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GDC China opens 2012 event's call for submissions

gdcchina.jpgThe UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the industry-leading Game Developers Conference series, have announced the call for submissions for this November's GDC China in Shanghai.

Now in its fifth year, GDC China 2012 will take place Saturday November 17 through Monday, November 19 at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China, and will once again bring together the world's leading developers to share knowledge and ideas surrounding the extremely popular Asian game industry.

Developers from all over the world are welcome to attend the upcoming event, which will address essential topics spanning outsourcing production, free-to-play business models, bringing games from the East to the West, and much more.

This year, the event's call for submissions includes main conference tracks covering Design, Business & Marketing, Production, and Visual Arts. Organizers are looking for leading Western and Asian practitioners to propose lectures and panels with major practical takeaways for today's video game market.

Organizers are also accepting lecture proposals for the two GDC China Summits: the Independent Games Summit and the Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit, both of which will focus on modern and pertinent sectors of modern game development.

The call for submissions for both the main conference tracks and the two GDC China Summits is now open through June 18, 2012. You can learn more about the submissions process and guidelines on the event's official submissions page.

Keep an eye out for more updates on GDC China in the coming weeks, as its organizers will have plenty more to announce as the event takes shape. To stay abreast of all the latest news on the show, please visit the official GDC China website, or subscribe to updates via Facebook, Twitter, or RSS. GDC China is owned and operated by Gamasutra parent company UBM TechWeb.

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