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Powen Ko and Richard Wu to Speak at CGDC 2010
Recently, the organizing committee of CGDC once again revealed two senior experts as CGDC 2010’s speakers: Powen Ko and Richard Wu, both of them are senior experts in their respective fields.

Powen Ko

Topic of speech:

Development and Marketing Experience of Games Run on iPhone, iPad and Android

Abstract:

The downloads of software run on iPhone has amounted to over 2 billion times and several multimillionaires have been made during the process. Besides, the platform of Android has also been put into extensive practice on many domestically leading cell phones. Such opportunities are unprecedented for the games industry. In the past, games developed for other platforms are always at the cost of large amounts of loyalties and SDK expenses. However, since the emergence of Android and App Store, games of the developers can be sold in some 80 countries and run on some 42 million iPhones worldwide. What’s more amazing, users are always willing to buy or have already bought game software of such kind. Such willingness is quite different from that for platforms such as PC and network-driven ones. How should developers look at such opportunities? How would the market situation of Android and mobile phone makers be? How to design and develop unique and proper game software for different touch frequencies and software's? All of these are very interesting topics. However, successful software account for only a small percent of the total number, i.e., 300 thousand. Mr. Powen Ko has been leading the company for three years and has developed some 100 softwares for either Android, iPhone or iPad, which laid a solid foundation for the company to become a globalized one. He will share the expertise concerning console game development with the audiences.

Profile:

By devoting himself to the development of applicable software for iPhone, iPad and Google Android, Mr. Ko won the Gold Disk Award for two consecutive years in 1993 and 1994. And in 1998, he was also awarded the Best Mind Benders in a video game competition. At present, Mr. Ko is working for LoopTek’s Silicon Valley branch in the U.S. as technical director. LoopTek has also set up branches in Beijing and Taipei.

Among the some 100 free or chargeable games developed by LoopTek for App Store iPhone and Google’s Android market, several have ranked among the top 10. Besides, services such as technical support for embedded software and software development for all kinds of systems are also offered by LoopTek. Mr. Ko is also the lecturer for Beijing Anbo Zhongcheng Group, Chinese Culture University in Taipei and Taipei Institute for Information, which offer him platforms for the promotion of smart mobile phone technologies concerning Android, iPhone and J2ME. Mr. Ko has published five computer books and over 100 technical essays.

Richard Wu

Topic of Speech:

Overview of Symbian Game Development

Abstract:

The speech of Mr. Wu may center on the following aspects game developed for Symbian, one of the hottest platforms for games:

1. Operational features of Symbian on-line games

2. Users’ features of Symbian on-line games

3. The possibility of Transplantation of Symbian on-line games to other platforms

4. Difficulties and features of Symbian on-line game development

5. Advantages and disadvantages of Symbian on-line games

6. Comparison between Symbian on-line games and games run on other platforms

7. Case to share: Symbian on-line game: Aurufen OL

Profile:

Mr. Wu has an expertise of 16 years and also has rich experience in starting a business. Mr. Wu is a household name in the field of mobile software. At the end of 2000, he set up Beijing Digired and was the CEO and board director of the company. In Sep. of 2004, Digired was acquired by Shanda and Mr. Wu continued to be the CEO and board director of Digired. Mr. Wu invested and set up V8 and in 2006, Mr. Wu joined V8 and became the CEO and board director of the company. He is now the CEO and board director of the wireless game company named WiSTONE.

On-line registration is expected to be cut off by 9 of July, 2010. No discount will be available for on-site purchase. Please make your best choice.

For detailed information of passes and prices, please refer to?

http://www.chinagdc.com.cn/upload/2010/CGDCRegistration.pdf

The eye-catching global event of World Expo 2010 is being held in Shanghai, which attracts the presence of guests from all around the world. The General Assembly of China Game Business Conference (CGBC), China Game Developers Conference (CGDC) and the China Game Outsourcing Conference (CGOC) will be launched from July 28th to Aug. 1st at the Shanghai International Convention Center. It is certain that these events will bring about worldwide participation within the gaming industry, therefore to promote and enhance the function of the platform as the “communication center” for the technology & business activities between China and the other countries.

About CGDC

China Game Developers Conference (CGDC) is one of the world’s leading game development conferences. Each year, CGDC attracts over 3,000 professionals in the game development field to attend and learn. Over 70 global top-notch game designers and developers deliver speeches there and share their experiences in the 3-day event.

http://en.chinagdc.com.cn/

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