Games improving Society: Game Jam Program

Location: TU Graz, HSi9, Inffeldgasse 13, Ground Floor, 8010 Graz

From 16.30 Registration and check-in for participants! (Ticket order here)
17.00 – 17.15
Welcome & “What’s the purpose of the EYA Game Jam? – Idea, Procedure & more”
with Birgit Kolb, EYA Project Manager
17.15 – 18.00Inspirational and Knowledge Keynotes (open for public)
“Sound brings the world into Man – The importance of Sounddesign for immersive game experiences” – Josef Gründler, FH JOANNEUM, AUT
“OMG – my mobile game rocks! How to turn it into cash?” – Daniela Hauswirth, Bongfish, AUT
“Videogames will revolutionize education and society, seriously, no kidding” – Thomas Kunze, Games Institute Austria, Verein Spielmacher, AUT
“Locomotion in VR” – Lorenz Jäger, TU Graz, AUT
18.00 – 18.20Networking Games | Get to know your colleagues
 18.20 – 18.30
Mind regeneration (beverages and snacks provided)
18.30 – 19.00Brainstorming ideas (groups of two to three)
19.00 – 19.25
Ideas pitching
19.25 – 20.00Group forming and start! (recommended group size: 2-5 team members)


9.00 – 24.00Work on your game! (snacks, beverages and lunch provided)
13.00 – 14.00
13.15 – 14.00 Meet your international Guest-Coach: Zikry Kholil, Incitement Global, Malaysia
14.15 – 15.00Meet your international Guest-Coach: Rebecca Liu, VRCORE, China
15.15 – 16.00Meet your international Guest-Coach: Yahya Marzouk, Social Impact Award, Tunesia
17.15 – 18.00Meet your international Guest-Coach: Matteo Consonni, Venture Academy, Italy


9.00 – 14.30
Work on your games! (snacks, beverages and lunch provided)
12.30 – 13.00
14.30 – 15.00 Hand in your game! (all information wil be published on
15.00 – 16.30
Presentations and Jury! (open for public)
Present your game and get applauded (3 minutes per team). An Expert Jury will vote for the best game which will be awarded.

Invite your family, friends & fans!

16.30Awards Ceremony, Wrap Up and Send Of


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