The Hamburg Games Conference organizers, Dr. Christian Rauda, Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef and Dennis Schoubye welcome you and give an overview of the program and the platform.
Special welcoming words from Dr. Peter Tschentscher, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
Hamburg Games Conference is a unique B2B platform for Conferences, Expo and Matchmaking and will change the way of doing business. Closing the gap between having physical meeting platforms and the new ways of doing business.
Dr. Christian Rauda
Dr. Christian Rauda is qualified as a certified specialist for IT law, copyright- and media law as well as a certified specialist for intellectual property law. Since 2008 he is a partner of the media law firm GRAEF Rechtsanwälte. He is the author of many law books including “Law of Computer Games” and is holding a teaching position at University of Applied Sciences in Technology and Business (game design studies). Christian’s main area of expertise lies in the area of copyright, trademark and unfair competition law as well as the law of electronic games.
Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef
Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef, LL.M. (NYU) is Managing Partner and founder of the media law firm GRAEF Rechtsanwälte. He is qualified as a certified specialist for copyright- and media law as well as a certified specialist for intellectual property law and also admitted as Attorney-at-law to the New York Bar, USA. He serves as an arbitrator of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, L.A. (IFTA), the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry.
Project Lead at Gamecity Hamburg
As Project Lead for Gamecity Hamburg, Dennis Schoubye is the contact person for all topics concerning Hamburg as a games hub and for the prototype funding with a volume of more than two million euros until 2023. As a location initiative, Gamecity Hamburg supports, connects, and makes the diverse games ecosystem in Hamburg visible. Dennis Schoubye has an extensive network in the international games industry and worked as an experienced communications consultant for PR agencies and games companies before joining Kreativ Gesellschaft. In addition to the games industry, his focus was on technology and start-up topics. Dennis Schoubye has been fascinated by the mass medium of computer and video games and their potential ever since childhood.