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Thursday, June 28 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Keynote - Beyond Gaming: How Assassin’s Creed Expanded for Learning with Maxime Durand, Marc-André Éthier, David Lefrançois

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Join Maxime Durand as he discusses his work as Franchise Historian of the Assassin’s Creed series at Ubisoft Montreal. Maxime will guide us through the development of Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Ancient Egypt, a new educational mode of Assassin’s Creed Origins which allows players to explore and learn about the historic landmarks featured in the game. 

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Maxime Durand

Franchise Historian for Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft Montréal
Days after graduating in History from his hometown Université de Montréal in 2010, Maxime moved in directly at Ubisoft to work as the Assassin’s Creed franchise historian. Making his grand debut with Assassin’s Creed III, he has collaborated on most games and projects of the... Read More →
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David Lefrançois

Professor, Universite du Quebec en Outaouais
David Lefrançois is a full professor at the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), Canada, since 2008. Lefrançois is funded by the main Canadian and Quebec granting agencies in collaboration with his work partner, professor Marc-André Ethier. Lefrançois is an active member... Read More →
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Marc-André Éthier

Professor, Université de Montréal
Éthier has been a professor of social sciences methodology at the Université de Montréal since 2004. Before that, he was a high school teacher and then a professor at UQTR.His work focuses on history teaching and learning in high school. With his team and with financial support... Read More →

Thursday June 28, 2018 5:30pm - 6:00pm EDT
Mainstage - Tishman Auditorium