Simcoach Games will be headlining at the Serious Play Conference in Chapel Hill, NC. Check in Tuesday to see Eben Myers's talk at the conference.
Online PR News – 26-July-2016 – Pittsburgh, PA – Simcoach Games, a leading serious games company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been developing video games to engage learners for more than 11 years. One of the company’s more recent games, CityHacks: In Search for Sleep is being recognized at this year’s Serious Play Conference. CityHacks engages kids in a fun, interactive story where the plot changes based on choices made in the game. Players make key decisions that dictate how the story unfolds, all while learning about the importance of sleep. CityHacks was developed in collaboration with Duquesne University’s, Partnership in Education, headed by Emmy Award winning, Dr. John Pollock.
Coincidingly, Eben Myers, Vice President of Design at Simcoach Games, will be speaking at the Serious Play Conference in Chapel Hill, NC on Tuesday, July 26th. In his talk titled, “Designing to Drive the Adoption of Workplace Video Game Training,” Myers will explore the many considerations and practical strategies for introducing game-based training within corporate environments and address the past and future of game-based learning at work.
Serious Play takes place at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, July 26 - 28. For more information about Eben’s talks, CityHacks, Simcoach Games, and Serious Play visit the links below.
To see CityHacks and the other award winners, visit www.seriousplayconf.com/2016-serious-play-awards.
To see the schedule of events and speakers, visit www.seriousplayconf.com/2016-conference-program.
About Simcoach Games
Simcoach Games designs and develops video games that enable learners to achieve sustainable behavior change. We make learning simple, interactive and measurable. Each of our games focuses on key behaviors tied to measurable outcomes that are defined at the start of our design and development process. We take an Agile, iterative approach that offers our clients unparalleled opportunities for input and collaboration.
CEO and Founder Jessica Trybus launched the company in 2005, following her time at Carnegie Mellon, as Etcetera Edutainment and has worked with clients such as OSHA, Wegmans, UPMC, and Honeywell, who were eager to employ serious games for learning and behavior change. Located in Pittsburgh’s vibrant Strip District, Simcoach Games partners with regional and Fortune 500 companies to enable sustainable behavior change in learners nationwide. For more information, visit www.simcoachgames.com.
About the the Serious Play Conference
The Serious Play Conference is a leadership conference for professionals who embrace the idea that games can revolutionize learning. Speakers, who come from all parts of the globe, share their experience creating or using games in the corporation, classroom, healthcare institution, and more and offer tips on how to move game-based education programs ahead. For more information visit www.seriousplayconf.com.