International Gaming Conference for Cahir Castle

International Gaming Conference for Cahir Castle

Cahir Castle will play host to an international gaming conference, on November 23rd and 24th next.

The spectacular setting of Cahir Castle Youth will be the venue for Work Ireland Tipperary and LIT, who will showcase some of the most innovative and cutting edge work being done with young people in technology and gaming.

This unique event will bring together youth workers community educators game designers and young people. Young people will be given the opportunity of designing games for social change with some of the world’s best game designers.

The two-day conference aims to showcase and nurture the potential of games to inspire, to motivate and to positively impact on the lives of young people in the context of Youth Work and Development Education.

Day 1:  Focusing on Youth Workers, Development Workers, Games Designers Academics and Educators

Day 2: Focusing on Young people having the opportunity to meet games designers and explore and design games.

“We are very excited and expect between two to three hundred people to attend the event over the two days with industry leaders flying in from all over the world to participate. Huge credit goes to the OPW and the wonderful staff of Cahir castle who have made the castle available “Donal Kelly YWIT To register go to www.eventbrite.ie/e/games-to-inspire-in-global-youth-work-and-development-education-tickets-36513053526 or contact donal.kelly@youthworktipperary.ie virtualyouthwork.com