LiU Game Conference

November 28, 2018
12:00 – 21:00
Kårhuset Kollektivet

LiU Game Conference is an annual conference about computer games, visualization and digital experiences, presented by Linköping UniversityHiQ and East Sweden Game. During an intense afternoon we explore trends in digital entertainment with games industry professionals and leading scientists from all over the world.

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Where business and entertainment meet

In the digitalization age we need strong end engaging experiences to get through the noise – and games are all about that! At HiQ we believe that our clients have much to gain by applying game theory and technology to their business. It is therefore vital to create a place where these two worlds meet, and therefor we collaborate with Linköping University to arrange the best LiU Game Conference ever. Together we create a place where business and entertainment meet. Welcome to the future!

Speakers & Moderators

Moderator: Game Track

Carolina Olsson, Community Manager at East Sweden Game

Bio: Tech Pilot, VR buff, Geek girl, Gamer, Maker, Space expert and kick ass moderator. With startups and enthusiasts at Science parks and cocreations hubs because that is where the magic happens.

Description: Moderator of the Game Track.

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New speakers will be added continuously.

Game Track

Game Track offers games industry talks to inspire you to develop your own game. Talks are 30 minutes long + 10 minutes for questions.

Science Track

Science Track presents academic scientists that shares knowledge around gamification and visualization.

Company Exhibition

Meet innovative companies from the region, expand your network and learn why you should work with them.

Student Game Showcases

Play game prototypes developed by students at Linköping University and developers from East Sweden Game.

SEK to the winning game prototype in LiU Game Awards
participants – students, scientists and entrepreneurs
exciting speakers with focus on games and visualization

About LiU Game Conference

The games industry is one of the fastest growing business areas. In our region we have the best conditions for games studios; we have talent, relevant educations and a great innovation system.

Linköping University is a driving force with courses in games development and research. HiQ turns game technology into business, and East Sweden Game is a co-working space where game developers work closely together..

Linköping University (homepage)
HiQ (homepage)
East Sweden Game (homepage)

Event movie from LiUGC 2017


LiU Game Awards

LiU Game Awards is an annual student competition that originates from the course ”Games Programming” (TDDD23) at Linköping University, but any student from LiU can apply. Every year we pick a three winners from 10 nominated game prototypes. The jury consists of seasoned games industry people. The winner get to pick a gaming console and 20.000 SEK to finalize the game!

Congratulations Måns Gezelius – winner of LiU Game Awards 2017!

Here are all winners from 2017:

Dragons Crypt – Måns Gezelius
(20.000 SEK + Nintendo Switch)

Among the Wild – Peter Arvidsson
(Playstation 4 Pro)

ZooControl – Rasmus Johns, Adam Nyberg
(Xbox One)

HiQ Award
Polterheist, Jonathan Lundgren
(A bunch of board games)

Finalists in LiUGA 2017

Winners 2010-2018

Winner 2018: ???

Winner 2017: Dragon’s Crypt

Winner 2016: Radical Rabbit Stew

Winner 2015: Blanda

Winner 2014: Scrap Galaxy

Winner 2013: Wrangle Tangle

Winner 2012: Friday

Fellow Student Pick 2011: Kristall

Winner 2010: Pyzzlix

Are you developing games?

East Sweden Game is a co-working space for entrepreneurs and creators within games and digital experiences! We are located at Ebbepark in Linköping, Sweden. Come visit us!

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LiU Game Conference is presented by


Partners & Sponsors

Science Park Mjärdevi

Produced by


Tomas Ahlström



Why are you doing this?

In our region we have the best conditions for games studios; we have talent, relevant education and a great innovation system. We are determined to make this a successful place for development of computer games, visualization and digital experiences.

What if there are no availble tickets?

We’ll set up waiting list if we run out of tickets.

If I have a ticket, but can’t come to the conference – what do I do?

In that case, you MUST cancel your ticket as soon as possible! Instruction are in the ticket confirmation email. Or contact us and we’ll help you.

Why do you write in English?

At the university we have a lot of international students. We also invite international speakers and game developers. We want to include as many people as possible to participate in the conference.

In what language is the actual conference?

Most talks are in English, a few may be in Swedish.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

If you are a student or employee at Linköping University, please bring your LiU-ID. If not, we cannot guarantee free entrance. Minimum age is 16 years old.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

If you come by car, use the public garages in central Linköping. Train? Just aim for Linköping Central and find the place on the map.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Tomas Ahlström, – Conference Manager

Erik Berglund, – LiU Game Awards

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Read instructions in the ticket confirmation email, or contact us.

Can I update my registration information?

Use the link you got when you registered, or contact us!