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Featured Speakers

avatar for Sid Meier

Sid Meier

Firaxis Games
Co-Founder and Director of Creative Development
avatar for Christopher Weaver

Christopher Weaver

Bethesda Softworks
Founder and former CEO
avatar for Graeme Devine

Graeme Devine

Magic Leap
Chief Game Wizard
avatar for Annie Duke

Annie Duke

World Champion Poker Player
Co-founder - HowIDecide.org
avatar for William Adams

William Adams

National Endowment for the Humanities
Chairman
avatar for Adam Gazzaley

Adam Gazzaley

Akili Interactive Labs
Neuroscientist, Co-founder
avatar for Colleen Macklin

Colleen Macklin

PETLab
Founder and co-director
avatar for Jonathan Rochelle

Jonathan Rochelle

Google
Director of Product Management

Speakers

avatar for Mike Ambinder

Mike Ambinder

Valve
Senior experimental psychologist
avatar for Seth Andrew

Seth Andrew

Executive Office of the President
White House Senior Advisor to the USCTO
avatar for Robin Arnott

Robin Arnott

Developer of SoundSelf
avatar for Mark Barlet

Mark Barlet

The AbleGamers Charity
Founder / Executive Director
avatar for Sam Barlow

Sam Barlow

Writer and Designer of Her Story
avatar for Seth Bleecker

Seth Bleecker

Kognito Interactive
Instructional Designer
avatar for Asi Burak

Asi Burak

Games for Change
Board Chairman
avatar for Paul Carroll

Paul Carroll

Ploughshare Fund and N Square
Director of Programs
avatar for Francesco Cavallari

Francesco Cavallari

Video Games Without Borders
Founder
avatar for Sande Chen

Sande Chen

Co-author of Serious Games: Games That Educate, Train, and Inform
avatar for James Collins

James Collins

Office of Educational Technology, U.S. DoE
Internal Liaison
avatar for Samantha Cook

Samantha Cook

Artifact 5
Co-founder and Producer
avatar for Brian Crecente

Brian Crecente

Polygon
Founding Editor and Executive Editor
avatar for Richard Culatta

Richard Culatta

State of Rhode Island
Chief Innovation Officer
avatar for Ramy Daghstani

Ramy Daghstani

Artifact 5
Co-Founder
avatar for Drew Davidson

Drew Davidson

Entertainment Technology Center at CMU
Director
avatar for Mark DeLoura

Mark DeLoura

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Former Senior Advisor for Digital Media
avatar for Sara DeWitt

Sara DeWitt

PBS KIDS Digital
Vice President
avatar for Marguerite Dibble

Marguerite Dibble

Game Theory
CEO
avatar for Kristen DiCerbo

Kristen DiCerbo

Pearson
Vice President of Education Research
avatar for Ellen Doherty

Ellen Doherty

The Fred Rogers Company
Executive in Charge of Production
avatar for Josh Elder

Josh Elder

Reading With Pictures
Founder
avatar for Colum Elliott-Kelly

Colum Elliott-Kelly

Blippar
Head of Education
avatar for Chet Faliszek

Chet Faliszek

Valve
Writer for Valve & VR Evangelist
avatar for Matthew  Farber

Matthew Farber

New Jersey City University
Teacher and Adjunct
avatar for Ira Fay

Ira Fay

Fay Games
CEO
avatar for Clara Fernandez-Vara

Clara Fernandez-Vara

NYU
Associate Arts Professor
avatar for Nick Fortugno

Nick Fortugno

Playmatics
Co-Founder and CCO
avatar for Joe France

Joe France

codeSpark
Game Designer
avatar for Joan Freese

Joan Freese

Twin Cities PBS
Director, Educational & Digital Media and Ready To
avatar for Tracy Fullerton

Tracy Fullerton

USC Games
Director
avatar for Anne Gaines

Anne Gaines

The New School's Parsons School of Design
Dean of AMT & Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
avatar for Alan Gershenfeld

Alan Gershenfeld

E-Line Media
President and Co-founder
avatar for Anastasia Goodstein

Anastasia Goodstein

The Advertising Council
VP, Digital
avatar for Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon

The Engagement Lab @ Emerson College
Founder and Executive Director
avatar for Lindsay Grace

Lindsay Grace

American University Game Lab
Director and Associate Professor
avatar for Justin Hefter

Justin Hefter

Bandura Games
Founder and CEO
avatar for Karen Helmerson

Karen Helmerson

NYSCA
Program Director for Electronic Media, Film & Visual Art
avatar for Jennifer Hepler

Jennifer Hepler

Kognito Interactive
Writer and Instructional Designer
avatar for Celia Hodent

Celia Hodent

Epic Games
Director of User Experience
avatar for Ari Hollander

Ari Hollander

DeepStream VR
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
avatar for Adrian Hon

Adrian Hon

Six to Start
CEO and Co-Founder
avatar for Robert Hone

Robert Hone

American University
Designer-In-Residence
avatar for Jenny Jiao Hsia

Jenny Jiao Hsia

hexecutable
cuteness consultant
avatar for Erik Huey

Erik Huey

Entertainment Software Association
Senior Vice President for Government Affairs
avatar for Robin Hunicke

Robin Hunicke

Funomena LLC
Co-Founder
avatar for Jennifer Javornik

Jennifer Javornik

Filament Games
VP of Business Development
avatar for Steve Ji

Steve Ji

BrainPOP
Project Manager and Learning Engineer
avatar for Barry Joseph

Barry Joseph

American Museum of Natural History
Associate Director of Digital Learning
avatar for Wolfgang Kampbartold

Wolfgang Kampbartold

Deutsche Telekom
VP of International Marketing Communications
avatar for Navid Khonsari

Navid Khonsari

iNK Stories
Co-Founder
avatar for John Krajewski

John Krajewski

Strange Loop Games
Founder and CEO
avatar for Ariella Lehrer

Ariella Lehrer

Legacy Games
CEO
avatar for Allisyn Levy

Allisyn Levy

BrainPOP
VP, GameUp
avatar for Jennie Magiera

Jennie Magiera

Des Plaines School District 62
Chief Technology Officer
avatar for Debbie Marcus

Debbie Marcus

NYCDOE
Executive Director of Computer Science Education
avatar for Patrick Markey

Patrick Markey

Villanova University
Director of the Interpersonal Research Lab
avatar for Erik Martin

Erik Martin

White House Office of Science and Technology
Policy Advisor
avatar for Mandy McKenna

Mandy McKenna

Extra Life NYC Guild
President
avatar for Ed Metz

Ed Metz

US Department of Education
Program Manager, SBIR Program
avatar for Joel Murphy

Joel Murphy

OpenBCI
President
avatar for Kevin Ochsner

Kevin Ochsner

Columbia University
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of...
avatar for David Pagliaccio

David Pagliaccio

National Institute of Mental Health
Postdoctoral Fellow
avatar for Karen Palmer

Karen Palmer

Interactive Film Ltd
C.E.O.
avatar for Carolyn Petit

Carolyn Petit

Feminist Frequency
Managing Editor
avatar for Stephanie Pfirman

Stephanie Pfirman

Barnard
Professor of Environmental Science
avatar for Brandon Pittser

Brandon Pittser

Filament Games
Marketing Director
avatar for Susanna Pollack

Susanna Pollack

Games for Change
President
avatar for Michael Preston

Michael Preston

CSNYC
Executive Director
avatar for Scott Price

Scott Price

BrainPOP
Director of Product
avatar for Deirdre Quarnstrom

Deirdre Quarnstrom

Minecraft Education at Microsoft
Director
avatar for Brendan Reville

Brendan Reville

Code.org
Software Engineer
avatar for Ettore Rossetti

Ettore Rossetti

Save the Children
Senior Director of Social Business Strategy & Innovation
avatar for Marc Ruppel

Marc Ruppel

National Endowment for the Humanities
Senior Program Officer
avatar for Jesse Schell

Jesse Schell

Schell Games
CEO
JS

Jill Sciulli

Schell Games
Director of Marketing
avatar for Laila Shabir

Laila Shabir

Girls Make Games
CEO
avatar for Russell Shilling

Russell Shilling

U.S. DoE
Executive Director of STEM
avatar for Amna Siddiqui

Amna Siddiqui

NYC DoE
Program Manager
avatar for Ingrid Simone

Ingrid Simone

Toca Boca
Editorial Director
avatar for Gazbia Sorour

Gazbia Sorour

UNDP Egypt
avatar for Abby Speight

Abby Speight

Zynga.org
Product Director
avatar for Katrina Stevens

Katrina Stevens

U.S. DoE
Deputy Director
avatar for Megan Stewart

Megan Stewart

Unity Technologies
Head of Global Education
avatar for Porter Stowell

Porter Stowell

IBM
Serious Games
avatar for Thomas Talbot, M.D.

Thomas Talbot, M.D.

USC Institute for Creative Technologies
Principal Medical Expert
avatar for Minerva Tantoco

Minerva Tantoco

NYC's Chief Technology Officer
avatar for Brendon Trombley

Brendon Trombley

Institute of Play
Game Designer
avatar for Margaret Wallace

Margaret Wallace

Playmatics
CEO
avatar for Dan White

Dan White

Filament Games
CEO
avatar for Jake Witherell

Jake Witherell

Schell Games
COO
avatar for Devin Young

Devin Young

Classcraft
Chief Creative Officer
avatar for Shawn Young

Shawn Young

Classcraft
CEO