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10th Annual Games for Health Conference
Back Bay Events Center, Boston MA
June 18-20, 2014!

Register Today! http://www.regonline.com/gfh2014

Three Days to Explore...The Role of Videogames in Health & HealthcareThe 10th Annual Games for Health Conference is coming. Join hundreds of developers, health professionals, researchers, funders, and more at the largest event devoted to games in health & healthcare.

Three days covering platforms, and business opportunities will prepare you and your organization to deploy effective solutions for behavior change, consumer engagement, public health, professional development, research and more.

For Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities: bbryant@dmill.com
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Friday, June 20 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
WGBH & PBS Kids Present Arthur Family Health

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Dealing with your child's health can be challenging and sometimes scary. Arthur and his friends are here to help with games, videos, and resources designed to help keep your family safe and strong.

This session cover's WGBH Boston's development of the Arthur Family Health area of PBSKIDS.org.  Games are one part of a multimedia web-based approach to educating kids and families about common issues surrounding alleries, asthma, nutrition, resilience, and physical fitness.

Learn about the design of the site, each mini-game, and the overall approach to engaging families with young children about important health & healthcare issues.

Speakers
avatar for Bill Shribman

Bill Shribman

Senior Executive Producer, WGBH
I make games for kids. I'm also a photographer and I blog here and there. My current projects at WGBH include ones on earth science, endangered species, distracted driving, health education, media literacy, environmental science and engineering.


Friday June 20, 2014 2:15pm - 3:00pm
C. Freedom Room

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