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Games+ Summit 2017

More than 120 professionals, educators and students gathered for the inaugural Games+ Summit hosted by American University Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The attendees represented a variety of industries, including federal agencies, non-profits, healthcare, technology and more.

Individual sessions at Games+ Summit explored issues at the forefront of game theory and practice and how games intersect in sectors of museums, health, cities, education, journalism and storytelling. The day featured seminars, presentations and one-on-one engagements that ended with an evening reception.

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The event was held in Crystal City at the startup incubator, 1776, which is known for solving problems related to health, education and cities. Games+ was specifically created by the American University Game Lab for women and men working in government, NGO, non-profit, educational and private-sector positions interested in games.

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