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March 18-22, 2019

San Francisco CA

Join 28,000 game developers at the world’s largest professional game industry event. Choose from hundreds of sessions lead by experts on game design, programming, audio, visual arts, production and more!

For 2019 GDC is extending a 10% discount on Audio Conference Track + Tutorial passes for IASIG members. Member be sure to check your email for our announcement with the discount code. (Please note that this discount cannot be combined with other discounts.) 

2019 IASIG Events Sponsors

Fmod Studio



Keywords Studios




2019 Giveaway Sponsors

Izotope | G-Technology | Krotos


IASIG Events @ GDC

The IASIG is an organization that brings together audio experts to share their knowledge and help improve the state of the art in audio for games, websites, VR content, and other interactive performances. Our members share tips and techniques, study trends, and create reports and recommendations that game developers, tool makers, and platform owners use to create better products.


IASIG Audio Mixer (New Venue!)

Wednesday, March 20
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sennheiser, 278 Post St. (between Grant and Stockton)

The IASIG's "Audio Mixer" is the premier GDC social event for game audio professionals. Hang out with top composers, sound designers, voice talent, programmers, educators, and more. There will be free food and drink, plus a raffle for free audio merchandise! 

Any audio professional attending GDC is welcome at this special social event. (Show your GDC Audio Pass or audio-related business card for entry.) However, the room capacity is limited, so come early or you might not get in.



25th Annual IASIG Audio Town Hall Meeting

Friday, March 22
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Room 3002 (West Hall)

Are you interested in making game audio even better? Do you have ideas for improving developer tools, or some experience with a new technology you can share? Join fellow game audio composers, programmers, sound designers, educators, and other audio professionals at the IASIG Audio Town Hall Meeting. Get an update on IASIG's Game Audio Education Resource website and hear from leading educators about how they create game audio educational content. Share ideas and learn about improving the state of the art in audio for interactive media. If you do audio, come and be heard.

GDC Pass Types: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Expo, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit, Student Expo Pass.

IASIG Speakers: Owen Peterson (Assistant Professor, Digital Audio, Utah Valley University); Kurt Heiden (Chair, Interactive Audio Special Interest Group); Tom White (President/CEO, MIDI Association/IASIG).

Education Panelists: Steve Horowitz (Co-Founder of the Game Audio Institute), Jeanine Cowen (Professor, Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music), Robert Brock (Director of Education at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences), Leonard Paul (School of Video Game Audio). Moderated by Owen Peterson, IASIG Education Working Group Chairperson.

2019 gdc panel

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