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Join us at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts for two days with the world’s foremost HTML5 game developers and learn how to bring your gaming vision to the web now.

Nov 1–2, 2011 San Francisco

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HTML5 GAMES are here and they’re huge, engaging players of all stripes across the globe.

NEW GAME is the only HTML5 game conference in North America, and we’ve stacked it with the best developers in the world. Come learn from Google, EA, Opera, Mozilla, and loads of others innovating at warp speed every day in the web gaming space.

THE WORLD’S BEST will cover every level of HTML5 game development in their talks -- from framework performance and security to user interaction and monetization.

DON’T MISS THE WORKSHOP In addition to the 2-day conference we are offering an additional opportunity to get your hands dirty with HTML5 among the best in the world. At this one-day workshop, held the day before New Game on Monday Oct 31, the experts at Bocoup will help you build your skills in creating cutting-edge HTML5 games. Whether you have some game programming experience but are new to HTML5, or are a JavaScript wizard who has never even made Pong, you’ll get a ton out of our one-day intro to HTML5 game development. Some topics covered include: Canvas 2D, WebGL, audio APIs, Input and Events, and asset management. The workshop will be held at Zynga's offices at 699 8th Street in San Francisco.


Meet and learn from engineers building HTML5 games and platforms today. Our lineup includes industry luminaries like Rich Hilleman from EA, WebGL engineers like Ken Russell from Google, browser vendors like Alan Kligman from Mozilla, game developers like Grant Skinner from Pirates Love Daisies, and game platform creators like Richard Anaya from GameSalad.


New Game features two keynotes and twelve talks over the course of 2 days in a single-track format. We provide breakfast and lunch, and there will be an official conference party on the evening of the first day.

New Game Conference Speaker Schedule
Day One November 1 Day Two November 2




9:00 - 9:15


9:00 - 9:45

Paul Bakaus


9:15 - 10:00

Richard Hilleman


10:00 - 10:45

Grant Skinner

Diving Deep into Canvas

10:15 - 11:00

Ben Vanik & Ken Russell

Debugging and Optimizing WebGL Applications

11:00 - 11:45

Robbert van Os & Chen Qi

The State of HTML5 Games in Asia

11:15 - 12:00

Justin Quimby

Hard-won Lessons from the Trenches

11:45 - 13:00


12:00 - 13:15


13:00 - 13:45

Erik Moller

Porting Emberwind to HTML5

13:15 - 14:00

Darius Kazemi

Fieldrunners HTML5: Bringing a Hit iOS Game to the Web

14:00 - 14:45

Richard Anaya

Using Google Closure for Lean and Mean Javascript Projects

14:15 - 15:00

Sean Middleditch & Jason Meisel

SONAR - WebGL, JavaScript, and Gaming

15:00 - 15:45

Alan Kligman

An Initiative and Framework for 3D Gaming with HTML5

15:15 - 16:00

Lilli Thompson

Cross Platform Game Programming with PlayN

16:00 - 16:45

Rachel Blum

Web Audio API and other new features

16:15 - 17:00

Miguel Angel Pastor

From Apple Store to CWS

17:05 - 17:25

Sam Abadir

Extreme Mobile HTML5 Graphics Performance (Sponsored Session)


Conference Party

Sponsored by Microsoft, @ B Restaurant & Bar right next door


Venue & Travel

New Game will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, located in bustling downtown San Francisco.

Recommended hotels:
Westin SF Market Street: 888-627-8561 (please call and mention you're attending "New Game Conference")
Marriott San Francisco w/ New Game group code (reserve online at link)

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