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UB Events

The following events are sponsored by the University of Baltimore (some are in Baltimore, some are in Montgomery County at the Universities of Shady Grove Campus). All events are free and open to the public:

Information Sessions (ongoing) - contact UB for more information

Semi-Annual Events

Montgomery College Game & Web DayGame Day - DDR

For the past two years, Montgomery College has organized a Game Day to introduce students to the world of gaming. With industry and academic speakers and demos and live action games by students, this has become a popular college event. Find out more about our life-size Angry Birds game (2011), our life-size Donkey Kong game (2008), our life-size Zelda game (2006) and our life-size Pac-Man game (2005).

Montgomery College Java Programming Competition

Contact Prof. Alla Webb for more details:

Global Game Jam

Usually takes place at the end of January
An international competition taking place at multiple locations around the world. Compete to create a game in just one weekend!

Montgomery College Rockville Science Day

Usually in April. Rockville Campus

Digital Overload

Baltimore, MD
LAN party & gaming event

Imagine Cup Competition

See website for deadlines.
Microsoft has launched the Imagine Cup Competition for students to compete to create the best games, software, photography, film, design and other categories. This year's Imagine Cup challenge is for students to "Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing us today."

Game Developers Conference
Independent Games Festival
"The GDC is the premier event for developers in the interactive entertainment industry. With content addressing the breadth of videogame development on every platform, developers from around the world come to San Francisco for the GDC's technical conference sessions, the giant expo floor, the after-hours events, and most of all, to connect (and reconnect) with their peers in the game industry."

GDC scholarships & volunteer positions may be available.

East Coast Game Conference


The Electronic Entertainment Expo


Games for Health Conference

Serious Games Summit

Games for Change Conference


Games + Learning + Society conference

Meaningful Play conference
I/ITSEC conference

The Women's Game Conference

The Austin Game Conference

Austin, Texas

South by Southwest Interactive

Pax East

Child's Play Charity
Donate $ for games for kids in hospitals.
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What's New


- Mobile Game Programming: Create games on cellphones and other mobile devices. Contact Prof. Alla Webb.

- Math & ActionScript:
A learning community combining a general education math class with CA225. A fun way to learn math and gaming! Contact Prof. Alla Webb.

- Online sections of Flash & ActionScript:
Two popular classes, CA125 & CA225, now available online!

- Exergaming & Health Games:
Take CA190 and HE100 together and learn about health applications of gaming technology! Contact Prof. Deborah Solomon.
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