Gaming Conclave Programme

Gaming Conclave Programme

Friday, 14th July 2023: Trinity Hall 1, Hotel Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka
0900 - 1000 Hrs Registration
1000 – 1030 Hrs Inaugural Session
1000 -1008 Hrs
Welcome Remarks

Mr. Rajan Navani
President- IDGS, and Founder &
CEO JetSynthesys Pvt Ltd
1008 – 1015 Hrs
Industry Overview

Mr. Vishal Dhupar
Member Executive Council, IDGS and Managing Director, South Asia NVIDIA India Pvt Ltd
1015 – 1025 Hrs
Chief Guest

Mr. Sanjeev Gupta
Chief Executive Officer Karnataka Digital Economy Mission Government of Karnataka
Release of The Gaming Newsletter
1025 -1030 Hrs Closing Remarks Mr. Rajan Navani
1030 - 1045 Hrs Networking Activity by People Gamez
1045 – 1145 Hrs Emerging Trends and Technologies in Gaming
Revolutionary technologies have been gaining traction over the past few years and have the potential to revolutionise the way games are developed and played. The advancement of technology in games will make gaming more entertaining than ever in the coming year and beyond. Consequently, there are countless opportunities, and the anticipation is strong! Let’s discuss these technologies and trends currently prevailing, like AI, Web3, VR, metaverse and others
1145 – 1200 Hrs Networking Tea / Coffee Break


Girish Menon

Chief Strategy Officer,


Sameer Pitalwalla

Head of Gaming, APAC
Google Cloud

Anuj Tandon

CEO Gaming

Pawan Awasthi

Head Consumer
Marketing NVIDIA South Asia

Varun Sharma

Co-Founder Metaphy Labs

1200 – 1215 Hrs Presentation - Challenges and Opportunity of Gaming Industry
Mr. Devroop Bhattacharya
Director, Data & Analytics
PriceWaterHouseCoopers India (PwC)  
1215 – 1300 Hrs Skill Development and Career in Gaming
Gaming has become a rapidly growing industry in India and holds a lot of potential for those who are passionate about it. The gaming industry in India has seen a significant rise in recent years due to the growing number of games being developed, design, animations, gamers, and the increasing popularity of esports. Let’s discuss the talent requirements, the opportunities available, and how to approach the rising career.
Question and Answer


Devroop Bhattacharya

Devroop Bhattacharya Director, Data & Analytics


Dr Bibhudutta Baral

Discipline Lead, Digital Game Design,
National Institute of Design

Siddharth Ravishankar

Chief Gaming Officer
Galaxy Racer

Goutham Dindukurthi

Founder - Holy Cow Productions

Rohit Jagasia

Founder & CEO
Revenant Esports

1300 – 1330 Hrs Networking Lunch  
1330 – 1430 Hrs Commercialization of Games  
Gaming industry is in process of commercialization, Let’s discuss all the options to commercialization of Games and also discuss the monetization strategy available within the industry and deliberate to understand what work the best is it in-game advertising, such as rewarded video ads, offer wall ads, and interstitial ads and other options. Most successful ads are the ones that work as a component of a game
Question and Answer


Sharan Tulsiani

& CEO,


Deepak Kumar

Managing Partner

Anuj Mankar

Director of Nautilus Mobile

Gangatharaprabu G (Prabu)

Head Nostra Gaming

Sumit Batheja

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Shiva Nandy

Founder & CEO
Sky Esports

1430 – 1500 Hrs Fireside Chat – Rise of Web3 Gaming
Question and Answer


OLV Kiran Kumar

Golive Games


Mr. Om Malviya,

President Tezos India Foundation

1500 – 1530 Hrs Start-up Talk - Topic – Fundraising 101 and Investments
Question and Answer


Yashvardhan Baid

COO & Co-Founder,


Oliver Jones

Bombay Play

Mayur Bhimjiyani


Nishant Betgeri

Investment New South Wales

1545 – 1615 Hrs Fireside Chat – Topic – Success Story
Question and Answer


Oliver Jones

Bombay Play


Anuj Mankar

Director of Nautilus Mobile

1615 – 1700 Hrs Cosplay in India: From Hobbyist to Professional
Cosplay (or the art of dressing up as a character from various mediums) has long since gained momentum as more than just a hobby for some. For example, have you ever wondered what sort of value Cosplay can bring to a gaming company? In this panel, will discuss, what it takes for them and others to bring cosplay to the professional limelight and what are challenges faced by the cosplayer at large.


Vijay Sinha

Game Designer & Cosplayer


Rohit Kailashiya

Redemption Props

Anushruti Saha

Poly Face Pug

Ankita Kemkar

Kiku Art & Krafts

Parallel Networking Activity - People Gamez
Activities Start-up Arena – Start-up Showcase