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6TH INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT GAMES AND PLAYFUL MEDIA FESTIVAL: APRIL 26—29, 2017
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Friday, April 28 • 15:30 - 17:00
Liburn Jupolli, Mourdjen Bari: Science Meets Games

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A presentation of scientific games and a discussion moderated and lead by two representatives from GameLab of CRI-Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire in Paris.

Some of the ideas and topics of discussion are:

  • Where do science and games meet?
  • What are the most successful scientific games so far?
  • What makes a game truly educational in terms of science? (Science-themed vs science-based)
  • What kind of learning is best done with games vs. other media?
  • When and how should games be used in schools?
  • What makes a citizen science game work well?
  • What do non-scientists get out of participating?
  • What are the ethics around using scientific knowledge to improve retention, and do they exploit players?
  • What are the ethics around tracking players and their gameplay?
  • There seems to be a lack of interesting art styles in scientific games. Why is that?
  • Is this a symptom of a larger gap between art and science, and if so, how to bridge it?
  • Where would biology hackers see a need for a game?

Intended audience: 
Scientists, Designers, Biohackers anyone interested in scientific games.

Requirements: None.

Tools participants should bring:
None.

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Liburn Jupolli

Liburn Jupolli (born 11 December 1989 in Pristina, Kosovo) is an Albanian musician from Kosovo. | | From the age of 12 he began to compose and to study music theory and composition taking private lessons in parallel with piano studies. Finished primary and high school of music in piano studies and 2 years of composition with prof. Zeqiria Ballata at the University of Prishtina. Since 2004 he has written music for theater, film, animation, visual and conceptual productions in the Balkans, and has written works for instrumentalists and ensembles from Kosovo and abroad. He also works on design and remodeling of new instruments, and since 2010 he finished in 5 original instruments. Currently he studies composition in Paris at the "Jacques Ibert" Conservatory in the class of... Read More →


Friday April 28, 2017 15:30 - 17:00
Haubentaucher – Pergola Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin

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