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Friday, July 28 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
VR Brain Jam (Advance Registration Required)

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A 3-day event prior to the festival, the VR Brain Jam is a collaborative event that pairs neuroscience researchers and game developers to explore how VR can be used in neuroscience research and cognitive therapy. The game jam, co-hosted by Games for Change and Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center, will take place July 28-30. Advance registration is required by application only.

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Moran Cerf

Professor, Kellogg School of Management
Moran is a professor of neuroscience and business (Kellogg and the department of Neurosurgery). Additionally, he is a visiting faculty the Media Lab, and the Sloan screenwriting Professor at AFI. Prior, he worked as a hacker for a decade. He holds multiple patents and his work has... Read More →
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Dave Culyba

Assistant Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Dave is an assistant teaching professor at Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center. He primarily spends his time teaching students the ins and outs of working in creative industries like game development, theme parks, and virtual reality. He also focuses part of his time... Read More →
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Emily Treat

VP Production Services, Games for Change
Working as a VP of Production Services, Emily is extending her expertise to oversee social impact game projects at the Games for Change Lab. Drawing from her designer-producer background, she works closely with impact partners, designers, developers, and other team members to produce... Read More →

Friday July 28, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Theresa Lang 55 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011