Dates: September 16-17, 2004
Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Centre, on the shore of Lake Monona, downtown Madison.

Games for Health 2004 Conference is a meeting of developers, researchers, and health Professionals hosted by the Academic ADL Co-Lab addressing how games and game technologies can meet health care needs. It will examine how interactive games and emerging game technologies could improve consumer health education, and professional clinical practice, including disease and injury prevention, service delivery, and professional education and training.

It will be co-sponsored by the Serious Games Initiative (, the Academic Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Co-Lab ( the University of Wisconsin System in Madison, and the Federation of American Scientists’ Learning Federation Project (

Tentative speakers include:
speak include: Brenda Wiederhold (, Debra Lieberman (University of California, Santa Barbara), Doug Whatley (Breakaway Games), Paul Wessel (Guidance Interactive Healthcare), Barbara Hayes-Roth (Extempo Systems), Barry Silverman (University of Pennsylvania), Eric Lott (Legacy Interactive), Phineas Barnes (Respondesign), David Shaffer (University of Wisconsin), Brian Winn (Michigan State University), David Rejeski (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), Kurt Squire (University of Wisconsin), and Mary Derby (Pulluin Interactive).

Full release at:

The cost of the event will be $99.00

The Monona Terrace Community and Convention Centre is a known local landmark due to its Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired design.
Details on the event including how to register, the latest schedule, and speaker lineup are available at: