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GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards 2019

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Ham Yard Hotel

1 Ham Yard

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W1D 7DT

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Celebrate the best employers in the UK games industry, alongside discussions on diversity, inclusivity, mental health and more

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The GamesIndustry.biz UK Best Places To Work Awards returns for 2019 at London's Ham Yard Hotel.

The theatre-style awards show will reveal the best employers in the UK games business, alongside the winners of our special awards -- including trophies to award excellence in diversity, education, health and wellbeing and the UK's best boss.

Before the awards kick-off, GamesIndustry.biz has also programmed a number of talks and panels to discuss some burning topics. Including:

  • Diversity and inclusivity in games
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

The event is in partnership with Amiqus, and has also been sponsored by Playground Games.

Speakers include: GamesAid's Des Gayle, Creative Assembly's Emma Smith and Bulkhead Interactive's Joe Brammer. POC In Play's Jodie Azhar, BAME in Games' Kish Hirani, Jagex's Rich Eddy and D3T's Phil Owen. More speakers to be announced.

Schedule:

11:00: Registration

12:00: Welcome

12:05: Introduction by UKIE CEO Dr Jo Twist

12.15: Talk by Kish Hirani, chairperson, BAME in Games

12.25: Talk by Jodie Azhar, co-founder, POC in Play

12.35: Talk by Dominic Shaw, ambassador, Autistica

12.45: Talk by TBC

12.55: CSR Panel with GamesAid's Des Gayle, Creative Assembly's Emma Smith, UsTwo Games' Jane Campbell and Bulkhead's Joe Brammer

13.30: Mental Health Panel with Game Workers Unite's Kevin Agwaze, Safe In Our World's Matt Murphy, D3T's Phil Owen, Jagex's Rich Eddy, PlayStation's Tara Saunders

14:00: Pre-Awards Drinks

15:00: Awards Ceremony

15:50: After Drinks

17:00: Close

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