WHAT IS GIG?

City of Ballarat, with the support of Federation University, Highlands LLEN, Game Developers' Association of Australia, GUF, IBM and Telstra are running an electronic games focused event for the Ballarat Region. We are proud to announce this is our 10th anniversary event.

The event highlights the potential career options within the gaming industry, and exposes the games industry as a legitimate and viable career option. The event will also highlight potential business opportunities within the Ballarat region to Australian Game Developers.

Ballarat GIG will feature a main stage area which will act as a focal point for presentations and activities. The exhibition will feature a strong representation from the game development industry and the educational sector, providing attendees with information regarding potential career paths in game development.

WHO'S RUNNING IT?

City of Ballarat
City of Ballarat is firmly focused on ensuring the world's best information and telecommunications infrastructure for our City. City of Ballarat helps 'lay the track' in order for local enterprises to surge forward and become leaders in their field.

Purpose
The event is to highlight the potential career options within the gaming industry, and to expose and highlight the games industry as a legitimate and viable career option. There will be dedicated presentations from some of Australia’s leading game developers. There will also be extensive course information on study options.

Who is Ballarat GiG for?
Ballarat GiG is for students wanting to get more information on how to get into the games industry. It has information for students, teachers and parents.

HOW TO REGISTER

The Program
There are two distinct elements:
1. Careers & Industry Opportunities; and
2. Having fun! Playing video games.

When and where is it on?
The event for 2017 has already taken place but stay tuned for 2018!

What does it cost?
Free Admission - School event.

If you have any questions about the day, please
contact Amanda Menabue at amenabue@highlandsllen.org

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