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Wednesday, August 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gamified Cultural Transformation: In the Classroom and Beyond

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In the recent rush to adopt game based solutions, some companies have produced function focused games that emphasis game elements rather than lasting outcomes. Serious games that are the most success are human focused. They are designed from the outset to address users’ needs and motivations and provide the user with more than just an entertaining experience. By blending solid game design with well-established andragogy/pedagogy, truly effectives games are can create lasting changes in business, government, and healthcare and beyond. This Panel will bring together a variety of experts from professional fields to discuss how the use of analytics, cognitive feedback, and human focused design can shape the future of serious gaming. Panelists will share their experiences, and challenges, implementing games in a variety of settings, and explore the future of games in business and beyond.


Yu-Kai Chou

COO & Head of Product, RewardMe
Yu-Kai won the Gamification World Award (twice) and also gave a TED talk in 2014 about Gamification.
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Jerry Fuqua

Operations Director, The Octalysis Group
Jerry is currently the Operations Director at The Octalysis Group, which combines research in Game Design, Motivational Psychology, and Behavioral Economics to drive engagement ROIs for clients. He has worked extensively with technology-based industries and government organizations... Read More →
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Andrew Posselt

Training Instructor, Virtual Learning Developer, Dean Clinic

Wednesday August 17, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Wisconsin Idea Union South