3rd Annual Game Festival & Symposium

Agenda 3rd Annual Game Festival & Symposium 2006

Theme: "Where Cultures Collide: The Alchemy of Creativity and Technology in Making Games"

Friday, April 28, 2006 Game Festival
DCC Great Hall
5 PM to 9 PM
Festival DCC Great Hall
Saturday, April 29, 2006 Game Symposium
Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Michael Lewis '93, President Cryptic Studios
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Ian Bogost, Dept. of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Tech
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Women in Game Development
Barbara Ann Ruel, Moderator
Tobi Saulnier '84, Ph.D., CEO 1st Playable Productions
Katherien Isbister, Ph.D. Assoc. Prof. of Communication RPI
12 PM to 12:30 PM
Box Lunch
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
A Look Inside the Levels of An Industry Giant: Activision's Many Cultures
Karthik Bala, CEO of Vicarious Visons, an Activision Studio
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Young Alumni Panel: Making It in the Simulated World
Kathleen Ruiz, Moderator
Michael DelPrete, '03
Erin Hoffman '03
Jonathan Mintz '04
Ian Stead '04