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IFOG: Speaker Series (CMPS 280A)

 


Inventing the Future of Games (IFOG): Speaker Series

Cutting edge AI technology. Professionals sharing their experience in the field. Visionaries explaining their trials. The IFOG: Speaker Series is about all of these things, and more. While open to all, IFOG can be taken for credit as well. The course is open for undergraduates and graduates; please contact cgpm-info@soe.ucsc.edu for a permission code to enroll. Enrollment is NOT required for attendence, all are welcome to attend - community and students alike!



Nick Luppa, Co-author of End-to-End Game Development

November 22, 2013



Mattie Brice, Indie Developer, Games Critic and Activist

November 15, 2013



James Bower, Chairmin of the Board and CEO for Numedeon Inc.

November 8, 2013



Ian Holmes, Associate Professor at UC Berkeley

Novemer 1, 2013



Craig Reynolds, Software Engineer at Staples Innovation Lab

October 25, 2013



AJ Glasser, Games Journalist 

October 18, 2013



Adam Russell, Award-Winning Indie Game Designer

October 11, 2013



Heather Kelley, Founder of Kokoromi

September 27, 2013



Marti Hearst, Professor at UC Berkeley

June 7, 2013



Mike Sellers, General Manager at Kabam

May 31, 2013



Eelke Folmer, Associate Professor in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Nevada, Reno

May 24, 2013



Brenda Romero, Award-Winning Game Designer, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Loot Drop Inc.

May 3, 2013



Ellen Riloff, Visiting Research Computer Scienctist at UCSC

April 26, 2013



David Merrill, Co-Founder of Sifteo

April 19, 2013



Aaron Cammarata, Videogame Entrepreneur 

April 12, 2013



 

Lincoln Wallen, Chief Technology Officer of DreamWorks Animation

Frontiers in CG Animation

Missed the event? Read our blog post about it.

November 30, 2012



Isa Stamos, Director of Product Development of Double Fine Productions

A Definition of "Production"

Missed the event? Read our blog post about it.

November 16, 2012



Andrew Gordon, Research Associate Professor of USC's Institute for Creative Technologies

The Collective Wisdom in Millions of Weblog Narratives

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November 9, 2012



Tawny Schlieski, Research Scientist/Media Expert of Intel Lab’s Interaction & Experience
Research Group

The Future of Narrative: Interactive Stories as a Genuinely New Entertainment Form

Missed the event? Read our blog post about it.

November 2, 2012



Robin Hunicke, Co-Founder/Executive Designer of Funomena

Designing for Feeling

Missed the event? Read our blog post about it.

October 26, 2012



Thomas Zimmerman, Master Inventor/Researcher of IBM

Video Games and the Human Interface: Past and Future

Missed the event? Read our blog post about it.

October 19, 2012



Kevin Bruner, CTO/Co-Founder/Executive Producer of TellTale Games

"Scoreless" Gaming:  Beyond Video Games to Interactive Storytelling

Missed the event? Read our blog post about it.

October 12, 2012



Matt McLaurin, Ebay

June 6, 2012



Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Microsoft

May 23, 2012



Adam Cadre, I-0/Photopia

May 16, 2012



Shane Liesegang, Bethesda

May 9, 2012



Chaim, UCSC Graduate, Spore

May 2, 2012



Stone Librand, EA/Maxis

April 25, 2012



Daniel Benmergui, Indie Developer

April 18, 2012



Nicole Lazzaro, XEODesign

April 11, 2012



Zach Gage, Halcyon/SpellTower

March 14, 2012


 

Ruthie Bendor, Code For America

February 29, 2012



Graeme Devine, GRL Games

February 22, 2012



Emily Short, Galatea

February 15, 2012



Chelsea Howe, Social Chocolate

February 8, 2012



Michael Mateas, UCSC

February 1, 2012



Peter Brinson, USC

January 25, 2012



Rich Hilleman, EA (not in series)

January 19, 2012



Cecil Brown, UC Berkeley

January 18, 2012



Borut Pfeifer, Haunted Temple Studios

November 30, 2011



Richard LeMarchand, Naughy Dog

November 23, 2011



Clint Hocking, Lucasarts

November 16, 2011



Nic Duchenaut, PARC

November 9, 2011



Ozlem Kalinli, Sony

November 2, 2011



EA Talk (with SWE)

November 1, 2011



Mary Flanagan (not in series)

November 1, 2011



Alex Neuse and Mike Roush, Gaijin Games

October 26, 2011



Mirjam Eladhari, Gotland University

October 19, 2011



Disney Animation (not in series)

October 14, 2011



Marc ten Bosch (not in series)

October 13, 2011



John Peters, Team Krinoid

October 12, 2011



Eskil Steenberg (not in series)

October 6, 2011



Arash Keshmirian and Serban Porumbescu, Limbic Software

October 5, 2011



Scott Jon Siegel (not in series)

October 4, 2011