CGDC Names the First Keynote Speaker
China Game Developers Conference 2010
July 05, 2010 08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
BEIJING--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--With the debut of CGDC 2010 approaching, the Organizing
Committee named its first keynote speaker – Hilmar Petursson. Mr. Hilmar Petursson, a frequent keynote speaker
at global international conferences, technology forums and commercial activities including Edinburgh Interactive
Festival, Gamer Developers’ Conference Northern Europe and Austin Game Developers Conference, will share
with you a “have the guts, have the success” story at CGDC 2010. His presence will turn CGDC into an amazing
visual and aural feast.
Dare to Be Different
CCP, founded in 1997, has been dreaming of creating highly free games based on the core of intuitive activities.
Compared with games with fixed plots, this type of game provides more meaningful and more sustainable game
experience to the gamers. In 2003, the rollout of EVE Online, CCP flagship product, turned this dream into reality.
Seven years from then, EVE has become the monthly-paid massively multimedia game with the second largest
population of paid users in the European and American markets. And the game has continued to win various awards
in the industry. Building on EVE’s success, CCP has boosted its ambition and accelerated its pace in global
expansion. The company has set up branches in Atlanta, US; Shanghai, China and Newcastle, UK, bringing a strong
talent support and a new horizon to the company. The join-in of the top talents has enabled the company to develop
two new massively multimedia products simultaneously, including the highly disruptive massively multiplayer online
shooting game DUST 514. Come and listen to Hilmar Petursson’s “have the guts, have the success” story, and he
will depict in his presentation the never-revealed grand picture for this small Iceland company CCP’s future.
Since he became CEO of CCP in 2004, Hilmar