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Games for Health Roundtable (Presented by the IGDA)

Noah Falstein  (President, The Inspiracy)

Jennifer McNamara  (Vice President Serious Games and Strategic Partnerships, Breakaway Games)

Location: Room 203, South Hall

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, Career Development Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Viewing Experience: In-Person

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Games for Health have been multiplying in number and importance in the last few years, with games and XR treatments being cleared by the FDA. Games are treating PTSD, Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression and many other issues. This session, hosted by the Games for Heath SIG, will cover the wide range of types of games (treatment, rehabilitation, caregiver training, diagnosis, and more) and the varied opportunities they present for game developers of all disciplines and career stages.

Takeaway

The roundtable is an opportunity to learn about the range of games applied to healthcare and discuss the current concerns and hopes of the community of game developers in this rapidly growing segment.

Intended Audience

Anyone currently involved with games that are focused on healthcare or developers curious about how they might participate in this field.