This is the program for the 2005 Games, Learning & Society Conference. Links to selected webcast sessions are available here. Download a PDF version of the 2005 program. Click here to return to the upcoming conference page. Last updated 1/28/06.


Marc Prensky
Founder and CEO of Games2train

Jason Robar
Consultant and Developer, DARPA

Alice Robison
Ph.D. Candidate in Rhetoric & Composition Studies, English Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tom Satwicz
Ph.D. Student, Cognitive Studies in Education, University of Washington

Daniel Schwartz
Associate Professor of Education, Stanford University

David Williamson Shaffer
Assistant Professor of Learning Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Research Scientist, Academic ADL Co-Laboratory

Priya Sharma
Assistant Professor, College of Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Linda Sherrell
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Memphis

Brian Smith
Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences & Technology, College of Education, The Pennsylvania State University,

Bert Snow
Lead Game Designer, Muzzy Lane Software

David Squire
Director, DESQ Ltd, and Research Fellow, University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education (UK)

Kurt Squire
Assistant Professor, Educational Communications & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Coe Leta Stafford
Ph.D. Candidate, Education Department and Multimedia Developer, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California-Berkeley

Constance Steinkuehler
Assistant Professor, Educational Communications & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Reed Stevens
Professor, Cognitive Studies in Education, University of Washington

Benjamin Stokes
Co-Founder of Games for Change and Program Manager for NetAid

Daniel Stuckhart
Associate Professor of Education, Wagner College

Rajneesh Sudhakar
Graduate Researcher, Departments of Computer Science & Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Gina Navoa Svarovsky
Doctoral Student, Learning Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nanu Swamy
Founder, Robotech Center

T.L. Taylor
Associate Professor, Dept. of Digital Aesthetics and Communication and The Center for Computer Games Research, IT-University, Copenhagen

Wade Tinney
Partner, Large Animal Games, Inc.

Douglas Thomas
Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California

Mark Thompson
Graduate Student, University of Illinois-Chicago

Bill Tomlinson
Assistant Professor of Informatics and Drama, University of California-Irvine

Daria Tsoupikova
Assistant Professor, School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Monica Wijers
Researcher, Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Jeffery Wilkins
M.D., Vice Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health; Medical Director, Addiction Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dmitri Williams
Assistant Professor, Department of Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brian Winn
Assistant Professor of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media, Michigan State University

Steven Yang
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University

Michael Young
Associate Professor, Learning Technology Program, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut

Connie Yowell
Program Officer, The MacArthur Foundation

Eric Zimmerman
CEO and Co-Founder, gameLab