Women in Games Italy will attend the Women in Gaming: The Next Generation conference
The English Embassy in Rome and the UK Science & Innovation Network are pleased to announce the Women in Gaming: The Next Generation conference. Created in collaboration with Women&Tech and Women in Games Italy, it will be the perfect hub for discussing the future of the videogame industry and the positive impact that diversity and inclusion are having on it.
Moderated by Micaela Romanini Women in Games Italy Founder, the conference will include two panels and a networking cocktail; the event will be introduced by a welcome speech, hosted by Jill Morris, English Ambassador in Italy, and Gianna Martinengo, Women&Technologies Founder.
The first panel, “Education and skills: the next generation“, will feature Marie-Claire Isaaman, Women in Games WIGJ CEO; Sharon Tolaini-Sage, Games & Art Design lecturer for Norwich University of the Arts; Angela Paoletti, Local Transit CEO and Kate Edwards, CEO and Principal Consultant for Geogrify LLC. The second one, “The Future of the Game Industry“, will host Elisa Di Lorenzo, Untold Games Co-Founder; Ivan Venturi, CEO of IV Productions; Sean Taylor, Director of InGAME – Innovations for Games and Media Enterprises and Ruth Falconer, Head of the School of Design and Informatics Division at Abertay University.
The event will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at the English Embassy in Rome in Villa Wolkonsky, from 4.30 pm to 6:50 pm, with a networking cocktail to follow. The working language will be English. Anyone interested can register via email, to UKITALYScience@fco.gov.uk.