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Mojo Nation unveils speakers for Toy and Game Design Conference

Published on: 3rd July 2018

WowWee, Kano, LittleBits and Primo Toys are to talk innovation at this year’s Toy and Game Design Conference in London. 

Kicking off Mojo Nation’s inaugural Play Creators Festival, the Toy and Game Design Conference takes place on Monday 10th September at London’s Emirates Stadium, and is a day set to inspire and enlighten the industry’s creative backbone.

Heather Delaney – founder of consumer technology marketing and PR firm Gallium Ventures – will chair the Play Innovation Panel.

Joining Heather at the session will be:

• Davin Sufer: chief technical officer at WowWee, a leading robotics company specialising in tech toys and consumer robotics, and the firm behind Fingerlings.

• Bruno Schillinger: lead designer at Kano Computing, which is working to create electronics that challenge the way that the new creative generation interacts with the digital world.

• Emily Tuteur: director of product design at littleBits, the award winning platform of electronic blocks that empowers everyone to create inventions, large and small.

• Ben Callicott: head of product at Primo Toys, Ben has over 10 years experience in product design and development. Having been through two crowdfunding campaigns, Ben is responsible for turning the original digital fabricated Cubetto to the mass produced version seen on the market today.

Heather Delaney commented: “I’m excited to be speaking with such a knowledgeable group of people within the toy industry as their insight and experiences make up a different piece of the industry puzzle. Each of these companies represent the growing areas in an ever-evolving field, and I look forward to us discussing the intricacies involved in the creative process, manufacturing and looking towards the future.”

Davin Sufer added: “Our bread and butter is creating new interactive experiences with our products, and finding new technologies that we can adapt for our industry which deliver affordable, deep play. As such, we love engaging with new and unique perspectives and ideas and look forward to discussing these at the Toy and Game Design Conference.”

The Toy and Game Design Conference is sponsored by Hasbro, Alpha Group and Wynne-Jones IP.

To buy a ticket, or for more information on the wider conference line up, please click here.

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