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Session Name From Milan to Abu Dhabi: Microtalks for Change
Speaker(s) Mathias Crawford, Rob Davis, Nick Fortugno, Colleen Macklin, David Mariner, John Murphy
Company Name(s) Natron Baxter Applied Gaming, Playniac, Playmatics, Parsons The New School for Design/Local No. 12, Funrigger Productions ApS, ChicagoQuest Schools
Track / Format Games For Change
Overview

This jam packed session will look at cool and innovative games for change from all over the world. You'll hear from Colleen Macklin (Parsons New School of Design) discuss her Activate! project from Abu Dhabi, David Mariner (Fun Rigger) will describe his elephant safari ARG from Milan, Mathias Crawford will explore Natron Baxter's work with the American Heart Association, Rob Davis (Playniac) will talk about International Racing Squirrels, his game about financial literacy produced with Channel 4 Education. John Murphy from Quest to Learn Chicago will describe games that develop social-emotional skills of school children. Moderator Nick Fortungo from Playmatics will guide you through this hour of games making an impact on the world.

GDC 2012

Mathias Crawford

Natron Baxter Applied Gaming

Rob Davis

Playniac

Nick Fortugno

Playmatics

Colleen Macklin

Parsons The New School for Design/Local No. 12

David Mariner

Funrigger Productions ApS

John Murphy

ChicagoQuest Schools

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