PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA — The 10th annual Serious Play Conference will take place from July 10th through 12th at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Prince William County, VA. This year’s conference will bring together over 100 thought leaders and innovators in game-based learning, instructional design and training simulation within federal government agencies, military, business corporations, healthcare institutions, defense and cyber technology, K-12 and higher education, finance, first response, homeland security, and museums.
Metaari’s CEO and chief researcher, Sam S. Adkins, will highlight his new five-year forecast on the global market for serious games in an evening keynote presentation on Wednesday, July 11th. Other speakers from multi-disciplines in serious play, game-based learning and instructional design, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and brain science, include: Jeffrey Levy, CaseNetwork; David Clopper, CIA; Michelle Ralston, FEMA, Department of Homeland Security; Ross Smith, Microsoft; Eduardo Babulak, National Science Foundation; Garth Jensen, Naval Surface Warfare Center; James Piechocki, Raytheon Blackbird Technologies; Jesse Schell, Schell Games; Sarah Moffat, US Department of Health & Human Services; and Scott Martin, Virginia Serious Game Institute, to name a few.
Attendees will gain an insider’s understanding of how to push the envelope in the development and use of serious games, hear from edtech teachers who are leading a movement in K-12 education, learn about the growth and future of serious games from public and privately-held companies, access informational workshops on funding sources run by the top government SBIR unit managers, and engage in the most advanced technology updates available.
For more information, visit: www.seriousplay-dc.com.