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2017 Games for Change (Day 2)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003

Discover how games can impact education, healthcare, research, civics, and social issues.

The Games for Change Festival is the largest convening for the gaming and impact community that explores the positive power of digital games and virtual technology. This year, experience the VR for Change Summit, a brand-new event to explore how virtual technologies offer new ways to affect social change, spark discoveries, and tell stories.

Join a community of game experts, developers, funders, and social innovators to for three days of conversations, demos, workshops, networking events, sharing groundbreaking ideas, and interacting with new games for social change.

The Festival offers four tracks of programming, each highlighting an emerging area of research and innovation within the games for impact sector:

  • Civics & Social Issues

  • Neurogaming & Health

  • Games for Learning Summit

  • VR for Change Summit

NEW SCHOOL STUDENTS: All free tickets have been claimed, buy student passes here. 

In collaboration with The New School's Parsons School of Design.


Event Type

Festivals and Fairs


General Public


Art and Design, Humanity, Society, Social Justice, Creativity and Innovation


University, Parsons School of Design


Humanities, Technology




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