GIC dates and times

There is more happening in games in Poznan in week around GIC and PGA. Maybe some of the other events will catch your interest.┬áYou will find that GIC as a whole is made of┬ákick-off’s, summits and spin-offs (first part of the event), the main conference and numerous side events.
GIC 2019 presented as follows:

 

GIC Week

GIC Kick off day

Pitching events day

GIC Main Conference

When?

Monday-Wednesday,
October the 14th-16th

Thursday,
October the 17th

Friday-Sunday,
October the 18th-20th

What is happening?Summits
Side events
Pitching events
Summits
Side events
Pre-party
Talks, roundtables, workshops
B2B exhibition, Career Zone
MeetToMatch
Main events, Summits
WherePoznan International Fair
locations in Poznan City
Poznan International Fair
locations in Poznan City
International Poznan Fair

 

Monday, October the 14th – GIC Week

Godot Sprint for Godot contributors
IRL two-day event dedicated to engine contributors.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Participants must register beforehand. The event is open to audience.
 

Tuesday, October the 15th – GIC Week

Godot Sprint for Godot contributors
IRL two-day event dedicated to engine contributors.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Participants must register beforehand. The event is open to audience.

Game Design Summit badge pickup party
Professionals-only video games industry conference with a primary focus on level, game, system, and narrative design. Including wildcard (everything not directly falling under the other categories) and 45-minutes interactive talks from the best people in the industry.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Event is ticketed.

More to be announced soon…

 

Wednesday, October the 16th – GIC Week

GodotCon
For all Godot community members, both curious newcomers and power users, to meet other users and contributors to the engine and exchange knowledge and experience.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Participants must register beforehand. The event is open to audience.

Game Design Summit workshops day
Professionals-only video games industry conference with a primary focus on level, game, system, and narrative design. Including wildcard (everything not directly falling under the other categories) and 45-minutes interactive talks from the best people in the industry.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Event is ticketed.

More to be announced soon…

 

Thursday, October the 17th – Kick off & pitching events

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 register beforehand. The event is open to audience.

The Big Indie Pitch
The Big Indie Pitch (mobile) & The PC Indie Pitch (desktop). “Speed dating” format allows you to pitch your game, receive experts feedback and compete for PCGamesInsider.Biz prizes.
Place:┬áPozna┼ä International Fair –┬áPavilion 15 (G┼éogowska 14).
Participants must register beforehand. The event is open to audience.

Best Game Video Award 2019 gala and Couch Multiplayer in cinema!
Best Game Video Award Gala, during which the audience chooses the best indie game video of 2019. After the gala, for two hours a crowd of gamers will play couch multiplayer indie games in a real cinema.
Place: Multikino in Stary Browar Shopping Center (Półwiejska 42).
The event is open to everyone.

Sightseeing tour
For all the GIC attendees, we organize free trips around Poznań, allowing you to enjoy our city even more.
Place: The tour starts in front of the Poznan International Fair.
The event is open to every GIC pass holder.

GodotCon
For all Godot community members, both curious newcomers and power users, to meet other users and contributors to the engine and exchange knowledge and experience.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Participants must register beforehand. The event is open to audience.

Game Design Summit workshops day
Professionals-only video games industry conference with a primary focus on level, game, system, and narrative design. Including wildcard (everything not directly falling under the other categories) and 45-minutes interactive talks from the best people in the industry.
Place: Pozna┼ä International Fair – MTP, Pavillion 14.
Event is ticketed.

Google for Startups & GameCamp preGIC Party
The best party to warm up before the Game Industry Conference.
Of course, with food&drinks as always!
The secret party location you will find in emails you receive from GIC and in the GIC app.

 

 

Friday,
October the 18th

Saturday,
October the 19th

Sunday,
October the 20th

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
Geek Careers recruitment zone
12:00-18:0010:00-19:0010:00-16:00
MeetToMatch business meetings
12:00-18:0010:00-19:0010:00-16:00
Game Industry Conference talks**
13:00-18:0010:00-19:0010:00-17:00
Game Design Summit workshops
9:00-13:30
Congress
10:00-18:00
Parties
18:00 Epic Game Music Concert
(any GIC Pass)
20:00 Huuuge Games
& GIC Party
(any GIC Pass, Indie Zone exhibitors)
19:00 CEEEGA award gala

20:30 PGA Party
(Business Pass)
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 announced soon.

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