Games For Change Fesitival 2016

This event is happening next weekend – June 23rd and 24th! With an impact on how video gaming can be for positive growth in our world. Via their website the event is described as this:

“The 2016 Games for Change Festival, organized in collaboration with PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN at The New School, offers two days of keynotes, panels, workshops, networking events, and arcades.

Explore the latest impact games in three tracks of programming: Civics & Social Impact, Neurogaming & Health, and Games for Learning.”

 

Here is a sample of Keynote speakers at this event! Check out the rest via: http://www.gamesforchange.org/festival/presenters/

Sid Meier

Firaxis Games
Co-Founder and Director of Creative Development

Anna Maria Chávez

Girl Scouts of the USA
CEO

Christopher Weaver

Bethesda Softworks
Founder and former CEO

Graeme Devine

Magic Leap
Chief Game Wizardthat-dragon-cancer

 

Video Games such as Life is Strange and That Dragon, Cancer. are among those nominated in the Best Gameplay categories at the festival. Other Awards can be checked out here.

Want to attend or need more information head here.  Registration for the event here.