FW: [IxDG SC] FW: invitation: 2-Day Conference by Games For Change -- Oct 21+22

14 Sep 2005 - 10:33pm
9 years ago
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Dave Malouf
2005

I thought the below might interest people. It is an outlier for sure, but I
have definitely been thinking a lot lately about using my powers for good
lately and this looks both interesting and fun.

-- dave

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>>
>> Games for Change Conference (G4C)
>> October 21-22 2005
>> New York, NY USA
>>
>> THIS OCTOBER: The conference dedicated to Social Change through Digital Games
>> will explore best practices, successful funding/distribution models, and
>> partnership essentials. Here's your chance to:
>> a) encounter this new movement first-hand
>> [Gov't/Nonprofit/Foundations/Academic/Corporate/Artists]
>> b) try the latest games and talk to their designers
>> c) learn from leading experts in social-tech innovation (keynote by
>> Clay
>> Shirky)
>> d) join with our community of practice for partnerships and fun (spicy
>> food included!)
>>
>> AND Featuring:
>> * INDUSTRY OVERVIEW: by Ian Bogost of Georgia Tech (and CEO of Persuasive
>> Games)
>> * FUNDING: hear advice from our foundation and government funders panel
>> * BIG GAMES: (1) the UN's "Food Force", (2) Int'l Cntr. on
>> Nonviolence/BreakAway: "A Force More Powerful"
>> * LIVE PLAY: a game created especially for the conference by gameLab
>> * FIND FREE RESOURCES: tips and action planning to make this all cheaper
>> * CHANGE THEORY: why your game needs a Theory of Change
>> * NETWORK: with nonprofits, developers, foundations, academics, artists
>> * HOW-TO/SUCCESS: who to partner with, and why -- plus evaluation
>> * And much moreŠ
>>
>> Register and read more at our conference website:
>> http://www.seriousgames.org/gamesforchange/conference/2005/index.htm
>> <http://www.seriousgames.org/gamesforchange/conference/2005/index.htm>
>> (Save $50 by registering today!)
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> The G4C Conference Committee
>> (Suzanne Seggerman of Web Lab, Scott Bowling of WWWAC, Rachel Sokolow of
>> Carnegie Hall/Weill Music Institute, Limor Schafman of World Future
>> Society/Keystone Tech, Liam O'Malley of interFUEL, Jacob Troy, Glennette
>> Clark
>> of LazySmart, Franklin Madison of ITAC, Courtney Peck Peagler , Beth Bryant
>> of
>> Serious Games Initiative/Digital Mill, Benjamin Stokes of NetAid, Ben Sawyer
>> of Serious Games Initiative/Digital Mill, Barry Joseph of Global Kids, Aldrin
>> Bonilla of CUNY in the Heights)
>>
>>
>> --
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Comments

15 Sep 2005 - 2:38pm
Wendy Fischer
2004

David, so does this mean you mainly use your powers
for evil?

-Wendy

--- David Heller <dave at ixdg.org> wrote:

> [Please voluntarily trim replies to include only
> relevant quoted material.]
>
> I thought the below might interest people. It is an
> outlier for sure, but I
> have definitely been thinking a lot lately about
> using my powers for good
> lately and this looks both interesting and fun.
>
> -- dave

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