6th Annual Game Fest and Symposium

6th Annual Game Fest and Symposium

Date posted: 2009-04-22 11:10:00

Experience some incredible new games & ways of interaction, including hand crafted & engineered physical ir wii projects, children's farm project games, eco awareness games which liberate children from keyboard, controller or mouse through touchable object interfaces, new kinds of puzzle/platform games that switch and rotate, and much more. Come and see what games and simulations of the future can be!!


Friday, April 24 EMPAC Level 5, Studio 1 (Festival)

5:00 pm Student Exhibition


Saturday, April 25 EMPAC Level 4, Theater (Symposium)

9:55 am Introductions

10:00 am Workshop: Interactive Storytelling with

Chris Crawford, Co-founder, Storytron


12:00 pm Lunch for Participants

1:05 pm Keynote: Designing Interactivity - Chris Crawford

2:00 pm Poster Session – Students / Clubs / Programs

3:30 pm Vicarious Visions Student Challenge Awards


For info and registration visit:




“What is Democracy?” with Filmmaker Astra Taylor
April 24, 2019 7:00 PM
Studio Beta @ EMPAC and The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What is Democracy reflects on a word we often take for granted.  Join Filmmaker Astra Taylor for a media and activism workshop from 4:00 to 5:30 PM on Studio Beta at EMPAC, and screen the film later that evening at the Sanctuary for Indepndent Media in Troy.