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Thursday, June 23


The 2016 Games for Change Awards
Come meet and celebrate with the Games for Change community! The opening night party is a chance to meet leaders from games, social innovation, edtech, media, and more.

At the party, we'll host our Games for Change Awards Ceremony, where we announce the year's best digital games for impact and learning. Learn more about the finalist games here and vote for your favorite in the Mashable + G4C People's Choice Award.

  • 7:00 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.: G4C Awards Ceremony
  • 8:30 p.m.: Games and open bar

Attending the Games for Change Festival? Then your pass gets you in to this party!
 If you do not have a G4C Festival pass, you can still join us! Buy a party ticket on this page. 

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Jesse Schell

CEO, Schell Games
Jesse is the CEO of Schell Games, the largest game design and development company in Pennsylvania. He also serves as Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University. Jesse has worked on a wide variety of innovative game and simulation... Read More →

Thursday June 23, 2016 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Slate 54 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010
Friday, June 24


Give Me Your Gun: An Interactive Theater Experience
Join the student team from the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University for the debut of their theatrical game experience. Use your mobile device to direct improv actors in this live role-playing game experience and help drive an interactive conversation on gun violence.

Friday June 24, 2016 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Starr Foundation Hall 63 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003