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Chairwoman of IGDA Education SIG to Speak at GC Asia Conference

The organizers of the GC Asia Conference announce that Susan Gold, chairwoman of the IGDA Education SIG, is set to hold a lecture entitled "Entering the Video Game Industry" at this year's inaugural GC Asia Conference in Singapore, September 6-7. Taking place alongside Games Convention Asia at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center (6-9 September), the conference will host game industry leaders and facilitate dialogue between international developers and publishers.

Susan Gold is an artist, teacher, and activist with a specialization in digital art, new media and video games. Her lecture "Entering the Video Game Industry" at GC Asia Conference will focus on preparing individuals to land and maintain a job within the extremely competitive and popular game industry. This includes putting together a resume and a portfolio, as well as advice on how to survive the interview process and establish a great network.

As an educator, Susan Gold has helped to shape a niche program in Entertainment Technology. Prof. Gold also sits on the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Curriculum Committee for Computer Graphics and the IEEE WG16.3 Committee on Theoretical Foundation of Entertainment Computing. Susan's artwork and writing have been featured in numerous galleries and museums and she has received several grants and awards for her work.



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