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On May 10, 2017, join the most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry at Digital Media Wire’s Annual LA Games Conference to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment!

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Held in the iconic W Hollywood Hotel, LA Games Conference (LAGC) is a favorite among game, media and investment leaders for the high energy, focused environment for networking, meetings and deal-making.


LA Games features two tracks with fireside chats, roundtables, panels and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing and monetization, the event brings together many of the elite in the industry for top sessions and power networking.


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2016 Speakers

Day 1
19 Apr 2016

View from the Top: The State of the Game Industry

Industry leaders discuss the current state of the game industry as the business continues its transition towards a digital future. What does it take to make a successful game these...
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Kent Wakeford
John Koller
Eric Goldberg
Peter Levin
Dave Madden

Keynote with Fredrik Loving, GM, DICE LA

Fredrik Loving, General Manager, DICE LA
Fredrik Loving

Keynote Conversation with Jens Hilgers, BITKRAFT; ESL

KEYNOTE CONVERSATION Jens Hilgers, Founding Partner BITKRAFT, Founder & Board, ESL Interviewed by: Joost van Dreunen, CEO & Co-Founder, SuperData Research
Joost van Dreunen
Jens Hilgers
10:30 - 11:00

Networking Break

PANEL: Virtual and Augmented Reality for Games & Entertainment

This panel of VR and AR leaders will discuss the latest developments for games and entertainment. The panel will focus on what is available in the market today. What are...
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Brenton Lyle
Chris Hewish
Larry Cutler
Matthew Collado
Steven Schkolne
Christine Lee

PANEL: Monetizing Games through Free to Play

This panel will discuss free to play and freemium models for games. What works? What doesn’t? What’s the right mix in deploying free to play? PANELISTS Shanti Bergel, SVP, Business...
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Matt Nutt
Josh Burns
Shanti Bergel
Chris Early

PANEL: The Opportunity of eSports for Brands, Agencies & Marketers

This panel will discuss best of brand activations of eSports teams, leagues, competitive gamers and streamers. What is the opportunity for brands, agencies and marketers? PANELISTS Koh Kim, Head of...
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Kyle Stallock
Stan Press
Andy Swanson
Koh Kim

PANEL: Creativity Rules: Making Successful Games for Mobile Platforms

This panel will discuss how to make a successful game for iOS, Android and emerging mobile platforms. How important is creativity? What are the the metrics that matter when judging...
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Jamil Moledina
Lawrence Koh
Nanea Reeves
Lina Chen
Josh Brooks
12:15 - 01:30

VIP/Speakers Luncheon (invite-only)

Game & Entertainment Industry Leadership Roundtable

This panel of leading game and entertainment executives will discuss the future of the game business as it intersects with entertainment. What kind of deals are being done?  How is...
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Russell Binder
David Bloom
Spencer Hunt
Andrew Stalbow
Bill Wang

Keynote Conversation with Chris Heatherly, The Walt Disney Company

Chris Heatherly, SVP/GM, Disney Mobile Games, The Walt Disney Company Interviewed by: Michael Metzger, Media & Tech Investment Banker, Houlihan Lokey
Michael Metzger
Chris Heatherly

Featured Presentation

Featured presentation by Japheth Dillman, COO & Co-Founder, YetiZen
Japheth Dillman

Networking Break & Meetup Discussion Groups

Join a meetup group for an in-depth discussion on a specific topic and networking with interested individuals. Group topics include: Strategies for Cost-Effective User Acquisition in Mobile Games Hollywood &...
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Dave Geffon
Britta Eriksson

PANEL: The Power of Influence: Influencer Marketing & User Acquisition

This panel will discuss how games companies are using influencer marketing for user acquisition of mobile games. Topics include how to find the right influencer mix for your game, the deals being...
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Matthew Cohen
Philip Hickey
Cat Valdes
Javon Frazier
Jill Braff

PANEL: Winning in China: Finding Success in the Chinese Market

With hundreds of millions of active smartphones and tablets in the market, the Chinese market presents a huge opportunity for game businesses. This panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges...
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Randy Lee
Hany Nada
Josh Burns
Mike Vorhaus

PRESENTATION: Legal Issues for Games Businesses

This session is presented by the law firm of Sheppard Mullin. Jim Gatto is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group, Co-Team Leader of the firm’s Digital Media Industry...
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Jim Gatto

PANEL: The Video Ecosystem for Games & Game-related Content

This panel will discuss the video ecosystem for games and game-related content by looking at content creators, Twitch streamers, and YouTubers to talent agencies to brands to games. What are...
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Austin Long
Matthew Patrick
Matt Raub
Adrian Sexton

PRESENTATION: Combining In-app Purchases and Ads in Mobile Games

With 90% of today’s apps downloaded as free, making money as an app developer requires a more sophisticated approach that balances revenue with a positive user experience. Often this means...
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Alejandro Manchado

PANEL: The Future of eSports

Providing a potent mix of real-life spectatorship and digital entertainment, the worldwide phenomenon of competitive gaming counts over 70 million spectators and presents a unique, new avenue in the entertainment...
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Bill Mooney
Clinton Foy
Sunny Dhillon
Mike Vorhaus


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