2018 Speakers

James Piechocki

Mercury Cyber Warfare Program, Raytheon Blackbird Technologies

Kevin M. Holloway

Deployment Psychology (CDP), Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Alicia Sanchez

Defense Acquisition University

Garth Jensen

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division

Eduard Babulak

National Science Foundation

Thomas Talbot

USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Michael Freeman

Naval Postgraduate School  (in Monterey)

Todd Chang

Children's Hospital Los Angeles / University of Southern California

Peggy Sheehy

Ramapo Central

Marianne Malmstrom

Know Clue Kidd

David A. Smith


Nolan Bushnell

Atari Founder

Edward Metz

Dept of Ed

Michelle Zimmerman

Microsoft Education

David Metcalf

Institute for Simulation and Training, UCF

Scott Martin

Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI), George Mason

Arianne Miller

The Lab at OPM

Jim Gatto

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Ira Sockowitz

Learning Games Studios

Terrence Gargiulo


Boris Willis

George Mason University

Jenn McNamara

BreakAway Games

Dov Jacobson


Seth Andrew Hudson

George Mason University

Michael DiPonio

Quicken Loans

Doug Whatley

BreakAway Games

Tammie Schrader

Washington State Association of Educational Service Districts

Monica Cornetti

Sententia Games

Marc Ruppel

National Endowment for the Humanities

Karen Schrier

Marist College

Richard Boyd

Tanjo Inc.

Carole Bagley

Technology Group, Inc. and University of St. Thomas

Ross Smith


Scott Brewster

Triad Interactive Media

Mitch Weisburgh

Academic Business Advisers

Tony Beck

NIH Funding Opps & the Art of Successful Grant Writing

Lorin Grieve

School of Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh

Lucas Blair

Little Bird Games

Dmitriy Babichenko

School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Bradley Tanner

Clinical Tools

Roger Stark

BrainWare Learning Company

Elizabeth Newbury

Wilson Center

Dan Little

Research Institute for European and American Studies

Paul Thurkettle

NATO Allied Command Transformation

Jim Lacey

Marine Corps War College

Jurriaan van Rijswijk

Games for Health Europe

Robert Seater

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Daria Catalui

University of Lancaster

Robert McCreight

Schar School of Policy & Govt

Dan Norton

Filament Games

James Collins


Ravi Patel

School of Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh

Eric Alberts

Orlando Health, Inc. (Hospital System)

Amanda Cole

Cox College

Phillip Pournelle

Long Term strategy Group, LLC

Ben Grimley

Speak Agent

Catherine Swanwick

Catlilli Games

Eric Bauman

Adtalem Global Education

James Kiggens

Adtalem Global Education

John Kolm

Team Results USA

Lisa Buckley

Ross University School of Medicine

Matthew Haselton

Filament Games

Michael Nemirovsky

St. Elizabeth's Family Medicine Residency Program

Sean Kearney


Sonja Schmer-Galunder

Smart Information Flow Technologies

Stephen Baer

The Game Agency

Vanessa LeBourdais

DreamRider Productions

Anders Gronstedt

Gronstedt Group

David Eng

St. Thomas Aquinas College

Ryan Schaaf

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Scott Macklin

University of Washington

Helen J. Wechsler

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Lakita Edwards

National Endowment for the Arts

Lisa Holman

United States Postal Service (USPS) Corporate Information Security Office (CISO)

Marco Arnaudo

Indiana University

Michiel van Eunen

Performance Solutions

Sharon Gander

The Institute for Performance Improvement

Shipley Owens


Silvina Fernandez-Duque

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Stephanie Hull

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Jeffrey Levy


Glen Hoptman

How to Think Like

James Piechocki

Mercury Cyber Warfare Program, Raytheon Blackbird Technologies