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Call for Proposals

Closes 19 August 2011 GMT +0530 Hrs

To join Game Developer Summit 2011 as a speaker is a great opportunity to build brand equity for both you as an individual and for your organization. By presenting your experiences, technical & market knowledge, and innovations, through keynotes and hands-on workshops, you have the unique opportunity to reach out to one of the largest game developer markets in the world, in focused settings.

Game Developer Summit 2011 will be held November 03 2011 in Bangalore, India, at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

Steps to Submit Your Proposal

  • Step 1: Identify a topic that is relevant and informative to the game developer ecosystem. Each proposal has to subscribe to one or more of tracks below. Every proposal has to be unique and the chances of selection are higher if the talk has not been presented elsewhere.

      • Game Programming
      • Game Production
      • Game Audio
      • Game Design
      • Game Business & Management
  • Step 2: Carefully read the Game Developer Summit 2011 CfP Submission Guidelines.
  • Step 3: Use the Game Developer Summit 2011 online CfP submission form to submit your proposal(s) to the Conference Chair.

CFP Submission Guidelines

  • Estimated presentation length - there are two types of presentations - Focused Sessions (40 mins) & Lightning Talks (20 mins).
  • Submission of Final Presentation Decks - to the conference chair is required on or before the 10th of October 2011 to enable publication of the conference proceedings.
  • Complimentary Registration - one presenter per selected presentation is eligible for complimentary full conference registration to Game Developer Summit 2011, which includes admission to the exhibit hall and conference, delegate luncheons, all after hour socialising, and cool conference gear.
  • Once the abstract has been submitted through the online CfP submission form, an automatic e-mail response will be sent to confirm that the Game Developer Summit 2011 management has received it. Please print this as well as retain the email for your records. If you do not have access to the online CfP submission form, abstracts can either be submitted via email as Word document or Rich Text Format (RTF) attachments to or mailed on a CD-ROM (PC compatible) to

Conference Manager
Game Developer Summit 2011
Saltmarch Media (India)
#3/18, Corporation Building
Landmark: Opposite Prestige Towers/Konark Hotel
Residency Road, Bangalore 560025
Karnataka, India

Selection, Notification and Responsibilities

  • Selection Process: Game Developer Summit 2011 conference chair will carefully review all abstracts submitted by the 19th of August with the ultimate goal of forming a highly educational and informative conference that addresses topical and timely technology issues that is inline with the theme and tracks as specified for the 2011 edition of Game Developer Summit. Please note that the Game Developer Summit 2011 chair is also handpicking speakers from the Saltmarch network, so don't be surprised to see a preliminary list of speakers published before the CfP results are announced.
  • Evaluation Process: all abstracts will be evaluated on the strength of the abstract submitted, including content matter, technology/market trend and relevance of the material. The program committee will give preference to abstracts that include end-user representation. Proposals are invited only from independent speakers who are not associated with an organization that has marketing interest in the summit. (All speaking opportunities for vendors in the mobile ecosystem are tied to sponsorships; please contact marcn[AT] for details regarding participation.)
  • Notification: all primary contacts will be notified in writing via email no later than 28th of August 2011 as to whether their proposed Game Developer Summit 2011 abstract has been selected for presentation. Please note that only selected candidates will be intimated. Your proposal may also be selected well after the notification dates are past, provided slots open up.
  • Conference Content: all Conference proceedings, including audio, video, photo and text transcriptions, at the Game Developer Summit 2011 will automatically become copyright of Saltmarch Media (India) Pvt Ltd., and may be published (commercial or non-commercial) using different mediums to disseminate information to a larger audience.
  • Speaker Registration: one presenter per submission accepted will receive complimentary full conference registration, which includes entrance to the conference and exhibit hall, delegate lunches, all after hour socializing and cool summit gear.

Important Dates

  • Last date for submission of proposals: August 19 2011
  • Completion of Proposal Review by Conference Chair: August 25 2011
  • Notification of selected speakers: August 28 2011
  • Selected speakers to submit final manuscripts/PPT: Oct 10 2011
  • Game Developer Summit 2011: November 04 2011

Online Cfp Form

Welcome to the online CfP submission form for Game Developer Summit 2011. Please ensure that you have completely read and understood the detailed instructions for submitting proposals to the conference chair. Please complete the fields below and click 'Submit' to send your proposals for evaluation to the conference chair.

In case you would like to submit more than one proposal, please fill this form a second time.

Speaker Information

Fields marked with an asterisk * are mandatory.


Full Name*:






Zip/Postal Code:


Cell Phone*:















LinkedIn URL:

Blog URL:

Twitter URL:

Speaker Biography*:

URL of Video Recording of a Past Talk:

Previous speaking experience:*

Presentation Format:

Proposal Title:*

Choose the Track*:

Proposal Abstract:*
[Abstract only please. Do not include the title or presenters. Abstract must be a minimum of 1000 characters, but no longer than 2000 characters. You may copy and paste or type in your short abstract text.]

Has this Talk Been Presented Before?:*
[If yes, please mention the event and provide the URL]

I agree to the submission guidelines and the selection, notification, and responsibilities as detailed above.


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