The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) announced three debates to take place at the 2012 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit. The event will be held at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, February 8-10, 2012, and feature a line-up of industry leaders, decision makers and visionaries. Kicking off the conference on February 8 (prior to the Keynote Opener) will be the three "Hot Topics" sessions co-moderated by Adam Sessler, host of G4’s X-Play and Perrin Kaplan, Zebra Partners. The three debates are "Is the Publishing Model Broken?" with Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter and EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich; "Mobile vs. Console" with Perrin Kaplan of Zebra Partners and Gabriel Leydon of Addmired, Inc; and "Game Journalism" with G4's Adam Sessler and Kill Screen Magazine's Jamin Warren.
D.I.C.E. organizers also announced more speakers for the conference including Sefton Hill, Co-founder and Game Director of Rocksteady Games in a session called "Escaping the Asylum"; and TJ Galda, Senior CG Supervisor at Electronic Arts in a session called "Nonlinear Story Telling: Crafting a New Genre."
Registration for D.I.C.E. Summit ends Monday, January 30th at midnight. For more information and registration visit www.dicesummit.org.
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