The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced four new speakers and a new panel for the 2010 D.I.C.E. Summit, taking place Feb. 16-19 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. The organization has also circulated a reminder that the deadline for submissions for the 13th Annual AIAS Awards held at the event are due this Friday, Dec.4. Award submission information is at the AIAS web site.
The new speakers announced are David Gallo, director of special projects at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and member of the team that mapped the Titanic; Richard Lemarchand, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves designer at Naughty Dog; Brian Reynolds, chief creative officer at Zynga; and Mike Yuen, VP content and services at Zeebo.
The panel announced is being moderated by Kill Screen Magazine writer Jamin Brophy-Warren, with panelists Navid Khonsari, film, TV and game writer, Manveer Heir, lead designer at Raven Software and Gamasutra columnist, and Dmitri Williams, assistant professor with courses on virtual community and videogames at University of Southern California. The panel topic has not been specified.