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Games For Change 2014 Speaker Lineup Revealed

These world-renowned speakers will reveal how games are changing — and changing the world we live in. In addition to keynotes from leaders in the games industry, Festival audiences will also hear from top researchers who are thinking about how games can change lives for the better in their respective fields: health, economics, education, and beyond. Read more about our keynote speakers here.

04/22-24: Talks, games and networking at NYU Skirball Center
04/26: Public G4C Arcade at the Tribeca Family Street Fair in lower Manhattan

Game Makers

Leading Researchers

Jenova Chen | Creator of Journey, Flower
Jane McGonigal | NYT bestselling author, Reality is Broken
Noah Falstein | Chief Game Designer, Google
Paolo Pedercini | Founder, Molleindustria
Mary Flanagan | Director, Tiltfactor Lab
Josh Larson | Game designer, That Dragon, Cancer
Dan Ariely | World expert in behavioral economics & NYT bestselling author
Deborah Estrin | Pioneer in small data, Cornell Tech
Zoran Popovic | Creator of Foldit, University of Washington
Dr. Adam Gazzaley | Neuroscientist, UCSF
Dean Karlan | Expert in developmental economics, Yale



PLAY the year’s best games for change:
• Public arcade at the Tribeca Family Street Fair, on April 26, open to 300,000 visitors in lower Manhattan
• Live games: Come Out & Play games for attendees & at the Family Festival
• Well Played series curated by the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
• Award Nominees Showcase

NETWORK with like-minded people:
• Speed-networking
• Opening party
• Consultations with experts
• Hangout — formal and informal networking abounds


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