Bioware Base at PAX East Will Have Panels on Dragon Age, Mass Effect and More

on April 9, 2014 5:00 PM

Bioware is known for having a big presence at PAX events and at this year’s PAX East it will be no different. The developer will host a slew of panels and events centered around their biggest games, Dragon Age and Mass Effect.

In addition to panels about those two games, there will also be panels about game development and how to break into the gaming industry. There will also be a celebration of Commander Shepard’s 140th birthday on Friday. Also on that Friday will be the annual Cosplay Parade. There will also be a Dragon Egg Hunt happening the entire weekend.

Below is a list of the Bioware staff who are attending PAX East as well as a list of all the panels the company will be holding:

  • Andrew Farrell – Senior Artist, Dragon Age
  • Cathleen Rootsaert – Writer, Mass Effect
  • Conal Pierse – New Media Production Coordinator, Community Team
  • David Hulegaard – Community Manager, Community Team
  • Dean Roskell – Senior Level Designer, Dragon Age
  • Hilary Shapiro – Global Product Manager, Marketing Team
  • James Leung – Senior Tester, Mass Effect
  • Jason Barlow – Development Manager, Dragon Age
  • Jessica Merizan – Community and New Media Manager, Community Team
  • Joel MacMillan – Art Director, Mass Effect
  • Leah Shinkewski – Producer, Dragon Age
  • Leanne Korotash – Lead HRBP, Human Resources
  • Mike Laidlaw – Creative Director, Dragon Age
  • Tim Golem – Lead Cinematic Animator, Mass Effect


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