Schedule

 

Friday, October 27
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
  • Participant Orientation (participants receive packets with game jam themes and topics descriptions)
  • Hors d’oeuvres
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Opening speech
  • Problem statements from domain experts
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Participants form teams, begin planning and initial concept design
9:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Teams registrations
  • Teams submit initial concept documents for review and feedback
Saturday, October 28
9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Breakout sessions by theme / health condition.  And no, it’s not a typo – breakout sessions do overlap with breakfast.  You can eat and listen:)
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Teams continue working on games
  • Consulting sessions with game design experts and health sciences domain experts
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Lunch
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Work, work, work, design, design, design, code, code, code
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Dinner
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Work, work, work, design, design, design, code, code, code
10:00 pm – 11:59 pm
  • Late-night snack
Sunday, October 29
12:01 am –  1:00 pm
  • Take a break, make some noise – we provide musical instruments and microphones, you provide music and karaoke
1:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Work, work, work, design, design, design, code, code, code
8:00 am – 9:00 am
  • Projects submitted to DevPost
9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Breakfast
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Demos and presentations
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Lunch
  • Judges discuss demos and presentations
1:00 pm
  • Awards (presented by Babs Carryer, Director of Education and Outreach, Innovation Institute University of Pittsburgh)
  • Closing Remarks
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