|  FAQ
This page contains a collection of answers to the most common questions people ask about the Game Developers Conference™ China. If you have a question and can't find the answer on the site, please let us know--chances are, someone else has the same question.

Event Date & Location

When/Where is GDC China?
GDC China will take place October 25-27, 2015 at Shanghai International Convention Center.
Shanghai International Convention Center
Address: 2727 Riverside Ave, Pudong
Shanghai, China
Tel: 86-21-50370000
Fax: 86-21-50370999

Conference Registration

How do I contact a "live" person for registration help and information?
In China:
Please contact Winifred Wang, +86 21 61577253

In the US:
Please call (415) 947-6926 or (866) 535-8997 or email for help and information.
What is the cost of admission?
There are a number of different passes available for a variety of prices, depending on which parts of GDC China you want to see. For details about these passes and prices, visit our Passes & Prices page.
I've just registered online, when will I receive my receipt and confirmation?
You should receive your confirmation as soon as you register. If you are having problems, please contact Robin Zhu.

A registration confirmation email will be sent to your registered email address as soon as you complete the registration process. Once your payment is received and processed (normally within 2-3 business days), you will receive a separate email containing your formal conference participation confirmation and receipt.
How do I register a Group?
To register a group of three or more attendees, please proceed to our online group registration system here.
When do I receive my badge?
All badges can be picked up onsite at the GDC China registration counter. Please print out the Receipt page of your conference participation confirmation email to pick up your badge.
I've registered for GDC and now need to make changes to my registration, how can I do this?
Please see the Registration Policies page for details.
Where can I mail my registration payment or changes?
We will not accept payment by mail. For information on changing your registration, please see the Registration Policies page.
Where can I place a request for a change?

Show Hours

What hours will registration be open?
Time: 08:00-17:00 | Sunday, October 25
08:30-17:00 | Monday, October 26
08:30-14:00 | Tuesday, October 27
What hours will tutorials, sessions, and the GDC kiosk be open?
Time: 09:00-18:00 | Sunday, October 25 - Tuesday, October 27
Venue: 3F & 5F, Shanghai International Convention Center

Conference Curriculum

When will the conference curriculum for GDC China be announced?
Conference sessions will be added to the site as speakers are confirmed, so check back regularly.

Travel and Hotels

How do I reserve a hotel room for the GDC China?
View hotel information on the Travel Page.
Is there a discount available for housing?
Yes, discount details are provided in the travel page of this site.
Do I need a visa to travel to China for this conference?
Yes, international visitors will need a visa. Please check the International Visitors page for information.

Speaking at GDC China

I would like to speak at the conference. How do I submit a proposal?
Please view the Call for Submissions page for details. For questions regarding speaking opportunities, please contact Meggan Scavio (outside China) and Anne Yao (within China).
Are there specific subjects that I should submit speaking proposals for?
Proposals should address the tracks listed on the Conference main page.
When do I find out whether my speaking proposal was accepted?
Please allow 2-3 weeks for review. If you have any questions regarding GDC China proposals, please contact Meggan Scavio (outside China) and Anne Yao (within China). View the Call for Submissions page for more details.

Other Questions

Will there be wireless internet access at the show?
Wireless access will be available for purchase onsite.


Are there volunteer opportunities at GDC China?
Students may be eligible for the GDC China volunteer program. More information will be available soon. Check the Volunteer page for details.


If you have a question and can't find the answer on the site, please let us know. Chances are, someone else will have the same question. Send questions to Winifred Wang.