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Presents Girls & Games 2018

January 13, 2018
9:30 am-1 pm
UCF’s Center For Emerging Media

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Please join us for the inaugural Press Play Conference, hosted by the University of Central Florida’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy. The Press Play Conference’s goal is to inspire, educate and inform high school and college students about the opportunities and issues in the video game, simulation and film industries.


Presented by UCF’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy and Electronic Arts

Girls & Games 2018

January 13, 2018

9:30 am-1 pm

Press Play Conference’s 2018 theme is Girls & Games. This free, one-day event hopes to inform and inspire more young women to pursue careers and educational opportunities in the video game industry and related industries.

The Press Play Conference is geared toward high school students and college students in their first two years. The students are invited to bring along one or two parents with them if desired.

Press Play Conference’s Girls & Games 2018 Agenda

9:30-10 am

Marriott Hotel (Right next door to UCF’s Center For Emerging Media)

Guest and parents sign-in

10-10:30 am

Marriott Hotel Ballroom

Keynote Speaker, Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir, Sr. Producer at EA

10:45-11:15 am & 11:30-noon (Each participant picks one session from each of the 2 time slots)

UCF’s Center For Emerging Media

Girls & Games 2018 Sessions

  • Motion Capture
  • Programming
  • Art
  • Music & Audio
  • Production

12-12:30 pm 

Free lunch

12:30-1 pm

Two Girls & Games Panel Discussions

1 pm

Press Play Conference Ends

Keynote Speaker-Sigurlína Ingvarsdóttir

Sigurlína Ingvarsdóttir is a Senior Producer on FIFA from Electronic Arts, the biggest selling AAA game in 2016. Previously she spent four years at DICE in Stockholm where she helmed the Star Wars Battlefront franchise, launching the massively successful Star Wars Battlefront in 2015 and establishing the foundation for Star Wars Battlefront II. She has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland.


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