External Development Summit (XDS)



External Development Summit (XDS)

August 28, 2013 15:13 ET

External Development Summit (XDS) 2013 Picks Vancouver, Canada for First Ever External Development Event

Canada's video game industry hub, Vancouver, plays host to XDS (External Development Summit), the first professionals-only video games industry event with a primary focus on external development for art, animation and software engineering.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2013) - XDS (External Development Summit), the first professionals-only video games industry event with a primary focus on external development, chooses to launch in Vancouver, Canada. The event, which takes place September 3 - 5, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, targets industry professionals, service providers, and technology providers.

"Vancouver provides the perfect platform for XDS (External Development Summit) 2013," explains the XDS Advisory Group in a joint statement. "The city is Canada's hub for the video games industry and the Vancouver Convention Centre is one of the most beautiful and modern conference venues in the world. It was the right fit for year one."

Summit attendees will be the first to participate in an internationally attended event focused purely on external development, while collaborating with other subject matter experts to mature and evolve the overall ecosystem of the games industry.

Summit Details:

XDS Advisory Board

The XDS Advisory Board is made up of industry leaders who are interested in supporting cooperative advancement of external development within the games (and entertainment) industry. These professionals volunteer their time to ensure the program is excellent in content and educational value. For further information and to view members of the board, visit xdsummit.com/about-xds/advisory-board/.

Contact Information

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