Women in Games Italia partnered the third edition of GameRome – Rome Developers Conference
The third edition of the GameRome – Rome Developers Conference took place from 21th to 23th November. Directed by Women in Games Italy Founder Micaela Romanini, it hosted 28 panels, the eight round of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest, Whom awarded Gabriele Libera, young creator of the Fly Punch Boom! brawl game, a pitch between developers and high-level publishers, and meetings with the gaming industry leaders, including David Cage, Quantic Dreams CEO, and Tomonobu Itagaki, Itagaki Game Studios President.
The Women in Games Italy association was partner of the event, and it had two panels whom exposed the issues that women have to come across in the game industry, and in which way we can face them effectively. The “Women in Games Panel” hosted ad speakers Kate Edwards, Geogrify LLC CEO & Principal Consultant; Marie-Claire Isaaman, Women in Games WIGJ CEO; Sharon Tolaini Sage, Games Art and Design lecturer at the Norwich University of the Arts; Rachele Doimo, Square Enix Art Director and Angela Paoletti, Local Transit Managing Director & Owner.
The second one, “Women in Esports” powered by Intel, hosted Marie-Claire Isaaman; Kate Edwards; Agostino Melillo, Intel Communication Manager; Pontus Rundqvist, Dreamhack Business Intelligence and Operations Manager; Frank Sliwka, ESL – Turtle Entertainment Chief Operating Officer and Alessandra Van Otterlo, Control CEO. The two panels were modered by Micaela Romanini, Women in Games Italy Founder and GameRome Event Director.