2016 UK-US Games for Healthcare Workshop
Dates: March 22nd and 23rd, 2016
Venue: Drexel University, ExCITe Center, 3401 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Co-hosts: Dr. Frank J. Lee, Drexel University, US, Dr. Pamela M. Kato, Coventry University, UK, and the UK Science and Innovation Network
A two-day workshop held at Drexel University in Philadelphia will bring together 20 leaders in games for healthcare from the UK and the US. The workshop will begin with presentations from the invited participants followed by a funding agency panel, which is open to the public. The remainder of the workshop will be for participants only. Agenda is listed below.
Tuesday, 22 March, ExCITe Center
[**Invited Talks section is open to public. If interested please RSVP here https://ukusgamesforhealth.splashthat.com/ **]
Catharine Young – Head of DC, UK Science and Innovation Network, British Embassy.
Frank Lee – Associate Professor of Digital Media, Drexel University, US.
Suzanne Austin – Deputy Director for Research Councils UK.
Pam Kato – Professor of Serious Games, Coventry University, UK.
Invited Talks (9:30am-1:05pm)
[** Remainder of the workshop is for invited participants only **]
Funding Agency Panel (1:45- 2:45pm)
Breakout Session (3-4pm)
Breakout group presentations (4-4:30pm)
Wednesday, 23 March, ExCITe Center
Breakout Session (9:30-10am)
Facilitator: Art Graesser
Discussion of yesterday’s breakout session and review of first day.
Breakout Brainstorming (10-11am)
Breakout Presentations and Discussion (11:15am- 12:15pm)
Panel from industry (1:15-2:15pm)
Next Steps and Whole Group Discussion (2:30-3:30pm)
Facilitator: Pam Kato
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