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[ecrea] The Intentional Play Summit

Sat Sep 08 06:34:20 GMT 2018

The Intentional Play Summit is only two weeks away The conference explores games and emerging technologies that promote experiential learning and social impact. The conference takes place this September 21st at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. The event features 30 speakers including keynotes from:

  * Bret Victor, Founder, Dynamicland
  * Mizuko Ito, Director, Connected Learning Lab, University of
    California, Irvine
  * Tracy Fullerton, Director, Game Innovation Lab, University of
    Southern California

In addition the conference includes breakout sessions and inspirational short talks focused on the design and use of games and emerging technologies for learning and social impact. Speakers during these breakout sessions include:

  * Susan Rivers, Executive Director, iThrive Games
  * Soraya Murray, Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media, UC Santa
  * Dan White, CEO, Filament Games
  * Aleissia Laidacker, Interaction Director, Magic Leap

The conference also features facilitated round table discussions over lunch. Facilitators include:

  * Pamela Kato, Owner, P.M. Kato Consulting
  * Michael John, Director, UCSC Games and Playable Media
  * Margaret Wallace, Founder, KijiCo

An arcade will take place in the evening during which 20 games and experiential technology products will be demoed culminating with audience choice awards. Admission includes lunch, a happy hour, and admission to the Computer History Museum. More information about the event can be found at

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