Featured Speakers

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Rajesh Anandan

Senior Vice President UNICEF Ventures
avatar for Mimi Ito

Mimi Ito

University of California, Irvine
Director, Connected Learning Lab
avatar for Constance Steinkuehler

Constance Steinkuehler

University of California, Irvine
avatar for Jeffrey Burrell

Jeffrey Burrell

Riot Games
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
avatar for Kamal Sinclair

Kamal Sinclair

Sundance Institute
Director, New Frontier Labs
avatar for Tom Furness

Tom Furness

Virtual World Society
Founder & Chairman
avatar for Joanna Popper

Joanna Popper

Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment
avatar for Walter Greenleaf, PhD

Walter Greenleaf, PhD

Stanford University
Distinguished Visiting Scholar
avatar for Maxime Durand

Maxime Durand

Ubisoft Montréal
Franchise Historian for Assassin's Creed
avatar for Ken Perlin

Ken Perlin

New York University
Professor of Computer Science
avatar for Katie Salen

Katie Salen

University of California, Irvine
avatar for Gabriel Stricker

Gabriel Stricker

Niantic, Inc.
Vice President of Communications


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Feminist Frequency
Social Media Manager
avatar for Boo Aguilar

Boo Aguilar

Blank Canvas
avatar for Shawn Allen

Shawn Allen

avatar for Jesse Ayala

Jesse Ayala

Fovrth Studios
Creative Director
avatar for Dan Ayoub

Dan Ayoub

General Manager - Mixed Reality Education
avatar for Harley Baldwin

Harley Baldwin

Schell Games
Vice President of Design
avatar for Ed Barton

Ed Barton

avatar for Adam Bellow

Adam Bellow

Breakout EDU
avatar for Daniel Braunfeld

Daniel Braunfeld

Facing History and Ourselves
Senior Program Associate for Special Projects
avatar for Asi Burak

Asi Burak

Power Play
avatar for Lauren Burmaster

Lauren Burmaster

PM, VR for Good
avatar for Nick Bush

Nick Bush

Moonray Studios
Project Lead
avatar for Francesca Carletto-Leon

Francesca Carletto-Leon

Girls Make Games
Ambassador and Coordinator
avatar for Kara Carpenter

Kara Carpenter

avatar for Shannon Carroll

Shannon Carroll

Vivid Story
Creative Director
avatar for Lisa Castaneda

Lisa Castaneda

Co-Founder & CEO
avatar for Evelyn Chan

Evelyn Chan

Founder and CEO
avatar for Jung Yeon Choe

Jung Yeon Choe

Teachers College, Columbia University
avatar for Stuart Claggett

Stuart Claggett

Dig-iT! Games LLC
avatar for Trish Cloud

Trish Cloud

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Coordinator of School Partnerships
avatar for Courtney Cogburn

Courtney Cogburn

Columbia University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Kristin Cook

Kristin Cook

Sesame Workshop
avatar for Bradley Crooks

Bradley Crooks

BBC Studios
Head of Digital Entertainment & Games
avatar for Dave Culyba

Dave Culyba

Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University
Assistant Teaching Professor
avatar for Jax Deluca

Jax Deluca

National Endowment for the Arts
Media Arts Director
avatar for Gaia Dempsey

Gaia Dempsey

7th Future
Founder & CEO
avatar for Tracy Dennis-Tiwary

Tracy Dennis-Tiwary

Personal Zen
avatar for Rori Duboff

Rori Duboff

Accenture Interactive
Managing Director, Head of Content Innovation / XR
avatar for Charlotte Duncan

Charlotte Duncan

Curriculum Associates
avatar for Kelli Dunlap

Kelli Dunlap

iThrive Games
Mental Health and Games Manager
avatar for Nathaniel Eddy

Nathaniel Eddy

Free Library of Philadelphia
Strategy Coordinator
avatar for Kate Edwards

Kate Edwards

CEO & Principal Consultant
avatar for Lakita Edwards

Lakita Edwards

National Endowment for the Arts
Arts Education Specialist
avatar for Joey Egger

Joey Egger

Two Moos
Executive Producer
avatar for Richard Ellenson

Richard Ellenson

Cerebral Palsy Foundation
avatar for Tom Emrich

Tom Emrich

Super Ventures
avatar for Marc-André Éthier

Marc-André Éthier

Université de Montréal
avatar for Clay Ewing

Clay Ewing

University of Miami
Assistant Professor, Department of Interactive Media, School of...
avatar for Matthew Farber

Matthew Farber

University of Northern Colorado
Assistant Professor
avatar for Clara Fernandez-Vara

Clara Fernandez-Vara

New York University
Associate Arts Professor
avatar for Nicholas Fortugno

Nicholas Fortugno

avatar for Gonzalo Frasca

Gonzalo Frasca

Chief Design Officer
avatar for Chris Fuge

Chris Fuge

Sequoia Middle School
avatar for Anne Gaines

Anne Gaines

Parsons School of Design at the New School
Dean for the School of Arts, Media, and Technology
avatar for Michael D. Gallagher

Michael D. Gallagher

President & CEO
avatar for John Gardiner

John Gardiner

Highmark Interactive
avatar for Alan Gershenfeld

Alan Gershenfeld

E-Line Media
avatar for Sam Gill

Sam Gill

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Vice President/Communities & Impact, Senior Adviser to the President
avatar for Natalie Gillard

Natalie Gillard

Creator and Facilitator
avatar for Harold Goldberg

Harold Goldberg

New York Videogame Critics Circle
President, Founder, Editor-in-Chief
avatar for Anastasia Goodstein

Anastasia Goodstein

The Ad Council
SVP, Digital Innovation
avatar for Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon

Engagement Lab at Emerson College
Director and Professor
avatar for Lindsay Grace

Lindsay Grace

American University Game Lab
avatar for Marie Graham

Marie Graham

Mount Vernon School
Educator, VR Lab Coordinator
avatar for Erin Hawley

Erin Hawley

The Geeky Gimp
Web Content Producer
avatar for Jessica Ochoa Hendrix

Jessica Ochoa Hendrix

Killer Snails
CEO & Co-Founder
avatar for Beth Hobbs

Beth Hobbs

Minecraft Education Edition
Minecraft Global Mentor
avatar for Robert Hone

Robert Hone

American University
avatar for Adam Horowitz

Adam Horowitz

MIT Media Lab / Blank Canvas
Scientific Storyteller
avatar for Erik Huey

Erik Huey

Entertainment Software Association
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
avatar for Steve Isaacs

Steve Isaacs

Bernards Township Public Schools
Teacher, Game Design and Development
avatar for Kyle Jackson

Kyle Jackson

avatar for Bryce Johnson

Bryce Johnson

Inclusive Designer
avatar for Barry Joseph

Barry Joseph

American Museum of Natural History
Former Associate Director of Digital Learning
avatar for James Kane

James Kane

Two Bulls
avatar for Fares Kayali

Fares Kayali

Vienna University of Technology
Assistant Professor
avatar for Mitu Khandaker

Mitu Khandaker

Spirit AI
Creative Partnerships Director
avatar for Jaehyun Kim

Jaehyun Kim

Teachers College
Graduate Student
avatar for Hannah Kirk

Hannah Kirk

TALI Health
avatar for Chris Kujawski

Chris Kujawski

Senior Designer, Microsoft Device Design Team
avatar for David Langendoen

David Langendoen

WNET/THIRTEEN/Electric Funstuff
Founder & Executive Director
avatar for Elizabeth LaPensée

Elizabeth LaPensée

Michigan State University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Margaret Laws

Margaret Laws

President and CEO
avatar for David Lefrançois

David Lefrançois

Universite du Quebec en Outaouais
avatar for Marc Lesser

Marc Lesser

Senior Director, Learning Design
avatar for Sarah Ita Levitan

Sarah Ita Levitan

Columbia University
Graduate Student, Department of Computer Science
avatar for Allisyn Levy

Allisyn Levy

GameUp, BrainPOP
avatar for Laura Levy

Laura Levy

Interactive Media Technology Center, Georgia Tech
Research Scientist II
avatar for Debra Lieberman

Debra Lieberman

University of California, Santa Barbara
Director, Center for Digital Games Research
avatar for Thomas Lilge

Thomas Lilge

Humboldt University
Head of gamelab.berlin
avatar for Jullia Suhyoung Lim

Jullia Suhyoung Lim

Teachers College, Columbia University
avatar for Philip Loew

Philip Loew

NYC Regional Innovation Node
Associate Director
avatar for Vangelis Lympouridis

Vangelis Lympouridis

Applied VR
avatar for Asad J. Malik

Asad J. Malik

avatar for Florent Maurin

Florent Maurin

The Pixel Hunt
avatar for Lual Mayen

Lual Mayen

Junub games
Founder and Developer
avatar for Kalonda McDonald

Kalonda McDonald

Detroit Public Schools Community District and Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow
STEM Coordinator
avatar for Jennifer McNamara

Jennifer McNamara

BreakAway Games
Vice President Serious Games
avatar for Carol Mertz

Carol Mertz

PixelPop Festival
Executive Director
avatar for Edward Metz

Edward Metz

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
Program Manager for Small Business Innovation Research and SBIR and...
avatar for David Miller

David Miller

National Institutes of Health
Program Director, National Cancer Institutes
avatar for Wil Monte

Wil Monte

Founder and Director
avatar for Jim Munroe

Jim Munroe

Game Arts International Network
avatar for Jeremiah Okal-Frink

Jeremiah Okal-Frink

Manager of Education Strategy

Christina Oliver

Classroom, Inc.
VP, Chief Program Officer
avatar for Adrian Olmedo

Adrian Olmedo

Anaheim Union High School District
avatar for Tamara Patton

Tamara Patton

Princeton University
Doctoral Candidate
avatar for Stacie Pierpoint

Stacie Pierpoint

Annenberg Learner
Senior Coordinator, Marketing and Communications
avatar for Judith Pintar

Judith Pintar

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Director of E-Lit & Literacies Lab, Illinois Informatics
avatar for David Polgar

David Polgar

Funny as Tech
Tech Ethicist
avatar for Susanna Pollack

Susanna Pollack

Games for Change
avatar for Zoran Popović

Zoran Popović

University of Washington
Director, Center for Game Science
avatar for Leah Potter

Leah Potter

WNET/THIRTEEN/Electric Funstuff
Senior Instructional Designer
avatar for Cosima Prahm

Cosima Prahm

Medical University of Vienna
Research Assistant
avatar for James Protheroe

James Protheroe

Darran Park Primary School
avatar for Joost Raessens

Joost Raessens

Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Full Professor and Chair of Media Theory
avatar for Meenoo Rami

Meenoo Rami

avatar for Vijay Ravindran

Vijay Ravindran

Floreo Inc.
avatar for Angel Rich

Angel Rich

CEO and Founder
avatar for Anne Richards

Anne Richards

Cracking Wise Interactive
Founder and Creative Director
avatar for Derek Ritzenberg

Derek Ritzenberg

Montgomery County Public Schools
Technology Project Specialist
avatar for Graham Roberts

Graham Roberts

The New York Times
Director of Immersive Platforms Storytelling
avatar for Marc Ruppel

Marc Ruppel

National Endowment for the Humanities
Director, Digital Projects for the Public
avatar for Aya Saket

Aya Saket

Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development
Research and Program Development Officer
avatar for Kellee Santiago

Kellee Santiago

Senior Producer Apps & Games, VR/AR
avatar for Jesse Schell

Jesse Schell

Schell Games
avatar for Karen Schrier

Karen Schrier

Marist College
Associate Professor/Director of Games
avatar for Gilson Schwartz

Gilson Schwartz

Games for Change Latin America
avatar for Ryan Seashore

Ryan Seashore

Emerging Technologies & EdTech
avatar for Suzanne Seggerman

Suzanne Seggerman

Games for Change
avatar for Arana Shapiro

Arana Shapiro

Institute of Play
Co-Executive Director
avatar for Resham Sidhu

Resham Sidhu

Creative Director
avatar for Ed Solis

Ed Solis

City of San Jose
Recreation Superintendent
avatar for Gerald Solomon

Gerald Solomon

Samueli Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Liridona Sopjani

Liridona Sopjani

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
avatar for Allan Soutaris

Allan Soutaris

Head of Technical Innovation
avatar for John Spinale

John Spinale

JAZZ Venture Partners
avatar for Anastasia Staten

Anastasia Staten

ESA Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Benjamin Stokes

Benjamin Stokes

American University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Jennifer Stone

Jennifer Stone

STEM of Hollywood
Technology Director/Computer Science Teacher
avatar for Trevor Stricker

Trevor Stricker

Cofounder and Vice President of Technology
avatar for Phil Stuart

Phil Stuart

Creative Director
avatar for Deborah Sturm

Deborah Sturm

College of Staten Island (CUNY)
Associate Professor
avatar for Chris Szymczak

Chris Szymczak

VR/AR Lead, UNICEF Innovation
avatar for Tash Tan

Tash Tan

avatar for Robert Torres

Robert Torres

Teach the World Foundation
Chief Strategy Officer
avatar for Mia Tramz

Mia Tramz

TIME Magazine
Editorial Director of Enterprise
avatar for Emily Treat

Emily Treat

Director Experience Strategy
avatar for Tom Turner

Tom Turner

Orange County Department of Education
avatar for Rachelle Vallon

Rachelle Vallon

Quest to Learn
Guidance Counselor
avatar for Alejandra Villanueva

Alejandra Villanueva

New York University
avatar for Victoria Van Voorhis

Victoria Van Voorhis

Second Avenue Learning
Founder and CEO
avatar for Maja Vujinovic

Maja Vujinovic

avatar for Amanda Warner

Amanda Warner

Game and Learning Creator
avatar for Angela Washko

Angela Washko

Carnegie Mellon University
Assistant Professor of Art
avatar for Sisi Wei

Sisi Wei

Deputy Editor
avatar for Matthew Weise

Matthew Weise

Empathy Box
avatar for Martina Welkhoff

Martina Welkhoff

WXR Fund
Founding Partner
avatar for Jackson Westenskow

Jackson Westenskow

Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts
Assistant Director
avatar for Dan White

Dan White

Filament Games
avatar for Kelly Whitney

Kelly Whitney

Chief Product and Partnerships Officer
avatar for Erin Winick

Erin Winick

MIT Technology Review
Associate Editor, Future of Work
avatar for Alexander Winn

Alexander Winn

Edgeworks Entertainment
Founder & CEO
avatar for Sophie Wright

Sophie Wright

Human Interact
avatar for Devin Young

Devin Young

Co-founder and President