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Bringing Cutting-Edge Research to the Games Industry

The IGGI Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence Conference is your annual game research download from more than 100 PhD students and researchers. Two jam-packed days feature

  • inspiring keynotes form industry and academic leaders pushing the field forward
  • rapid talks on the latest findings in game AI, analytics, procedural content generation, engagement, embodied interaction and more by IGGI students
  • hands-on workshops on cutting-edge techniques
  • lots of networking opportunities to get collaborating with IGGI researchers and students

What Past Attendees Think

"Great to hear about the amazing talented people doing fantastic innovative projects at the IGGI conference." –Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE

"The student talks at #IGGI17 today were as varied, unique, useful and forward-thinking as anything you'd get at #GDC!" –Will Freeman, Ex-editor, Develop Magazine

"Buzzing from IGGI 2017- Great to see the team growing again, so many talented and passionate researchers ready to change the future of games!" –Sam Devlin, AI Researcher, Microsoft Research

About IGGI

The IGGI conference is organised by the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI), a £12 million EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training with the mission to develop cutting-edge research the games industry needs and transform the way the games industry works with the academic community. IGGI is a collaboration between the University of York, the University of Essex, Goldsmiths and Queen Mary University of London as well as more than 80 games industry partners like Creative Assembly, AI Factory, UKIE, TIGA, or Sony.

IGGI projects are organized around two main themes:

  • Intelligent Games: using research advances to seed the creation of a new generation of more intelligent and engaging games.
  • Game Intelligence: using games as a data source and tool to further science and societal wellbeing.

You can find out more at the IGGI website.

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