CGX 2018 Fun Update


CGX Ottawa 2018

We wanted to keep you updated on CGX’s exciting list of activities and events to take part in this year!

Press! We have some AMAZING coverage at the event! Twitch HQ, Geek & Sundry, Games Industry Biz, Rogers TV, OBJ, Popular YouTubers, and more will all be attending the event and we look forward to showing you off!

Connect Cafe: All attendees are welcome to the Connect Cafe!! An amazing hiring event to meet and greet 10 studios hiring right now!! (Shopify, You.I TV, WB, East Side Games, The Meatly Games & more!!) Event Saturday 12-2pm.

Mentor Lounge/Portfolio Reviews: Want to mentor or be mentored by industry leaders?!

Sharing this event: Here is a social link to share with any connections you would like to see at the event!


CGX also has several amazing events taking place for attendees!

Masterclasses & Workshops: We have added 3 incredible workshops to the event! These are 3 hour hands on train to teach you amazing skills in various areas.

These do require a master pass ticket, as CGX attendees you can buy for 50% off ($50 for all 3) – amazing deal as these are valued much higher!

Code: MasterDiscount 

1. Game UX and Cognitive Science Masterclass with Celia Hodent, former UX director at Epic Games. With experience working on games such as Fortnite, Far Cry, Rainbow 6, and more, Celia will be bringing the same masterclass she teaches across the world right here to CGX Ottawa! This class will dive into the world of creating an engaging and rewarding user experience for players by examining how the human brain works in terms of perception, attention, and memory. Attendees will leave with tools to improve the experience of your target audience in your game.
2. Scrum Workshop with Sherri Flemings, the founder of Webble Interactive. Join Sherri as she walks you through the ins and outs of a scrum meeting, and why it is a great tool to have as you run your studio, big or small! By the end of the day you’ll have a thorough understanding of scrum roles, meetings, and the process of creating a product in an agile and efficient way!
3. A Beginners Guide to Video Game Neural Networks with Nathan Pringle. Join Ottawa-based indie developer Nathan Pringle for a lesson on how neural networks can affect in game artificial intelligence.
This workshop is designed to introduce people to the sometimes complicated Neural Network, simplify it, and arm developers with the ability to expand on this knowledge to use these networks in their own games.
Masterclasses and Workshops schedule is up on our website, all held in Boardroom 201!

If you need a master volunteer assigned to assist at your booth while you take part in any of the above →


If you have any questions, concerns, or want any more information, don’t hesitate to reach out!


50% off Master Pass – Code: MasterDiscount