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AASL GAME | Gaming As Meaningful Education Conference
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A new two-day event from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will focus on how games encourage critical thinking, problem solving and creative activities. Co-sponsored by the ALA Games & Gaming Round Table, GAME | Gaming As Meaningful Education, will be held September 23-24 in Rochester, N.Y. Early bird registration is open through May 1, 2016.

9/23/2016 to 9/24/2016
When: Friday, September 23, 2016
Where: Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside
120 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604
United States

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A new two-day event from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will focus on how games encourage critical thinking, problem solving and creative activities. Co-sponsored by the ALA Games & Gaming Round Table, GAME | Gaming As Meaningful Education, will be held September 23-24 in Rochester, N.Y. Early bird registration is open through May 1, 2016.

Attendees will explore how to implement interactive learning opportunities in their library program through all types of games. They will also discover how these strategies connect communities – students, parents, and educators – through the educational, recreational, and social value of games.

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Registration

Included with registration:

Welcome Refreshments
Friday Evening Reception
Saturday Breakfast and Lunch
Beverage Breaks
Conference Materials*
Exhibits Pass
Before May 1, 2016
May 2 - September 16, 2016**
AASL Member
$149
$249
GameRT Member
$149
$249
Non-Member
$269
$369

* Conference materials will be sent electronically prior to the event and each attendee will also receive a stick drive on-site.

** After September 16 only onsite registrations will be accepted. Contact AASL for additional information.

Schedule

Thursday, September 22
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. GAME After-Hours Party*
Friday, September 23
12:00 p.m. Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Programming
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Exhibits/Reception
Saturday, September 24
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Programming
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch/Exhibits
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Programming

* Indicates a ticketed event in which an additional fee is required.

 

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