April 15, 2011 at the India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, Calif.

Inventing the Future of Games 2011 has concluded. Stay tuned to our playableUCSC Vimeo channel in the coming weeks for video of the speakers and sessions. Photos can be seen on Flickr. Follow the UC Center for Games and Playable Media on Twitter and Facebook. Thank you all for a wonderful event! Hotel Information: Embassy Suites Milpitas Silicon Valley. Special rate 4/14-17: $99/king, $109/two doubles. Reservation Code: Rate is under India Community Center, mention SRP code ICC. To make your reservation, call Anjel Stevens at 408-876-3012.
Time Session
8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast. Check-in.
9:00 a.m. Introductory remarks.
9:30 a.m. Featured Speaker: Michael Mateas
10:30 a.m. Session 1A: Games Meet Cinema
Jordan Mechner, Tracy Fullerton, Arnav Jhala. Mod: Soraya Murray
10:30 a.m. Session 1B: Speaking Characters
Emily Short, Marilyn Walker, Graeme Devine. Mod: Sri Kurniawan
12:00 p.m. Lunch & technology demos
1:30 p.m. Featured Speaker: Rod Humble
2:30 p.m. Session 2A: Authoring Tools
Chris Crawford, Chaim Gingold, Jim Whitehead. Mod: John Funge
2:30 p.m. Session 2B: Games & the Future of Culture
Ian Bogost, Robin Hunicke, Noah Wardrip-Fruin. Mod: Warren Sack
4:00 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. Featured Speaker: Will Wright
5:30 p.m. Closing remarks. Reception