Current Programming

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Keynotes

Interactive Ontario’s Keynotes are a series of online events in which IO will invite leading experts to present timely video game and interactive digital media trends, ideas and strategies to industry members and stakeholders.

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Masterclass

Interactive Ontario’s Masterclass enables professionals in Video Game and Interactive Digital Media to advance specific skills and knowledge in a meaningful way, with the support of peers and experts.

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Black Youth Action Plan

IO’s Black Youth Action Plan (BYAP) program works toward eliminating systemic, race-based disparities by increasing opportunities for black youth in Ontario’s video game and interactive digital media (IDM) sector.

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Indie Superboost

Indie Superboost

Indie Superboost is an industry led effort bring people together for candid, in depth, authentic sharing, helping each other to share stories, ask questions, and come through the realities of succeeding as a sustainable Indie studio.

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Upcoming Programming

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B2B Opportunities

IO will continue to organize missions and B2B meetings in 2022.

To start, IO is planning an in-person mission to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in March 2022 (pending evolving COVID restrictions), organized in collaboration with the Canadian Interactive Alliance/l’Alliance Interactive Canadienne

Past Programming

  • Published On: February 1st, 2021

    The Black Youth Action Plan (BYAP) works toward eliminating systemic, race-based disparities by increasing opportunities for Black children, youth and families across the province.

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  • Published On: December 17th, 2020Tags:

    Discover how LiveOps is shaping the next big step in games and how your studio can use this powerful approach to game development to better engage with your communities and monetize your game.

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  • Published On: December 3rd, 2020Tags:

    Insights into the top trends in the video games market with Newzoo’s Head of Game Development & Publishing Tyler Long.

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  • Published On: November 12th, 2020Tags:

    This session brings together experienced managers to discuss their challenges and strategies about leading teams through development and launch of video games and IDM projects.

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  • Published On: October 22nd, 2020Tags:

    Insert Coin Accounting offers insights into what you need to run your Video Game and Interactive Digital Media (IDM) business.

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  • iLunch Meet the Funders
    Published On: March 31st, 2020Tags:

    Join us for a general overview of funding, programs, and support available to IDM companies from Ontario Creates, Telefilm Canada, and Global Affairs.

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