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Thursday, June 28 • 4:15pm - 4:35pm
Hopelab: Designing for Impact

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Hopelab started with an odd question: could video games cure cancer? Back in 2001, when the most popular video games involved violence, destruction, and sexual innuendo, the idea of a game for healing was unheard of and even a bit laughable. Hopelab’s first product, a research-based video game featuring a nanobot destroying cancer cells, launched a progression of health and well-being technologies. And since that first game, Re-Mission, we’ve designed our way into unique ways of keeping young people healthy. This is the story of Hopelab’s evolution from game developer to social innovation lab.

Speakers
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Margaret Laws

President and CEO, Hopelab
Margaret Laws is President and CEO of Hopelab where she leads a multidisciplinary team with expertise in healthcare, academic research, and design to create science-based technologies to improve the health and well-being of teens and young adults. She is passionate about bringing... Read More →


Thursday June 28, 2018 4:15pm - 4:35pm
Room 105