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Aurelie Le Chevalier

Ubisoft Montreal
Gameplay Programmer
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Delaney King

Tantalus
Art Director
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Jen MacLean

IGDA Foundation
Managing Director
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Paul Tobin

Weta Workshop
Art Director
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Lauren Scott

Systems Designer
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Christopher Cork

Ubisoft Montreal
Programming Team Lead, Gameplay
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Jack Condon

S1T2
Technical Director/Designer
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Inge Berman

S1T2
Artist

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Andrew Amundrud

Scarlet City Studios
Art Director
JB

Jimmy Baird

Magic Leap
Lead Game Designer
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Sam Batty

Aurora44
Animator
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Jarek Beksa

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CEO/Designer
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Potaua Biasiny-Tule

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Lisa Blakie

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Community Manager
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Rachel Bolstad

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Senior Researcher
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Derek Bradley

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CEO
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Navi Brouwer

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Producer
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Jeremy Burgess

PikPok
Technical Director
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Lance Burgess

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Director, CFO
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Paris Buttfield-Addison

Secret Lab
Lead Producer
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Aimee Cairns

Concept Artist & Art Consultant
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Leith Caldwell

CloudFire Studios
Technical Director
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Suhail Chada

Aurora44
Junior Game Designer
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Christina Chen

Second Sight
Managing Director
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Ashleigh Foo Chong

Grinding Gear Games
3D Artist
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Clifford Cohn

Google
AUNZ Apps Lead
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Campbell Crawford

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Concept Artist
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Peter Curry

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Co-Founder / Engineer
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Saf Davidson

Freelance
Narrative Designer
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Alejandro Davila

CONICAL Interactive Studios
VR/AR Producer
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Emre Deniz

Opaque Space
Director
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Saxon Dixon

Virtual Immersive
Real Time Technical Artist and UX Designer
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John Doolan

Virtual Immersive
Lead Software Engineer
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Pat Dunal

Media Design School
Game Art Lecturer
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Richard Durham

Unitec Institute of Technology
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Liam Esler

Narrative Consultant
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Ashley Eung

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UI Artist
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Gareth Falkingham

PikPok
Senior Game Programmer
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Jason Fischer

Bambora
Head of Development
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Rox Flame

Entrepreneurial Maker of fun and interactive things
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Amy Fredeen

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
CFO
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Brittany Goodwin

Beca Ltd.
Planner
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Jonas Goodwin

Runaway Play
Researcher
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Dean Hall

RocketWerkz
CEO
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Steph Hall

RocketWerkz
Producer
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Zoe Hobson

Runaway Play
Managing Director
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Beric Holt

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Senior Programmer
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Emma Johansson

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Art Director
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Nick Jones

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Yasmin Kafai

University of Pennsylvania
Professor
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John Kane

Independent
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Ivan Khmel

Media Design School
Lecturer
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Bart Klepka

Artrix Ltd
Senior Sound Designer
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Stephen Knightly

InGame
Managing Director
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Jeff Laird

Runaway Play
Product Owner
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Ryan Langley

PikPok
Senior Game Designer
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Melanie Langlotz

Geo AR Games
Co-Founder
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Sarah-Jane Lawson

Hudson Gavin Martin
Senior Associate
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Brett Leavy

Bilbie Labs
Creative Director
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Ben Lenihan

NZ eSports Federation
President
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Edwin Lim

Hudson Gavin Martin
Partner
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Robbie Litchfield

NYRIAD
Lead Architect
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Marc Loths

Tinyhands
Student & Technical Artist
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George Lovesy

Grinding Gear Games
Concept Artist
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Maddi Mackenzie

Independent
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Grinding Gear Games
Artist
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Jon Manning

Secret Lab
Co-Founder
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Jayde Marter

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Audio Designer/Composer
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Edwin McRae

Freelance
Writer and Narrative Designer
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Amie Mills

TVNZ
Commissioner – Digital & Children
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Dan Milward

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CEO
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Chris Murphy

Epic Games
Evangelist
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Feras Musmar

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Game Economy Designer
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Duane Mutu

Letplay.live
Director
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Maru Nihoniho

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Managing Director
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Tim Nugent

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Independent Developer
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Erik Olofsson

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Creative Director
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Mike Paech

Artrix Limited
Senior Animator
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Tim Ponting

Renegade PR
Director
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Kalonica Quigley

VRTOV
Lead 3D Artist
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Rory Rackham

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Senior Game Designer
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Samantha Ramlu

Method, M Theory
Managing Director and Co-Founder
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Kim Robinson

Techable Trust
General Manager
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Andrew Rowse

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Senior Programmer
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Jason Rudkin-Binks

Hudson Gavin Martin
Partner
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Calliope Newman Ryder

RohoBlanco
Student and Game Designer
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Steve Salmond

Ninja Thumbs Ltd.
Co-Founder
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Rustum Scammell

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Product Manager, 2D
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Jennifer Scheurle

Opaque Space
Game Design Lead
GS

Gustav Seymore

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Founder/Creative Director
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Ian Shephard

Cloudfire Studios
Creative Director
SS

Sam Shute

PhD Candidate
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John Sietsma

Unity
Product Evangelist
RS

Reuben Smith

Weta Workshop
3D Artist
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Jason Spiller

OMEN Gaming
Campaign Manager
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Aliesha Staples

Staples VR
Founder/VR Producer
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Nathania Sum

CONICAL Interactive Studios
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James Tan

Digital Confectioners
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Edward Tate

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Krystal Thompson

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Jody Toomey

Freelance
Game Audio Designer/Music Producer/Record Label Manager
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Cheryl Vance

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Online Learning Designer
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Carl de Visser

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Lead Producer
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Craig Warne

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Sound Designer
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Amie Wolken

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Chris Wratt

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Researcher
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Leonie Yue

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