Day Two Schedule (Feb. 28th)

*Registration will open at 9:00 AM. All events will take place in the UBC Asian Centre

10:00-10:30 Keynote

(Keynote Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Toronto)

  • Professor Tatsuyuki Negoro (Waseda Business School)

10:30-10:45 – Coffee Break

(Sponsored by UBC Co-op Programs)


10:45-12:15 Game Industry Panel Discussion

(Panel Sponsored by the BC Ministry of International Trade)

<Overview and Introduction>

  • Howard Donaldson (DigiBC / Vanedge Capital)

<Industry Presentations>

  • Bandai Namco (Atsuo Nakayama)
  • Capcom (Joe Nickolls and Sakae Osumi)
  • DeNA (Kaiser Ng)
  • Sega (Naoki Kameda)

<Commentary>

  • Shuji Watanabe (Ritsumeikan University)

<Moderated by Tomoko Nakasuji (BC International Trade and Investment Office)>


12:15-1:15 – Lunch

(Sponsored by the BC Ministry of International Trade)


1:15-2:15 Working with Japanese Game Companies: Best Practices

(Panel Sponsored by Creative BC)

A Discussion with Local Game Companies

  • Jon Festinger (Centre for Digital Media)
  • Atsuo Nakayama (Bandai Namco)
  • Joe Nickolls (Capcom)
  • Sakae Osumi (Capcom)

<Moderated by Patrick Pennefather (Centre for Digital Media)>


 2:15-3:15 – Closing Reception

(Sponsored by the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver)


Game Over

Day ONE


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