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Wednesday, July 15 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Nurturing Talent in the Mediterranean: Learn It All

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The panelists will discuss and share their insights of how to build a talent pipeline and enhance the ecosystem underpinned by education in the interactive gaming sector.

Moderators
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Ivan Filletti

Chief Operations Officer, GamingMalta Foundation

Speakers
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Jonas Eneroth

CEO, Karmafy
Jonas is co-founder of Karmafy, the platform company for encouraging positive change and impact in mobile games and beyond. Karmafy helps developers and players support good causes in a live and interactive way.  With a background spanning Eidos, Bungie and Io Interactive, his work... Read More →
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Jasper Schellekens

Research Support Officer, Institute of Digital Games - University of Malta
Jasper is one of the organisers of the Malta Global Game Jam. He has been part of the organising committee since 2016 and is a veteran jammer having completed a number of Game Jam Games including a couple of digital games like How was you day? and a few board games like Babelship... Read More →
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Stefano Gualeni

Associate Professor, Institute of Digital Games - University of Malta
Stefano Gualeni (Ph.D.) is a philosopher who designs digital games and a game designer who is passionate about philosophy. Among his best-known playable works are the digital games ‘Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths’ (1997), ‘The Horrendous Parade’ (2012), and ‘Something... Read More →
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Georgios Yannakakis

Director and Professor, Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta
I am a Professor and Director of the Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta (UM) and the co-founder of modl.ai. I do research at the crossroads of artificial intelligence, computational creativity, affective computing, advanced game technology, and human-computer interaction. I have published over 260 journal and conference papers in the aforementioned fields. My research has been supported by nume... Read More →
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Giuseppe Crugliano

CEO & Creative Director, PlayMagic Ltd
His expertise is in both Original IP product development and Third Party Licenses from companies such Dargaurd, Cartoon Network, Studio Canal, Universal, AD2000, Pinewood Studios. He is the CEO and the Creative Lead of PlayMagic an independent studio based in Malta that develop games... Read More →


Wednesday July 15, 2020 12:15pm - 1:15pm EDT
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