GGaide: The Philanthropic Event Is Back!

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MONTREAL, November 20, 2023 – GGaide , an annual philanthropic event benefiting Centraide, will return on December 6, 2023, highlighting 30 fascinating years of game development in Quebec. Tickets are already available for this day dedicated to knowledge, networking and charity.

Giving back as a multiplayer game

The GGaide, a Techaide initiative orchestrated by Behaviour Interactive, Rovio, and Tencent, with the support of LG2, provides an exceptional opportunity for the video game industry to come together, gain knowledge, and make a positive impact on the lives of those who need it most. This year’s goal is to raise $200,000 for United Way’s programs to fight social exclusion and poverty.

30 years of video game history in Quebec

This one-day conference taps into the enthusiasm and expertise of Quebec’s video game industry, a world leader employing more than 15,000 people, which has emerged over the past three decades as one of the world’s top five game development centers.

Moderated by Fred Bastien, renowned producer, director, animator and artist, the conference will explore this rich and colourful history while looking at the future of the Quebec video game industry through conferences and round tables on topics such as:

  • An analysis by the Quebec Video Game Guild presenting the key ingredients of Quebec’s success in video games, followed by a panel on the future evolution of the Quebec video game industry, with the participation of Christopher Chancey.
  • The impacts of Assassin’s Creed on the local industry, with Patrice Désilets and other major contributors.
  • Behaviour Interactive, an international success story.
  • The Artificial Intelligence Revolution and Its Influence on Video Games.
  • And much more.

“Giving Back is a multiplayer game, and that’s really what we wanted to achieve with the GGaide ” said Francois Pelland, vice president of IEG Global, a division of Tencent. ” This is the video game industry’s must-attend philanthropic event, bringing together managers and experts under one roof for a day of conferences, roundtables and inspiring discussions, all for the benefit of Centraide.”

Event Details: GGAIDE 2023

WHEN: December 6, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mila Institute, 6650 Saint-Urbain Street, Montreal, H2S 3H1
and online

TICKETS: All proceeds from the conference will be donated to the United Way, which fights exclusion
social and poverty through innovative initiatives and campaigns in the corporate sector.
Tickets to attend the event in person are on sale for $100. This includes
A welcome lunch and a networking happy hour after the event. Tickets to attend
The online conference costs $50.

Giving Back is a multiplayer game – Join us for GGaide 2023!

About Techaide

Techaide is a grassroots collective aiming to inspire Montreal’s tech ecosystem to come together to
giving back to the local community. Techaide unites people from diverse backgrounds with a common goal of
raise funds, mobilize resources and encourage innovative approaches to help
Eradicate social inequalities. The collective believes that anyone living in Greater Montreal
should have the same opportunities to flourish.

Article created with information from the press release sent by Behaviour Interactive

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