Drexel’s US-UK Games for Healthcare Workshop- March 22-23

Drexel University’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio, in collaboration with Serious Games Institute at Coventry University, UK and UK Science & Innovation Network, is co-hosting a US-UK Games for Healthcare Workshop on March 22-23 at Drexel. The workshop brings together 20 leaders in games for healthcare from the UK and the US to foster collaborations. The workshop will begin on March 22 with morning presentations from the invited participants, which are open to the public.

Invited Talks include:

“Serious Games for People with Schizophrenia, People with Mild Cognitive Impairment and also for Healthy People”
Barbara Sahakian, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry
Cambridge University, UK

“Using Digital Health to Build Good Brain Health”
Joaquin Anguera, Professor in the Department of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco, US

“The Promise of Brain Training Games”
Aaron Seitz, Professor in the Department of Psychology
University of California, Riverside, US

“Challenges in Developing Serious Games to Promote Challenging Subject Matters”
Art Graesser, Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Computer Science
University of Oxford, UK

“Major Incident Response Training for Hospital Staff”
Dave Taylor, Professor in the Department of Surgery & Cancer
Imperial College, UK

“Serious Games for Respiratory Therapy”
Minhua Ma, Professor in the Department of Digital Media & Games
Huddersfield University, UK

“Emerging Challenges with Game-Based Stroke Rehabilitation in a Nationwide Clinical Trial”
Walt Scacchi, Sr. Research Scientist in the Department of Computer Science
University of California, Irvine, US

“Perspectives from Both Sides of the Atlantic: Serious Games in the US and the UK”
Pam Kato, Professor of Serious Games
Coventry University, UK

Seating is limited. Please RSVP if you would like to attend. Refreshments will be served.
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