GDC Europe 2016 Schedule

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of GDC Europe sessions by pass type, track, and format. With GDC Europe Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the GDC Europe Mobile App. Sessions do fill up, so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.

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  • Max BirkGames ResearcherUniversity of Saskatchewan

    Max Birk is a PhD Student at the University of Saskatchewan supervised by Dr. Regan Mandryk. His research evolves around the psychological concept of the self, focusing on implications for player experience research and game design, e.g., modeling motivation and engagement. Max studied at the University of Trier, Germany, where he researched the physiological and endocrinological effects of videogames. Working in psychophysiology, experimental psychology, games user research, and human-computer-interaction, Max has a variety of experience, all connected by his interest in games. He has consulted on the critically acclaimed indie game "Apotheon" (Alientrap, 2015) and the tactical action shooter "Angus hates Aliens" (Team Stendec, 2015). Max has served as a program committee member for multiple international HCI conferences. With 20 published or accepted papers related to games, and several best paper awards, Max was selected for the prestigious IGDA Games Developer Conference scholarship 2016. As a lecturer, Max aims to spark curiosity for interactive systems and the research opportunities that digital games provide. In the same spirit, Max volunteers his time to support local outreach programs, summer camps, and the local Game Jam.