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Friday, June 24 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Climate Challenge: A Live Pitch Event

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Join us for the conclusion of our Climate Challenge: PoLAR, Autodesk and Games for Change will award a prize of $10,000 for the best digital game that helps audiences understand and respond to climate change in their everyday lives. 4 Finalists will be featured in a live onstage pitch session followed by live judging and announcement of winner. 

Moderators
avatar for Marguerite Dibble

Marguerite Dibble

CEO, Game Theory
Marguerite Dibble, CEO of GameTheory, spends her day making games fit into lots of funny shaped boxes and thinking about behavioral motivation about as much as your typical super villain.

Speakers
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Ira Fay

CEO, Fay Games
Ira Fay is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Game Design at Hampshire College and is the CEO of Fay Games, a studio primarily focused on games for educational impact. He previously co-founded the Game Design and Development program at Quinnipiac University, where he was an Assistant Professor of Game Design and Development. Before beginning his academic career, Ira was a Senior Game Designer at Electronic Arts (Pogo.com) on many... Read More →
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Stephanie Pfirman

Professor of Environmental Science, Barnard
Stephanie Pfirman leads the multi-institutional Polar Learning and Responding: Climate Change Education Partnership that is co-sponsoring the Games for Change Climate Challenge. An Arctic sea ice scientist and environmental educator, she is Hirschorn Professor of Environmental Science at Barnard College, with a joint appointment at the Columbia Earth Institute. Pfirman is active in designing games and simulations for climate education and... Read More →
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Gavin Schmidt

Director of the NASA Goddard institute for Space Studies in New York and climate scientist working on understanding past, present and future climate change. Winner of the inaugural Climate Prize in 2011. TED talk in 2014. |


Friday June 24, 2016 11:30am - 12:15pm
Tishman Auditorium

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