IGDA Salt Lake City / Provo area chapter - Sep 2020 Game and Geek Events Online

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Sep 1, 2020, 8:19:25 PM9/1/20
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This is your compiled list of events in the Salt Lake City / Provo area and beyond for September 2020. It contains a combination of business/learning, social, and family events, as well as official IGDA meetings.

If you have an upcoming event that you would like to have added for the October newsletter please email Laura Schumacher at binky...@gmail.com

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 [+..••]      -   official IGDA
 ◔ ⌣ ◔      -    kid friendly
 ( ⚆ _ ⚆ )   -   social / tabletop gaming 
 (• ε •)       -   business/learning 
 ʕ•́ᴥ•̀ʔ      -   conferences
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[+..••] Thu Sep 3 and Thu Sep 24
Sketch Nights with IGDA Game Art SIG
Online Event every second Thursday
Join us every second Thursday for an online meetup on Discord, starting from the 14th of May at 6PM (GMT+3):
https://discord.gg/RhUsTZ

[+..••] Tue Sep 8 
IGDA Seattle & Diversity Collective+ Present: BECOMING: Creative Leadership
IGDA Seattle is partnering with the Diversity Collective + to bring you an online talk series called “Becoming”, where games industry professionals reflect on their career path and retrace their journeys through the industry in their respective fields.
Join us on https://twitch.tv/igdaseattle for this talk by some high level executives in the games industry as they talk about their journey to becoming who they are today and hopefully inspire you to follow in their footsteps.


[+..••] Thu Sep 10 7:30pm
IGDA Salt Lake City / Provo official meeting via Discord
We'll do our usual bi-monthly catch up and highlight some more local developers, and then get community feedback on planning for our Final Burn event this year! Hang out afterwards with some Golf With Your Friends for those interested!
Where: utahgamedev discord, IGDA Utah Chat voice channel - https://igda.org/resources-archive/utah-game-dev-discord/

ʕ•́ᴥ•̀ʔ Sat Sep 12 - Sun Sep 20
PAX Online/EGX Digital
EGX Digital and PAX Online will be the huge online show that celebrates the very best in gaming for 9 days of jam-packed video game fun. 

ʕ•́ᴥ•̀ʔ Tue Sep 15 - Fri Sep 18
Digital Dragons
Originally scheduled for May, this four-day online celebration of gaming will feature speakers from the likes of Remedy, Gearbox and EA DICE, a comprehensive online meeting system via a dedicated app, as well as the annual Indie Showcase championing the cream of indie games development.

(• ε •) Tue Sep 22 - Fri Sep 25
Esports BAR Americas
The event includes:
- A targeted networking platform to enable 1-to-1 business meetings.
- Exclusive content and data
- Access to online conferences on topics ranging from data, tech, monetisation, investment and sports’ interaction with esports.
- Plus coverage of other markets


(• ε •) Wed Sep 30, 11:30am - 2:30pm
Introduction to Game Design Course
Through this course, you will develop the skills for designing and making your own games. The focus is on developing a design thinking practice that can be applied to any kind of game or playful content, be it board games, digital games, art installations, or any kind of interactive media. Tickets £295.00 GBP 

◔ ⌣ ◔  Spy Hop Art Shop

Classes on Demand

The Spy Hop Art Shop provides on-demand video tutorials for hands-on STEAM based art projects. Our professional artist mentors have created easy to follow videos that provide an engaging step-by-step process to make cool stuff! The choice is yours; you can watch just one video, or tune in for an on-going series. New videos will be released weekly giving you the chance to continue to create with Spy Hop mentors as your guide. Share your projects with our team via email (art...@spyhop.org) or tag us #spyhopartshop to receive feedback and digital “high-fives.”

( ⚆ _ ⚆ )  Board Game Design Guild

All Board Game Designers Guild of Utah meetings are cancelled until further notice.

During this time the guild will still be active and you are welcome to join us in discussions on our Discord server. https://discord.gg/9Nw89Wt


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