The following is the updated schedule for today’s Games Ireland event at the Aviva stadium Dublin. This is open to all.

Microsoft App Days
“Gaming: Re-Imagined”
(Featuring exhibitions by Start-Ups affiliated with Games Ireland)

See for details. This event is now sold out but there is a waiting list. Also the event will be live streamed at

17.00 – 17.10
CEO Address
Games Ireland: “Who we are and what are our activities.”
David Sweeney, CEO, Games Ireland

Government Address
Paschal Donohoe TD address

17.20 – 17:40
Keynote Speech
On gaming and social media platforms/The social graph
Nikki Lannen EMEA Gaming Advertising Sales at Facebook

17.30 – 17.50
Panel Discussion
“Encouraging further growth of the upstart ecosystem in Ireland”
Stephen Hegarty, European Business Operations, Big Fish Games
Paul Breslin, General Manager EMEA, Riot Games
Andrew Bowell, Head of Product Management, Havok

18.00 – 18.20
Game Showcase
Surprise Guest
Jordan Casey
12 year-old wonderkid developer on his latest game

18.20 – 18.30

Keynote Speech
Steve Collins, Founder of Swrve

18.30 – 19:00
“Presentation of Inaugural Incubator Participants
Two minute presentation and pitch from each game company if possible.

Six Minute