SAE Institute London

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Hello Jammers!

We are delighted to host Global Game Jam 2016 at SAE Institute London. Please find the most important information below.



Did you register with us via EventBrite? You will need to create your account on GGJ website during our event at SAE London. We will open the registration for you on the event day!

You can still attend Global Game Jam at our other Site - SAE Institute Oxford

How can you take a part?

Please register yourself on Official Global Game Jam 2016 website! Additionally please book your FREE entrance via by using this link.  Remember you will need to register on BOTH official GGJ website and

When is GGJ?

Global Game Jam will take place on 29th - 31st January 2016


How many Jammers will be on this Site?

There are ONLY 100 places available at SAE Institute London. 


Where is the location?

SAE Institute London Campus is located...

2 minutes from the Haggerston Overground Station

19 minutes by bus from the Liverpool Street Station by Buses 242 (towards Homerton Hospital) or 149 (towards Edmonton Green)


What is the Agenda for the event?

FRIDAY, 29th January 2016

2.45pm - 4.50pm - Registration & Check in @SAE Institute London - SAE House, 297 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4DD

3.00pm - 3.45pm - TALK 1 - Oscar Clark - Challenging Creativity - Understanding How Creativity Works For Players & Designers

3.45pm-4.30pm - TALK 2 - Kam Star - Games of 2020s. What's neuromorphism got to do with it?

4.30pm-5.00pm - Break

5.00pm-5.45pm - Welcome & Introduction - Offical Opening of Global Game Jam 2016 + Keynote & announcement of the secret theme

5.45pm-6.15pm - Group Forming & "Get to know each other"

6.15pm + Time for groups to work on their games


Saturday, 30th January 2016

11.00am - Deadline to create user profile and game page on

Saturday is a day dedicated for games creation


Sunday, 31st January 2016

3.30pm-4.30pm - Deadline for handing in games

4.30pm-5.00pm - Time to move to The Proud Archivist for the last part of the event (3 minutes walking distance from SAE Insitute London)

5.00pm-6.30pm - Each team present their games - The Proud Archivist (Light Room)

6.30pm+ Social Event for all GGJ participants - The Proud Archivist ("Library")

Is the venue open all the time during GGJ16?

Yes, SAE Institute London will be open for Global Game Jam participants 24 hours from 4.30pm on Friday, 29th January 2016 until 6.00pm on Sunday, 31st January 2016.


Is there secure storage for my belongings?

No, there is not. Please keep your belongings with you all the time. Each participant is responsible for own equipment.


Is there any food provided?

The Organisers will provide snacks at the Meet&Greet only. Please bring your own food and drinks. There is Tesco opposite the road open until 11.00pm and a few convenience stores around.


What are the facilities available?

Please bring your own equipment. The Organisers provide WI-FI and power extensions. 


Do you have additional questions?

Please contact SAE Institute London Site Organisers - [email protected]



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Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ ONLY

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