Serious Games Events

Webcast

New Visions for Citizen Science

November 20, 2013 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
This roundtable will connect federal agencies hoping to initiate or expand open innovation projects with leaders in citizen science, who are engaging the public participates in scientific research through lab and field work, crowdsourcing platforms, and online games. Opening remarks by Kumar Garg, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and keynote by Bob Perciasepe, EPA Deputy Administrator.
Webcast

Let the Games Begin: Videogames as a Development Tool

January 25, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Co-sponsored by STIP's Serious Games Initiative and USAID
Webcast

November Meeting of the Federal Games Group

November 14, 2012 // 1:30pm2:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Meeting of the Federal Games Group

DC 12th Graders Seek to Be Budget Heroes on Eve of Presidential Election

November 05, 2012 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
The day before Election Day, 100 12th-graders from Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy will play Budget Hero: Election Edition in teams and discuss their results. (This event took place off site at the Chavez Parkside campus in NE Washington, DC).

Are You a Budget Hero? OHIO University Students to Play Popular Online Budget Game

October 11, 2012 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Students from OHIO University will play and debate their results from the newly updated online game, Budget Hero: Election Edition. (This event takes place at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio).
Webcast

Launch of Budget Hero: Election Edition on Capitol Hill

September 19, 2012 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Budget Hero: Election Edition launched on Capitol Hill with remarks by U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), former U.S. Rep. Connie Morella (D-MD), Wilson Center President Jane Harman, and Don Kettl, dean of the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy. Two University of Maryland students demonstrated the game and their results.
Webcast

Federal Games Group Meeting

September 19, 2012 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
A meeting of the Federal Games Guild
Webcast

University of Maryland Students Play New Budget Hero: Election Edition

September 19, 2012 // 11:30am1:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
To launch the Budget Hero Election Edition, which includes President Obama and Governor Romney badges and new policy cards, University of Maryland students of public policy, business, and journalism, played the game's latest version, debating each other.
Webcast

Webcast Day 2: Connecting Grassroots to Government for Disaster Management: A Policy Roundtable

September 14, 2012 // 9:30am3:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Watch via live webcast the workshop "Connecting Grassroots to Government through Open Innovation," focusing on the opportunities and challenges of social media, crowdsourcing, crisismapping and open innovation for the full life-cycle of disaster management.