The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ D.I.C.E. Cannes 2018 (#DICECANNES) will take place September 9-11 in France. Leading video game executives and creators will gather to take part in the industry’s premier networking event. Key speakers will address the conference theme―Trailblazers―and tackle some of the industry’s biggest ideas and trends.
NEW VENUE & LOCATION IN THE FRENCH RIVIERA
The conference moves to a new location at the Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes resides at the heart of the French Riviera on La Croisette in Cannes. Hotel Barrière is a legendary Art Deco palace and displays contemporary style without departing from its natural elegance. The hotel also offers breathtaking Mediterranean views and sits a few meters from the Palais des Festivals―where stars climb the red-carpeted steps each year.
INDUSTRY SPEAKERS & THEME
Available to all D.I.C.E. Cannes attendees are main stage presentations, solo presentations and fireside chats. Utilizing the Trailblazers theme speakers will discuss how they test creative and technological boundaries while defining the evolving culture of interactive entertainment. Game makers will share insights into the principals and tools that drive and empower them, their team and the community at large to create better worlds in which to play and live.
D.I.C.E. Cannes will have roundtables composed groups of approximately 10 to a table, perfect for networking and idea-sharing. A roundtable leader will present a compelling topic which will be explored from the varied perspectives of table participants. There will be three different roundtable rooms with each focused on a theme, to include: Business Leadership, Creative Development and Media Topics.
NETWORKING & EVENTS
Unparalleled networking opportunities are a hallmark of the D.I.C.E. Summit experience. This year’s networking events include Saint-Honorat island wine tasting, the opening party; and breakfasts, lunches and drinks each evening.