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Different Games: 2014

April 11 - 12

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Different Games 

FridaySaturday, April 11-12 
2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor 

Different Games is a conference aimed at examining the intersections between gaming, diversity, and inclusion, and bridging gaps between designers, players, journalists, and researchers. Panels, discussions, and workshops will be held on a huge range in topics including ability in gaming, mental health and games, all the way to sex in games and punk games. There's something for everyone! 

The incredible line-up of speakers includes NYU professors Clara Fernandez-Vara, Eric Zimmerman, Katherine Isbister, Kaho Abe, Robert Yang, and Naomi Clark, as well as Game Center students, Toni Pizza, Shoshanna Kessock, and Nina Freeman. 

Different Games is an annual student and volunteer-lead conference on diversity and inclusivity in games presented by NYU School of Engineering's Integrated Digital Media Program in partnership with the NYU Game Center and the Georgia Institute of Technology's Digital Media Program. 

To see the full schedule, speakers, and register for the conference, visit differentgames.org


Published on : April 1, 2014

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April 11, 2014
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April 12, 2014

The Game Innovation Lab piece will be featured in this week’s episode of SciTech Now, the weekly multiplatform magazine program that explores the nexus of fresh ideas, new technologies and scientific discoveries.

The segment will be airing in over 15 markets across the country. In the New York area, you can watch SciTech Now Wednesday 10/29 on WLIW21 at 7 p.m., Thursday 10/30 on NJTV at 10 p.m., and Saturday 11/1 at 6 p.m. on WLIW21 and 6:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN.

You can also view it now online here: http://scitechnow.org/videos/the-changing-gaming-industry/#

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