Games for Change Atlanta (G4C) Game Jam @ 2018 Atlanta Science Festival

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Saturday March 17, 2018
      10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Atlanta, GA - Historic Academy of Medicine, 875 W. Peachtree St, NW, Atlanta, 30309
  • Phone: (404) 894-1414
  • URL: The Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Free with Registration
  • Extras:
    Free food
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Summaries

Summary Sentence: G4C Game Jam offers participants opportunities to learn about communities, engage in nondigital games, and work in teams to build their own game.

Full Summary: G4C Game Jam is a CEISMC event  a CEISMC event where participants create digital games about issues affecting their communities.

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The Atlanta Games for Change (G4C) Student Challenge is a citywide competition that invites students to make digital games about issues impacting their communities, combining digital storytelling with civic engagement.

The theme for the 2018 Atlanta Challenge is "Connected Cities".

G4C Game Jam will be an opportunity for students to learn more about Connected Cities, engage in some non-digital game activities, and then work in teams to begin or continue to build their own game in one of many available platforms.

Students are highly encouraged to bring their own laptop.

Registration opens @ 9am and lunch will be provided.

Students under the age of 18 will be required to have a parent/guardian sign a liability form when on campus, as well as a photo release form for any photography that is captured during the event.

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Brought to you by a local partnership between Georgia Tech CEISMC and STEM@GTRI.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

K-12 Connection, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC), College of Sciences

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium, Training/Workshop
Keywords
G4C, GTRI, Games 4 Change, Games for Change, 2018 Atlanta Science Festival
Status
  • Created By: Steven Taylor
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 15, 2018 - 11:33am
  • Last Updated: Feb 16, 2018 - 11:45am