A Madison Game Development Conference

What | M+DEV is a video game development conference for professional game developers and those seeking to become professional game developers. This conference provides a gathering place for game developers in the state, the region and beyond to discuss and share the latest information on the science, art, mechanics and business of making games.

Who | M+DEV is for anyone who is currently a professional video game developer or contractor, or who wishes to become one. M+DEV encompasses professionals in games development or one of the many businesses that support games development in the educational, entertainment and corporate markets.

Why | M+DEV is a conference that will give you greater exposure to the broad spectrum of video games development in area. Meet, network and learn from talented minds both locally and from the greater global games market. Learn how to improve the craft of making games, how to better sell your games, or meet potential partners who can mentor or even finance your games business.

Space is limited! Buy your tickets now and save – Early Bird pricing is available now through July 31st!


We couldn’t put this conference on without the support of our generous sponsors.
Interested in sponsoring M+DEV? We have several levels where you can contribute.

Contact us for more info!


Sheri Graner-Ray
Zombie Cat Studios

Claus Moberg
Director of Engineering

Wes Bunn
Sr. Technical Writer
Epic Games

Joe Kreiner
Business Development
Epic Games

Chad Kilgore
Senior Technical Designer

Bilge Mutlu
Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, UW-Madison

Tim Laning
Grendel Games

Suzanne Jackiw
Video Game Bar Association

Jim Charne
Law Offices James I Charne

Allison Salmon

Michael Beall
GEAR Learning

Tommy Palm
Resolution Games

Jim Bonney
Perception | Mafia III | Bioshock Infinite | Mortal Kombat

Bill Gardner
The Deep End Games

Tim Cubbison
Horseless Cowboy


Interested in exhibiting your game, recruiting for new employees or presenting your company at M+DEV?

Contact us for more info!


Are you an indie studio looking to show off your work to your peers and companies within the industry? M+DEV has a special demo hall where you can show off your game.

Contact us for more info!

We’ll get back to you ASAP!


Kick Off Keynote (Combined Session)
Break 1 (15 min)
Slot 1 (Speaker 1 / Round Table 1)
Break 2 (15 min)
Slot 2 (Speaker 2 / Round Table 2)
Lunch Break (90min)
Slot 3 (Speaker 3 / Round Table 3)
Break 3 (15 min)
Slot 4 (Speaker 4 / Round Table 4)
Break 4 (15 min)
End of Day Panel/ End Note Speaker (Combined Session)
End of Conference
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:15 am
11:15 am
11:30 am
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
4:15 pm
4:30 pm
5:30 pm

Event Info

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Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Hotel Information
Clarion Suites
2110 Rimrock Road, Madison, WI 53713
For the M+DEV Group Rate, please call 608.284.1234

Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713
For the M+DEV Group Rate, please follow this link