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    No such thing as a free lunch? There is for members of the Women in Games Jobs group going to Europe’s pre-eminent WIG Conference! Interactive Selection is inviting women in games to a Networking Lunch and afterwards the WIG Conference at Develop 2010 on Thursday, July 15 2010 at the Hilton Brighton Metropole, Brighton, UK.
    Women in Games Jobs is organiser of the lunch and negotiated 25 free tickets for the conference which is sponsored by Interactive Selection. These tickets are going fast. We are so far expecting women from Ireland, Sweden, Netherland, Ukraine, Romania, France as well as the UK. This is the only event of its kind to take place in Europe in 2010 and we would welcome a great turnout.

    The KEY NOTE Speaker is Sheri Graner Ray, Senior Designer with Schell Games. She has been in the game industry since 1989 and has worked for such companies as Electronic Arts, Origin Systems, Sony Online Entertainment and Cartoon Network. She is author of the book, ‘Gender Inclusive Game Design-Expanding the Market’ and is one of the game industry’s leading experts on gender and computer games. In 2005 she was awarded the IGDA’s Game Developer’s Choice award for her work in gender and games and she is currently serving as the chair of Women In Games International, an organization she co-founded.

    There are only a limited number of places which are being offered to women in games on a first come, first served basis. This event is by invitation only so you will need to pre-register. To pre-register please let David Smith at Interactive Selection know so that a free ticket can be reserved.

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