The official schedule of events for the 10th annual Games for Change Festival in NYC (from June 17-19 at New World Stages) has been released. The highlights include keynotes from Michael Jones, Chief Technology Advocate at Google, co-creator of Google Earth; "mini" keynotes from journalist Leigh Alexander and gaming thought leader Jesse Schell; and closing keynotes from Eric Zimmerman and Brenda Romero.
Evening events include the Games for Change Festival Kick-Off Party (a private VIP event for this year’s speakers, presenters, and additional participants); and the annual Games for Change Awards.
Panels and discussions taking place at this year's festival include the Games for Change Hall of Fame, curated by BabyCastles founders Syed Salahuddin and Kunal Gupta; the SexEtc.org Game Design competition finalists presentations; a presentation about the 10 year evolution of games in the Department of Defense; a panel discussion regarding the censorship of social impact games; a demo spotlight that allows game developers to present projects currently in progress to an open panel and the festival audience for feedback; and game-making workshops with Hide&Seek/Tiny Games, Tribeca Hacks, and The Global Game Jam.
You can check out the full schedule of events here.