Interactive entertainment recruiting service Mary-Margaret.com has announced the winner of its online VIP competition for this year's Serious Games Summit D.C. (SGS D.C.) - run by the CMP Game Group, as is Gamasutra.com.
Mary-Margaret.com has awarded Eli Dickinson the opportunity to attend the upcoming event. In addition, Dickinson will also receive a prize package valued at $1,800 that includes two passes to the Serious Games Summit D.C., dinner for two at Chez Andrée, and a complimentary one-year subscription to Game Developer Magazine Digital Edition.
SGS D.C., which will take place from Monday, October 30 through Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA, will include multiple sessions focusing on a wide variety of topics. The Summit's purpose is to provide a platform for game developers, buyers and industry professionals to exchange ideas and advance the state of the art of serious games development in areas such as corporate training, education, first responders, government, health, military, science, and social change.
“This will be my first SGS conference and I'm really looking forward to it,” said Mr. Dickinson. “I'm particularly interested in the way video games can affect social change and alter public opinions. Serious games are an exciting new medium with applications from healthcare to human rights education. I can’t wait to learn more.”
For more information regarding Serious Games Summit DC 2006, interested parties can visit the event's official website