Upcoming & Recent Events
April 22-24, 2014: Games for Change. I'll be doing a "Well Played" session on one of the finalist games, tbd.
April 12, 2014: LA Times Festival of Books. I'll be speaking on a panel called "The Future of Reading: New Technologies in Playing and Learning" with Samantha Gorman, Henry Jenkins, Gisele Ragusa and William Tierney. Full line-up of panels for the festival here.
April 10, 2014: Rochester Institute of Technology. I'll be speaking and doing a book signing as part of RIT's Digital Humanities Distinguished Speaker Series.
March 18, 2014: Game Developers Conference. I'll be speaking at the Narrative Summit on Breaking the Mold: Experiments in Evolving Game Narrative from the USC Game Innovation Lab. I'm also on the advisory committee for the Game Education Summit.
February 22, 2014: Education Writers Association. I'll be speaking at an event for the Education Writers Association, STEM and Beyond: Strengthening the Skills of Students and Journalists. The panel I'm on is "Games and Learning: Scoring Points for Art and Science" with Greg Toppo from USA Today.
January 28, 2014: Playthink@USC. I'll be speaking on the classic game Myst at this USC game salon.
November 9, 2013: Girl Scouts Girltopia LA. I'll be speaking on a panel about WIGI's new Girl Scout Game Development patch entitled "From STEM to STEAM." As a former Girl Scout myself, I'm so happy to see this move forward!
October 3-6, 2013: Indiecade, Culver City. I'll be speaking on a panel called "Exploring Game Design's Dark Matter" that will be comprised of folks making and incubating experimental games in academia.
September 26, 2013: Players and Professors: Follow up to the AERA event, this gathering will extend the conversation about digital media and learning and getting great projects to market. The Game Innovation Lab will be co-hosting with Bill Tierney and Zoe Corwin of the Pullias Center for Higher Education. The Collegeology Games team will be presenting demos of our suite of college access games.