The two day conference features high-profile lectures from the movers and shakers of the industry on its current and future topics for the web based, mobile and cross-plattform games industry and offers a unique opportunity for networking with the most influential members in the world of browser and mobile games. This year will also see a new track dedicated to games development. The large open networking area allows you to meet everyone who is anyone in the industry and provides a uniquely personal atmosphere to conduct your business. The bgf has traditionally attracted the most influential people in the industry in an open and personal atmosphere. The bgf has featured amongst others: Richard Bartle (University of Essex), Michael Pachter (Wedbuch Securities), Heiko Hubertz (Founder and CEO Bigpoint), Jens Begemann (CEO wooga), Markus Büchtmann (CEO ProSiebenSat1 Games), Hendrik Klindworth (Founder Innogames), Odile Limpach (CEO Blue Byte), Jan Beckers (Founder and CEO Hitfox), Llloyd Melnick (GM playdom), Patrick Streppel (Member of the board gamigo), Christoph Gerlinger (CEO Frogster), Alexander Piutti (GameGenetics). The event takes place in Hamburg on October 23 & 24, 2013. Founded in 2005, the bgf is the longest running and most prestigious event for developers, publishers and professionals in the web based games sector.