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Halifax Convention Centre

1650 Argyle Street

Halifax, NS B3J 0E6


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About GameDev Atlantic

A first for Nova Scotia, a game development conference designed for the industry members. This conference will feature up to 20 speaking sessions on a variety of topics. GDA also offers the opportunity for networking, funding, and mentorship. Studios of all sizes are encouraged to attend. A limited number of booths is available for sale, please contact us.

Students, game enthusiasts, and aspiring video game industry members are welcome.


Registration opens at 8am with a networking coffee/tea bar and the first speaker begins at 9am. The day is complete by 4:30pm.


Lunch will not be provided/included with this event, but nearby restaurants (within 1 block) have excellent lunch specials and time has been allotted in the schedule for a meal.


Our partner Hal-Con has some room blocks setup. Check out details here.




This event is powered by Hal-Con. We recognize the support of the Province of Nova Scotia. We are pleased to work in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage to develop and promote our cultural resources for all Nova Scotians.


Reach out to the conference organizer, Jennifer Lambe, here: jennifer@hal-con.com

Speakers, so far

  • Jeff Cameron

    Jeff Cameron

    Alpha Dog Games

    Founder / Technical Director

  • RC Ryan Cameron

    Ryan Cameron

  • DC David Colter

    David Colter

    Beacon Labs

  • MG Miriam Gibson

    Miriam Gibson

    Gogii Lighthouse Studios

  • Gwenael Heliou

    Gwenael Heliou

    Ubisoft Halifax


  • Shannon Hilchie

    Shannon Hilchie

    Ubisoft Halifax

    Community Manager

  • Jennah Keast

    Jennah Keast

    Ubisoft Halifax

    Lead QC

  • Sophia Lamar

    Sophia Lamar

    Alpha Dog Games

    Senior Programmer

  • Selena Landon

    Selena Landon


    HR Manager

  • Ainslin Nicholson

    Ainslin Nicholson

    Rabbit Hole Studios


  • Rob O’Quinn

    Rob O’Quinn

    HB Studios

    Software Architect

  • PR Pierre Raveneau

    Pierre Raveneau

    Ubisoft Halifax

    Art director

  • Greg Sewart

    Greg Sewart


    Director of Game Production

  • LS Lori Sheperd

    Lori Sheperd

    Cold Furnace Studios

    Chief Creative Officer

  • Willie Stevenson

    Willie Stevenson

    Silverback Games

  • Kirsten Tomilson

    Kirsten Tomilson

    Current Studios


  • Sean Turner

    Sean Turner

    Hutch Games

    Technical Director

  • WW Weihao Wei

    Weihao Wei

    Ubisoft Halifax

    Concept artist

  • Shawn Woods

    Shawn Woods

    Alpha Dog Games

    Founder / Creative Director

  • Darryl Wright

    Darryl Wright

    Gogii Lighthouse Studios

    Managing Director

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