GATO 2.0 Gaming Conference of the Year: Official Press Release
The 2nd edition of the Gaming for Tomorrow (GATO) is set to be the most relevant gaming Conference of the Year.
New Delhi, April 22nd, 2019: The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is set to host a second edition of the Gaming for Tomorrow Conference on 24th April 2019 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram. The daylong conference will have discussions around the various facets of digital gaming in India. Industry experts will brainstorm on the potential of various online games and will chart a roadmap for its future growth. The conference will also host special workshops for developers byAISPL and Amazon Alexa.
The Conference will also include an exhibition from industry honchos like Sony, Amazon, Trachea, ConversionX, Taj Rummy and AISPL. With one successful edition where the gamut of gaming fraternity came along, networked, shared &learnt, having passed by, this year’s conference aims to be bigger & better. This year the conference is aiming to evangelise and also promote the sector as one of the pillars for driving the Digital India dream, which has the potential to generate revenue and employment generation for the country.
The event will be a networking and learning platform for gaming companies, start-ups, developers and industry enthusiast. Stalwarts from the industry are expected to be present in heavy numbers. With discussions on the topics that are of massive relevance to companies that are knee deep into mobile gaming, game development and also companies that are intending to scale-up, this conference will entail you with everything you can ask for!
The Summit would be attended by several high-profile industry stalwarts like Haja SheriffLead - Business Development, Alexa Skills,Abhishek Shah, CEO, ConversionX, Pariekshit Maadishetti,Managing Director, Grid Logic Group, Harsh Jain, Co-founder & Ceo, Dream11, Akshat Rathee, MD,Nodwin Gaming Ashish Gupta, GM - lead games ecosystem, Reliance Jio, Ankit Gupta, App partnerships, Google,Mohit Agarwal, Co-founder & CEO, Adda5, Anurag Khurana Head - Esports,Reliance Jio, Amin Rozani, MD, The Spartan Poker, Navneet Makharia, Director & CEO, AbilityGames, Prosenjit Ghosh, Head - Sales & Marketing, PlayStation Division, Sony India, Rajan Navani,Vice Chairman & MD, JetSynthesys, Sundar Raman, CEO - Sports, Reliance Industries among others and will have discussions around topics like design in gaming: Need and importance?, The rise of AIand AR/VR induced gaming, Mainstreaming Esports in India, The aesthetics of marketing a game in India, Responsible Gaming: Player Protection and Safety. Also, the conference will host workshops exclusive for budding developers focused on the central idea of building relevant skills for the gaming fraternity of India.
The workshops will be conducted by developers from AISPL and Amazon Alexa. Some of the topics that will be dissected in the workshops include ‘Build the Cake Walk Skill’, ‘the future of voice-based experiences in gaming’, ‘Add Memory to the skill to improve your Voice User Interface’.This year the conference also includes GATO Awards for the first time to recognize and promote the efforts of the talented Indian developers. The Awards includes categories like Best Gaming App, BestLive Game, Best Fantasy Game App, Best use of AR/VR in a game, Best Card Game on App, awards will also be given to the Emerging Indian Gaming Company, Best Affiliate Partner for gaming and Best Mobile Ad Network for Gaming. With 8 categories in its debut year, GATO Awards is aiming to recognize the stalwarts in the Indian Gaming Industry on the 24th of April after the conference.
About IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India)The Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI] is a young and vibrant association with ambitions of representing the entire gamut of digital businesses in India. It was established in 2004 by the leading online publishers, and in the last 15 years has come to effectively address the challenges facing the digital and online industry including mobile content and services, online publishing, mobile advertising, online advertising, e-commerce and mobile & digital payments among others. Fifteen years after its establishment, the association is still the only professional industry body representing the online industry in India. The association is registered under the Societies Act and is a recognized charity in Maharashtra. With a membership of nearly 300 Indian and overseas companies, and with offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata, the association is well placed to work towards charting a growth path for the digital industry in India.
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