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Please download here LEVEL UP 2021 Press release

For further info, please contact: press@lvlup.it / aiv@utopialab.it.

Press office

UTOPIA - Comunication & Media Relations: aiv@utopialab.it - tel.: +39 06 97790306


Press accreditation is reserved for paper and online press, multimedia and YouTube channels, Twitch channels, radio, television, press agencies, photographers, public relations agencies, press agencies.

Press accreditation gives access to the LEVEL UP - Rome Developer Conference, according to the guidelines set by the organisers and the availability of seats.

Press journalists interested in covering the event should ask for accreditation by emailing aiv@utopialab.it and giving the following information:

  • personal data (name and surname, mobile number, email address and press badge);
  • information about the newspaper (name, type of media, periodicity, circulation, its Executive Director or Editor in Chief);
  • if interested in accrediting for the LEVEL UP Developer Days format (fully online) or the LEVEL UP School Days format (in-person and broadcast online) or both;
  • if photographers or tv crew will be present and their names and types of cameras that will enter ITIS Galileo Galilei. 


After establishing itself in 2018 and 2019 as the new international event of the videogame industry, and having successfully launched in 2020 the new format LEVEL School Days, LEVEL UP Rome Developer Conference in 2021 will be completely free and will take place in two formats:

LEVEL UP Developer Days

  • online only
  • in English
  • the most advanced know-how in the videogame industry with topics such as machine learning, digital sculpting, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, AR, MMORPG, mobile, narrative design, copyright protection, serious games, alternative tech, programming techniques, indies, procedural, inclusivity
  • more than 50 leading developers from 3 continents and 15 countries
  • Italian qualifiers for the Nordic Game Discovery Contest

LEVEL UP School Days 

  • online and in-presence in Rome at ITIS "Galileo Galilei", one of the oldest technical-industrial training high schools in Italy 
  • in Italian 
  • topics about digital creation, orientation on professions related to new technologies, video game development, prototyping of video games in schools for the development of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) skills and integrated knowledge (medicine, aeronautics, cinema, neuroscience etc.)
  • National and European institutional guests, EU Commission, Ministry of Education, MISE, MiBACT, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, Lazio Region, USR Lazio, ESA - European Space, Agency, Facebook, Oculus, ANICA, Medical Association, Air Force, Sony Italy, Anitec-Assinform Confindustria Digitale, Infratel, Moige, Repubblica Digitale, Articolo Novantanove, CIDA, etc.

The most important Italian training event entirely dedicated to the design and development of video games and interactive works, organized by the Italian Academy of Video Games (AIV), in collaboration with the Professional Technical Pole "Galileo"
LEVEL UP - Rome Developer Conference intends to bring to Rome and to Italy all the news related to science and technology of interactivity, through an exciting 3-day marathon of institutional and technical panels, talks, areas dedicated to Virtual Reality, simulations, interactive works and the Game Jam "Students for Future".
For the first time it will also host the Italian qualifiers of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC), one of the most important competitive challenges in the world in which the selected game projects are presented live and evaluated by a jury of publishers and industry experts. 
The methodological and technological solutions of the event - possibility of remote fruition, sustainable use of digital and online formats - will allow the protagonism of the participants and allow the involvement of the entire school community, ensuring the possibility of aggregating transversal audiences (parents, fans, professionals, institutions). 
From a scientific point of view, LEVEL UP - Rome Developer Conference contributes to the international network of training meetings in the sector, in the same way as other similar events with which it has collaboration and mutual exchange agreements, including Devcom in Germany, Nordic Game Conference in Sweden, Reboot in Croatia.