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This is not a Game Challenge (Cork)
November 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 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.