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Sunday, February 15 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Academic Game Programs Panel

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Leaders from the nation's top academic games program discuss the phenomenal impact games programs are making across the games industry. Are game degrees necessary? What unique benefits and opportunities do they provide? What's the future for academic degrees in games? Here's your opportunity to ask the experts what it takes to get into these programs and what kinds of advantages they provide. 

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Ramiro Corbetta

Department Head of Digital Game Design and Development at Long Island University.
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Nick Fortugno

Co-Founder and CCO, Playmatics
Nick Fortugno is a game designer and entrepreneur of digital and real-world games based in New York City, and a founder of Playmatics (www.playmatics.com), a game development company. Playmatics has created a variety of digital and real-world games for organization including Red Bull, AMC (such as the CableFAX award winning Breaking Bad: The Interrogation), Disney, American Museum of Natural History, the Corporation of Public Broadcasting, the... Read More →
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Sari Gilbert

Sari Gilbert is a professor in the Interactive and Game Design department at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is the author of "Designing Gamified Systems: Meaningful Play in Interactive Entertainment, Marketing and Education," to appear in June with Focal Press. Gilbert’s twenty years of experience in interactive entertainment include designing and producing the top-selling JumpStart titles and serving as a Senior Producer at... Read More →
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Frank Lantz

Director of the NYU Game Center.


Sunday February 15, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Fox Amphitheatre First Floor

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