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Talk, Q&A and bring-your-own-design-challenge workshop, plus your copy of The Gameful World book.
On Thursday 2nd April 2015, Deloitte Centre for the Edge Australia will be hosting the entire play: an afternoon talk including Q&A, combined with a bring-your-own-design-challenge workshop, given and led by Dr Steffen P Walz, Associate Professor at RMIT and founder of RMIT’s Games and Experimental Entertainment Laboratory, the GEElab.
We will also hear from Pete Williams, Chief Edge Officer at Centre for the Edge, as he shares his insights around all things gamification, innovation and edge.
In his talk-a-shop, 'How to Play In The Gameful World: Designing for Motivation, Engagement, and Behaviour Change’, Dr Walz will be introducing us to the interpenetration of games and everyday life – its possibilities to help innovate as well as energize organizations, products, services; and its pitfalls. Following which, Dr Walz will invite the audience to participate, collaboratively, in a prototypical, playful design workshop.
The event will be hosted on Level 2 at Donkey Wheel House located just two minutes down the road from Deloitte Melbourne’s offices.
Tickets are $80.00 and include a copy of ‘The Gameful World’, a book edited by Dr Walz, recently published by the eminent MIT Press and hailed by Google’s Director of User Experience Elizabeth Churchill to be "an essential resource". The book features fifty experts from academia and industry, examining the key challenges of gamification and the ludification of culture. Pete Williams, Deloitte Centre for the Edge Australia's Chief Edge Officer, is featured in the book as well, and will be opening the event.
Dr Steffen P Walz, Associate Professor
Pete Williams is Chief Edge Officer for the Center for the Edge Australia. The Centre’s mission is to identify and explore emerging opportunities related to big shifts that aren't yet on the senior management agenda, but ought to be. A recognized thought leader and practitioner in innovation with a particular focus on digital innovation. Peter founded Deloitte Digital, a business pioneering the delivery of professional services online, and has been the Chairman of Deloitte’s Innovation Council since 2004
Registration and bookings
Tickets are $80.00 and available online.
Limited to 70 seats.
Registrations close 18 March 2015.