09:30 - 10:00   Doors Open   No pre-registration required. All attendees with an expo pass, Main Conference or All Access pass can join our Developer Day up to our room capacity.   
10:00 Welcome  Introduction Noah Falstein, 
Chief Game Designer, Google
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote 

Learn how Google is ramping up efforts to help game developers grow their businesses and make Android a great platform for games. From Play store updates optimized for discovery and engagement, to performance upgrades making high fidelity gaming come to life on Android devices, 2017 will be another year full of exciting gaming experiences.

Paul Bankhead, 
Director, Product Management, Google Play

Jamil Moledina, 
Games Strategic Lead, Google Play

11:00 - 12:00 Lightning Talks

Stay with us for a variety of 5-minute talks covering all the latest to know to develop great games using Google's technological edge with Machine Learning, VR for everyone, Cloud Gaming, Firebase and more... and learn how to make them profitable

Multiple speakers,
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12:00 - 2:00 Lunch    
2:00 - 2:40 Best Practices for Launching Successfully on Google Play

From Early Access to Beta Testing to Pre-Registration, Play provides the best go-to-market programs for launching mobile games. This panel will cover how these programs tie the entire production process together.

Featuring: Electronic Arts, Hutch Games, Nix Hydra & Space App Games

Adam Gutterman, 
Go-To-Market Strategic Lead, Google Play Games  




2:40 - 3:20 Beyond the Install: Building Robust Communities on Mobile

You've heard about Influencer Campaigns, eSports, and Social Marketing--Now hear about strategies from the innovative game companies who are building their communities to sustain product growth for the long term.

Featuring: Seriously Entertainment, Social Point & SuperEvilMegaCorp

Dave Geffon, 
Partner Manager, Google Play Games

3:20 - 4:00

True Indie Stories: Learnings, Challenges and More

Join us for a candid discussion amongst a diverse set of Android Indie Developers as they share honest accounts of launching games on Google Play.

Featuring: 505 Games, About Fun, Disruptor Beam, Klei Entertainment & Schell Games

Sarah Thomson, 
Partner Development Manager, Google Play Games


*Agenda subject to change. 

**Lunch available on site but not provided provided by Google. 




Monday February 27, 2017

10:00am - 4:00pm


Room 2020 West Hall, 2nd Fl 

Moscone Center

800 Howard Street,

San Francisco, CA 94103