The seventh annual Games for Health conference is gearing up for its launch on May 18 and registration is opened for those planning to attend. From May 18 – 19 (registration on March 17), join hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and leading researchers will attend the event to brainstorm and debate how video games and video game technologies that can work to improve health and healthcare.
Highlights of this year’s event include the Day 1 keynote "Positive Psychology>Positive Computing>Positive Videogames" by Dr. Martin Seligman; keynote "The Last Mile Doesn’t Have to be the Hardest: Solving Problems Between Games and Health" by Dr. Roni Zeiger of Google; a featured talk, "Gaming Your Way to a Healthier Lifestyle" by Shellie Pfohl, Executive Director, The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition; a games for health briefing by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC); and GameShare – A special project developed with Ben Heck – one of the founding fathers of the conference.
To register for the event, check out ww.regonline.com/gbew2011. Entering the code "BOST11" will get you 10 percent off any registration.