KRI Conference 2008
Russian Game Developer's Conference, or KRI, is an annual professional event devoted to game development, publishing and distribution. Since its inception in 2003, KRI has quickly established as Russia's leading event of the type, offering developers unique chance to share experience, meet colleagues and communicate their ideas and works to professional public. Not only has KRI attracted industry representatives from ex-USSR countries, but also from abroad. Every annual KRI has been attended by renowned game developers that are known across the planet.
KRI 2008 will take place on April 18-20, 2008 at the Kosmos Hotel located in Moscow. It is expected to be even bigger than all previous KRIs, with more attendants, more industry events and, of course, more business opportunities. As the only truly industrial conference in Russia, KRI 2008 will once gather developers, publishers, middleware providers and hardware manufacturers from all over Russia and former USSR countries. It is going to be three days of intense negotiations, surprise announcements, project signings and business deals. Plus, it's many new people to see, new opportunities to explore and projects to check out.
Every year, KRI offers its visitors an extensive program of events, which includes lections varying from programming to game company management, panels, round table discussions, presentations, unveilings of new products and games, and so on. Every year, organizers revise the list of events to expand it and to offer even more value for attendees. Some of them are already widely recognized by domestic industry. Integral parts of every KRI are:
KRI is supported by world's leading IT-companies like Intel, Nvidia, ATi, Renderware and others who discovered the potential and importance of the event, as well as the capabilities of the Russian gaming industry.
Core audience of KRI are people and companies that are working in gaming industry of Russian Federation, CIS countries and Baltic states. They make up to 9/10 of the entire KRI audience. The rest are related to the electronic entertainment industry and students who seek for knowledge and future employment. Survey conducted at the last KRI shows that:
KRI 2008 is organized by KRI Ltd.