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2005 Serious Games Summit DC Kicks Off

The Serious Games Summit DC 2005, which focuses on games created for training, health, government, military, educational and other uses, is getting underway this morning,...

Simon Carless

October 31, 2005

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The Serious Games Summit DC 2005, which focuses on games created for training, health, government, military, educational and other uses, is getting underway this morning, and Gamasutra is pleased to announce that it will be providing live coverage of the event via a special Serious Games Summit webpage. Interested parties can check back throughout this week for new write-ups of important session content. The conference, which features keynotes from Peter Perla, the Director for Interactive Research, Center for Naval Analyses, as well as researcher and neuroscientist David Warner, is being held from October 31st to November 1st, in Washington, D.C., at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, and there are a total of over 70 sessions dealing with all facets of 'serious games' being covered at the conference. [The Serious Games Summit is produced by CMP Game Group, which also runs Game Developers Conference, as well as GDC Europe, Game Developer magazine and Gamasutra.com.]

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Simon Carless

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Simon Carless is the founder of the GameDiscoverCo agency and creator of the popular GameDiscoverCo game discoverability newsletter. He consults with a number of PC/console publishers and developers, and was previously most known for his role helping to shape the Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Conference for many years.

He is also an investor and advisor to UK indie game publisher No More Robots (Descenders, Hypnospace Outlaw), a previous publisher and editor-in-chief at both Gamasutra and Game Developer magazine, and sits on the board of the Video Game History Foundation.

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