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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Reimagining Game Industry Education: Boosting Talent Pipeline and Career Opportunities (Presented by Microsoft)
Speaker(s): Josh Reynolds, Philip Courtney, Jessica Lindl, Gordon Bellamy, Alia Jones-Harvey
Company Name(s): US Education, Microsoft, Urban Arts, Unity, USC, NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment
Track / Format: Advocacy

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Overview: Join experts from Microsoft, USC, Urban Arts, Unity, and the NYC Mayor's Office in a vibrant discussion about how the growth of cloud, streaming, AI and ML are challenging game development and pushing the industry to reinvent what it means to get a cutting-edge game education. With these innovations ahead, it has never been more critical for the industry to build a thriving talent pipeline. Hear how higher education, government, non-profits and platforms are coming together to design the skills, competencies and certifications that will set up the next generation of developers to succeed.

Game Developers Conference 2023

Josh Reynolds

US Education, Microsoft

Philip Courtney

Urban Arts

Jessica Lindl


Gordon Bellamy


Alia Jones-Harvey

NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment

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