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Thursday, June 23 • 3:00pm - 3:15pm
A Global Community for Global Change

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Can a volunteer and collaborative approach be applied to game development and distribution? The non-profit organization Video Games Without Borders has been experimenting in this direction for more than a year, building a global community of volunteer developers and focusing on games with a positive impact on the society. Many are the challenges, especially about the productivity and the sustainability of such a model, but the feedback received so far has proven its potential and its interest among both students and experienced professionals. Let's analyze together the lessons learned through the development of the organization.

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avatar for Francesco Cavallari

Francesco Cavallari

Founder, Video Games Without Borders
Recently graduated in Computer Science, Francesco joined Ubisoft in 1999 and developed commercial video games for more than 15 years. As Programmer, Producer, and Production Director, he worked in several European studios and collaborated with development teams all around the world. In 2015 he founded Video Games Without Borders, a non-profit organization that maximizes video games' positive contributions to society. As part of their first... Read More →


Thursday June 23, 2016 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Room 104

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