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Tuesday, June 18 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Agencies of Play: Science Games in the Federal Government

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From research applications to education outreach, government entities are leveraging science games as a powerful tool to engage a wealth of different audiences. Featuring speakers from the Smithsonian Science Education Center, the National Institutes of Health, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, this panel will showcase case examples of the development and implementation of games for good in the government.

Moderators
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Elizabeth Newbury

Director of the Serious Games Initiative, The Wilson Center
Elizabeth Newbury is the Director and Program Associate for the Serious Games Initiative for the Wilson Center, leading Wilson's use of games in engaging the public around policy research. She holds a B.A. in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College, and a Master and PhD from the Department... Read More →

Speakers
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Dr. David Miller

Program Director, National Institutes of Health
Dr. David Miller is a Program Director at the NIH's National Cancer Institute, the federal government's principal agency for funding cancer research, training, and technology development. Dave has led multiple NIH programs supporting the development of data science software tools... Read More →
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Reuben Brenner-Adams

Interactive Developer, Smithsonian Institution
Reuben Brenner-Adams is an award-winning game designer and interactive developer based in Washington, D.C. Employed by the Smithsonian Institution, Reuben creates games, apps, and other interactive digital media for use in K-8 science classrooms and beyond. Reuben is a voting member... Read More →
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Ryan Seymour

Education Technology Specialist, Smithsonian Science Education Center
As the Education Technology Specialist at the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Ryan develops educational resources that accompany SSEC's digital STEM products.  He also assists with the development of digital products including: games, ebooks, 3D models, videos, and 360 degree... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Starr Foundation