July 21, 2023 - Invite Only
The G4C Next-Gen Youth Summit is designed to educate, inspire, and empower middle and high school students to become responsible gamers, creators of impact games and XR experiences, and agents of change in their communities. The event will connect these young people to professionals working in the gaming industry and provide exposure to careers in technology and social innovation. Participants will be able to learn digital design and coding skills, practice creative problem-solving and collaboration, and connect with a community of peers and mentors.
Founder / Green Jam Co-Creator for Games for Good / Playing for the Planet
Deborah has been active at UNEP’s Playing for the Planet since 2020, where she co-created the Green Game Jam. She is also the founder of Games for Good, which focuses on harnessing games and industry for social impact. She consults for console and mobile studios and thrives on collaborating to create healthier cultures, products and communities. She has been a speaker and host at conferences around the world.
The Microsoft Experience Center
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022
This venue is accessible from several mass transit hubs in the area, including Grand Central Station.
The Experiences at the G4C Immersive Arcade Annex at ONX
Screenings are first come, first served.
An immersive docu-music album by sound artist Matt McCorkle, navigates the mind of a bipolar individual through a multi-sensory odyssey of sound, visuals, and interactive exploration.
Body of Mine VR
Experience gender dysphoria by inhabiting the body of another gender. Combining full body, face, and eye tracking with real interviews of trans individuals, the experience takes you on a voyage of gender, identity, and what it means to be a human being.
A multi-sensory mixed reality experience. Using sight, sound, touch and scent, you will experience the complete life-cycle of fungi: spores, mycelium, fruiting body, and the inevitable decay.
ONX STUDIOS LOCATION
645 5th Ave, Lower Level, NY 10022
* Please note the entrance is around the corner on 51st st., between 5th Ave and Madison Ave. This venue is accessible from several mass transit hubs in the area, including Grand Central Station.