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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Games for Health Conf. just around the corner!

5-12-09: Greetings Exergaming Evangelists!

I am writing to let you know that the 5th Annual Games for Health
Conference is taking place June 11 and 12, 2009 in Boston,
Massachusetts. I am attending the event myself and the organizers
asked me to pass along basic notice of the event to people I felt
might be interested.

Games for Health is a conference which explores how videogames and
videogame technologies can help with health & healthcare.

Registration for this event is now open at:
http://www.regonline.com/gfh2009

15% OFF DISCOUNT CODE: dmgfh09
(enter this during registration for 15% off our current price)

This will be the events biggest content offering yet. Over 55 session
summaries are already available to browse online and more is to follow.

On June 10 the conference hosts its second set of pre-conference
events which includes Games Accessibility Day and Virtual Worlds and
Health.

Full details on the conference including travel and lodging
information are available directly at:
http://www.gamesforhealth.org

The Games for Health 2009 conference will be hosted in partnership
with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Pioneer Portfolio, which has
served as a major sponsor of the conference since 2004. The Pioneer
Portfolio supports innovative ideas that may lead to significant
breakthroughs in the future of health and health care, providing Games
for Health with the opportunity to become the leading professional
community in the growing health games industry.

ps. Here are some other useful links:

Games for Health Schedule (June 11-12)
http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p9ekyWGoKP7oLryMizeugTw

Games Accessibility Day (June 10 Pre-Conference)
http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p9ekyWGoKP7oJbqar0v4zAg

Video from Last Year's Event
http://www.gamesforhealth.org/video-2009.html

1 comment:

Sandra Uhling said...

Hi Ernie,

I wish you a great conference :-)