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Welcome to the 2016 IGDA Leadership Summit!

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is excited to announce the dates for the 2016 IGDA Leadership Summit. Taking place 29-30 August, the IGDA Leadership Summit is a 2-day event highlighting strategies and skill sets required for exhibiting leadership in today’s dynamic game industry. From executives and producers to artists, writers and programmers, the goal of this event is to help the community become better leaders, create successful games, and learn from other working professionals as well as exhibit leadership in our industry.

This year the IGDA Leadership Summit will continue to highlight the themes of diversity and inclusion as well as improving production processes to achieve better work-life balance in our industry.

Interested speakers should contact summit -AT- igda -DOT- org.


IGDA Leadership Summit – 2015

Revisit memories from last year’s IGDA Leadership Summit.



The International Game Developers Association (IGDA), is the largest non-profit membership organization in the world serving all individuals who create games. The IGDA exists to advance the careers and enhance the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating on issues that affect the developer community.


Key Program Highlights

Monday, 29 August

  • Keynotes by leading figures in the global media industries (to be announced soon!)
  • Tracks focused leadership
  • Opening night reception and recruiting event

Tuesday, 30 August

  • Hands-on, practical workshops on applying leadership principles and diversity practices