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8:00 am

Registration and Coffee
 
9:00 am

Welcome
  • Janet Murray, LCC/DM, Exec. Producer LGWIII
  • Beth Mynatt, Direct, GVU, Exec. Producer LGWIII
  • Celia Pearce, Asst. Prof., LCC, Producer LGWIII

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    9:15 am

    Keynote: Katie Salen
     
    10:00 am

    Playing with Reality:  Defining Documentary & Nonfiction Games

  • Ellen Scott, Web Lab
  • Cindy Poremba, Concordia University, Montreal

  • 10:30 am

    Coffee Break
     
    10:45 am

    Playing with Perspectives: War, Peace, & News

  • Janet Murray: Overview—Why play with current events?
  • Jacqueline Ford Morie, ICT
  • Liz Losh, UC Irvine

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    11:45 am

    Playing with Controversy: The Case of Super Columbine Massacre

  • Tracy Fullerton, USC Interactive Media Program
  • Ian Bogost, Persuasive Games & Water Cooler Games
  • Sam Roberts, Slamdance Guerilla Game Competition
  • Celia Pearce, Moderator
  • Discussion

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    12:15 pm

    Lunch Break
    1:15 pm

    Design Challenges/Mini-Keynote: The Game Mechanics of Reality?

  • Tracy Fullerton

  • 1:45 pm

    Playing with History

  • Andrea Lauer Rice, Lauer Learning, Freedom Fighter 56, Roswell, Georgia
  • Matthew Weise, Revolution

  • 2:15 pm

    Playing With Health & The Environment
  • Ken Graap, Virtually Better
  • Bill Tomlinson, UC Irvine, EcoRaft
  • Erin Edgerton, Centers for Disease Control, Whyville "Why-Flu"
  • Dorothy Strickland, Do2Learn

  • 3:15 pm

    Machinima Documentaries

  • Michael Nitsche, Gergia Tech

  • 3:30 pm

    Coffee Break
    3:45 pm

    Playing with Power: Games of the Oppressed

  • Hardy Merriman, The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, A Force More Powerful
  • Afi French Global Kids
  • Ashley York, USC, Darfur is Dying

  • 4:30 pm

    Reflection and Discussion

  • Katie Salen
  • Ian Bogost
  • Tracy Fullerton
  • Janet Murray
  • Celia Pearce

  • 5:15 pm

    Closing Comments and Acknowledgements
  • Kenneth Knoespel, Chair, LCC, Exec. Producer LGWIII

  • 5:30 pm

    Reception/Games & Demo Showcase
    7:00 pm

    Adjourn
      Note: This schedule is subject to change. Please check back before the event.

     

     

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