Developers, publishers, mobile advertisers and social media pros alike will gather for the Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit in San Francisco on June 26. The conference, which will feature SoftTech venture capitalist Charles Hudson as the keynote speaker, is expected to attract mobile gaming beginners, experts and notable press.
The aim of the one-day conference is to teach professionals the key strategies needed to take their companies or startups to the next level through a deeper understanding of the business of mobile gaming.
“Smartphone and tablet games have the potential to be the biggest disruptive force in the history of games,” said Hudson, who will focus on the key factors driving the market with regard to statistics and demographics of users in his speech.
Other notable speakers include Clay Kellogg of Google, Michael Rubin of AT&T Interactive, Gabriel Leydon of Machine Zone and Chris Petrovic of GameStop.Topics of discussion will center around industry trends including the keys to building a successful tablet, building social game player networks, trends by the numbers and understanding the App Store.
Attendees will receive insight on the transformations of mobile game production and consumption and how to monetize their businesses, as iPhone, iPads and Androids continue to be purchased at rising rates across all ages, genders and demographics.
Sessions will be held on “Building Social Game Player Networks,” “Customer Acquisition and Distribution,” “Ruling the Mobile World,” “HTML5 Games” and “Mobile Games for the Core Gamer” to teach attendees successful design tactics and monetization strategies important for their respective businesses.
Networking passes to the event are free, while admission to all sessions costs $499. To register or for more information about the event, please visit: http://mbist.ro/Mott0E
J-Connection: Many of the speakers set to mentor attendees are Jewish, including Alex Rosen of GREE and Justin Siegel of MocoSpace.
Danielle Chazen is a regular contributor to Jspace's technology division. Danielle is a freelance reporter and technology event coordinator with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.