A UK-Italy dialogue on the future of videogames

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
4.30 pm – 7.00 pm

The iniziative, organised by the UK Science & Innovation Network in collaboration with Women&Technologies Association and Women in Games Italia, will be a platform to discuss and debate on the future of videogames and present the positive impact diversity in video game development, education and workplaces has on the games industry. It will also be an occasion to explore future international collaborations.

Please RSVP to UKITALYScience@fco.gov.uk by November, 9th.


Moderator Micaela Romanini, Fondazione Vigamus and Women in Games Italia

16.30- 16.45
Welcome address by Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Italy
Introduction to the panels, Gianna Martinengo, Women&Tech

16.45 – 17.40
Panel 1
Education and skills: the next generation

  • Marie Claire Isaaman, Women in Games
  • Sharon Tolaini-Sage, Norwich University of the Arts
  • Angela Paoletti, Local Transit
  • Kate Edwards, Geogrify LLC

Coffee Break

Panel 2
The future of the gaming industry

  • Elisa Di Lorenzo, Untold Games
  • Ivan Venturi, IV Productions
  • Sean Taylor, InGAME
  • Ruth Falconer, Abertay University


Networking Cocktail to follow