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A Week of Specially Curated Conference Content

GDC Showcase will feature a variety of sessions ranging from live discussions, keynotes, and more, with content focused on some of the most pressing issues in the game development industry. Topics range from Advocacy to Visual Arts and will incorporate classic sessions from the past and never before seen content to give you a sample of what to expect from upcoming GDC events.

New sessions will continue to be added as we approach the event, so be sure to check back often to see the latest updates!

Session Topics


Address topics ranging from diversity to censorship to quality of life within the realm of social advocacy in the game industry.

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Share knowledge and top game audio professionals addressing audio's unique aesthetic, technical, business, and logistical problems.

See all Audio sessions >


Business & Marketing

Gain insight into game industry trends, identify business opportunities & partners, and learn new strategies for marketing games. 

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Get ideas for new games, tips to push your project forward, and learn how to create compelling interactions and design great games.

See all Design sessions >


Production & Team Management

Learn tactics for managing game production, from massive budget AAA console games to emerging platforms with new challenges.

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Learn the latest tools, middleware, and technical skills to develop games across platforms and solve difficult development problems.

See all Programming sessions >


Visual Arts

Be inspired by leading artists' work from stellar concept art to post-production and learn about the process behind the work.

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Session Formats

Live Sessions

These are new, hand-picked sessions that make the most of our interactive online format. Audience members will have the chance to participate in live Q&As and listen in on conversations between different leaders of the video game industry. 

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Discussion Sessions

Discussion sessions are pre-recorded talks both new and from the GDC Vault. Speakers will be present in the audience live-chat, engaging with attendees on different topics and providing additional insight on their presentations.

See all Discussion Sessions >

Partner Sessions

These sessions from our incredible show partners will get you up to date on some of the latest and most groundbreaking technology available to game developers today.


Live Partner Sessions

Our sponsors have also worked to prepare a number of live sessions to help educate you on the most useful modern tools & technology in game development.

Special Events

Stay tuned for more info on these unique sessions.


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