Serious Games & Social Connect Conference 2013

When: Mon, August 26, 9am – Wed, August 28, 5pm
Where: Admin Building, SMU, Singapore
Admission: SGD 650
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Jointly organised by the Asian Federation for Serious Games and the Serious Games Association, the conference is an international networking and sharing platform for games/app developers, educators,  healthcare and wellness providers, organisations, government agencies and individuals employing game mechanics in their workplace and daily lives. Talks include (abbreviated titles):
  • Compelling Commercialisable Educational Games - Prof Chee Yam San, NIE
  • Serious Gaming,  Networks & Urban Mobility? -Thorsten Unger, Zone 2 Connect
  • Games, Narrative, and Persuasion - Dr Scot Osterweil, MIT Education Arcade
  • Immersive Technologies and Serious Games - David Wortley, Immersive Tech
  • Beyond Badges - Scott Nicholson, Director, Because Play Matters Game Lab
  • Curiosity meets Visualisation - Wolfgang Mueller-Wittig, Fraunhofer IDM, NTU
  • Winning or Losing Your Mind - Dr Daniel Fung, Institute of Mental Health
  • Use of Serious Games in Rehabilitation - Dr Tjan Soon Yin, Tan Tock Seng Hosp
A serious game is designed for a primary purpose other than pure entertainment. It generally refers to products used by industries like defense, education, health care, emergency management, city planning, and engineering. [Wikipedia]