Friday, 28 May 2010

6th Games for Health conference, history!

5-29-10: The 6th Annual Games for Health Conf. is now history! It was the best one yet, as they seem to keep getting better each year.

Check out the pictures from my FB page here:

You'll see quite a few pictures of the first ever, Exergame Challenge at a G4H conference! While we didn't reach the 1 million step goal (the non-profit still received their cheque), it really increased testing of the exergame equipment brought out by Ed, Tommy, Parker, and staff from Motion Fitness. This was a great trial run for a bigger conf. in November, the American Public Health Association annual meeting in Denver, where over 14,000 public health folks from all over the world will be there. Talk about exposing exergaming to a world-wide audience!

So it was a great conference, and you can see from the pictures we had a great time. Having said that, it seems that we are now reaching a point where this conf. is poised to take the next step...CEU's? Bigger? Post-Conf. evaluations? Live streaming of sessions? These are just some of the questions discussed.

Ben Sawyer and Beth Bryant did an AWESOME job as always, and deserve a nice break after this.

If you weren't here, you need to make sure you can make it next year!

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