The Future of Gaming – What Happens Next?
Illinois – Chicago| 12 Sep 2020
This panel explores the current political situation in the US around Black Lives Matter, diversity, inclusion and representation with respect to the game industry. From game development, hiring practices, character design, and more, this panel conversation hopes to move beyond visible aspects of racism and look at institutional and structural barriers that prevent black creatives from entering and thriving in the game industry.
Moderated By: Ashlyn Sparrow | Assistant Director, Weston Game Lab, University of Chicago
- Featuring: Kevin Fair | CEO, I Play Games!
- Keisha Howard | Founder, Sugar Gamers
- Jacob Mooney | Technical Designer, Level Ex
- Derrick Fields | Waking Oni
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