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Friday, June 24 • 2:15pm - 2:45pm
The White House Call: Games for Grand Challenges

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Games can help solve some of the most daunting challenges our society faces – and the Federal Government has recognized the need for utilizing games to address education, scientific discovery, climate change, and more.  The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has helped drive this work, but change is afoot in the games industry and new technologies and ideas are emerging that will reshape what’s possible and effective.  Come to learn about what the Federal Government is doing with games and how you can get involved, stay for the conversation about what we need to do next. 

Speakers
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Erik Martin

Policy Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology
Erik Martin serves as a Policy Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology, division for Tech and Innovation, where he focuses on education policy, government innovation, international development, digital media, and youth engagement.  He was previously a Digital Media Specialist at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology.  He has been a Dell Youth Innovation Advisor and a producer for... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 105

Attendees (60)