Level Up KL 2021: The Full Schedule & Speakers

The biggest game festival in Malaysia is back. The Level Up KL 2021 Industry Conference will take place on 21 and 22 September 2021.

According to the official website, there will be virtual conference sessions featuring international industry leaders and practitioners.

The list of speakers include:

Level Up KL 2021 Speakers

Darang Chandra (Niko Partners).
Saqina Latiff (Persona Theory Games).
Anlu Liu (Kowloon Knight).
Phylicia Koh (Play Ventures).
Andrea Yang (Makers Fund).
Shuhei Yoshida (Sony Interactive Entertainment).
Richard Cheah (Streamline Media Group).
Sebastien Thevenet (Tilting Point).
Pontus Mähler (Global Top Round).
Chris Murphy (Unreal Engine).
Chris Charla (Microsoft).
Gwen Guo (Singapore Games Association (SGGA)).
Cipto Adiguno (Asosiasi Game Indonesia).
Jeffrey Zirlin (Sky Mavis).

Level Up KL 2021 Industry Conference Schedule (Day 1: 21 September 2021)

TIME TRACK 1 TRACK 2

9:30 am

LEVEL UP KL 2021 Welcome & Introduction

Opening Video

Intro #1 Session & Housekeeping Announcement

10:00 am

Maximizing Global Developer Success with Xbox

Chris Charla (Microsoft)

10:45 am

Session Break (15 minutes)

11:00 am

Axie Infinity: Building A Digital Nation

Jeffrey Zirlin aka Jihoz (Sky Mavis)

Southeast Asia Game Market Insights

Darang Candra (Niko Partners)

12:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm

Romancing the Myths and Legends of Southeast Asia

Saqina Latiff (Persona Theory Games)

TBC

3:00 pm

Session Break (15 minutes)

3:15 pm

Unreal Engine 5 Early Access Guided Tour

Chris Murphy (Unreal Engine)

TBC

4:15 pm

Session Break (15 minutes)

4:30 pm

Fireside Chat: Case Study On Global IP Partnership

Moderator: Shahrizar Roslan (Kaigan Games)
Ian Hambleton (Maze Theory)

Panel: Expanding Your Development Team In Southeast Asia

Moderator: Amir Azlan (MDEC)
Swen Vincke (Larian Studios)
Mark South (Double 11)
Hasnul Hadi Samsudin (PlayStation Malaysia)

5:30 pm

Session Break (15 minutes)

5:45 pm

PlayStation 5

Shuhei Yoshida (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
John Eternal (Sony Interactive Entertainment)

6:45 pm

Session End

Level Up KL 2021 Industry Conference Schedule (Day 2: 22 September 2021)

TIME TRACK 1 TRACK 2

9:45 am

Introduction by Emcee for Day 2

Intro Break

10:00 am

Nintendo Switch Game Development: A Global Opportunity

Kamon Yoshimura (Nintendo)

10:45 am

Session Break (15 minutes)

11:00 am

A Year In Reflection:
Stramline’s Change Management And Growth Strategy
Through A Global Pandemic

Stefan Baier, Oh Yea Ji, Richard Cheah (Streamline Media Group)

Game Development

Pontus “Zlapped” Mähler (Global Top Round)

12:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm

Developer And Publishers: What Relationship In The Free To Play

Sebastien Thevenet (Tilting Point)

[Panel] Opportunities For Growth & Mutual Coorperation In Southeast Asia

Jasni Zain (Malaysia)
Gwen Guo (Singapore)
James Lo (Philippines)
Cipto Adiguno (Indonesia)
Nenin Ananbanchachai (Thailand)

3:00 pm

Session Break (15 minutes)

3:15 pm

Investment: Who, What and Why?

Mohan Low (MDEC)
Phylicia Koh (Play Ventures)
Anlu Liu (Kowloon Nights)
Andrea Yang (Makers Fund)
Ilya Gutov (MY.GAMES)

TBC

4:15 pm

Session Break (15 minutes)

4:30 pm

TBC

TBC

5:30 pm

Session Break (15 minutes)

5:45 pm

Houdini Masterclass Using Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Jerome Hereng (Sparx)
Kris Hebert (SideFX / Houdini)

6:45 pm

Closing Remark

Mohan Low (MDEC)

Level Up KL 2021 Registration

You can register for Level Up KL 2021 by heading here and filling out the form.

Author: Alleef Ashaari

Aspiring writer. Born in Amsterdam, raised in Malaysia. Comics are my passion. A gamer and science fiction enthusiast. PSN: AlleefAshaari

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