Via: Serious Play Conference - Call for Speakers for 3rd Annual Serious Play Conference
Opportunity for Professionals in Serious Games Industry
SEATTLE – Jan. 22 2013 – Submissions are now being accepted from professionals who create games or sims or lead game programs for the education, corporate, military, healthcare or location-based market to speak at the third annual Serious Play Conference.
The annual gathering for leaders in the industry will be held August 20 – 22, 2013 at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Wash., just outside Seattle.
A new feature of the conference will be four pre-conference workshops on Monday, August 19 designed as introductory sessions for new Serious Game program directors, workforce and talent development professionals and K-12 educators and university faculty:
· How to Integrate Games into the Classroom – created for heads of school districts, curriculum specialists and cutting edge teachers
· Using Location-Based Games – designed for Instructional designers, museum education departments, non-profit organizations and entertainment destination professionals
· Using Games to Grow Talent, Train and Engage Employees – aimed at IDs, HR and organizational development, military and government workforce managers
· Building a Serious Games Curriculum – geared toward faculty of higher education institutions interested in adding serious game degree programs
Speakers at both the main conference and the various workshops will share their expertise and outline critical success factors in game design. Industry analysts will discuss the latest industry trends and how best to take advantage of current market needs.