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Thursday, June 23 • 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Keynote - Sid Meier and Susanna Pollack, in Conversation

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One game that typifies the theme of engagement is Civilization. For 25 years, Sid Meier’s turn-based strategy game has been engaging gamers the world over.  Sid, one of the founders of Firaxis Games, is the legendary designer behind many strategy games including Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon, and F19 Stealth Fighter but of all of his games, none has been as memorable and successful as Civilization.  Join Sid and Susanna Pollack, President of Games for Change, for a fireside chat to close the first day of the G4C Festival.


Speakers
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Sid Meier

Co-Founder and Director of Creative Development, Firaxis Games
Often regarded as “The Godfather of Computer Gaming,” Sid Meier is a Co-Founder and Director of Creative Development at Firaxis Games, where he and his dynamic team are responsible for delivering some of the world’s most heralded strategy games. A thirty-plus-year industry veteran, Sid started his legendary career as a founding partner of MicroProse Software in 1982, where he created widely-renowned games such as Silent Service... Read More →
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Susanna Pollack

President, Games for Change
Susanna Pollack is the President of Games for Change.  With a background in media and entertainment, she now leads the nationally recognized organization and produces the annual Games for Change Festival, the largest gaming event in NYC as well as the Games and Media Summit in partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival. Susanna also works closely with organizations that are actively pursuing digital games to further their public or... Read More →


Thursday June 23, 2016 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Tishman Auditorium

Attendees (105)