Registration

Registration
2018

XDS 2018 takes place Sept 5 – 7, 2018, in Vancouver, Canada! Passes will go on-sale in May, 2018. Make sure you’re signed up for our newsletter to get news and updates.

What your all access pass gets:

We’ve secured the XDS preferred rate of only 229$CAD at the Parq Vancouver – Vancouver’s newest luxury hotel.

Your All Access pass grants full access to XDS Connect, our proprietary meeting system.

View other attendees, connect in the newsfeed, create your own agenda, and more in the XDS mobile app.

Attend our suite of social events for networking.

Complimentary coffee, tea and light snacks are provided during our daily breaks.

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Testimonials

  • XDS has quickly become THE must attend event if you’re involved with external development.  Every year the XDS staff create new and fun ways... Read More
    Toby Ow, Production Supervisor, Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • XDS has quickly become THE must attend event if you’re involved with external development.  Every year the XDS staff create new and fun ways to network and deepen relationships with existing and potential new partners.  There is no greater opportunity to connect with likeminded colleagues and discover the past, present, and future of external development.

  • 2017 was another great year at XDS! Unique event in the sense that all the people we meet are relevant for our business. Solid... Read More
    Guillaume Monier, COO, Glass Egg Digital Media
  • 2017 was another great year at XDS! Unique event in the sense that all the people we meet are relevant for our business. Solid and consistent organization, it is definitely a “not to be missed” event on my calendar.

  • XDS was a game changer for us. We made a ton of connections and it would have been hundreds of hours or leg work... Read More
    Graham Qually, Owner/President, Mimic Performance Capture Inc.
  • XDS was a game changer for us. We made a ton of connections and it would have been hundreds of hours or leg work and cold calls to accomplish a fraction of what we did at XDS. Thank you again, XDS will be a huge part of our success in the coming years.

  • Another amazing summit! How is it XDS only continues to improve every year? See you at XDS 2018!... Read More
    Alexander Stein, Art Manager, Treyarch/Activision
  • Another amazing summit! How is it XDS only continues to improve every year? See you at XDS 2018!

  • Being focused purely on external development, XDS provides a great opportunity for organic networking and for developing deeper relationships outside of production or traditional... Read More
    Dennis Cooper, Telltale Games
  • Being focused purely on external development, XDS provides a great opportunity for organic networking and for developing deeper relationships outside of production or traditional business environments.

  • I was delighted to have the chance to sit on an exec panel at XDS and engage with our development partners about trends, issues,... Read More
    Mike Verdu, Senior VP, Electronic Arts
  • I was delighted to have the chance to sit on an exec panel at XDS and engage with our development partners about trends, issues, and opportunities in external development. I was delighted to see senior execs from other important companies on the stage with me.

  • XDS is the perfect size and format.  Intimate, intelligent, informative and insightful, this conference seems to be a favourite amongst the global external development... Read More
    Sean Murch, Senior Partner, Interactive Studio Management (ISM)
  • XDS is the perfect size and format.  Intimate, intelligent, informative and insightful, this conference seems to be a favourite amongst the global external development community.  Kudos to the organizers for building a world class conference in just a few short years!

  • XDS is a summit with a focus. I can get months’ worth of work done there in a few days.... Read More
    Miguel E. Corti, Localization Manager, Capcom Japan
  • XDS is a summit with a focus. I can get months’ worth of work done there in a few days.

  • XDS is a highly professional and well run conference that focuses on External Development in the gaming space. If you leverage External Development in... Read More
    Natahri Felton, Principal Group Manager, Microsoft
  • XDS is a highly professional and well run conference that focuses on External Development in the gaming space. If you leverage External Development in any way, you are doing your studio a disservice if you do not attend this annual event.