Saturday 16 February 2019 - 14:00 to Sunday 17 February 2019 - 20:00

Gaming conference in the museum sheds light on young women entrepreneurs and those who want to take part in the digital gaming industry

In cooperation with Women in Games Turkey, Sabanci University and the British Council, Hackathon at he Museum will bring together those who want to produce and be involved in digital gaming industry on 16 - 17 February at Sakip Sabanci Museum, the Seed.

With the support of the British Council, Women in Games UK CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman will make the opening speech at ‘Gaming is Art’ themed conference. Founder of Women in Games Turkey, Simay Dinç, founder of Gram Games, Mehmet Ecevit and the winner of Apple Design Award, Özgür Taşkın, the Indie Game Developer, will talk about the digital gaming industry and their success stories.

The event is open to public and registrations can be made from


16 February 2019, Saturday

  • 15.00 Registration
  • 15.30 Opening remarks

- Simay Dinç, Founder, Women in Games Turkey
- Prof. Dr. Canan Atılgan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

  • 15.45 Keynote speech - Marie Claire Isaaman – CEO, Women in Games UK 
  • 16.10 Being an Independent game developer in Turkey - Özgür Taşkın Mobge Studio
  • 16.45 Future of the eSports - Doruk Demirsar- ESL 
  • 17.00 Meeting with the Mentors
  • 17.30 Hackathon starts

17 February 2019, Sunday

  • 15.30 Registration
  • 16.00 Welcome and What Happened Last Night (Video Screening)
  • 16.15 Games and Beyond - Can Altunöz, IT Operation Manager, Netmarble 

-Engin Yağız Hatay - CODEMODEON
-Nebi Cihan Çankaya - DECOL

  • 16.45 Keynote Speech - Mehmet Ecevit, CEO, Gram Games
  • 17.10 Presentations start
  • 18.00 Award Ceremony
  • 18.30 Networking

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