Program

Two Days' Worth of Cutting-Edge Industry Knowledge

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UTC+4

09:30 - 11:00

Welcome Coffee

11:00 - 11:05

Welcome to WN Conference Abu Dhabi!

Pavel Ryaykkonen
WN Media Group
11:05 - 11:10

Opening Remarks

Julia Lebedeva (Kraskovskaia)
WN Media Group
11:10 - 12:00
Panel Discussion

Setting Up Gaming Business in the GCC Region

Moderator Pieter van der Pijl
Triple Dragon
Mario Rizzo
Artisan Studios, Inc.
Aleksandra Kurdyumova
FUTURA.digital
David Parra
Nine66 – a Savvy Games Group company
12:00 - 12:30
Solo Talk

A Deep Dive into Game Design: What It Really Takes to Turn an Idea into an Actual Game Design

Nick Phipps
Ubisoft Abu Dhabi
12:30 - 13:00
Fireside Chat

Evolving Strategies. New Approaches to Games’ Launch and Market Expansion

Leonid Blinov
TikTok
Natalia Chirkova
Axlebolt
13:00 - 14:00

Refreshments Break

14:00 - 14:30
Duo Talk

Industry Trends and Insights by Google. Make sure to register in advance

Vasily Dolin
Google
Ahmed Abdelkhalek
Google Cloud
14:30 - 15:30
Panel Discussion

Power Plays: Navigating Investment Landscapes and Gaming Trends in 2024

Moderator Roman Gurskiy
GEM Capital
Tarek Fouad
Shorooq Partners
Sultan Al Riyami
Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Kristina Lasenko (Frolova)
Global Gaming Hub
David Fernandez Remesal
Sandsoft Games
15:30 - 16:00
Fireside Chat

Power of Rewarded Audio Ads

Abdullah Konash
Nine66 - Publishing (Savvy Games Group)
Oz Syed
Audiomob
Sahil Modi
Audiomob
16:00 - 16:30
Solo Talk

Spatial Computing and Web 3.0

Mohamed Salama
Unity
16:30 - 16:40

Raffle

16:40 - 17:10
Solo Talk

The Rise of Mobile Gaming in Pakistan. Impact on MENA Region

Saad Hameed
Game District
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