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CppNorth, The Canadian C++ Conference, July 17-20, 2022,
The Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1 E9
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Saturday, July 16 • 09:00 - 17:00
Game Development with Low Latency and High Excellence

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Game development is a broad field deployed to a broad range of devices, such as phones, laptops, desktop computers with custom GPU hardware and consoles. One feature of development that unites all deployments is the requirement to fit all computation within the amount of time taken to display a frame. This drives the requirement for low latency programming. This course will cover much of the lower-level hardware information required to successfully develop low latency applications by showing you how to get to the metal of the machine and the GPU, a task well suited to C++ deployment. It will also cover topics such as optimisation and profiling, debugging and assembly, multithreading, file IO and some of the fundamentals of programming such as abstraction and generic programming.

Morning Break 8:30am – 9:00am
  • Regular/Decaffeinated coffee and Hot teas
  • Croissants, Danishes, and Muffins served with fruit preserves and butter
  • Assorted whole fruit

Mid-Morning Break 10:45am – 11:15am
  • Regular/Decaffeinated coffee and Hot teas
  • Assorted plain and fruit Greek yogurt

Lunch 12:15pm – 1:30pm
  • Regular/Decaffeinated coffee and Hot teas
  • Assorted Sodas
  • Mediterranean cobb salad with chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, roasted peppers, olives, hard-boiled eggs, feta, pomegranates, cucumbers, and oregano vinaigrette
  • Farro Salad: Sultana raisins, crushed almonds, fine herbs, and citrus
  • Heirloom tomato salad: Arugula, torn basil, and balsamic reduction
  • Marinated chicken with capers, olives, tomatoes, and grilled vegetables
  • Tortilla Espanola with roasted pepper, confit tomatoes and salt cod
  • Penne Primavera al forno
  • Rose water minted fruit salad
  • Orange olive oil almond cake

Afternoon Break 3:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Regular/Decaffeinated coffee and Hot teas
  • Assorted Sodas
  • Brownies and Blondies

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Stephanie Brenham

3D Team Lead Programmer, Ubisoft
Stephanie is a 3D Team Lead Programmer at Ubisoft Toronto. She most recently worked on Far Cry 6, which was the winner of the 2021 Navgtr award for Outstanding Graphics. In her role, she is responsible for the visual fidelity and performance of the graphic systems in games. Prior... Read More →
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Guy Davidson

Head of engineering practice, Creative Assembly
Guy Davidson is the co-author of Beautiful C++ and the Head Of Engineering Practice at Creative Assembly, one of the worlds largest and oldest game development studios, which he first joined in 1999, as well as a regular speaker and trainer.Guy is also a co-founder of the #include... Read More →

Saturday July 16, 2022 09:00 - 17:00 EDT
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