Acclaimed Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2021, returns to Cyberport December 10-12 | Taiwan News


Three Days of Infinity Games to Break the Limits of Digital Entertainment

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – November 22, 2021 – The annual flagship digital entertainment event, the Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2021 (DELF), will return to Cyberport from December 10 to 12. Cyberport will transform into a hub for the exchange of industry knowledge and first-hand experiences of the latest technologies to present a whole new carnival of digital entertainment. In addition to the forum discussions under the theme “Infinity Games – Breaking the Boundaries of Digital Entertainment”, participants will be able to immerse themselves in digital entertainment and esports experiences with the elements “sea”, “land” and “Air” respectively to inspire infinite excitement. . The three-day DELF will take place in a hybrid format of online and in-person participation and will feature over 10 esports tournaments, over 40 live and on-demand industry forum sessions, and multiple experiences. games and workshops.

Global industry leaders to unveil winning digital strategies for the future of entertainment

Digital entertainment has had a successful year amid the global pandemic. With stakeholders from emerging digital industries such as games and esports leading the way, the industry is set to continue its strong momentum in the post-pandemic era. Under the theme “Infinity Games”, key leaders from the global digital entertainment industry will gather at Cyberport to discuss how new technologies, business models and digital entertainment value chains are driving innovation and pushing back. the limits of distribution, experiences, space, creativity, content and speed. Cyberport President Dr George Lam and Hong Kong SAR Innovation and Technology Secretary Alfred Sit, will be the guest of honor of the forum.

The list of local and overseas speakers includes Adam Simon, senior vice president of strategy at IPG Media Lab, Dr. Max Howard, former animation producer and studio manager at Walt Disney, Warner Bros. Feature Animation and DreamWorks and currently a guest speaker at the Academy of Film of Hong Kong Baptist University, Ben Zhao, Managing Director of NetEase Esports, Hendrick Sin, Co-Founder and Vice President of CMGE Technology Group, Michelle Zhao, Director, Head Games, GCR of Meta, Cesar Caceres, Technical Manager Head of APAC of Disguise, Kathy Wen, Director of Human Resources and Operations of Riot Games, Becky Yeung, Regional Head of Brand Partnerships at Warner Music Asia, Evan Auyang, President of the Animoca Brands group and Hanjin Tan, co-founder of Naffiti. Speakers will share exclusive content such as hot topics in digital entertainment, industry trends and metaverse influences. During the “Scaling Hong Kong to Nordics” session, Mr. Matti Räty, Senior Director of Engineering, Operate Solutions at Unity Technologies, is invited to share the development of the Nordic gaming industry.


Endless games – endless excitement of sea, land and air

A series of Infinity games designed with elements of “sea”, “land” and “air” will be held at DELF, including the CityU Underwater Robotics Competition, FIA Motorsport Games Digital Cup HK Representative Show Match and The 2021 FAI Hong Kong Open Drone Racing Championship. These games were organized to inspire participants to deepen their understanding of traditional e-sports and to lead their imaginations to reach the heights of the sky and the depths of the sea. The forum will also host a series of esports tournaments and matches. exhibition, including the Hong Kong eSports Corporate Challenge, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened Yesports Asia Cup Final and the Rainbow Six Siege – Hax Kase League S6, as well as the FIFA tournament by the government. Association of Information Technology Professionals (GITPA) and Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) Staff Club and FIFA Competition for Seniors by HKITDA and RCSHK. Innovative showcases, gaming experiences, workshops and start-up pitches will be presented in the all-new hybrid format that allows industry players, esports enthusiasts and the public to immerse themselves in the excitement live in Hong Kong as well as virtually anytime, anywhere.

Flagship event to cover multiple areas of digital entertainment and new experiences

Another DELF flagship event is the APRU MetaGame 2021 conference, which will be held on December 11. The conference is hosted by the Association of Pacific Rim University (APRU), a consortium of the world’s top research universities, with the aim of providing attendees with a deeper understanding of the esports ecosystem.

DELF will also present DE * SPARK, a series of month-long esports and gaming events, including the RoboMaster 2021 Youth Tournament (Hong Kong) (high school), AWS DeepRacer 500 Strong Training Day and Valorant Champions. . It will build on the momentum of the DELF to increase business and community understanding of the esports and digital entertainment industry.

Those interested can register at https://delf.cyberport.hk/

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The Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum (DELF), organized by Cyberport, will be held from December 10 to 12. Under the theme “Infinity Games – Breaking the Boundaries of Digital Entertainment”, industry leaders will look at future industry trends and influences.

DELF 2021 will present the Infinity Games which challenge participants to a series of exhilarating games with endless excitement of sea, land and air.

About Cyberport

Cyberport is an innovative digital community with around 800 start-ups and tech companies on site. It is managed by Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, which is wholly owned by the government of Hong Kong SAR. With a vision of being the hub of digital technology, thus creating a new economic engine for Hong Kong, Cyberport is committed to nurturing a dynamic technological ecosystem by cultivating talent, promoting entrepreneurship among young people, supporting start-ups in their growth journey, by fostering the development of the industry by fostering strategic collaboration with local and international partners and by integrating new and traditional economies by accelerating digital transformation in the public and private sectors.

For more information, please visit www.cyberport.hk

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