BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// TZID:Europe/Amsterdam X-WR-TIMEZONE:Europe/Amsterdam BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/Amsterdam:20221026T180000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/Amsterdam:20221026T230000 DTSTAMP:20221018T123608Z URL: SUMMARY:GameDevCafe: Play the City DESCRIPTION:Our colleagues from the DGA and Menno Deen have a special eveni ng on games in citizen involvement. Joining is for free - pay your own dri nks.\nPlay the City\nHow can we use games to increase citizen involvement\ , make informed decisions about climate adaptation and give everyone a voi ce? For the last decade\, game developers\, geographers and governments ha ve created games to involve everyone in co-design session of our actual li ving spaces.\n\nSince 2010\, 4000+ participants have joined 42 city games through a total of 185 Play the City game sessions. Tonight we reflect on those sessions. What can be learned? How can we involve more citizens (esp ecially the ones not reached yet) and which cities could be part of this p layification of collaborative decision making?\n\nTonight two experts in t he field of play and citygames will discuss the merits of design and imple mentation of these studies. Café Fokus will host us\, like any other Game DevCafés\, in an informal setting. Grab a stool\, order a drink\, introdu ce yourself to the person next to you and enjoy a friendly night out.\n\nD uring this informal mixer\, we will talk about the ways games have fostere d these practices.\n\nGame Dev Cafe is organised by Dutch Games Associat ion\, Menno Deen and Nelen &\; Schuurmans\nProgram\n\n 18:00 Walk in – Grab a bite (bring your own)\n 19:00 Panel discussion hosted by D r. Menno Deen with: \n\n \n\n Dr. Ekim Tan\n Dr. ir. Floris Boogaard\ n Dr. Ben Schouten\n\n\n\n\n 19:30 Q&\;A – ask the speaker anythin g!\n 19:45 Informal mixer.\nBring your own video game or board game and playtest!\n 23:00 End of event.\n\n\n\nDr. Ekim Tan\n\nDr. Tan is the d riving force behind Play the City\, where collaborative decision making by a bottom up – game approach is explored. With multiple projects success fully finished and implemented in today’s decision making process of mun icipalities and government\, Dr. Tan is the ‘go-to-professional’ for i nnovations in urban planning\, urban sustainable development and sustainab le architecture.\n\n\n\nDr. ir. Floris Boogaard [twitter]\n\nWith over 2 5 years of experience in urban drainage and water management\, you can bas ically ask dr. Boogaard everything about climate adaptation. His work exte nds from academics to actual implementation of complex system-knowledge in to dynamic monitoring systems that advance the field of water management a nd urban planning towards a more sustainable design. He was involved in th e development of one of the earliest international games on climate adapta tion: ‘Watertown‘.\n\n\n\nDr. Ben Schouten\n\nAs a creative academic\ , dr. Schouten explores everything playful in today’s society. He focus es on play and design for social innovations\, citizen empowerment and cul ture. His design and research practice includes play\, games\, participato ry design and citizen empowerment. With this knowledge in his pocket he ca n offer innovative insights in empowering citizens to let their voice not only be heard\, but also acknowledged in design practices. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: 0/Screenshot-2022-10-18-at-14.34.31.png LOCATION:Cafe Focus\, Koekoekstraat 25\, Utrecht\, Nederland X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=Koekoekstraat 25\, Utrecht\ , Nederland;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Cafe Focus:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Europe/Amsterdam X-LIC-LOCATION:Europe/Amsterdam BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20220327T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0200 TZNAME:CEST END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE END:VCALENDAR