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Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 12:00 PM EST
GI Brown Bag Logo

The Games Institute presents the second of a series of "Brown Bag Seminars" on November 27, 2014

Title: Games for Health

Thursday, November 27, 2014 (all day)
Fall GI Jam logo

The G.I. Jam is a two-weekend event hosted by The Games Institute and The Playful Pixel. Each of our events are designed to appeal to a wide variety of playful people.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 — 12:00 PM EDT
GI Brown Bag Logo

The Games Institute presents the second of a series of "Brown Bag Seminars" on October 30, 2014

Title: Multisensory Integration: Implications for Immersion in Virtual Environments

Thursday, October 16, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Colin Milburn
Colin Milburn will be coming to the University of Waterloo to talk about the The PlayStation Network and Technogenic Life.
Friday, October 3, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Diane Watson

Diane Watson, PhD candidate in the department of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo will give this week's talk about Gamification.

Friday, October 3, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, October 5, 2014 (all day)
Fall GI Jam logo

The GI Jam is a two-weekend event hosted by The Games Institute and The Playful Pixel. Each of our events are designed to appeal to a wide variety of playful people.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 — 11:00 AM to Thursday, July 31, 2014 — 11:59 PM EDT
First Person Scholar Logo

First Person Scholar is Hosting a Pseudo Game Jam!

A fake jam where you make pretend games.

It’s not located anywhere and you don’t have to program anything. FPS is looking for written descriptions of the processes and procedures that make up a game, called procedural poems.

Thursday, June 26, 2014 — 12:00 PM EDT
Brown Bag Seminars Logo

The Games Institute presents the first of a series of "Brown Bag Seminars" on June 26, 2014. Please save the date, as more information about the topic and who will be speaking will be posted soon. Stay tuned for details!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 3:30 PM EDT
Mike Zyda

Michael Zyda
University of Southern
California

Saturday, March 22, 2014 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, April 5, 2014 — 9:00 PM EDT

G.I. Jam - Learn, Make, Play

The G.I. Jam is a three-weekend event hosted by The Playful Pixel and the University of Waterloo’s Games Institute. Each of our events are designed to appeal to a wide variety of playful people.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

From Points to Play: Using Meaningful Gamification to Make a Difference

Thursday, January 16, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Denis Dyack
Denis Dyack will be coming to the University of Waterloo to talk about the Video Game Renaissance.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 — 12:00 PM to Friday, September 19, 2014 — 6:00 PM EDT

Fandom and Fan Studies

The University of Waterloo’s Games Institute as well as the IMMERSe Research Network are proud to host a MetaFandom Unconference on Thursday, September 18th and Friday the 19th. Unconferences are gatherings of interested scholars and experts, where they have informed conversations on a particular topic ­­fandom and fan studies, in this case!

Saturday, June 21, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

The G.I. Jam is a two-weekend event hosted by The Games Institute and The Playful Pixel. Each of our events are designed to appeal to a wide variety of playful people.

Saturday, June 14, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, June 15, 2014 (all day)

The G.I. Jam is a two-weekend event hosted by The Games Institute and The Playful Pixel. Each of our events are designed to appeal to a wide variety of playful people.

IMMERSe Network

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