Next Gen @ GameCity with Ian Livingstone OBE

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Take an exclusive tour of the GameCity Festival venue and hear about their exciting plans for the future. Have your say in shaping GameCity's ongoing educational provision to support your curriculum activities and enhance your Ofsted rating.

  • From: Thursday 30 October 2014, 12 am
  • To: Thursday 30 October 2014, 12 am
  • Location: GameCity, 24 - 32 Carlton Street, Hockley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,
  • Booking deadline: Sunday 29 October 2017, 12.00 am

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Event details

Join Ian Livingstone OBE at GameCity for a morning of lively and informative discussion around the Next Gen skills agenda. Together, explore the role of education providers in bringing together art and digital technology specialisms within the school curriculum to meet the skills requirements of the video games and visual effects industries.

Take an exclusive tour of the GameCity Festival venue and hear about their exciting plans for the future. Have your say in shaping GameCity's ongoing educational provision to support your curriculum activities and enhance your Ofsted rating.

This unique, free event is exclusively for any education professional with an interest in and /or responsibility for digital arts and technology provision in local schools and colleges.

Programme

Programme information

  • 9.15 am - 9.30 am: event registration
  • 9.30 am - 10 am: GameCity tour
  • 10 am - 11 am: Next Gen. discussion with Ian Livingstone OBE
  • 11 am: Close

About Ian Livingstone OBE
Ian Livingstone is Life President of Eid's and one of the UK's founding fathers of interactive entertainment. In 1975 he co-founded Games Workshop and launched Dungeons & Dragons in Europe. Read more.

About Next Gen.
In July 2010, Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries asked Ian Livingstone and Alex Hope to undertake a Review of the skills needs of the UK's video games and visual effects industries and to make practical recommendations for how these needs can be met. Read more.

About GameCity
Now in its ninth year, GameCity is Nottingham's world renowned video gaming festival. Taking place every year during the October half term, the festival has something for everyone, whether you're a hard core gamer, a novice developer, or a family looking for a fun day out. Find out more.

Booking information

This unique, free event is exclusively for education professionals with an interest in and /or responsibility for digital technology provision within school.

To book a place, click on the add to basket link at the top of this page and follow the booking instructions.

Location details

Room/Building:

GameCity

Address:

24 - 32 Carlton Street
Hockley
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire

Parking:

There is no on-site parking at this venue. The nearest car parking facilities are on Stoney Street, Nottingham NG1 1LS

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