50+ Speakers Address the Future of Games for Training, Learning

SEATTLE -- More than 50 of the top thinkers in serious games will come together to discuss the future of the use of non-entertainment games and sims, Tuesday – Thursday, August 21 – 23, 2012 at the 2 nd Annual Serious Play Conference at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Wash.

Plenary sessions include:

“Getting the Best Virtual vQuotient in Non-Entertainment Games”

  • Ran Hinrichs,  2b3d, keynote speaker

“The Future of Sims and Games in Large Organizations”

·         David Metcalf, UCF

·         Phaedra Boiondiris, IBM

·         James Oker, Microsoft

·         Parvati Dev, CliniSpace

“Sizing the Potential Market for Serious Games”

·         Tyson Greer  / Sam S. Adkins,  Ambient Insight: Mobile Games, Education

·         Burnes Saint Patrick Hollyman, the Digital Entertainment Alliance: Virtual Worlds

·         Michael Cai, Interpret, Corporate

 “Measuring Game Effectiveness”

·         Eva Baker, CRESST at UCLA

·         David Gibson, simSchool

·         Ken Spero, Immersive Learning University

·         Jenn McNamara, BreakAway

An Early Bird Discount is still in effect as well as special faculty and student pricing.

Members of the Serious Games Association ($35 annual fee) receive $50 off conference cost.

 For more information, visit the conference site:  www.seriousplayconference.com


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