Burbank Convention Center
Burbank, CA & Online
Game Music and Sound Design Conference
Speak at GameSoundCon 2023
Submissions open through May 1
Note: we use "Easychair" submission software
We accept submissions on any topic directly related to game/interactive audio, from the compositional process and sound design to business and legal issues. Talks may be 25 or 50 minutes. Panel sessions may also be submitted; panel submissions should include tentative panelist names and added as 'additional speakers' during the submission process. Panel sessions should comprise a diverse set of panelists.
Submissions may be made for any topic in game audio including
Game Sound Design
Game Audio Business/Career
Game Audio Research & Technology
Technical, industry and/or academic research in interactive audio technologies, including VR/AR
Game Audio Studies
Academic research on game music and sound design; Ludomusicology, etc
Dialogue and Performance
Sessions dedicated to game dialogue techniques, process, talent, technology and implementation
Game Audio Education
Talks or sessions on game audio education, at the post-secondary level
Submission deadline: May 1, 2023
If your studio is thinking about multiple submissions, talk to us about arranging a "Studio Deep Dive," a coordinated set of talks covering multiple disciplines from the same title. Put "Studio Deep Dive" in your submission.
Note: although GameSoundCon is Hybrid, we are unable to accommodate remote speakers.
Before you submit, please have the following information ready:
1) Title of your talk
2) Preferred duration (25 or 50 minute)
3) Track (Music, Sound Design, Dialogue, Business/Career, Game Audio Studies, Research/Technology, VR, Education)
4) 3 keywords for your talk
5) A 2-3 paragraph abstract of your proposed talk
6) A description of the audience takeaway-- what will attendees gain from attending this talk?
7) A 1 paragraph bio. Include any prior speaking experience (GDC, AES, etc.)
If submitting a panel session, please add each panelist as a 'speaker' when submitting.
Please include bio on the same document as your submission.
Before submitting, you may also want to read the "How to make a new submission" instructions
We are thrilled to partner with the Game Audio Diversity Alliance (GADA) to help defray the cost of travel for a limited number of speakers from traditionally underrepresented groups who would otherwise not be able to speak.
If you are applying to speak at GameSoundCon 2023 and are in need of financial assistance to make the trip happen, apply now as applications will close on May 15th, 2023!
If you would like to donate to GADA, GameSoundCon will match your donation up to $2,500 through June 1!
To apply or to donate visit https://www.gameaudiodiversityalliance.org/