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Serious Play 2022 Announces Post-Conference Skill Workshop Program

Image credit: Serious Play Conference   Skill Workshops For Serious Play Conference   2022 edition of Serious Play Conference, to be held at the University of Central Florida, Orlando starting on 13th June in both virtual and live formats, has just announced the Post-Conference Skill Workshop Program.   Below is the schedule for Post-Conference Workshops, which will be held on Thursday, June 14th and Friday, June 15th. These workshops must be purchased separately from the main conference. Click here to reserve your slot.  
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Check Out Line Up Of Speakers For Serious Play 2022!

Image credit: Serious Play Conference   Speakers and Program Up For Serious Play Conference   2022 edition of Serious Play Conference will be held at the University of Central Florida, Orlando starting on 13th June in both virtual and live formats.   Check out the full program and line up of speakers for Serious Play 2022!   Serious Play Conference offers a full track of sessions on every major market for the use of Serious Games and Simulations in training or education as well as a full track on instructional/game design.   Select from more than 100 Sessions to create a Personalized Schedule: closer to the conference you will be able to create your own personal schedule of sessions you want to attend or access during the conference. Check back around May 1 for link.   Speakers from all parts of the globe will share their experience creating or using games or simulations in the corporation, classroom, healthcare institution, government, military and many othe

2022 Games for Change Awards and Speakers Portals Will Close On Feb 6

  Games for Change is excited to present their first hybrid festival this summer, taking place online and returning in-person to New York City! The 19th annual Games for Change Festival will take place July 13 - 16, now with FOUR days of completely unique programming offered between in-person and online engagements. Organizers look forward to the continued participation of thousands from their international community whilst they return to their roots in NYC!     Games for Change just launched their open call for speaker sessions and awards considerations! Attendees are welcome to apply with any sessions or games that explore how we can drive real-world impact through your work in games and immersive media. Please submit a game for G4C Awards or apply to be a speaker. Note that these portals will close on February 6!      The G4C Festival Team is eager to review your submissions. Please send questions or concerns to festival@gamesforchange.org

Looking For Serious Game Developers With Innovative Products For Education

  Serious Play Conference is looking for developers to speak at our 2022 conference June 13-17. We will be both virtual and live.   Our focus is on speakers willing to share their knowledge and experience creating or implementing game-based education and training programs. We offer good exposure of your expertise if you will do a non-commercial talk.   Submissions are open  here   Speakers receive free registration. We will also have exhibit tables where you can exhibit your products.   For more information, take a look at our site   www.seriousplayconf.com

Zooming In On 2021 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge Winners

Image credit: Serious Games Showcase & Challenge     The six categories of SGS&C winners were announced at the Awards Ceremony earlier this month. Congrats to all for the superb quality of 2021 submissions! This year’s Best Government Serious Game was awarded to CoronaQuest , developed by DNA Studios for the Education, Youth and Culture Department - √Čtat de Vaud - Switzerland. Image credit: CoronaQuest   As an online strategy card game, CoronaQuest is extremely successful in introducing students to protective and hygiene measures that could make return to school less stressful and safer in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. CoronaQuest ’s uniqueness resides in its central idea of fighting the Corona Virus using "heroes" who represent the people that can actually help the students (parents, teachers, nurses, etc.); using defensive cards to block the virus and offensive cards to strengthening the heroes.   Finding the "perfect counterattack" for each offe

Thank You For Being A Part Of Our Serious Games Community In 2021

  I’d like to wish all my friends and colleagues around the world the very best for this festive season!   A Joyful Holiday and a Playful New Year!!!!!!!!

Game-Based Learning Competition: Commercial, Student Entries Due Feb.15

The entry deadline for the  2022 International Serious Play Awards  is Tuesday, February 15, 2022.    Increase awareness for your Serious Game, game-based learning program or educational simulation with an award from Serious Play. We honor and promote outstanding commercial and student products, either digital or tabletop, created for use in education or training. Choose from four separate award classifications:   •         Digital Entries from Industry Professionals •         Digital Entries created by Students •         Tabletop/Board Learning Game Entries: Professional •         Tabletop/Board Learning Game Entries: Student   Categories include K-12 Education; Higher Education; Healthcare/Medical; Museum/Visitor Centers; Corporate/Vocational; Military/Government; Pre-School Education; and Non-Profit . Entries are judged on how well they are executed, against the following game elements:   •         Orientation •         Engagement •         Interactivity/Fe