EVENTS

As part of the 2016-2017 Games for Change Student Challenge, we are offering hands-on game jams and workshops for students and educators. Check below and register for upcoming events in your city!

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FUTURE COMMUNITIES GAME JAM

Date: Friday, March 31 @ 7pm – 10pm.
Location: AlphaLab Gear
Details: Meet startup leaders, app developers, city data scientists, and professional game designers and work together to explore our changing world and demonstrate how new technology will shape the future of Pittsburgh.

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STUDENT CHALLENGE AWARDS CEREMONY & GAME EXHIBITION

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017
Location: Museum of the Moving Image
Details: Playtest the 2016/17 Student Challenge game finalists and attend the awards ceremony at which winners announced and prizes are given out.

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TAKE-2 STUDENT CHALLENGE GAME JAM

Date: Saturday, March 11 from 11am–4pm
Location: Hub at Grand Central Tech, 335 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Details: Middle and high school students are invited to come work on their games with gaming industry professionals from Take-Two Interactive and Games for Change. Lunch will be provided.

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GAME JAM: LOCAL STORIES & IMMIGRANT VOICES

Date: Saturday, February 25 @ 11am-3pm
Location: Heinz History Center
Details: Join your friends and work with local game designers to create video games that tell the stories of local immigrant communities and help people make cross-cultural connections.

CanTeen playtests their website at The Ellis School in Shadyside.
GAME JAM: CLIMATE CHANGE

Date: Saturday, February 11 @ 11am-3pm
Location: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Details: Join your friends and work with local game designers to create video games that help people learn about climate change and take action to make a difference.

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DALLAS ISD STEM EXPO

Date: Saturday, February 4, 9am – 3pm
Location: Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center
Details: All students and families in the North Texas are invited to explore, design build and create at the 2017 Dallas ISD STEM Expo. Free to attend. Featured exhibits will include Games For Change Arcade, 3D printing, Battle of the Bots, Build Your Own Hovercraft, Coding with Scratch, Solar House Design, Cooking Labs and hundreds more. For more information check out http://dallasisd.org/stem.

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STUDENT CHALLENGE GAME JAM

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10am – 3pm
Location: Best Buy Teen Tech Center
Details: Students participating in the Games For Change student challenge are invited to sign up for this interactive game jam. Game design stations will be run by CodeStream Studios.

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ACT 48 WORKSHOP

Date: January 21, 2017 @ 9am-2pm
Location: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Details: A workshop at the museum focused on climate change. (Please note this is not a game-making event)
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/act-48-workshops/

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM : LOCAL STORIES & IMMIGRANT VOICES

Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
Location: Manhattan / Jefferson Market Library
Details: Local Stories & Immigrant Voices

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MOUSE MAKER NIGHT

Date: Thursday, December 15, 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Mouse, 55 Broad Street, 16th floor, New York City
Details: Join Mouse on Thursday, December 15th for our monthly Maker Night, bringing together makers of all ages to build, create and design with technology. Maker Night is free and open to all NYC high school youth who want a space to tinker, make, build, and learn cool stuff!

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM: CLIMATE CHANGE

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Location: Brooklyn / Brooklyn College Community Partnership
Details: Climate Change

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM: FUTURE COMMUNITIES

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Location: Queens / Museum of the Moving Image
Details: Future Communities

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM: GAMES FOR CHANGE

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Location: Bronx / The Andrew Freedman Home
Details: NYC middle and high school students invited to sign up for this day-long game jam. Game design stations run by SpazeCraft, Museum of the Moving Image, Coderdojo NYC, and Matt and Kevin.

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STUDENT CHALLENGE AWARDS CEREMONY & GAME EXHIBITION

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017
Location: Museum of the Moving Image
Details: Playtest the 2016/17 Student Challenge game finalists and attend the awards ceremony at which winners announced and prizes are given out.

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TAKE-2 STUDENT CHALLENGE GAME JAM

Date: Saturday, March 11 from 11am–4pm
Location: Hub at Grand Central Tech, 335 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Details: Middle and high school students are invited to come work on their games with gaming industry professionals from Take-Two Interactive and Games for Change. Lunch will be provided.

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM : LOCAL STORIES & IMMIGRANT VOICES

Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
Location: Manhattan / Jefferson Market Library
Details: Local Stories & Immigrant Voices

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MOUSE MAKER NIGHT

Date: Thursday, December 15, 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Mouse, 55 Broad Street, 16th floor, New York City
Details: Join Mouse on Thursday, December 15th for our monthly Maker Night, bringing together makers of all ages to build, create and design with technology. Maker Night is free and open to all NYC high school youth who want a space to tinker, make, build, and learn cool stuff!

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM: CLIMATE CHANGE

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Location: Brooklyn / Brooklyn College Community Partnership
Details: Climate Change

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM: FUTURE COMMUNITIES

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Location: Queens / Museum of the Moving Image
Details: Future Communities

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MOVEABLE GAME JAM: GAMES FOR CHANGE

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Location: Bronx / The Andrew Freedman Home
Details: NYC middle and high school students invited to sign up for this day-long game jam. Game design stations run by SpazeCraft, Museum of the Moving Image, Coderdojo NYC, and Matt and Kevin.

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DALLAS ISD STEM EXPO

Date: Saturday, February 4, 9am – 3pm
Location: Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center
Details: All students and families in the North Texas are invited to explore, design build and create at the 2017 Dallas ISD STEM Expo. Free to attend. Featured exhibits will include Games For Change Arcade, 3D printing, Battle of the Bots, Build Your Own Hovercraft, Coding with Scratch, Solar House Design, Cooking Labs and hundreds more. For more information check out http://dallasisd.org/stem.

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STUDENT CHALLENGE GAME JAM

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10am – 3pm
Location: Best Buy Teen Tech Center
Details: Students participating in the Games For Change student challenge are invited to sign up for this interactive game jam. Game design stations will be run by CodeStream Studios.

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FUTURE COMMUNITIES GAME JAM

Date: Friday, March 31 @ 7pm – 10pm.
Location: AlphaLab Gear
Details: Meet startup leaders, app developers, city data scientists, and professional game designers and work together to explore our changing world and demonstrate how new technology will shape the future of Pittsburgh.

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GAME JAM: LOCAL STORIES & IMMIGRANT VOICES

Date: Saturday, February 25 @ 11am-3pm
Location: Heinz History Center
Details: Join your friends and work with local game designers to create video games that tell the stories of local immigrant communities and help people make cross-cultural connections.

CanTeen playtests their website at The Ellis School in Shadyside.
GAME JAM: CLIMATE CHANGE

Date: Saturday, February 11 @ 11am-3pm
Location: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Details: Join your friends and work with local game designers to create video games that help people learn about climate change and take action to make a difference.

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ACT 48 WORKSHOP

Date: January 21, 2017 @ 9am-2pm
Location: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Details: A workshop at the museum focused on climate change. (Please note this is not a game-making event)
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/act-48-workshops/