Two annual summits are held in association with the IGDA Games Research and User Experience SIG. These summits are a great opportunity for those working in, studying, and interested in Games User Research and User Experience to come together, learn, and share knowledge. You can view some of the presentations from previous conferences here.
The #gamesUR US Summit has been held annually alongside GDC in San Fransisco since 2010. In that time it has grown from a handful of researchers, to a gathering of hundreds with multiple presentation streams, posters, workshops, and social events.
Find out more about the next #gamesUR US Summit on its own website.
#gamesUR Summits are held annually in the US and in the EU. These summits are opportunities for those working in, studying, and interested in Games User Research to met and learn from each others. Some of there presentations from past summits are available here.