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Tuesday, August 1 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Panel - A Conversation with Federal Funders and Artists

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A session with leading public media funders to discuss the goals, considerations, and potential of games for change.

Moderators
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Sara Cornish

Senior Director, Programs & Strategy, Games for Change
Sara is the Senior Director of Programs and Strategy at Games for Change, where she develops new partnership-driven projects and leads community development and learning programs including the national G4C Student Challenge. Sara has over 10 years of cross-sector experience as a communication strategist, designer and account manager at the United Nations, FCB, inVentiv Health and Project Gaia in Ethiopia. She has worked with partners and clients including Microsoft, NEH, Unity, Institute of Play, World... Read More →

Speakers
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Jax Deluca

Media Arts Director, National Endowment for the Arts
Jax Deluca became Director of Media Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in January 2016. In this position, she manages the NEA’s grantmaking activities for arts organizations across the country working in media arts, which includes film, video, audio, internet-based... Read More →
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David Miller

Program Director, National Institutes of Health
Dr. David Miller is a Program Director at the NIH’s National Cancer Institute where he manages a broad portfolio of biomedical software and computational modeling research grants in areas including data visualization, science games, interactive media, and crowdsourcing methodologies. Dave has led multiple NIH programs supporting the development of data science software tools, and he is active in... Read More →
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Marc Ruppel

Lead, Digital Projects for the Public / Senior Program Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities
Dr. Marc Ruppel is a Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Public Programs, where he specializes in game, digital media and transmedia storytelling. Before joining the Endowment, Marc worked on several transmedia/digital-experiential lea... Read More →
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Amy Sterling

Executive Director, Eyewire
Amy Robinson Sterling is an expert in crowd sourcing. She is the Executive Director of EyeWire, a game to map the brain played by a quarter million people worldwide. | | Sterling is an international speaker and has advised The White House OSTP and US Congress. She is a leading... Read More →
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Margaret Wallace

Chief Executive Officer, Playmatics
Margaret Wallace | Chief Executive Officer | Playmatics -- www.playmatics.com | | Margaret Wallace is Chief Executive Officer of Playmatics, | award-winning creators of digital and real-world games, products and | other interactive experiences. She was named one of Forbes &ldquo... Read More →


Tuesday August 1, 2017 11:30am - 12:15pm
Tishman Auditorium

Attendees (21)