World's First Gaming QA & Localisation Forum to Include Speakers from EA and Sony

 World's First Gaming QA & Localisation Forum to Include Speakers from EA and

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, March 19, 2013

LONDON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Global game giants Electronics Arts and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe are
due to speak at the first ever Game QA & Localisation Forum, an upcoming
two-day international event dedicated entirely to quality assurance and
localisation within the gaming industry.

The meeting, hosted by Gaming IQ - a division of global events company IQPC -
is the first of its kind. A two-day forum featuring a mix of innovative
presentations and interactive breakout workgroups, the Game QA & Localisation
Forum allows senior QA & localization professionals, game developers and
publishers a rare opportunity to network and discuss shared industry
challenges as peers in order to achieve world-class QA & localization for
games worldwide.

Chris Rowley, EA's Senior Director of Certification, who was first to speak of
the need for more formalised best practices and standardisation within game
QA, said, "This event is a good opportunity for games QA to put a stake in the
ground and show how much it has matured. We've truly become a discipline in
our own right." 

Also speaking is Dave Parkinson, Director for Global 1 ^st Party QA at Sony
Computer Entertainment Europe and Edmundo Barahona, Head of QA for German
publisher ProSiebenSat.1, along with many other developers which will be
announced shortly. Topics to be covered include test plans, automation, agile
methodologies, budgeting, compliance and legal aspects.

The Game QA & Localization Forum takes place on 25 ^th - 26 ^th June 2013 in
London, UK. Find the draft program, event details and registration information
about the summit on , phone +44-(0)20-7036-1300
or email

Media contact: Veronica Araujo, +44-(0)20-7368-9748, or visit 

Press are invited to attend this important industry forum, if you would like
to a complimentary press pass please email Veronica Araujo
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