NEW SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED!
Check out the latest additions to the
Games for Change Festival
CIVICS & SOCIAL ISSUES
Anastasia Goodstein, SVP of the Ad Council’s Digital Innovation group, will share lessons in celebrating diversity through the Love Has No Labels campaign with the launch of their first geo-location game, The League of Extraordinary Humans.
Florent Maurin, President of video game studio The Pixel Hunt, reveals his methods for creating games that respectfully engage with the realities that inspire them.
GAMES FOR LEARNING
Adam Bellow, Co-Founder of Breakout EDU, will highlight the trajectory of educational games and how it is being used today with other new technologies to stimulate learning engagement.
Angel Rich, CEO and Founder of WealthyLife, will share her experience leveraging gamification to teach financial literacy.
NEUROGAMING AND HEALTH
Zoran Popović, Computer Science Professor and Director of the Center for Game Science at the University of Washington, will break down the remarkable results of playing Mozak, a scientific discovery game that is accelerating neuroscience research.
Kristin Cook, Producer at Sesame Workshop, will reflect on Sesame Street’s new game, Big Bird’s Comfy-Cozy Nest, which is teaching children self-comforting techniques as a response to traumatic experiences.
OPEN CALL FOR #G4C18 VOLUNTEERS
Calling all volunteers! For this year’s #nationalvolunteerweek we would like to invite YOU, our G4C community, to participate at the #G4C18 Festival! Submit an application in the link below and join us in making new friends, expanding your network, and supporting the impact games and social change communities!
SUBMIT TO THE MARKETPLACE
|We are still accepting submissions for the Games for Change Marketplace, a B2B expo that invites companies, game studios, and organizations to share their work with over 1100 attendees. Spots are filling up quickly, so be sure to apply now!|