Serious Games Summit

Oct 30th-31st.
Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA, USA
http://www.seriousgamessummit.com

The Serious Games Summit D.C. 2006 (SGS D.C.) is the premier professional conference for the creators of serious games. SGS D.C. spotlights the rapidly growing serious games industry that features the use of interactive games technology within non-entertainment sectors.

The summit provides a forum for game developers, buyers, and industry professionals to exchange ideas and advance the state of the art of serious games development in areas such as: corporate training, education, first responders, government, health, military, science, and social change.

SGS D.C. 2006 provides:

  • Case studies pertaining to game-based solutions and simulations used within education, healthcare, and training

  • Connections between institutional challenges and game-based solutions

  • Developer training and education specific to serious game development

  • Advanced seminars on top-line design, production, implementation, and assessment issues related to the use of serious games

  • Results on cost-effective development and regulations for serious games

  • Expert roundtables on the future roles of serious game development

  • Extensive networking opportunities at the SGS D.C. reception

  • A showcase of next-generation serious game efforts at the Developer Showcase networking reception

  • David Perry's Game Industry Map Game Design Book