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11th Annual Games for Change Festival

Organizer: Games for Change

Date: 04.22.14, 12:00PM – 04.26.14, 06:00PM ET

Location:NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012

Sponsor:Games for Change


The Games for Change Festival – the largest gaming event in New York City – joins the Tribeca Film Festival this year, and features inspiring world renowned speakers, great games, and networking opportunities, all to support the mission of games for social impact.

04/22-24: Talks, games and networking at NYU Skirball Center and secondary venues
04/26: Public G4C Arcade at the Tribeca Family Street Fair in lower Manhattan

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Festival audiences will hear from industry-leading game makers and, for the first time, top researchers from health, economics, education, and more who are drawing on games to tackle intractable challenges in their fields.

///// Game Makers /////

  • Jenova Chen – Creator of Journey, Flower (thatgamecompany)
  • Jane McGonigal – NYT bestselling author, Reality is Broken
  • Noah Falstein – Chief Game Designer, Google
  • Jesse Schell – CEO of Schell Games
  • Paolo Pedercini – Founder of Molleindustria
  • Mary Flanagan – Director of the Tiltfactor Lab
  • Josh Larson – Game designer, That Dragon, Cancer

///// Research Leaders /////

  • Dan Ariely – World expert in behavioral economics & NYT bestselling author
  • Deborah Estrin – Pioneer in small data, Cornell Tech
  • Zoran Popovic – Creator of Foldit, University of Washington
  • Dr. Adam Gazzaley – Neuroscientist, UCSF
  • Dean Karlan – Global expert in developmental economics, Yale


  • Well Played series curated by the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Public arcade at the Tribeca Family Street Fair, on April 26, open to 300,000 visitors
  • Live games from Come Out & Play
  • Award Nominees Showcase


  • Speed networking
  • Opening party
  • Consultations with experts
  • Hangout — formal and informal networking abounds

We hope to see you at this year's Festival!

Please send any questions to

For more information, please contact:

Phone: 212-242-4922
Twitter: @G4C


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