The Serious Play Conference has been held from 19 to 17 of July in Buffalo (New York Estate), at Jacobs School of Medicine. Speakers, who come from all parts of the globe, share their experience creating or using games in the corporation, classroom, healthcare institution, government and military and offer tips on how to move game-based education programs ahead.
Julio Alvarez, eHealth Business Development Manager of Virtualware, has been invited to participate in this conference focused on serious games. On July 19, Julio has been presenting “How Virtual Reality Improves Disease Treatment and Management in the panel about VR for Patient Rehabilitation, coordinated by Dr. David Burganowski from the Center for Rehabilitation Synergy. The event is a great opportunity to show projects developed and the solutions in which Virtualware is currently working and to listen, share and participate actively in discussions of the future of serious games.
About Serious Play Conference
Serious Play Conference is a leadership conference for both those who create serious games/simulations and those who implement game-based learning programs. Speakers are the most experienced developers and designers in the industry, the top academic researchers and senior program heads from education, corporate, healthcare, government/military, museums and other emerging areas.
It is a world-renowned company, created in 2004, with expertise in bespoke solutions based on immersive and interactive technologies including virtual reality, augmented reality, gamification, immersive training, serious games and interactive hardware manufacturing. The company has been working in the health sector over the last 8 years and it has an extensive portfolio of work across the entire spectrum of the industry. It is a CE-certified medical device manufacturer, providing tools and technological solutions to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities and special needs. The company belongs to Virtualware Group which has 70 people in its offices in Bilbao, Madrid, United Kingdom, Mexico and Chile and has a dedicated R&D lab focused on collaborative projects.