PLAYFUL BY DESIGN Fall Symposium 2021 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Please Register: Symposium Registration Form.
(We want to get a better sense of who is interested in what. Thanks for registering!)

Schedule of Events

Streaming Options: Ensemble or YouTube.
(Most of the below events come to you both in person and online. Feel free to stream if you can't join us in person.)

Thursday, October 14th

Siebel Center for Design (SCD) 1208 S. Fourth St.

3:00-3:30Reception (SCD Atrium)

3:30-3:40Welcome (SCD Atrium)

3:40-4:40Dance, Draw, Design (Begins in SCD Atrium)

4:45-5:00Overview of Games@Illinois (SCD Atrium)

5:00-6:00Game Design Challenge/Jam (SCD Atrium)

Pre-register your team for the Challenge/Jam

6:00-7:00Keynote: Jeremy Bernstein, Principle Writer, Volition (#1050 SCD)

"Working Freelance: 15 Lessons from 50 Games in 15 Years"

Friday, October 15th

Siebel Center for Design (SCD) 1208 S. Fourth St.

  Lightning Talk Roundtable Sessions (#1050 SCD)

Panelist Bios & Pix
Demo/Game Room Activities (#1002 SCD)

10:00-11:00 Technology Resources for Games@Illinois  

10:00-4:00   PLAY: TRY OUT ENGAGING VR EXPERIENCES (VR CLUB @ UIUC)
  DEMO: THE ELECTRO-MAGNETIC LAWS VR PROJECT (IMMERSIVE LEARNING LAB @ ECE ILLINOIS)
  PLAY: A VARIETY OF GAMES (BOARD, VIDEO, ESPORTS, VR)

11:00-11:30   TALK: VR FOR SOCIAL GOOD (VR CLUB)

11:15-12:15 Game Studies Research  

12:30-1:00 Lunchtime Talk (DRES): Gaming Accessibility  

1:00-1:30   TALK: VR FOR SOCIAL GOOD (VR CLUB) (ENCORE)

1:15-2:15 Teaching Game Design  

2:30-3:30 Gameful Pedagogy  

3:45-4:45 Serious Games & Simulations  

Saturday, October 16th

CU Community FabLab 1301 S. Goodwin Ave.

10:00-12:00FabLab Tour and Laser Workshop (CU Community FabLab)

FabLab Tour and Laser Workshop RSVP

Siebel Center for Design (SCD) 1208 S. Fourth St.

CUDO Plays Activities (#1050 SCD)

1:00-3:30Paper Plane Throwing Contest (With Prizes)

1:00-2:15Speaker Series Jamey Stegmaier, Mark Keplinger, Chris & Anne Lukeman

2:30-3:15Past CUDO Plays Competitors Panel

3:30-5:00Game Ideas Pitch Night

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