Below is the in-progress schedule for the 11th annual Games in Education Symposium. Changes to existing session topics are expected and additional sessions will be added as we finalize the schedule. 
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Thursday, August 3 • 9:05am - 9:50am
To Boldly Go: Technology, Captain Kirk, and the Future of Education

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Education has been one of the primary beneficiaries of our collective creativity. If a half century of text, film, television, and games and research can be our guide, we can make accurate prediction about the future of education. In this presentation, Dr. Haskell (perhaps dressed as a Star Fleet officer) will identify trends in information access, technology tools, interfaces, artificial intelligence, describing their proliferation in an upbeat, TED-style and Star Trek themed presentation. He will share research into how these tools and trends have changed education and those major changes on the horizon. Attendees will "Boldy go where no [audience] has gone before.

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Chris Haskell

Clinical Assistant Professor, Boise State University
Dr. Chris Haskell plays video games for a living, or at least that’s what his friends think. He's the director of the Varsity eSports At Boise State. As a professor and researcher, Chris also focuses on the impact of videogames, virtual worlds, social media, and digital culture... Read More →

Thursday August 3, 2017 9:05am - 9:50am
Ballroom 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222