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Date and Time

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024

1:00 — 7:00 pm




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The College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) will host the inaugural Bay Area Game Science & Design Symposium at Northeastern University’s Oakland campus on Saturday, March 16.

This event will bring together academic, industry and community, and academic leaders within the creative technologies sector to share their perspectives on the state of game science and design, recent innovations, a graduate degree pathway, and strategies to strengthen Northeastern University – Bay Area partnerships.


1:00PM – Welcome to the Game Science and Design Symposium

1:30PM – Panel Discussion on Game Science and Design

  • Casper Harteveld, Northeastern University (Moderator)
  • Magy Seif El-Nasr, University of California Santa Cruz
  • Anders Drachen, University of Southern Denmark
  • Alessandro Canossa, Royal Danish Academy

2:30PM – Break

3:00 – Shem Nguyen, Executive Director, MADE

3:30 – Avi Bar-Zeev, President, XR Guild

4:00 Future of Game Science and Design

  • Bob De Schutter, Northeastern University
  • Nathalie Mathe, Northeastern University

4:30PM – Concluding Remarks 

5:00PM (to 7:00PM) – Evening Reception


Speaker Bios


If you’re registering on or after March 13, find confirmation details here