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70th Annual UFVA Conference!
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UFVA's 2016 conference, our 70th annual meeting was hosted by the University of Nevada Las Vegas, July 31-August 4 at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson, NV. 

Thank you to everyone who contributed to making this a successful event!

This year's conference theme was

CONTENT CREATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY

and with a pre-conference

DIGITAL INNOVATION DAY

on Sunday, July 31, 2016, supported by CILECT North America.

Our keynote speaker, Jane McGonigal, author of Reality Is Broken and SuperBetter, discussed the importance of games in life, society, and academia in a conversation with UNLV Film Scholar (and critic) Elvis Mitchell.


The keynote speaker for Digital Innovation Day was virtual reality expert Frank Patterson, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Pulse Evolution and producer of the Virtual Michael Jackson performance at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. 


A final conference program can be found here. 

A list of awards for 2016 can be found here.

For questions or concerns about the conference, please contact the Conference VP, Brigid Maher, or the Co-Conference VP, Heather Addison.