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Thursday, June 27 • 2:30pm - 3:10pm
There is a Prize for That: A Review of Games for Health Development Contests

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Over the past few years the idea of prize-based incentives for innovation has grown exponentially.  This is quite true in emerging areas of practice such as Games for Health.  The use of such methods is increasing, and we can expect more of it in the games for health field especially.

This panel gathers together recent users of prize-based contests, challenges, and game/idea jams to discuss their own specific stories and results and identify recommendations and best practices for the future.

Attendees considering using, or responding to these types of initiatives will gain insights that may prove helpful to creating or entering such endeavors.


Speakers
avatar for Alex Chisholm

Alex Chisholm

Executive Director, Learning Games Network
Alex Chisholm is a media research and development practitioner who is passionate about transforming education for learners of all ages. As Executive Director and a founding member of the Learning Games Network, a non-profit spin-off of the MIT Education Arcade, he oversees the organization's program development and collaborations to bridge the gaps between research and practice in game-based learning. In recent years, he has developed and... Read More →
avatar for Drew Crecente

Drew Crecente

Executive Director, Jennifer Ann's Group
Jennifer Ann's Group
avatar for Jean-Luc Neptune

Jean-Luc Neptune

Senior Vice President, Health20
Jean-Luc (“JL”) Neptune is Senior Vice President at Health 2.0 and Director of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge program. Health 2.0’s Developer Challenge Platform is a virtual technology infrastructure that provides organizations the ability to run innovation competitions to crowdsource solutions to complex health issues. Health 2.0 has run over 50 challenges and offered over $4,000,000 in prizes to a network of 7,000 developers... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2013 2:30pm - 3:10pm
Room C: Patriot Room

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