The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Tim Sweeney, Founder and CEO of Epic Games, for the 2020 D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2020), taking place February 11-13 at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas. Leading video game executives and creators will gather to participate in the premier industry networking event and listen to key speakers address the conference theme - Next Level - tackling the future of the industry’s biggest ideas and trends.
Tim Sweeney will present the Conference Opening Keynote titled, "The Times They Are A-Changin'." Sweeney will share his belief on how the industry needs to rethink the relationships between platforms, paywalls, publishers, players, policies, and politics on the basis of principles for long-term game industry health.
Tim Sweeney is the founder and CEO of Epic Games, the company behind Unreal Engine technology as well as games such as Gears of War, Unreal Tournament, and Fortnite. Sweeney started Epic in 1991 with the release of its first shareware game, and then wrote much of the first-generation Unreal Engine. He has led the company through the eras of PC, console, mobile, and online gaming.
IGN, as the official #DICE2020 media partner, will be streaming the D.I.C.E. Summit talks on February 13th before livestreaming the 23rd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards live at 8PM PT.