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Jakub Marszałkowski

Indie Games Poland
Board Member
Poznan, Poland
Since 2004 developer and consultant. Now, for 5 years he has been organizing Game Industry Conference in Poznan, growing it into the largest B2B gamedev event in Central and Eastern Europe. Co-founder and Board Member of the Indie Games Poland Foundation, organized numerous Polish delegations to event, polish booths, as well as travel scholarships. Networking person for the game industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Awarded the Annual Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage in the category of Digital Culture for his organizing and promotional work. Lecturer and researcher working at the Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology.

Game Industry Conference together with Poznan Game Arena are the biggest B2B & B2C game industry events in Central and Eastern Europe. The GIC means 3100+ attendees from 30+ countries participating in 120+ talks and workshops, Pitch&Match, B2B exhibitions, networking events, CareerZone, competitions, Game Jams and more. The collocated PGA has 150+ B2C exhibitors and 71000+ visitors. The GIC's three key features are size, scope, and inclusiveness. As the biggest event in CEE, it aims to provide quality advanced and technical talks, while keeping it accessible, especially by not cutting off devs with a paywall. The mission is to encourage the growth of game developers in the region and globally.