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Building Safe and Prosocial Game Platforms (Presented by Community Clubhouse)

Christina Camilleri  (Head of Trust & Safety, Netflix Games)

Daniel Cook  (Chief Creative Officer, Spry Fox)

Joel Silk  (Senior Director Trust & Safety Operations, Roblox)

Shayan Sanyal  (Head of Game Tech Business Development and Strategy, EMEA, AWS)

Location: Room 2022, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Sponsor Developer Summit

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Community Clubhouse

This panel invites you to a thought-provoking discussion centered on a pivotal question: What if we integrated safety directly into game platform design, rather than addressing toxicity and abuse as afterthoughts? Our panelists, each offering distinct insights, will delve into the potential of game platforms rooted in safety-first principles. We'll explore how platforms, when equipped with features intentionally designed to prevent abuse, help in enhancing player satisfaction and boosting player retention and engagement.

The conversation will span various approaches to designing robust, safe systems that proactively address and prevent conflict, while establishing clear safety boundaries. Additionally, we will explore the critical role of giving players control and consent mechanisms, essential in cultivating a secure gaming environment. This session aims to shed light on the vital yet often overlooked intersection of safety, user experience, and community engagement in game design.


Attendees will gain insights into integrating safety features into game and platform design, illustrated by real-world examples of improved player retention and community engagement. They will learn strategies for prosocial game and platform design, preemptive conflict resolution, and creating user-centric consent mechanisms, crucial for developing advanced, secure gaming platforms.

Intended Audience

This session appeals to game developers, designers, community managers, and those working in trust & safety seeking to enhance player experiences through safe, inclusive environments. A basic understanding of game design and community engagement is beneficial. The content is invaluable for those dedicated to fostering positive, secure gaming communities.

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