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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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