Skene Games Outbreak 2012 -Tampere
Skene – Games Refueled
Game industry is the fastest growing branch of the entertainment industry and financially Finland's most significant field of cultural export. In 2011, the industry was globally worth approximately USD 65 billion and shows a strong upward trend, especially because of mobile gaming.
By launching the Tekes Skene programme focusing on value networks in game development, Tekes aims to strengthen the Finnish game industry's position at the global top by creating an internationally significant game and entertainment cluster in Finland.
The day starts with a pitching competition (more info about the competition on below) and continues with a ManseGames Workshop lead by Lasse Seppänen. After lunch break the day continues as a Tekes Skene program(http://www.tekes.fi/programmes/Skene) launch where we have some shining industry stars (will be confirmed soon). Also case Angry Birds Särkänniemi is introduced by Miikka Seppälä. The day ends up with nice networking and chilling.
Preliminary program of the day;
10:30 – 12:00 Developer's Secret Weapon: Differentiation in Distribution Channels (Lasse Seppänen, Ex Remedy COO)
12:00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13:00 – 17:30 Tekes / Skene Launching event
4.9. Helsinki (Skene Outbreak 2012) – Program Kickoff event, Korjaamo, Töölönk. 51 a-b
- 551 people employed
- 208 start-ups created since 2009
- 206 active teams