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Games Up? panel announced for GameHorizon
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GameHorizon has announced a Games Up? panel session at the upcomingconference on June 18 - 19, at the Baltic Flower Mill, Newcastle.
The panel will feature prominent members of Games Up? - a crossindustry campaign to lobby the government for tax breaks. During thesession the panel will debate what the effect of government supportwould be on the UK games industry.
"Government support, or lack thereof, has been a sore point formany within the games industry for some considerable time now. We'vebeen able to pull together an extremely strong panel for the session,"said Carri Cunliffe, director of the GameHorizon Conference.
                   
"With strong opinions and arguments on both sides ofthe issue, the debate should be a fierce one, and will give delegatesthe chance to put their views forward to the 'Games Up?' campaign."
Rick Gibson, Director and Founder of Games Investor Consultancy, willintroduce the session by taking a look at the global situationregarding tax breaks, after which the panel debate will follow, chairedby Ian Livingstone, the creative director of Eidos.
Alongside Gibson and Livingstone will be Angie Moxham thefounder of 3 Monkeys Communications, Chris Roycroft-Davis the formerExecutive Editor at The Sun and Gareth Edmondson, Studio Manager atUbisoft Reflections.

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