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Serious Games Roundtable (Presented by the IGDA)

Matthew Lee (Creative Director & Chair, AFK Studios & IGDA Serious Games SIG)

Location: Room 203, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 19

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The open discussion roundtable provides a forum for talking about topics of interest to those working on or serious games or games for change, including discussion of how existing games could incorporate social good elements. Developers and researchers will talk about their experiences with serious game collaborations, offering commentary of what worked well and not so well, and discuss the nuts and bolts of creating such games.


Attendees will come away with an awareness of the current state of the serious games industry through a discussion with others in the field regarding its challenges, opportunities for growth, and what resources exist for current and aspiring practitioners.

Intended Audience

This session is aimed at those working in and around the field of the serious games, or who are developers or academics looking to get involved and have input to provide.