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.

June 25, 2013: Redefining Animation, SAS 2013. I'll be giving a keynote on Walden, a game, and The Night Journey entitled "Dream Worlds: Imagining the Worlds of Walden and The Night Journey.

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