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Thursday, January 14 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Interactive Games for Legal Services

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Building on a year-long TIG project to create a “serious game” to help self-represented parties navigate the very real challenges of going to court on their own, our session will introduce you to the new game called RePresent. We will talk about the co-design process with our stakeholders, show you the underlying structure of how the game was built, introduce you to the Mad Science authoring system, and guide you through exercises that will allow you to modify the game for use in your jurisdiction. You will leave this interactive session with a basic understanding of how to use the Mad Science “scripter” to modify the game, or to even create an entirely new game of your own.

Speakers
avatar for Casper Harteveld

Casper Harteveld

Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Northeastern University
Dr. Casper Harteveld is an Assistant Professor of Game Design at Northeastern University, and author of Triadic Game Design (Springer, 2011), a book about serious game design. He earned his PhD degree from Delft University of Technology in Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis & Management. His research focuses on using games to learn about decision-making, and educating people in making better decisions through games. He applies this especially... Read More →
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Dan Jackson

Executive Director, NuLawLab
Dan Jackson is a 1997 graduate of Northeastern Law, where he now directs the NuLawLab. Following a federal appellate clerkship, Dan joined the law firm of Bingham McCutchen, ultimately serving as the firm’s director of attorney development and director of training. Prior to law school, Dan worked as a designer for theater. He continues to play in that space, most recently with the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and The... Read More →
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Susan Garcia Nofi

New Haven Legal Assistance, Executive Director
Susan is the Executive Director of New Haven Legal Assistance, where she previously worked as Deputy Director and a Staff Attorney. From 2002-2009, Susan worked for the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Employment Security Appeals Division, first as an Unemployment Appeals Referee and later as Principal Attorney to the Board of Review. Susan is Vice Chair of The Community Fund for Women & Girls Advisory Board serves on the New Haven County... Read More →


Thursday January 14, 2016 8:30am - 9:45am
San Antonio Ballroom - 3rd Flr 111 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

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