Chief Creative Director, Electronic Arts, Head of Game Education at Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon, To Keynote Game Education Summit in June.PITTSBURGH -- Richard Hilleman Richard Hilleman is an American computer game and video game producer best known for his work creating the original Madden Football game for video game consoles for Electronic Arts. , Chief Creative Director, Electronic Arts (EA), and Professor Don Marinelli, executive producer, Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC ETC - ExTendible Compiler. Fortran-like, macro extendible. "ETC - An Extendible Macro-Based Compiler", B.N. Dickman, Proc SJCC 38 (1971). ), will keynote the Game Education Summit (GES GES GTN (Global Transportation Network) Exercise System
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GES, the only conference for instructors of college and university game programs, will offer a wide range of sessions on curriculum options, with advanced sessions for schools with a long program history as well as sessions essential for schools starting a game program. Hilleman and other senior game industry executives are attending to help academics understand the skills students need to have successful careers in the game industry.
Hilleman, who playfully says he spent much of his formative years in the game industry soldering cables, coping disks, mastering and manufacturing more than 200 titles, assumed the large shoes of Bing Gordon William "Bing" Gordon is Chief Creative Officer for video game maker Electronic Arts.
William Gordon graduated from Cranbrook School in 1968. He then graduated from Yale University after studying drama and literature. as Chief Creative Director, EA, in 2008. He has worked in the industry for 25 years. The first title he worked on was Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer is a 1987 computer aircraft simulation game produced by Electronic Arts. Chuck Yeager served as technical consultant for the game, where his likeness and voice are prominently used. , followed by a broad range of simulators and driving games. He also worked on the first Madden title and, more recently, the first Tiger Woods. Since 2000, Hilleman has taught EA's master production classes and often lectures to university programs.
Marinelli's ETC program brings together artists and technologists to work on projects combining the latest digital media technologies with artistic, educational and entertainment objectives, has undertaken projects for Give Kids the World, the Pittsburgh Children's Museum, Carnegie Science Center, Electronic Arts, the New York City Fire Department The New York City Fire Department or the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) has the responsibility for protecting the citizens and property of New York City's five boroughs from fires and fire hazards, providing emergency medical services, technical rescue as well as , Northrop-Grumman, Kodak and other corporate and charitable entities.
Carnegie Mellon was the first school in the country to offer a degree program in entertainment technology.
GES attendees will include program heads and instructors from game studies programs, industry executives and game professionals interested in a teaching career.
Interested parties can register for GES at www.gameeducationsummit.com. Early Registration for the conference is $349 per attendee. At the door registration is $399.
The Game Education Summit is produced by Game Path LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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