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Adapting Cooperative Game Mechanics For Education

We will explore the mechanics of several popular games and discover ways to adapt them for education purposes.

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Adding A Game Room To A Comic Con

In this Trade Day presentation we will discuss what we have learned as we went from a one man operation to a full fledged game room at our local Comic Con.

  • Wed 48 tickets
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AEG Outpost Program

AEG has opened a new program to streamline and merge previous initiatives. Come chat about this one stop approach to all things AEG and our upcoming 2022/2023 releases.

  • Wed 45 tickets
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A Game of Games, Revised

REVISED for 2022! Common business & educator situations and the game industry collide in this Clue-meets-Family-Feud style seminar. Case studies, in-class analysis, & expert advice!

  • Wed 75 tickets
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Artillery in History and Gaming

Educators will be fascinated by the physics, math, and ballistics involved in shooting artillery. Come learn the history, how it works, and how it can be realistically incorporated into games!

  • Wed 61 tickets
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Back to School with Pokémon!

Do your students love Pokémon? Are you a librarian or teacher who wants to catch'em all? Learn how kick-start a Pokémon Club at your school in this seminar, with a Q&A to follow.

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Best New RPGs for Kids

New games and discussion of games for kids from toddlers to teens. You could even win a copy of a game!

  • Wed 70 tickets
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Beyond Jeopardy: Lesson Plan Game Jam

Interested in gamifying your lesson plans? In this workshop we will share our experiences & tips for gamifying key concepts for the classroom. Participants will leave with drafts of gamified lessons.

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Brotherwise Games - What's New & Coming Your Way

Join us to learn about what's new and on the way! We'll discuss Brotherwise's upcoming games, our Featured Retailer Program, and how we can better support your store.

  • Wed 63 tickets
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Building Healthy Gaming Communities

Introduction and discussion on ways to create, build, and strengthen gaming communities. Events, discourse, public forums, and games! How to fit all these together to create a true sense of community.

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CGE Trade Day: Galaxy Trucker

We'll run you though our recent re-release of the hit game Galaxy Trucker, including selling points and a handy demo guide!

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Cosplay As A HE Learning And Socialising Tool. Personal Experiences Of An Australian Lecturer

A discussion of a lecturer's experience in delivering cosplay content into HE classroom (and socialisation) practice via assessment tools and authentic work integrated learning at pop culture events.

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Cosplay, Identity And Entrepreneurship In HE Units

A discussion focussing on the identity and entrepreneurial aspects of cosplay and how this might be integrated into business, theatre, crafting, or costuming programs.

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Create In-Store Excitement With The New WizKids D&D Onslaught Miniatures Game!

Learn about our new tactical skirmish miniatures game Dungeons & Dungeons: Onslaught, post-launch content calendar, plans to support stores with organized play, events, marketing collateral, & more.

  • Wed 63 tickets
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Creative Business Plan Workshop

Got a dream for a great new game? Want to go pro with your cosplay? Go from dream to plan in this fun, creative business planning workshop.

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Demo Night & Social Mixer

A time to socialize and demo games from some of your favorite Trade Day presenters and exhibitors. All Trade Day attendees welcome.

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Drop-in Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Presenting a fun, yet coherent series of RPG events for kids can be tough when you have new people each week. We'll have ideas for making the new kids welcome and old hands entertained!

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EDU_RPG: Leveling Up Your Classroom

Fight Monsters, Level up! Using Gamification Activities to Drive Engagement in the classroom.

  • Wed 67 tickets
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Finance 101 -- Numbers Matter!

Numbers matter, and we can help! Come let the Witten Financial team of experts demystify the world of financial reports to help you run a better business!

  • Wed 97 tickets
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Finding and Deploying the Right Games for Your Classroom

Finding and crafting games for implementation by individual teachers, librarians, and others

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Five Hundred Year Old Vampire (FYOV)

By Designer Jason Cox, FYOV is a small group/educational version of Tim Hutchings' Thousand Year Old Vampire. Come learn about the game and help us playtest it!

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Game Activities In The Science Classroom

Help your students learn science concepts using games and related activities. Concepts include the water cycle, renewable resources utilization and regulation, water pollution, and radiation.

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Games as Multilingual Education Resources

From the dining room to the FLGS, the gaming table is a place to practice language development. This event is for educators looking for classroom games & retailers wanting to expand their market.

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General Education, "Skills Goals," and Ungrading: Games in the College Classroom

A talk on challenges inherent in using games in the college classroom and approaches to overcoming them using careful selection of student learning objectives and ungrading strategies for assessment.

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Get Up and Play: Gamification in Action

During this hands-on workshop for all types of educators, experience several games that get your students away from their desks to playfully learn. Then, explore how to apply these to your classes.

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Growing Successful TCG Tournaments > 100 Players

Melee.gg staff have run successful events for Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh! & other games around the world. Learn from them how to plan, advertise, and execute tournaments with more than 100 players at a time.

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Hello AMIGO! What's New and Coming Soon

Bohnanza, CLACK!, Saboteur and more! AMIGO Games COO will review our family and hobby games, and give you an overview of our upcoming games!

  • Wed 76 tickets
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Historical Gaming In Graduate Education

This talk will discuss my experiences as a law professor who has used historical gaming in my courses on international law and history for more than 30 years.

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ICv2 White Paper: Hobby Games - State of the Industry

ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp presents a report on the hobby games market in North America, including a review of both annual and 2022 trends.

  • Wed 78 tickets
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Integrating STEM and Culture into Educational Roleplaying

Integrating STEM, SEL, and Culture into educational roleplaying games for all ages.

  • Wed 76 tickets
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Intro to Shipping and Distribution in Asia

101 for shipping and fulfilment into Asia, open Q&A with attendees.

  • Wed 18 tickets
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Justifying Time To Play (Using Curriculum Integration)

Enjoy playing games? Want to use games in classes you teach--but not sure how to justify the time? Using a simple framework, learn how to justify almost any game to address curriculum standards.

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Learning to Lose: Using Board Games to Promote Sensory and Social Skills

Hear a pediatric occupational therapist’s take on how board games can be excellent tools in the home and classroom for promoting social and sensory skills in children, with and without disabilities.

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Let’s Play: Exploring The Use Of Gaming In Management Education

We’ll explore gaming to increase student engagement through interactive discussion. Hands on, active play using different games to highlight how such use can creatively enforce terms & concepts.

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Leveling Up Education

Research shows the value of RPGs & other gaming formats for the educational process. After ten years in the classroom, I finally brought RPGs to the classroom lets talk about the why & the results.

  • Wed 75 tickets
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Libraries and Tabletop Role Playing Games

Learn how to create a diverse library TRPG collection and start your own TRPG club.

  • Wed 71 tickets
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Making Your Gaming Group Accessible For Neurodivergent Players

RPGs can have many benefits for students: academically, emotionally and socially. Students with autism, ADHD or dyslexia can benefit too, with additional awareness and preparation from the GM.

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Making Your Retail Space a Safe Space

Learn and share ideas on how to create a safe space for your patrons. Make your store more welcoming and inclusive to a diverse clientele. Discussion focused on, but not limited to, LGBTQIA+ patrons.

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Mapping Out The Future With Loke Battle Mats

An exclusive first hands-on run through of Loke Battle Mats' newest releases in our Books of Battle Mats and Box of Adventure ranges!

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Meeting the Needs of Children Through Game Play

We'll discuss best practices and research on meeting the needs of children through game play in school, library, club, and family gathering settings.

  • Wed 54 tickets
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Nations & Cannons: A Revolutionary History Toolkit

This event is geared towards educators, historians, and others- join our Educational Liaisons and designers in previewing historically sourced RPG material that can be used in educational settings!

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Pandasaurus Retailer Programs & New Releases

Get an overview of Pandasaurus's many retailer programs (marketing assets, staff training videos, direct sales benefits) and learn about their evergreen and new releases for 2022.

  • Wed 73 tickets
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Play! Pokémon: Meet and Greet

Sit down with a Pokémon Representative to discuss how your store or school library can get more Pokémon.

  • Wed 17 tickets
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Pokémon Social and League Demo

Meet with fellow retailers and educators, and get in a game of the Pokémon TCG or two! Come explore the different products and formats we have for Leagues or Clubs!

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Pop-Up Gen Con Retailer Round Table

Gen Con wants to hear from you about Pop-Up Gen Con. We're asking for your feedback, impressions, what works, what doesn't. Come share your thoughts on ways to create this program in a new image.

  • Wed 36 tickets
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Project Game Design: Enrichment Camps For K-12

Pragmatic, inspirational, activity-based session for educators K-18 who want to design and host a group of students who will both play and design analog (board) games.

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Retheming Games for the Classroom

In this workshop, we will approach the re-skinning of games as an activity to invite our students to examine relationships and connections in the classroom.

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Rowan, Rook and Decard Showcase

Join the makers of Heart: The City Beneath, Spire: The City Must Fall, Honey Heist and the upcoming DIE RPG as we showcase these games. Includes UFO Press, creators of Voidheart Symphony and Legacy.

  • Wed 76 tickets
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Social Media to Increase Inclusivity in Business

Social media is a powerful tool to increase diversity and outreach for your business

  • Wed 35 tickets
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Teachers Play D&D Too!

Want to be a kid again? Come play some D&D (or other system) with an experienced middle school TTRPG club leader and fellow educator!

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Teaching Mathematics Through Games

This talk will summarize the content of the book "Teaching Mathematics Through Games", in which Dr. Heidenreich has written a chapter. A free copy of the book will be given to one random attendee.

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Team Building From The Toy Aisle

Let’s re-see our beloved pastime in a new light! Using design, game-based, and experiential theories, we will deconstruct mass-market games and re-envision them as tools for engaging team-building.

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The Basics of Starting a Gaming Group

What are the basics needed for a game program? Includes board, card, RPG, & video games! We’ll go over the ins/outs of setting up a program, including supplies, staffing needs, & other considerations.

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The Center: SEL in Tabletop Gaming

Discussion on how Social Emotional Learning (SEL) can be incorporated into table top gaming to be used in learning spaces for all grade levels and content from K-12.

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The Great Networking Disconnect

Gamers like to buy stuff, but we hate being sold to. Come learn how to grow your business through referrals, so that people walk in your store and say, “SUATMM!”

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The Value of Joining Pokémon's Organized Play Program

Are you interested in how to engage more trading card game players to your store? Come and learn about the value of joining The Pokemon Company International's Organized Play program.

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Tools to Resolve Conflicts at the Gaming Table

Tools to handle conflicts at the gaming table. Including politics, racial disputes, sexism, and more.

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Trials and Trivia-lations: Creating Trivia Programs for Your Library or School

Learn how to create several types of trivia games that can be done with participants of all ages. You will come away with several ideas as well as enough questions to create your own trivia program!

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TTRPGs in the Middle School

When students have games and work collaboratively, they grow and have a safe space to be themselves. Tabletop RPGs have a place for every student in every situation, do you want to learn how?

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Using Character Creation As An Educational Tool

Based on the popular D&D, we highlight how this system can be used as a foundation to use character generation in an educational setting.

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Using Escape Rooms for Learning and Engagement

Experience an educational Escape Room-style set of challenges based on academic content. Several options will be available for groups to play, based on different grade levels and subject areas.

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Using Outside Professionals to Expand Your Reach

Learn how to connect your clients to professional services they may need, build a real feeling of community, and market your store through joint sponsored events.

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Welcome to Play! Pokémon!

Join the Pokémon Organized Play team as we introduce themselves, the Organized Play program, and the many ways to join in on the fun!

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What Gamemastering Taught Me About Being a Better Teacher

Creating engaging sessions for role-players can be similar to engaging students in class. In this session, we will explore how lessons learned from running a game can apply to teaching.

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What's Hot at Funko Games?

Come chat with Funko Games to discover what is new and hot in 2022 along with what we have cooking for holiday and beyond!

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Why Kids Need Superheroes

Examine the psychology of superhero stories and how these modern mythologies can help child (and adult) development.

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Words Become Art: Blackout Poetry and Ekphratic Storytelling In The Classroom

Blackout poetry is a unique activity that can be used to study narrative structure. Let’s create blackout poetry, give an impromptu poetry reading, and discuss ideas for use in the classroom.

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Yes And!: Roleplaying Games in Learning Spaces 101

Learn how to incorporate roleplaying games in learning spaces for all educational contents and more!

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