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This is not a Game Challenge (Cork)

November 15, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

November the 15th will see the launch event in Cork for the This Is Not A Game Ocean Challenge (www.thisisnotagame.org).

This initiative asks students between the ages of 10 -18 to develop video games that highlight ocean conservation issues.

The best games will be displayed at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition in Dublin during January.

This launch will involve a series of talks and a workshop to highlight the initiative to youth in Cork.

The draft schedule for Cork is:

11:00 am  Registration
11:30 am  Introduction to the program
11.40 am  Tom Doyle: Why our Oceans Matter
12:10 pm  Games Industry Speaker
12:40pm   Break for Lunch
1:10 pm    CoderDojo Youth Mentors: GameMaker exercise
2:30 pm    Event ends
For more information see the website www.thisisnotagame.org

This event is run by a partnership of the US Embassy, Coder Dojo and Irish educational partners.

Details

Date:
November 15, 2014
Time:
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://thisisnotagame.org/

Venue

UCC Insight Centre
Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Western Road,
Cork,
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Website:
https://www.insight-centre.org/content/contact-us

Organizer

US Embassy
Website:
http://thisisnotagame.org/
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