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Curiosity on Stage - This week: Playing Games All Day

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math? Curiosity on Stage is a series of short, interactive presentations that brings you face-to-face with researchers and innovators. Each week, a featured speaker delivers an engaging presentation followed by an interactive Q-and-A session. Curiosity on Stage invites you to learn directly from people working in the science and technology-related fields. Find out what they do and why it matters – and leave inspired by their stories of curiosity, overcoming obstacles, and innovation.

While everyone is welcome on the Demo Stage, this program is recommended for ages 10+.

This week:

Playing Games All Day - What Goes into Game Development (Presentation in English with a bilingual Q+A)

Jason Nuyens

Breakfall

Jason is a co-founder and designer at Breakfall, a local game studio. He's also co-founder of Girl Force, a local not for profit initiative to teach girls, women, and non binary folks about game development. He enjoys talking to the community about the process of making games and how important they are for personal development.

Coming Up:

February 24, 2018 – Dr. Dana Devine, Canadian Blood Services

March 3, 2018 – Andrew McDonald, Raspberry Pi – Making with Raspberry Pi

March 10, 2018 – Larkin Mosscrop Kee, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories – Women in Nuclear

March 17, 2018 – Lia Turner, Carleton University – Dreams and Imagination

April 7, 2018 - Nancy Kingsbury, Naturewatch - Citizen Science

April 21, 2018 - Jill Heinerth, Royal Canadian Geographical Society - Science of Cave Diving

April 28, 2018 - Nicole Rayner, NRCan - Rocks and Minerals

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