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Wednesday, June 19 • 11:45am - 12:05pm
Playing for the Planet: How Video Games Can Deliver for People and the Environment

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How can the fastest growing media platform in the world be harnessed to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the urgent global needs they represent? Is your game company about to change the world – literally? With input from over 50 games industry leaders, the 2019 United Nations Environment report “Playing for the Planet” summarizes recent developments to yield seven key recommendations on how the video games industry can achieve tangible, real-world impact for the issues and people who need it most. Discover how you can empower your game, your company and your players, and add your voice to a groundbreaking UN event. https://playing4theplanet.org

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Trista Patterson

NewMedia Lab Director, GRID-Arendal / UN Environment Collaboration Center
Dr. Trista Patterson is lead author of the UN Environment report "Playing For the Planet". She directs the NewMedia Lab at GRID-Arendal, a UN Environment Collaboration Centre in Norway, where global-scale experiments test emerging technologies (video game, AR/VR, interactive forums... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:05pm EDT
Room 104