Program

Two days of cutting-edge industry knowledge

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UTC+3

09:00 - 10:30

Welcome Coffee by Xsolla

10:30 - 10:35

Welcome to WN Istanbul!

Julia Lebedeva (Kraskovskaia)
WN Media Group
10:35 - 11:00
Duo Talk

The Power of the Modern Generation of Gamers

Noam Zada
TikTok
Sezer Degirmenbasi
TikTok
11:00 - 12:00
Panel Discussion

The New Challenges Facing the Industry and How to Overcome Them

Moderator Simay Dinç
Recontact Games
Tansu Kendirli
Oyunder
Murat Kahraman
Game Factory
Doruk Demirsar
Digi Game Startup Studio
Ozan Aydemir
Gaming in Turkey | MENA | EU
Atakan Cankorur
Arvis Games
12:00 - 13:00
Panel Discussion

New Investment Climate in the Video Games Industry: Risks, Constraints, Opportunities

Moderator Pieter van der Pijl
Triple Dragon
Kinga Waclawik
Erebor Capital
Saltukhan Gulsen
WePlay Ventures
Ilya Eremeev
The Games Fund
Caglar Eger
exmox
Barış Ozistek
Bogazici Ventures
13:00 - 14:00

Refreshments Break by Xsolla

14:00 - 14:30
Q&A

App Quality Insights for Google Play

Julia Lebedeva (Kraskovskaia)
WN Media Group
Romain Mardot
Google
14:30 - 15:00
Solo Talk

Maximizing Organizational Success through Effective Culture Development: Practical Approaches and Key Learnings

Patty Toledo
PLAYSENSE
15:00 - 15:30
Solo Talk

Web Shops for Mobile Games: Key Learnings after 150 Launches

Artem Liubutov
Xsolla
15:30 - 16:00

Refreshments Break by Xsolla

16:00 - 17:00
Panel Discussion

Building and Growing a Game with Your Audience in Mind

Moderator Aysu Yildiz
AppNava
Aleksandr Bezobrazov
G5 Entertainment
Ozhan Kamberli
Matte Studio
Erdem Lafci
APPS
17:00 - 17:30
Fireside Chat

Should You Ever Give Up Your IP?

Julia Lebedeva (Kraskovskaia)
WN Media Group
Dino Patti
coherence
17:30 - 18:00
Solo Talk

From Pixels to Players: Insights into Gaming Trends and Multi-platform Attribution

Çağla Mordeniz
Appsflyer
09:00 - 11:00

Welcome Coffee

11:00 - 11:30
Solo Talk

Artists vs AI: Friends or Foes

Jama Jurabaev
Lucasfilm
11:30 - 12:00
Solo Talk

What a Year It's Been!

Tyler Coleman
Retora Games
12:00 - 13:00
Solo Talk

AI Will Not Steal Your Job. But Someone Who Knows How to Use It Will

Guy Gadney
Charisma
13:00 - 14:00

Refreshments Break

14:00 - 14:30
Solo Talk

AI & ML for Games on AWS

Damla Akpinar
AWS for Games
14:30 - 15:00
Solo Talk

Personalizing Game Experience with AI

Noa Avishur
Playtika
15:00 - 15:30
Solo Talk

AI-Powered Game Development

Mehmet Umut Ermeç
tiplay studio
15:30 - 16:00

Refreshments Break

16:00 - 17:00
Panel Discussion

GenAI in Game Development

Moderator Oz Silahtar
UAhero (Tarentum AI)
JJ Fiasson
Leonardo.Ai
Ilya Matveev
Gcore
Kristina Lasenko (Frolova)
Global Gaming Hub
Ulas Bilgenoglu
Kyoso Interactive
Zeynep Açıkbaş Kılış
Vacuum Games
17:00 - 17:30
Solo Talk

The AI-pocalypse? How Game Narratives Will Never Be the Same

Egor Chirkunov
EQWise

UTC+3

09:30 - 10:30

Welcome Coffee by Xsolla

10:30 - 11:00
Fireside Chat

Giving Gamers More Rewarding Ways to P(L)AY

Ceren Turkben Kaya
Mastercard EEMEA
Berkley Egenes
Xsolla
11:00 - 11:30
Solo Talk

Game On: Pitching Your Way to Gaming Success

Tali Tzukerman
Product Madness
11:30 - 12:00
Fireside Chat

How AWS for Games Can Help Gametech Customers?

Damla Akpinar
AWS for Games
Umut Ersarac
AWS for Games
12:00 - 12:30
Panel Discussion

The Future of Ad Monetization: Exploring the Hot, the New, and the Unknown

Moderator Ashkhen Minasyan
Chartboost
Yücel Çetin
Rollic Games
Sofia Gilyazova
Socialpoint
Bogdan Džaković
Nordeus
12:30 - 13:00
Solo Talk

Going Abroad with H5 Games

Luke Stapley
Cocos
13:00 - 14:00

Refreshments Break by Xsolla

14:00 - 14:30
Solo Talk

Publishing Your Mobile Game in 2023: How to Successfully Grow in a New Macro Environment

Nir Regev
Supersonic from Unity
14:30 - 15:00
Solo Talk

Device-Savvy: Growing Gaming Competition in the Volatile Economic Climate

David Hundia
Digital Turbine
15:00 - 15:30
Solo Talk

The Future is Already Here: Hybrid-Casual

Türker Karahan
Udo Games
15:30 - 16:00
Solo Talk

Take Full Control of Your Mobile Game’s Destiny

Egor Ershov
Unity Ads
16:00 - 16:30
Solo Talk

Rewarded Video 2.0?

Filipp Karmanov
Black Snowflake
16:30 - 17:00
Solo Talk

The Evolution of Gaming in MENA

Diala D. Al Otaibi
Babil Games
17:00 - 17:30

WN Developer Contest

09:30 - 11:00

Welcome Coffee

11:00 - 11:30
Solo Talk

Game-Changer: How AI is Augmenting Visual Asset Production

JJ Fiasson
Leonardo.Ai
11:30 - 12:00
Solo Talk

Limits of SaaS AI: Achieving Ethical AI with Custom Solutions in Arts, Games and Beyond

Balázs Keszthelyi
TechnoLynx
12:00 - 12:30
Fireside Chat

Revolutionizing Gaming: The Power of AI for Immersive Experiences and Optimal Performance

Barak David
Murka
Jure Grahek
ZEBEDEE
12:30 - 13:00
Duo Talk

Reinforcement Learning with AWS DeepRacer / Amazon SageMaker Fast-Track

Enes Rodop
Skyloop Cloud
Yavuz Aksu
Skyloop Cloud
13:00 - 14:00

Refreshments Break

14:00 - 14:30
Solo Talk

Improve your UA & Marketing Effort with AI

Damla Dokuzoglu
AppNava
14:30 - 15:30
Panel Discussion

Investor Thoughts on Generative AI

Moderator Oz Silahtar
UAhero (Tarentum AI)
Luke Stapley
Cocos
Berkin Toktas
Revo Capital
Basar Yenidunya
212
Kristina Lasenko (Frolova)
Global Gaming Hub
Jure Grahek
ZEBEDEE
15:30 - 16:00
Solo Talk

Maximizing Game Development Efficiency with AIGC: Unleashing the Power of AI in the Gaming Industry

Chenyang Sun
Cocos
16:00 - 16:30
Duo Talk

Navigating the Rough Seas of Machine Learning-Powered User Acquisition: Limitations, Pitfalls, Concerns.

Alexey Calabourdin
Hybe.io
Vladimir Khudiakov
Hybe.io