GameDev Week 2022

Games, Animation and VFX

The IPCA GameDev Week 2022 will take place between May 27, 28 at the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA), in the city of BarcelosPortugal.

This will be the third edition of a series of events to be held annually, which aims to establish an interconnection platform between higher education institutions, industry and the leading studios and technology companies in the video game industry, VFX and interaction technologies.


Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave

The Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA) is a Portuguese public institution of tertiary education, located in Barcelos, Portugal. IPCA was founded in 1994 with the objective of offering an optional source of higher education to the population from the district of Braga. The creation of a polytechnic institution of higher education is considered the answer to the local economic and social needs. Thus, being its educational model focused on practice, IPCA aims to instruct professionals with adequate qualifications for the labor market. Its success is evidenced by a high employment rate of its students and a high number of applications for IPCA courses. 


Tickets are not transferable to any other person or entity.
Tickets are non-refundable.

Special prices until May 14th!

Full event tickets
[General public] "Passe Geral Público"         - 30€
[IPCA Community] "Passe IPCA Estudantes/Docentes (compra antecipada)"	                       - 15€

Prices to be applied after May 14th:

Full event tickets
[General public] "Passe Geral Público"         - 60€
[IPCA students/teachers] "Passe Geral IPCA"    - 30€

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Get There

* By Car (Starting from Oporto Airport):
- Leave the Airport and take the Highway A41;
- Exit number 1 to Highway A28, direction Viana do Castelo/
Vila do Conde;
- Exit number 18 to Highway A11, direction Braga/Barcelos;
- Exit number 3 to take the Route N103, direction Barcelos;
- Take the exit signposted IPCA Campus. You have arrived at
your destination!
* By Train (Starting from Oporto Airport):
- At the Airport you can find the subway station. Take the
violet subway line towards Porto-Campanhã;
- At the station Porto-Campanhã take Regional/InterRegional
trains toward Barcelos. (Advisable);
- Barcelos train station is 2 km away from the IPCA GameDev
Week venue. At the train station, you can find taxis that
you can use to reach the IPCA Campus.