GCAP 2022

PAX Aus 2022

AFF Youth 2021

AVCON 2023

Talks and Events

Coming soon:
Cafe Crawl and Networking Bingo
July 2024
20th of July will bring our second Game Dev Cafe Crawl - this time we're shaking things up with networking bingo to encourage attendees to talk to each other in a networking context. Watch out for special deals with participating cafes.

Game Design Workshop for Autistic Children
July 2024
These workshops are run by Catalyst Games I am running and designing some workshops alongside them due to my previous experience as a workshop facilitator.
Paper Prototyping Workshop for Autistic Children
August to September 2024
I have worked to design a modular and adaptable paper prototyping workshop for gifted autistic children to learn industry relevant skills in a child-friendly and age appropriate manner to give them the skills to explore game mechanics and core loops. This is in collaboration with Catalyst Games.

Previous Talks and Events:
Pride at Game Plus & SAGA - Playback June 2024
June 2024
The South Australian Games Association and Game Plus are partnering to present Playback on Wednesday the 26th of June, 5:30pm.

Playback is a showcase & playtest opportunity for local games. We encourage attendees to bring your own games for testing. At each session we will have short presentations with time for Q&A.

This edition of Playback we invite the game development community to celebrate with us during Pride Month as game designer Emma Losin hosts a panel shining a light on some of our local LGBTQIA+ talent!
Before, after and in-between presentations everyone attending is invited to bring your own hardware, games, prototypes and showreels to share what you're working on with the local game development community. We will have desks and power points available for your equipment. Light catering will provided by AIE.
Screen Australia Podcast - Everything you need to know about GDC
April 2024
The Future Leaders Delegation and Screen Australia Games team share their takeaways and advice from the 2024 Game Developers Conference.

Ice Cream Social 2024
January 2024
A family friendly and inclusive space for game developers to come and enjoy some ice cream! This event is dietary requirement inclusive. Ice cream meeting dietary requirements will be provided and toppings will be labled with allergens. Come and enjoy the Adelaide Botanic Gardens on picnic blankets with the South Australian Game Dev community!

Acolabs Panel
November 2023
How did we get where we are? Discussing different pathways throughout the game development space.

Industry Pathways V2 PAX Aus
October 2023
Everything we wish we knew before entering the Games Industry! Our 2022 panel is back by popular demand with new speakers from across game development disciplines.

Cafe Crawl and Scavenger Hunt
August 2023
Along with Game Plus and some volunteers, we put together a networking day for the South Australian Games Industry. We frequently hold alcohol free and inclusive events.

Game Design and Level Design Demo AVCON
July 2023
An overview of game design from a current industry perspectives  as well as a level design demo.  I was asked to speak alonside teachers and students from AIE.

Game Dev BBQ
July 2023
A game dev afternoon of BBQ food inclusive or dietary requirements.

Knowing your audience through research and data collection processes
November 2022
An overview of some types of data collection that are easily accessible, how to find online communities of your audience demographic and how I have used field research in my work in games to date.

Game Developer's Ice Cream Social
November 2022
An opportunity to enjoy an ice cream picnic at the Adelaide botanic gardens.  

Industry Pathways PAX Aus
October 2022
Everything we wish we knew before entering the games industry! 5 Panelists with experience in game design, narrative design and programming discuss.

Data Driven Narrative GCAP
October 2022
The process behind content creation for the award winning Star Trek Lower Decks: The Badgey Directive.

Player 2 Interview
July 2022
I took part in an interview about my pathway into the games industry and experiences.

Adelaide Botanic Highschool Talk and Arcade Day
July 2022
Along with some other industry professionals, I went to Adelaide Botanic Highschool to look at the student's games and talk to them about the industry.

In The Spotlight Interview
July 2022
Mighty Kingdom conducted some interviews with staff to celebrate pride month.

Careers Day at Trinity College
June 2022
Alongside a colleague I completed two back to back industry talks for a careers day.

Technically Games
Nov 2021
Myself and Rebekah Little took our data driven creative processes work to present at the Technically Games Conference in 2021.

Game Design Talk at Adelaide Youth Film Festival
Sep 2022
Myself and the Design Director at Mighty Kingdom spoke on the history of games and career prospects. 

Pride Week Interview
July 2021
Short interview for pride week with Mighty Kingdom.

Paper Prototyping Workshop with HerTechPath
March 2021
Alongside some colleagues, I designed and ran a paper prototyping workshop at St Peter's Girls School in order to encourage girls to take part in game development.

IDM Interview Graduate Profiles
July 2020
Short interview for graduates of the Interactive Digital Media Diploma that I completed in 2014.

Represent Me Interview
July 2019
Short interview exploring my path into games.

Danger Days with the Red Cross
Multiple Times Throughout 2019
I assisted the running of several workshops across multiple schools in Adelaide in order to collect data for a project shared by Mighty Kingdom and The Red Cross, Danger Days

Industry Pathways Talk at Game Plus
April 2019
Industry Pathways talk alongside other colleagues from Mighty Kingdom.

Careers and Pathways Talk
Sep 2018
I spoke to students graduating from the Interactive Digital Media diploma about their potential career options.