Geek Jam awards
Up to two best games were awarded. The main award in this jam was a budget of 9.000Euro to continue development of the game project from the jam for the next two to three months.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – Pavilion 15 (G┼éogowska 14)
The event was open to everyone.

Best Game Video Award 2018
Best Game Video Award Gala, on which the audience chooses the best indie game video of 2018.
After the gala you were invited to a screening of a gamedev-themed documentary.
Place: Multikino in Stary Browar Shopping Mall (Półwiejska 42)
The event was open to everyone.

Sightseeing tour
For all the GIC attendees, were prepared free trips around Poznań, allowing you to enjoy our city some more.
Place: The tour started at the premises of Poznan International Fair. 
Time:┬á2 PM – 4 PM
The event was open to everyone.

CRYSTAL CANVAS Game Graphics vernissage
The vernissage of 1st international CRYSTAL CANVAS Game Graphics digital art competition. The aim of this competition was to promote art created with the use of digital techniques, as well as to attract attention to the fact that computer games are a form of modern art themselves.
Place: Pavilion 15

preGIC Party
The best party to warm up before the Game Industry Conference.
Of course, with food&drinks as always!

 

Game Industry Conference & Poznań Game Arena

The conference and the expo are held on Friday and during the Weekend. And these are the busiest days.

 

Friday, October 12th

Saturday, October 13th

Sunday, October 14th

Poznan Game Arena consumer expo
10:00*-18:00
VIP & Press day
9:00-20:009:00-18:00
Indie Zone
consumer expo
10:00*-18:009:00-20:009:00-18:00
B2B exhibition Zone
12:00-18:0010:00-20:0010:00-16:00
MeetToMatch business meetings
12:00-18:0010:00-20:0010:00-16:00
Game Industry Conference talks**
13:00-18:0010:00-20:0010:00-17:00
Parties
Epic Game Music Concert
18:00  developers/business pass and invitationsHuuuge Games
& GIC Party
20:00
(developers/business pass, Indie Zone exhibitors and invitations)
CEEEGA award gala
19:00

PGA Party
20:30
(business pass and invitations)
Sightseeing
10:00-12:0016:30-18:30


* We would advise you that Friday morning before the conference talks start is the best time to see the expo, as a number of visitors then will be most acceptable.
** The exact schedule of talks at the conference will be given as soon as it will be even partially ready.

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