Registration for the 6th NYC Health Games event is now open!
The next NYC Health Games Meetup will take place on Tuesday, May 1st at NYU's Kimball Hall
from 6pm to 8pm. The meeting will feature two presentations followed by Q&A and networking time. Attendance is free. Refreshments served.
NYC Health Gamesl
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, 6-8pm
NYU’s Kimball Hall, 246 Greene Street
6:00-6:30pm Networking & Introductions (light and healthy refreshments)
6:30-7:30pm Demos and Q&A
7:30-8:00pm Participant Announcements & Networking
Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Media Studies and Film at the New School, and founder of Mind's Eye Productions, will present Boy Code
, a combined media project consisting of a short video and an interactive website. Participants can role play the three main characters (the bully, the victim, and the bystander) in order to better understand the culture of hyper-masculinity that perpetuates bullying..
Educational Technologist at the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL), will present ReliefSim
, a health related turn-based learning simulation used in the classroom to help students develop a deeper understanding of dealing with and working under conditions of a humanitarian crisis, learning to manage resources in order to save lives in a refugee camp.
Health Games NYC is an informal group of New Yorkers - researchers, clinicians, technology developers, and entrepreneurs - who meet to share ideas, explore collaborations, and discuss the future of games that contribute to health and wellness. Membership and attendance is free.
This event is organized by Kognito Interactive and the NYU ECT program.