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Thursday, June 12 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
GLS Showcase Award Ceremony

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The first GLS Showcase Award Ceremony:  come for the dessert, coffee, and drinks - stay for the glitz, glamour, and games!

Our brilliant and varied panel of judges have played all the games in the GLS Showcase (formerly the Educational Game Arcade), and chosen the top five.  Come see pitches for the top five games, followed by brief feedback by our panel of judges (Erin Hoffman, Colleen Macklin, James Paul Gee, Scott Price, & Lucien Vattel), and don't forget to vote for your favorites!   

Full Judges List:
Alan Gershenfeld
Andy Phelps
Brian Pelletier
Colleen Macklin
Dennis Ramirez
Don Rawitsch
Drew Davidson
Elisabeth Gee
Erin Hoffman
James Paul Gee
Michael John
Scot Osterweil
Scott Price

Speakers
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James Paul Gee

Tempe, Arizona, USA, Arizona State University
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Colleen Macklin

Founder and co-director, PETLab
Colleen Macklin is a game designer, professor in of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design, and founder/co-director of PETLab (Prototyping Education + Technology Lab), a lab that develops games for learning and social engagement. PETLab projects include disaster-preparedness games with the Red Cross, the urban activist game Re:Activism, and the fiscal sport Budgetball. PETLab has also published game design curricula for the Boys... Read More →
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Scott Price

Director of Product, BrainPOP
Scott Price has spent his professional life helping people learn through play, and play with their learning.  He is Director of Product with BrainPOP, focusing on games, playful assessment, and helping teachers use games.  Prior to BrainPOP he produced Gamestar Mechanic with E-Line Media, produced games with the Institute of Play, ran QA on 8 titles with Gamelab, and ran IT for Exploration Summer Programs in Boston.  He rarely turns down a... Read More →
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Dennis Ramirez

Technical Director, USC IMGD, Videogame Researcher
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Lucien Vattel

CEO, GameDesk
Trailblazing education and game development visionary Lucien Vattel is at the forefront of a nationwide crusade to revolutionize learning in the classroom and beyond. As the CEO of the Los Angeles-based interactive curriculum creator and digital publisher GameDesk, Vattel is transforming the traditional school model into a hands-on, digitally-charged ecosystem for students to discover and nourish their greatest gifts, while embracing STEM... Read More →


Thursday June 12, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Great Hall

Attendees (78)