Keynote Speaker

Tuesday Evaluation

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

Jane McGonigal

12/13/11, 9:00 AM-10:15 AM
Nicollet A/B/C/D

Gaming can make a better world. ItÕs that simple and that electrifying. Games consistently provide us with the four ingredients that make for a happy and meaningful life: satisfying work, real hope for success, strong social connections and the chance to become a part of something bigger than ourselves. Games are transforming the way we lead our lives. Explore the power and future of gaming with a world-renowned designer of games and discover how its collaborative aspects are being used to conduct research, build communities, connect with markets and solve real-world problems from curing disease to addressing issues of poverty and hunger.

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