2008 Game Festival and Symposium Agenda

"Influence and Independence: New Forces in Games"

5th Annual Game Festival & Symposium

Friday & Saturday, April 25 & 26, 2008

Game Festival - Darrin Communication Center Great Hall
5:00 PM to 9 PM
Game Festival Hall with Vicarious Visions Student Challenge Judging

Game Symposium - Center for Biotechnology &  Interdisciplinary  Studies Auditorium

10:15 to 11:15 am
Speaker: Paolo Pedercini, Molleindustria
11:15 am to 12:30 pm

Panel:  Games for Health: How Games Can Help Combat Health Risks with  Paul Tarini, and Dwayne Proctor, Ph.D. of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Games and Health

12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

Box Lunch

1:00 to 1:45 pm
Speaker: Greg Costikyan, Manifesto Games

1:45 to 2:30 pm
Panel: "Doing Well By Doing Good" Alumni in Serious Games

2:30 to 3:15 pm                                
Speaker: Eric Zimmerman, Gamelab

3:15 to 3: 30 pm
Vicarious Visions Student Challenge Awards Presentation

 Speaker Biographies and Topics