These are the Sessions & Speakers of RESPAWN 2017!

It's only a few weeks until RESPAWN@devcom kicks off, and now you can get a first glance at the program of RESPAWN 2017: We are proud to present over 70 talks, panels and workshops held by over 50 renowned members of the international gaming industry. 


First of all: A full schedule with all the exact dates and times will be available soon. We are still busy putting everything together and will inform you as soon as the program is complete.

► UPDATE - the full schedule for RESPAWN 2017 is now online:


From Rookies to Veterans - the Speakers of RESPAWN 2017

We are happy and thankful that so many great people of the game developing industry will be contributing to a fantastic and diverse program at this year's conference. The line-up features top speakers such as: 

  • John Cooney, Director of Premium Games at Kongregate (Short Session: "The Art of Building Amazing Demos")
  • Blake Mizzi & Trent Kusters of the Australian studio League of Geeks (Talk: "Armello - A Game of a Mad Lion, Dice and Fantasy")
  • Johanna Pirker of GameLab @ TU Graz (Talk: "Social Networks in Games and Communities")
  • Kay Gruenwoldt, Vice President of Business Development at GameRefinery (Talk: "Indie Dating 101 - BD for Independent Games Studios")

► Please use this link or navigate via the main menu above to see the full SPEAKERS LIST OF RESPAWN 2017:


The Sessions of RESPAWN 2017

This year's conference will feature over 70 workshops, lectures and panel discussions with a broad range of topics, from creative topics like Storytelling, Game Design, Sound, VR&AR, Mixed Realities and Art to Business Topics like Managing Indie Studios, Sustainable Business, Project Management, Culture and Communication - and also Post-mortems & Lessons learnt. Additionally, the popular and well-received talk format of short sessions will be continued this year!

While we are still compiling the timetables, you can already have a look at the list of sessions.

► Please use this link or navigate via the main menu above to see the full SESSIONS LIST OF RESPAWN 2017:


Our scheduling tool allows you to sort the sessions by type (e.g. talk, keynote, workshop etc.) and by Conference (devcom or RESPAWN) by using the filters at the right sidebar.


Get Your RESPAWN Ticket Now!

RESPAWN 2017 ist part of devcom, the brandnew game developers event at gamescom, Cologne. If you haven't registered yet, please head over to our online ticket shop. We're offering passes for RESPAWN only or passes for both RESPAWN and devcom, including VIP and students tickets.

► Book a ticket in our online shop:


Looking forward to seeing you in Cologne!




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