Our 2014 Festival Line-up Revealed!


These world-renowned speakers will reveal how games are changing — and changing the world we live in. In addition to keynotes from leaders in the games industry, Festival audiences will also hear from top researchers who are thinking about how games can change lives for the better in their respective fields: health, economics, education, and beyond. Read more about our keynote speakers here.

04/22-24: Talks, games and networking at NYU Skirball Center
04/26: Public G4C Arcade at the Tribeca Family Street Fair in lower Manhattan

Game Makers

Leading Researchers

  • Jenova Chen | Creator of Journey, Flower
  • Jane McGonigal | NYT bestselling author, Reality is Broken
  • Noah Falstein | Chief Game Designer, Google
  • Paolo Pedercini | Founder, Molleindustria
  • Mary Flanagan | Director, Tiltfactor Lab
  • Josh Larson | Game designer, That Dragon, Cancer
  • Dan Ariely | World expert in behavioral economics & NYT bestselling author
  • Deborah Estrin | Pioneer in small data, Cornell Tech
  • Zoran Popovic | Creator of Foldit, University of Washington
  • Dr. Adam Gazzaley | Neuroscientist, UCSF
  • Dean Karlan | Expert in developmental economics, Yale


    PLAY the year’s best games for change:

    • Public arcade at the Tribeca Family Street Fair, on April 26, open to 300,000 visitors in lower Manhattan
    • Live games: Come Out & Play games for attendees & at the Family Festival
    • Well Played series curated by the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
    • Award Nominees Showcase

    NETWORK with like-minded people:

    • Speed-networking
    • Opening party
    • Consultations with experts
    • Hangout — formal and informal networking abounds


    Only 1 Week Left to Save 20% on Festival Tickets

    Early-bird registration ends February 21, 11:59 p.m. ET.



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