Conferences

Here are the video game conferences we attend. Connect with us personally if you wish to meet!

 

Gaming Conferences:

In chronological order:

  1. MIGS 2009
  2. GDC 2010 (vids)
  3. Jalloo 2010
  4. GDC 2011 (vids)
  5. Halifax Game Jam 2011
  6. GDC 2012 (vids)
  7. PAX East 2012
  8. PAX Prime 2012
  9. PAX East 2013 (vids)
  10. GDC 2013 (vids)
  11. Jalloo 2013
  12. Hal-Con 2013
  13. Global Game Jam 2014
  14. GDC 2014 (vids)
  15. PAX East 2014
  16. Jalloo 2015
  17. Game Space AV 2015
  18. Global Game Jam 2016
  19. PAX East 2016 (vids)
  20. Jalloo 2016 (vids)
  21. Game Space AV 2016
  22. Hal-Con 2016
  23. Global Game Jam 2017
  24. GDC 2017 (vids)
  25. PAX East 2017 (vids)
  26. Jalloo 2017 (vids)
  27. Spring Geequinox 2017
  28. Hal-Con 2017
  29. Global Game Jam 2018
  30. GDC 2018 (vids)
  31. PAX East 2018 (vids)
  32. Hal-Con 2018
  33. Global Game Jam 2019
  34. PAX East 2019
  35. GDA 2019
  36. Hal-Con 2019 (vids)
  37. Global Game Jam 2020
  38. PAX Online 2020
  39. GDA 2020
  40. Global Game Jam 2021 (1,2)
  41. PAX Online 2021
  42. GDA 2021
  43. Global Game Jam 2022 (1,2)
  44. Y-Con 2022
  45. Xbox Community Summit 2022 (vids)
  46. Hal-Con 2022 (vids)
  47. Global Game Jam 2023
  48. Hal-Con 2023 (vids)
  49. Global Game Jam 2024

 

Notes:

  1. We had "Business Lounge" VIP pass at MIGS 2009, our first conference.
  2. We attended Game Connection at GDC 2010.
  3. We had a Xona Games booth (or Xona Games was represeneted in a booth) at Jalloo 2010, GDC 2011, GDC 2012, GDC 2013, Jalloo 2013, Jalloo 2015, Jalloo 2016, Hal-Con 2016, Jalloo 2017, Hal-Con 2017, GDC 2018, Hal-Con 2018, Hal-Con 2019, Hal-Con 2022, and Hal-Con 2023.
  4. Halifax Game Jam 2011 was our first game jam.
  5. We placed second (PAX East 2012) and first (PAX East 2013) in PAX East Geometry Wars 2 competitions.
  6. Matthew Doucette was the keynote speaker at Game Space AV 2015 and Game Space AV 2016.
  7. GDA = GameDev Atlantic, the first game developer's conference in Atlantic Canada, launched in 2018 with help from Hal-Con and ISNS (Interative Society of Nova Scotia).
  8. GDA 2020 and GDA 2021 was online due to COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.
  9. PAX Online 2021 replaced PAX East 2021.
  10. Xbox Community Summit is for Xbox MVPs, Xbox Ambassadors, and Xbox teams only. Most of its content is under NDA.

 

Special Thanks:

Special thanks to NSBI, Nova Scotia's business development agency, for supporting our attendance to MIGS and GDC each year, often with a GDC Expo floor booth or GDC Play booth. Special thanks to the New Brunswick government and NBCC Miramichi for hosting Jalloo and supporting our attendance each year with a Xona Games booth. Special thanks to NSCC Truro Campus for supporting our attendance to Hal-Con, with a booth, and GDC. Matthew Doucette is the faculty chair of the NSCC Truro Campus Game Development and Game Programming programs.

 

That is all!