White Nights
Business Conference for Game Industry
JUNE 14 — 15, 2017
Registration Attendees

1500

attendees

35+

countries

150+

booths

70+

speakers

location

St.Petersburg, Russia

1500

attendees

150+

booths

70+

speakers

location

St.Petersburg, Russia
WHITE NIGHTS ST.PETERSBURG 2017 SPEAKERS
About

The White Nights Conference is an international cross-platform business conference for game industry. The White Nights events attract influential game industry professionals and developers and take place three times a year in February (Europe), in June (St. Petersburg) and in October (Moscow). Every year more than 4,000 visitors all together attend the conference.

White Nights St.Petersburg will take place on June 14-15, 2017.
White Nights Moscow will take place on October 10-11, 2017.
White Nights Prague will take place on February 13-14, 2018.

Industry-leading companies like King, Warner Bros., Supercell, Rovio, Wooga, Chillingo, Facebook, Big Fish, DeNA, Google, Microsoft, G5, Mail.Ru and many others have already attended. The agenda includes three atmospheric networking parties: the welcome pre-party on the day preceding the event and an all night party after the first day. The unique thing about this conference is that its business hours are from 2pm till 9 pm.

The White Nights Conference is organized by Nevosoft, a St. Petersburg based casual game developer and publisher.

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Finnish Game Day 2017

Finnish Game Day ’17 is a networking event on June 13 aimed to introduce the Finnish gaming industry and designed to present opportunities that open up for game dev professionals interested to be part of the gaming ecosystem in Finland and beyond.

White Nights St.Petersburg'17 Program
There will be several lecture tracks run in parallel and devoted to different topics. To find lectures of your interest, please use the following tips:
Blue Hall
— Facebook Ecosystem
— Match3 Games
— City Builder / Farming
Green Hall
— Action Games
— Monetization Tools
— AR / VR
— HTML5 Games
— Project Management
Platform Hall
— Platforms
— Developer Tools
10:30 - 12:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee sponsored by Playkot
12:00 - 12:30
ENG & RUS
Nicolas Beraudo, Managing Director, EMEA, App Annie
The State of Mobile Gaming
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
15:00 - 16:00
ENG & RUS
PANEL DISCUSSION: the World of Match-3 Games - Score It or Blow It
16:00 - 16:30
ENG & RUS
Speaker To Be Determined, Playrix
Topic To Be Determined
16:30 - 17:00
ENG & RUS
Elena Tsarkova, UA Manager, Wooga
Hidden UA Opportunities In Global Markets: How To Grow Your Game Worldwide
17:00 - 17:30
ENG & RUS
Speaker To Be Determined
17:30 - 18:00
Sparkling Hour by AppsFlyer
18:00 - 19:00
ENG & RUS
PANEL DISCUSSION: Game Licensing or What Every Game Developer Needs To Know
19:00 - 19:30
ENG & RUS
Tony Watkins, Head of EA Russia, Electronic Arts
Fireside Chat with Tony Watkins, Head of EA Russia
19:30 - 20:30
ENG & RUS
Tramell Ray Isaac, Art Director, Boss Key Productions
Fallout to Lawbreakers: A Game Dev's Survival Guide
21:00 - 04:00
Join us at the super networking party at the three-mast sailboat FLYING DUTCHMAN! Dinner buffet, all kind of drinks, awesome band playing and the best view in town. For Premium Pass holders only.
10:30 - 12:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee sponsored by Playkot
12:00 - 12:30
ENG & RUS
Maxim Babichev, Developer Advocate, VK.com
Unveiling Direct Games
12:30 - 13:00
ENG & RUS
Indra Elizabete Priede, Founder, IBCC
Europe, Offshore or the US: Where Best to Set Up Your IT Business?
13:00 - 14:00
ENG & RUS
PANEL DISCUSSION: Ideal Games for Kids: Children Play & Parents Pay
14:00 - 14:30
ENG & RUS
Keith Kawahata, Head of Wargaming Mobile, Wargaming Mobile
Topic To Be Determined
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
15:00 - 15:30
ENG & RUS
Leonid Eletskih, Head of Sales, Russia and Eastern Europe, Adjust
Topic To Be Determined
15:30 - 16:00
ENG & RUS
Christian Corsano, Lead Online Programmer, IO Interactive
Hitman: From a Box to the Cloud, with Azure
16:00 - 16:30
ENG & RUS
Artem Petukhov, CMO, Pixonic
Marketing a Mobile Action Game in Asia: Lessons Learnt
16:30 - 17:00
ENG & RUS
Konrad Czernik, Lead Concept Artist, Techland
Is Working with Artists a Nightmare?
17:00 - 17:30
ENG & RUS
Almir Listo, Gobal Brand Director, Starbreeze Studios
Topic To Be Determined
17:30 - 18:00
Sparkling Hour by AppsFlyer
18:00 - 18:30
ENG & RUS
Natalie Portier, COO, Appodeal
Topic To Be Determined
18:30 - 19:00
ENG & RUS
Keenan Timko, Publisher Account Director, MoPub (Twitter)
Good Ad, Bad Ad: Monetizing Your Game While Delighting Your Users
19:00 - 19:30
ENG & RUS
Ekaterina Kornilova, Business Development Manager, Unity Ads
Topic To Be Determined
19:30 - 20:00
ENG & RUS
Alisa Chumachenko, Founder, GOSU.AI
Topic To Be Determined
21:00 - 04:00
Join us at the super networking party at the three-mast sailboat FLYING DUTCHMAN! Dinner buffet, all kind of drinks, awesome band playing and the best view in town. For Premium Pass holders only.
10:30 - 12:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee sponsored by Playkot
12:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:00
Speaker To Be Determined
13:00 - 13:30
RUS
Alexander Neberekutin, Co-Founder, DevGame
Analytics that Increased ARPU: Real Life Cases of Using Events in AppMetrica
13:30 - 14:30
RUS
Romuald Zdebskiy, Games Lead for Central & Eastern Europe & Andrey Ivashentsev, Chief Innovation Officer, Game Insight/ Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft
Cloud for Games Backend - Do You Really Need It?
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
15:00 - 16:00
RUS
Dmitri Martynov, Head of Google Play Apps and Games, Russia and CEE & Roman Mardo, Google Play Games Business Development Manager CEE, Google
Google Play - Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
16:00 - 17:00
ENG
Mike Hines, Developer Evangelist, Amazon
Understanding Power Users and How to Attract Them
17:00 - 17:30
ENG
Alexander Grach, Head of Sales - Central & Eastern Europe, AppsFlyer
Fighting Fraud in Mobile - New Approaches and Metrics
17:30 - 18:00
Sparkling Hour by AppsFlyer
18:00 - 20:00
ENG
Closed Session Focused on the iOS Platform
21:00 - 04:00
Join us at the super networking party at the three-mast sailboat FLYING DUTCHMAN! Dinner buffet, all kind of drinks, awesome band playing and the best view in town. For Premium Pass holders only.
10:30 - 12:00
Welcome Coffee sponsored by Playkot
12:00 - 12:30
ENG & RUS
Andrey Zimenko, Head of Mobile Publishing, Wargaming.net
How to Close a Publishing Deal
12:30 - 13:30
ENG & RUS
PANEL DISCUSSION: City Builders and Farming Games
13:30 - 14:00
ENG & RUS
Speaker To Be Determined
14:00 - 14:30
ENG & RUS
Aleksey Rehlov, External Producer, Creative Mobile
Idols of the Game Design or Things That Can Ruin Your Fruitful Farms, Great Cities and Other Genius Games
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
15:00 - 15:30
ENG & RUS
Nikita Zatsepin, Marketing and BD Manager, Russia, BlueStacks
Who's Really Playing Mobile Games on PC?
15:30 - 16:00
ENG & RUS
Marina Mitchkova, Head of Mobile Advertisng Partnerships, Yandex
Topic To Be Determined
16:00 - 16:30
ENG & RUS
Evgeniy Kozlov, Twitter B2B Marketing Manager, Twitter
Connecting Your App to the World Audience
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
17:00 - 18:00
ENG & RUS
Anna Krizhanovskaya, Head of Social UA, Playrix
How Not To Overpay for Traffic
18:00 - 19:00
Indie Game Cup: Awards Ceremony and Super Raffle in Blue Hall!
10:30 - 12:00
Welcome Coffee sponsored by Playkot
12:00 - 12:30
ENG & RUS
David Reichelt, CEO, Color Switch Productions, Inc.
Desiging Games That Stand Out
12:30 - 13:00
ENG & RUS
Georgii Efremov, Senior Unity Developer & Iurii Ledin, Lead Artist, EPAM Systems
VR / AR Perfect Storm Recipe
13:00 - 13:30
ENG & RUS
Matthew Steinke, Independent Expert
Topic To Be Determined
13:30 - 14:30
ENG & RUS
PANEL DISCUSSION: the Nature of VR: a Path to Success or a Mythological Opportunity?
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
15:00 - 16:00
ENG & RUS
PANEL DISCUSSION: What Does the Future Hold for HTML5 Games?
16:00 - 16:30
ENG & RUS
Speaker To Be Determined
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
17:00 - 17:30
ENG & RUS
Speaker To Be Determined
17:30 - 18:00
ENG & RUS
Valeria Andrianova, Product Marketing Lead, JetBrains
Tweak the Recipe for Agile Development
18:00 - 19:00
Indie Game Cup: Awards Ceremony and Super Raffle in Blue Hall!
10:30 - 12:00
Welcome Coffee sponsored by Playkot
12:00 - 13:00
ENG
Sjoerd De Jong, Unreal Engine Evangelist, Epic Games
The State of Unreal Engine 4
13:00 - 13:30
Speaker To Be Determined
13:30 - 14:00
ENG
Sven Erik Knop, Principle Solutions Engineer, Perforce Software
Version Management for Games Developers
14:00 - 14:30
Speaker To Be Determined
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
15:00 - 15:30
Speaker To Be Determined
15:30 - 16:30
RUS
Deconstruction Workshop Part I. Game Industry Experts Will Deconstruct Games in Real Time Right in Front of You
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee Break sponsored by Playkot
17:00 - 18:00
RUS
Deconstruction Workshop Part II. Game Industry Experts Will Deconstruct Games in Real Time Right in Front of You
18:00 - 19:00
Indie Game Cup: Awards Ceremony and Super Raffle in Blue Hall!
White Nights St.Petersburg 2017 Map
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Registration
Indie Dev Pass

All lectures

Developer Exhibition Access

Conference Bag

Coffee Breaks

Standard pass

All lectures

Developer Exhibition Access

Conference Bag

Coffee Breaks

Full Badge

Sending Meeting Requests

Pre-party on June 13

Premium pass

All lectures

Developer Exhibition Access

Conference Bag

Coffee Breaks

Full Badge

Sending Meeting Requests

Pre-party on June 13

Party on June 14

Indie Game Developer Only
INDIE DEV PASS
€150
E-mail at
wnconf@nevosoft.com
Game Developer / Game Publisher
STANDARD PASS
€250
0 +
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PREMIUM PASS
€350
0 +
-
Service Providers (Advertising / Billing / Analytics / Monetization)
STANDARD PASS
€450
0 +
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PREMIUM PASS
€650
0 +
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Please mind that VAT is not included
If you want to pay for the tickets by bank transfer please contact us at wnconf@nevosoft.com
The passes are non-refundable after June 1, 2017.
Public offer for ticket purchase
Indie Game Cup St.Petersburg 2017

This is a prestigious contest for game developers. Games for different platforms in alpha stage or higher are accepted. A panel of judges will select one winner for each category.

The names of the winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on June 30, 2017. Participation is free of charge. Applications are accepted until May 26, 2017.

Developer exhibition
WHAT IS IT?
This exhibition is a unique opportunity for game developers to present their best projects in order to find publishers, partners, investors and to receive support from platforms.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Developers with games in beta stage or higher are welcome. Games on all the platforms are accepted. We will provide you with a mini booth for 1 or 2 days. The amount of places is limited.
How to apply?
To apply please submit a form. Applications are accepted until May 26, 2017. Attendees should be also registered at the White Nights St.Petersburg 2017.
MEDIA PARTNERS
BECOME A VOLUNTEER AT WHITE NIGHTS ST.PETERSBURG 2017

If you are interested in gamedev, want to become a part of our team and help out with the construction or at the registration desk, please fill out the form. Every volunteer will receive a free Indie Dev Pass to the conference.

Apply now

Applications are accepted until June 1, 2017.

Event Location

Lenexpo Exhibition Complex
Bolshoy pr.V.O.103
199106
Russia, St. Petersburg

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Russian Visa
You must have a valid Russian visa to enter the country.

Please note that the following information is for the citizens of the EU countries, the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia. If you are a citizen of any other country, please contact us at wnconf@nevosoft.com to learn more about getting Russian visa in your particular case.

To apply for a Russian visa you will need to obtain a visa invitation letter. We can help you get one as we work with an authorized travel agency.
To receive a visa invitation letter, please follow the steps:

1 Pay the $30-fee
2 Fill out the application form
3 E-mail at wnconf@nevosoft.com

It will take up to three working days to get an invitation letter.

Please keep in mind that an invitation letter is NOT a visa - you'll have to apply to the Russian embassy. So please plan accordingly. You don't need a hard copy of an invitation letter to apply for a tourist visa.
CONTACT US
CHAIR OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

JULIA LEBEDEVA
julia.l@nevosoft.ru

GENERAL INQUIRIES / COORDINATOR

LIZA VORONKOVA
liza.voronkova@nevosoft.ru
liza-za101
+7 911 838 18 43

Questions regarding participation, payments, visa support, accommodation, logistics.
GENERAL INQUIRIES / COORDINATOR

ELENA SIDOROVA
elena.sidorova@nevosoft.ru
elenassidorova
+7 960 277 78 91

Questions regarding program, sponsorship, media partnership.
GENERAL INQUIRIES / COORDINATOR

LYUBA BORODULINA
lyuba.borodulina@nevosoft.ru
lubkin_boro
+7 904 215 48 01

Questions regarding Developer Exhibition, Indie Game Cup, volunteering.

To apply for media accreditation please email at press-wnconf@nevosoft.com
For any general queries contact us at wnconf@nevosoft.com