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Careers and Recruitment Expo 2021: The Next World of Work

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· Networking
Explore Hopin and check out our Expo Booths
Explore Hopin, check out the expo and networking areas. Use #WIGCE21 to let people know you are here
2021-03-10T10:00:00Z 2021-03-10T11:00:00Z Europe/London Explore+Hopin+and+check+out+our+Expo+Booths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Careers & Recruitment Expo Kick-Off!
A welcome from Women in Games CEO, Marie-Claire Isaaman!
marie-claire isaaman
2021-03-10T11:00:00Z 2021-03-10T11:15:00Z Europe/London Careers+%26+Recruitment+Expo+Kick-Off%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
What’s Now? And What’s Next?
Lauren Kaye, Poornima Seetharaman, Audrey LePrince and Elizabeth Sampat discuss current and future working landscapes in games.
Audrey Leprince Elizabeth Sampat Lauren Kaye Poornima Seetharaman
2021-03-10T11:15:00Z 2021-03-10T11:45:00Z Europe/London What%E2%80%99s+Now%3F+And+What%E2%80%99s+Next%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Presentation: Value and Values - Championing Artists
Janet Ung talks about her priorities as a Lead Artist; how life, work and art thrive through humility, respect and loving what you do!
Janet Ung
2021-03-10T11:45:00Z 2021-03-10T12:15:00Z Europe/London Presentation%3A+Value+and+Values+-+Championing+Artists https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Learning Lab: Value and Experience vs Qualifications
Charly Harbord frames life experiences as just as meaningful as qualifications: What does ‘value’ mean in the context of work, and what makes you, uniquely you?
Charly Harbord
2021-03-10T11:45:00Z 2021-03-10T12:15:00Z Europe/London Learning+Lab%3A+Value+and+Experience+vs+Qualifications https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Learning Lab: Value and Values - Capturing Strengths
Joanna McNeilly and Michaela Knights, with Sharon Tolaini-Sage, present simple ways to identify strengths by seeing how others view us.
Michaela Knights Sharon  Tolaini-Sage Joanna McNeilly
2021-03-10T12:15:00Z 2021-03-10T12:45:00Z Europe/London Learning+Lab%3A+Value+and+Values+-+Capturing+Strengths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Presentation: Value and Values - Possible Futures
Emma Turner on Outplay’s fascinating research-led ambition to develop a new, leading-edge working culture through collaboration with InGame.
Emma Turner
2021-03-10T12:15:00Z 2021-03-10T12:45:00Z Europe/London Presentation%3A+Value+and+Values+-+Possible+Futures https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Coffee Break and Networking
Grab a coffee and try out our Roulette Networking -Press networking on the right hand side, when you are ready press "ready". Top tip have 3 questions prepared
2021-03-10T12:45:00Z 2021-03-10T13:00:00Z Europe/London Coffee+Break+and+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Explore Hopin and check out our Expo Booths
Explore Hopin, check out the booths & networking areas. Use #WIGCE21 to let people know you are here.
2021-03-10T13:00:00Z 2021-03-10T14:30:00Z Europe/London Explore+Hopin+and+check+out+our+Expo+Booths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creating Choices: How did I get here!?
Nicole Gilroy presents her ongoing games industry journey: what she wishes she had known, and what she would have done differently with what she knows now!
Nicole Gilroy
2021-03-10T14:30:00Z 2021-03-10T15:00:00Z Europe/London Creating+Choices%3A+How+did+I+get+here%21%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Skills: Learning Lab - Present-Ability!
Jon Torrens talks presenting, both of the self and of information to an audience, with the help of Charly Harbord.
Jon Torrens Charly Harbord
2021-03-10T14:30:00Z 2021-03-10T15:00:00Z Europe/London Skills%3A+Learning+Lab+-+Present-Ability%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Presentation: Key Decisions & Career Choices
Sally Blake talks about the career foundations that led to creating her own studio Silent Games, and advocacy organisation, Women Making Games.
Sally Blake
2021-03-10T15:00:00Z 2021-03-10T15:30:00Z Europe/London Presentation%3A+Key+Decisions+%26+Career+Choices https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creating Choices: The Black Collegiate Gaming Association
Keshia Walker presents the work of the BCGA in providing access and opportunities in gaming and eSports to Black college students.
Keshia Walker
2021-03-10T15:00:00Z 2021-03-10T15:30:00Z Europe/London Creating+Choices%3A+The+Black+Collegiate+Gaming+Association https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Expo Booths and Networking
Explore Hopin, check out the booths & networking areas. Use #WIGCE21 to let people know you are here.
2021-03-10T16:00:00Z 2021-03-10T17:00:00Z Europe/London Expo+Booths+and+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creating Choices: Building A Career in the Games Industry
Tina Merry presents key insights into how to advocate for ourselves and others, from over fifteen years’ experience in game development.
Tina Merry
2021-03-10T17:00:00Z 2021-03-10T17:30:00Z Europe/London Creating+Choices%3A+Building+A+Career+in+the+Games+Industry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
In Conversation on Skills: Mentoring in the Esports space
Angela Natividad in conversation with Kai Mathey and Collette Gangemi about the role of peer support in skills development.
Kai Mathey Collette Gangemi Angela Natividad
2021-03-10T17:00:00Z 2021-03-10T17:30:00Z Europe/London In+Conversation+on+Skills%3A+Mentoring+in+the+Esports+space https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Skills: Learning Lab – A top-down view of CV writing
Jean Leggett provides a high level overview of the process of composing a CV with meaning and impact.
Jean Leggett
2021-03-10T17:30:00Z 2021-03-10T18:00:00Z Europe/London Skills%3A+Learning+Lab+%E2%80%93+A+top-down+view+of+CV+writing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
In Conversation: Skills and the Changing Working Landscape
Micaela Romanini, Giulia Zamboni, Rachele Doimo and Simona Trenkova share insights into what skills are key now and looking forward.
Micaela Romanini Giulia Zamboni Rachele Doimo Simona Trenkova
2021-03-10T17:30:00Z 2021-03-10T18:00:00Z Europe/London In+Conversation%3A+Skills+and+the+Changing+Working+Landscape https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Expo Booths and Networking
Explore Hopin, check out the booths & networking areas. Use #WIGCE21 to let people know you are here.
2021-03-10T18:00:00Z 2021-03-10T19:00:00Z Europe/London Expo+Booths+and+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcareers-and-recruitment-expo-2021-the-next-world-of-work Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Audrey Leprince

Co-founder of The Game Bakers, WINGS and Women in Games France.

Janet Ung

Lead Concept Artist at Hangar 13

Kai Mathey

Head of Partnerships at Andbox

Rachele Doimo

Art Director at Square Enix

Giulia Zamboni

Co-founder and Producer at Gamera Interactive, WIGJ Ambassador, Women in Games Italia Board Member

Tina Merry

Consultant and WIGJ Ambassador

Micaela Romanini

Founder, Women in Games Italia, Vice Director, VIGAMUS Foundation | Event Director, Gamerome.

Lauren Kaye

Content creator and host of the She Plays Games podcast

Keshia Walker

Founder and Chairwoman of BCGA

Elizabeth Sampat

Studio Creative Director at Future Games of London

Jean Leggett

CEO and co-founder of One More Story Games

Sally Blake

CEO of Silent Games

Jon Torrens

Communication Coach

Charly Harbord

Game Designer and WIG Collaborator

Poornima Seetharaman

WIGJ Hall of Fame and Lead Game Designer at Zynga

Sharon Tolaini-Sage

Associate Professor, Games Art & Design

Joanna McNeilly

Lighting Artist at Splash Damage

Emma Turner

Head of HR at Outplay

marie-claire isaaman

CEO of Women in Games

Nicole Gilroy

Junior Associate Producer at Ubisoft

Angela Natividad

Co-founder and chair of Hurrah Group

Simona Trenkova

Team Manager CS: Global Offence at Hic Sunt Leones

Collette Gangemi

VP Consumer Products & Merchandising at Andbox

The event is over

Women in Games WIGJ is the not for profit organisation that seeks a games and esports industry, culture and community free of gender discrimination.

Booths

WIGJ Global Careers & Networking Expo

Find out what's happening in the booths and when!

Hangar 13

1:1 sessions available with our friendly recruitment team

Dovetail Games

Ready to welcome you!

Ubisoft

Ubisoft is dedicated to creating worlds where players and teams can thrive and express themselves; come helps us create the unknown.

Avalanche Studios Group

Worlds beyond limits

Barclays

Barclays Games and Esports

Cloud Imperium Games

Join the ‘Verse! Find out what it’s like to be one of our citizens

Creative Assembly

We are a craft-led studio with over 33 years’ experience

eFuse

A place for gamers to meet, compete, and get discovered

Jagex

The Home of Living Games

Kwalee

Games loved by millions, made by an empowered team

NaturalMotion

Zynga is a leading developer of the world's most popular social games that are played by millions of people around the world each day. Our family of studios in the UK includes the award-winning NaturalMotion, BossAlien and Gram Games.

Outplay Entertainment

Come and see us to chat about our opportunities at Outplay!

Rockstar Games

Creators of the finest interactive entertainment since 1998

Sumo Digital

World-class game development with 10 studios internationally

Team 17 Digital

Developer, Publisher, the Spirit of Independent Games

the*gameHERs

Where women who game connect

TT Games Studios

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With over 30 years of success behind our studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros. we have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world’s biggest entertainment properties.

Black Collegiate Gaming Association (BCGA)

BCGA’s purpose is to pivot black and women of color college students into the overall gaming industry, not only as consumers, but as contributors.

Putting The G Into Gaming

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