JANE MCGONIGAL A

AVANTGAME * INSTITUTE FOR THE FUTURE, USA

“My goal is that in 2025 a game designer wins a Nobel Prize.”

Jane is the real world daughter of Harry Potter’s favorite teacher, combining her passion as gaming geek with visionary research at the Institute For The Future, eager to harness the creative powers of 1 billion gamers to forecast and shape our collective future for the ultimate epic win in real life – a world of awesome for all.

Her games bring the community together in the streets, animate libraries (at night), make us feel Superbetter (beating depressive villains) and kick off projects to Evoke urgent changes.┬áHer newest teaching tool – for top level CEOs, decision-makers, citizens and school students is on an Ethical OS for our emerging society.

Ethical OS helps you assess how emerging digital hi-tech may help us as people and society, or how it may get used for evil purposes to destroy our lives; because the villains are out there! Get smart and download Jane’s brain into yours to activate your creative superhero*ine self.

TOPICS

future forecasting

gaming for good

gaming and well-being