Featured Speakers

avatar for Michael Strautmanis

Michael Strautmanis

Obama Foundation
Chief Engagement Officer
avatar for Jessica Brillhart

Jessica Brillhart

Vrai Pictures
avatar for Leo Olebe

Leo Olebe

Global Games Partnerships
avatar for Nanea Reeves

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder
avatar for Nichol Bradford

Nichol Bradford

Transformative Technology Lab
Executive Director & Co-Founder
avatar for Tricia Katz

Tricia Katz

Magic Leap
Developer Evangelism Lead
avatar for Dr. Anantha Duraiappah

Dr. Anantha Duraiappah

avatar for Jordan Shapiro

Jordan Shapiro

Little Brown Spark
avatar for Leslie Pirritano

Leslie Pirritano

Your Best Friend
avatar for James Vaughan

James Vaughan

Ndemic Creations
CEO & Founder
avatar for Don McGowan

Don McGowan

Pokémon Company International
Chief Legal Officer and Business Affairs
avatar for Robin Hunicke

Robin Hunicke

Cofounder & CEO
avatar for Christine Harada

Christine Harada

i(x) investments
avatar for Eric Zimmerman

Eric Zimmerman

Game Designer & Professor
avatar for Nancy Baker Cahill

Nancy Baker Cahill

4th Wall
avatar for Brent Bushnell

Brent Bushnell

Two Bit Circus
avatar for Tracy Fullerton

Tracy Fullerton

USC Game Innovation Lab
avatar for Gabe Zichermann

Gabe Zichermann

avatar for Celia Hodent

Celia Hodent

Independent Game UX Consultant
avatar for Kent Bye

Kent Bye

Voices of VR Podcast


avatar for Carrie Able

Carrie Able

Visual Artist / Poet / Musician / VR Creator
avatar for Brian Alspach

Brian Alspach

E-Line Media
Executive Vice President
avatar for Roger Altizer

Roger Altizer

Queensland University of Technology
Director, Therapeutic Games and Apps Lab
avatar for Amanda Armstrong

Amanda Armstrong

Learning Games Lab, New Mexico State University
Games Lab Coordinator
avatar for Linnette Attai

Linnette Attai

PlayWell, LLC
avatar for Chris Aviles

Chris Aviles

Fair Haven School District
avatar for Zoe Bai

Zoe Bai

Carnegie Mellon University
UX Designer
avatar for Mark Barlet

Mark Barlet

AbleGamers Charity
Founder and Executive Director
avatar for Gordon Bellamy

Gordon Bellamy

Gay Gaming Professionals
avatar for Tami Bhaumik

Tami Bhaumik

Roblox Corporation
VP of Marketing & Digital Civility
avatar for Sharang Biswas

Sharang Biswas

Independent Game Designer, Writer, & Artist
avatar for James Blaha

James Blaha

Vivid Vision
CEO & Founder
avatar for Amir Bozorgzadeh

Amir Bozorgzadeh

avatar for Reuben Brenner-Adams

Reuben Brenner-Adams

Smithsonian Institution
Interactive Developer
avatar for Dr. Philipp Busch

Dr. Philipp Busch

Project Manager
avatar for Dr. Michael Casale

Dr. Michael Casale

Chief Science Officer
avatar for Lisa Castaneda

Lisa Castaneda

Co-Founder and CEO
avatar for Anne del Castillo

Anne del Castillo

avatar for Cédric Ceulemans

Cédric Ceulemans

Butterfly Works
Learning Experience Designer
avatar for Dr. Todd Chang

Dr. Todd Chang

Keck School Of Medicine, University Of Southern California
Associate Medical Director for the Simulation Laboratory
avatar for Yunhee Chi

Yunhee Chi

Aspring Overwatch Pro
avatar for Nokafu Sandra Chipanta

Nokafu Sandra Chipanta

Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University
Program Officer II
avatar for Jan Cieślar

Jan Cieślar

avatar for Naomi Clark

Naomi Clark

Assistant Arts Professor / Co-Chair
avatar for Emma Cofer

Emma Cofer

Lead Brand Strategist, Platforms & Ecosystems
avatar for Scott Cole

Scott Cole

NBA 2K League
avatar for J Collins

J Collins

Liminal Data
avatar for Dr. Mia Consalvo

Dr. Mia Consalvo

Concordia University
avatar for Philip Courtney

Philip Courtney

Urban Arts Partnership
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Amy Coveny

Amy Coveny

Quake Capital
Managing Partner (NYC)
avatar for Luke Crane

Luke Crane

Head of Games
avatar for Matt Dalio

Matt Dalio

avatar for Jennifer Dalsen

Jennifer Dalsen

UX Researcher
avatar for Jesse Damiani

Jesse Damiani

avatar for Paul Darvasi

Paul Darvasi

Royal St. George's College/York University
avatar for Drew Davidson

Drew Davidson

avatar for Mark DeLoura

Mark DeLoura

Level Up Games
Executive Director
avatar for Brendan Donohue

Brendan Donohue

NBA 2K League
Managing Director
avatar for Rori DuBoff

Rori DuBoff

Accenture Interactive
Managing Director, Head of Content Innovation & XR Strategy
avatar for Jennie Dul

Jennie Dul

Assistant Manager
avatar for Stuart Duncan

Stuart Duncan

avatar for Kelli Dunlap

Kelli Dunlap

iThrive Games
Director of Mental Health Research and Design
avatar for Eric Espig

Eric Espig

Northwestern University in Qatar
Digital Media Specialist
avatar for Libby Falck

Libby Falck

Graduate Student
avatar for Dr. Matthew Farber

Dr. Matthew Farber

University of Northern Colorado
Assistant Professor
avatar for Anna Feigenbaum

Anna Feigenbaum

Bournemouth University
Senior Lecturer in Digital Storytelling
avatar for Claudia-Santi Fernandes

Claudia-Santi Fernandes

play2PREVENT Lab, Yale Center for Health & Learning Games
Associate Director
avatar for Elin Festøy

Elin Festøy

Teknopilot AS
Producer & CEO
avatar for Robert Fine

Robert Fine

International Virtual Reality and Healthcare Association (IVRHA)
Executive Director
avatar for Anne Gaines

Anne Gaines

Parsons School of Design at the New School
Dean for the School of the Arts, Media, and Technology
avatar for Tyler Gates

Tyler Gates

Brightline Interactive
Managing Principal
avatar for Elisabeth Gee

Elisabeth Gee

Arizona State University
avatar for Razan Ghalayini

Razan Ghalayini

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
avatar for Susan Gold

Susan Gold

The Global Game Jam
Interim Director, Founder
avatar for Harold Goldberg

Harold Goldberg

New York Videogame Critics Circle
President, Editor in Chief
avatar for Anastasia Goodstein

Anastasia Goodstein

The Ad Council
SVP, Digital Product Management
avatar for Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon

Engagment Lab at Emerson College
avatar for Owen Gottlieb

Owen Gottlieb

Rochester Institute of Technology/ConverJent
Assistant Professor
avatar for Jenny Gottstein

Jenny Gottstein

Experience Design Lead in the Play Lab
avatar for Lindsay Grace

Lindsay Grace

University of Miami
Knight Chair
avatar for Dr. Walter Greenleaf

Dr. Walter Greenleaf

Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab
Distinguished Scholar
avatar for Joshua Hafkin

Joshua Hafkin

Game Gym
avatar for Dr. Leah Hanes

Dr. Leah Hanes

Two Bit Circus Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Cortney Harding

Cortney Harding

Friends with Holograms
avatar for Greg Haynes

Greg Haynes

AbleGamers Charity
Lead Games User Researcher
avatar for Brittan Heller

Brittan Heller

Harvard Kennedy School
Technology + Human Rights Fellow
avatar for Jessica Ochoa Hendrix

Jessica Ochoa Hendrix

Killer Snails
CEO & Co-Founder
avatar for Justin Hendrix

Justin Hendrix

NYC Media Lab
Executive Director
avatar for Dr. Kimberly Hieftje

Dr. Kimberly Hieftje

play4REAL Lab at the Yale Center for Health & Learning Games
avatar for Tristin Hightower

Tristin Hightower

Director of Global Chapter & SIG Operations
avatar for Dr. Bruce Homer

Dr. Bruce Homer

The Graduate Center, CUNY
Associate Professor
avatar for Steve Isaacs

Steve Isaacs

William Annin Middle School
avatar for Steve Jamison

Steve Jamison

Archer's Mark
Founder / MD
avatar for Marcie Jastrow

Marcie Jastrow

SVP of Immersive Media
avatar for Andrea Jetten

Andrea Jetten

War Child Holland
Sr. Advisor Quality Assurance Can't Wait to Learn
avatar for Dr. Ting Jiang

Dr. Ting Jiang

Center for Advanced Hindsight
avatar for Barry Joseph

Barry Joseph

Girl Scouts
VP, Digital Experience
avatar for Daniel Kelley

Daniel Kelley

Anti-Defamation League
Associate Director, Center for Technology and Society
avatar for Vassiliki Khonsari

Vassiliki Khonsari

iNK Stories
Co-Founder / Director / Producer
avatar for Reeran Kim

Reeran Kim

Esports Mom
avatar for David Kleeman

David Kleeman

SVP, Global Trends
avatar for Maya Kushner

Maya Kushner

Game Gym
avatar for Noa Lahav

Noa Lahav

Ministry of Education Israel
Community Manager
avatar for Saumya Lahera

Saumya Lahera

Carnegie Mellon University
Programmer - (GPUSW)
avatar for Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee

Carnegie Mellon University
avatar for Zachary Leonsis

Zachary Leonsis

Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Senior VP, Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Dr. Heather Leutwyler

Dr. Heather Leutwyler

UCSF School of Nursing
Associate Professor
avatar for Nathan Lindberg

Nathan Lindberg

Sr. Director, Global Sponsorships
avatar for Boyi Liu

Boyi Liu

Carnegie Mellon University
Experience Designer
avatar for Lynn Lizotte

Lynn Lizotte

Massachusetts Department of Correction
Deputy Superintendent
avatar for Julia Trujillo Luengo

Julia Trujillo Luengo

Office of Economic Opportunity
avatar for Dumeetha Luthra

Dumeetha Luthra

avatar for Yannis Mallat

Yannis Mallat

Ubisoft Canadian Studios
avatar for Jessica Maslin

Jessica Maslin

Mieron, Inc
Co-founder & COO
avatar for Mickey McManus

Mickey McManus

Fellow, Office of the CTO
avatar for Jenn McNamara

Jenn McNamara

BreakAway Games
Vice President Serious Games & Strategic Partnerships
avatar for Ianthe Mellors

Ianthe Mellors

Fit XR
Head of Fitness
avatar for Shannon Frederick Meneses

Shannon Frederick Meneses

Learning Games Network
Executive Producer
avatar for Morgan Mercer

Morgan Mercer

Vantage Point
avatar for Dr. Edward Metz

Dr. Edward Metz

US Department of Education
SBIR Program Director
avatar for Kevin Miklasz

Kevin Miklasz

VP, Data and Prototyping
avatar for Dr. David Miller

Dr. David Miller

National Institutes of Health
Program Director
avatar for Heather Miller

Heather Miller

GRID- Gaming Revolution for Inspiring Development
Creative Director
avatar for Michelle Miller

Michelle Miller

Games and Learning
avatar for Noelle Millholt

Noelle Millholt

Co-founder & CRO
avatar for J Milligan

J Milligan

Two Moos
Creative Executive Producer
avatar for Marjan Moghaddam

Marjan Moghaddam

LIU Brooklyn
avatar for Brooke Morrill

Brooke Morrill

Schell Games
Director of Education
avatar for Agnieszka Mulak

Agnieszka Mulak

Warsaw University / MoaCube (Game Developer Studio)
PhD Student
avatar for Elizabeth Newbury

Elizabeth Newbury

The Wilson Center
Director of the Serious Games Initiative
avatar for Tera Nguyen

Tera Nguyen

Carnegie Mellon University
Product Manager / Producer
avatar for Ben Nichol

Ben Nichol

Head of Events and Business Development
avatar for Tom O'Connell

Tom O'Connell

Mouse Inc.
Chief Partnerships Officer
avatar for Maria Burns Ortiz

Maria Burns Ortiz

7 Generation Games
CEO and Co-Founder
avatar for Jessica Outlaw

Jessica Outlaw

The Extended Mind
Head of Research
avatar for Steve Oyer

Steve Oyer

i(x) investments
Managing Director
avatar for Matt Parker

Matt Parker

NYU Game Center
New Media Artist / Game Designer / Professor of the Arts
avatar for Lucien Parsons

Lucien Parsons

International Game Developers Association
Chairman/Interim Exec Dir
avatar for Trista Patterson

Trista Patterson

GRID-Arendal / UN Environment Collaboration Center
NewMedia Lab Director
avatar for Tamara Patton

Tamara Patton

Princeton University
PhD Candidate
avatar for Ken Perlin

Ken Perlin

New York University
Professor of Computer Science
avatar for Andy Phelps

Andy Phelps

Rochester Institute of Technology
avatar for Stan Pierre-Louis

Stan Pierre-Louis

Entertainment Software Association
President & CEO
avatar for Julia Pilgrim

Julia Pilgrim

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Education for Justice (E4J) Team Leader
avatar for Susanna Pollack

Susanna Pollack

Games For Change
avatar for Karina Popp

Karina Popp

Freelance Designer & Instructor
avatar for Barry Pousman

Barry Pousman

Institute for the Future
Director of Content Marketing and Digital Strategy
avatar for Michael Preston

Michael Preston

Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop
Executive Director
avatar for Clara Prieto

Clara Prieto

Global Brand Marketing Manager
avatar for Joost Raessens

Joost Raessens

Utrecht Center for Game Research, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Full Professor and Chair of Media Theory
avatar for Eduardo Ramírez

Eduardo Ramírez

Green Lava Studios
avatar for Brielle Randall

Brielle Randall

The ROC Network for Learning
Girl Scout Ambassador/STEM Educator
avatar for Stephen Reid

Stephen Reid

Immersive Minds
avatar for Dr. Susan Rivers

Dr. Susan Rivers

iThrive Games
Executive Director & Chief Scientist
avatar for Jamie Rosen

Jamie Rosen

Founder & CEO
avatar for Rebecca Rufo-Tepper

Rebecca Rufo-Tepper

Level Education at Northeastern University
Director of Learning
avatar for Katie Salen

Katie Salen

UC Irvine
avatar for Meggan Scavio

Meggan Scavio

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation
avatar for Tammie Schrader

Tammie Schrader

Science Coordinator
avatar for Dr. Karen Schrier

Dr. Karen Schrier

Marist College
Associate Professor & Director of Games
avatar for Kris Severson

Kris Severson

HTC Viveport
Director, Global Content Partnerships
avatar for Ryan Seymour

Ryan Seymour

Smithsonian Science Education Center
Education Technology Specialist
avatar for Arana Shapiro

Arana Shapiro

Institute of Play
Former Executive Director
avatar for Carrie Shaw

Carrie Shaw

Embodied Labs
CEO & Founder
avatar for Peggy Sheehy

Peggy Sheehy

Suffern Central School District
Game Master
avatar for Aldis Sipolins

Aldis Sipolins

Draper Laboratories
Immersive Technology Research Lead
avatar for Vít Šisler

Vít Šisler

Charles University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Gerald Solomon

Gerald Solomon

Samueli Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Ben Spieldenner

Ben Spieldenner

Ashland City Schools
Game-Based Learning Specialist
avatar for Aaron Stanton

Aaron Stanton

VR Health Institute
avatar for Peter Stidwill

Peter Stidwill

FableVision Studios
Executive Producer
avatar for Benjamin Stokes

Benjamin Stokes

American University Game Lab
Assistant Professor
avatar for Bronwyn Stuckey

Bronwyn Stuckey

Innovative Educational Ideas
avatar for Santhosh Kumar Subramanian

Santhosh Kumar Subramanian

The Gamification Republic
Principal Designer
avatar for Illya Szilak

Illya Szilak

Writer & Director
avatar for Anna Szylar

Anna Szylar

Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Digital Cultures Program Manager
avatar for Mingqi Tan

Mingqi Tan

Carnegie Mellon University
avatar for Melissa Teng

Melissa Teng

Engagement Lab, Emerson College
Project Manager
avatar for Adaora Udoji

Adaora Udoji

Director of Innovation and Venture Programs
avatar for Emperatriz Ung

Emperatriz Ung

Independent Game Designer
avatar for Reynaldo Vargas

Reynaldo Vargas

MATH 180, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Product Manager
avatar for Skye Von

Skye Von

Howl For Change & little GIANT Wolf
Founder & CEO
avatar for Margaret Wallace

Margaret Wallace

avatar for Justin Warren

Justin Warren

Emerson College
Media Design Recruiter
avatar for S. Craig Watkins

S. Craig Watkins

The University of Texas at Austin
avatar for Adam Werbach

Adam Werbach

Planet 10B
avatar for Dan White

Dan White

Filament Games
avatar for Zachary Whitten

Zachary Whitten

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Director of Innovation, Content Creator Development
avatar for Cezara Windrem

Cezara Windrem

AARP Innovation Labs
Innovation Catalyst, Head of VR
avatar for Robin Yang

Robin Yang

Senior Product Manager
avatar for Pierre Zandrowicz

Pierre Zandrowicz

Co-Founder / Creative Producer
avatar for Jakub Zgierski

Jakub Zgierski

FINA (National Film Archive–Audiovisual Institute, Poland)
Coordinator of Games for Impact Warsaw
avatar for Amy Zimmerman

Amy Zimmerman

Unity Technologies
Producer, M&E Innovation Group