Insomniac Games CEO and President Ted Price will serve as the first keynote speaker for Game::Business::Law 2012. The annual event dedicated to video games and the law will take place January 25 and 26, 2012 at SMU in Dallas, Texas. In his keynote, Price will discuss the strategy behind the soon-to-launch social games subsidiary, Insomniac Click. Insomniac is headquartered in Burbank, CA and has a second studio in Durham, NC. The 2012 event marks the fourth year of the two-day event.
On the second day of the conference, the Texas Entrepreneur Network will hold a two-hour games funding forum for up and coming developers. A panel of attorneys, video game business development officials, and venture capitalists will evaluate four organizations' requests for funding to hopefully bring their projects to life.
The Game::Business::Law Summit is hosted by The Guildhall at SMU, SMU’s Dedman School of Law and The Center for American and International Law. It brings top game industry business development leaders, developers, publishers, lawyers and members of the venture capital and financial industry from around the world together to tackle the trends and legal issues specific to the games industry.