STEM Forged is proud to announce the first annual Remote CTRL conference with the theme "A New Game for Education."
Remote CTRL is a conference for everyone involved in educating youth in technology and creative STEM fields. STEM Forged has been working with professionals, schools, and government agencies in multiple capacities involving remote technology for in-person and remote education. This conference brings some of the leading experts in Game Design, eSports, and Education in one conference.
Dr. Chris "Doc" Haskell
Clinical Assistant Professor
NAECAD ESports Director of the Year '20
Head coach of eSports at BSU. As a professor, he teaches about the social importance of video games and digital culture. In addition to being a pioneer in using games for education, like teaching courses through video games like Minecraft and World of Warcraft, he also coached his teams to titles in some of the biggest esports competitions.
Founder/CEO of Blocksmith, Inc.
Years of experience in the technology startup world have given Markus the right tools to design a cutting-edge educational technology that puts VR & mixed reality development in the hands of students all over the US. Markus has been a major ally of STEM Forged for years, and Blocksmith is the most popular choice for our students.
*Note: Dr. Steinkuehler has withdrawn from speaking due to exigent circumstances.
Registration is open for educators, administrators, state and county leadership, and parents seeking to know more about teaching modern topics with modern content. This kickoff conference will address some of the misconceptions about video games and what educators can do to harness kids' interest in gaming to help them become more successful students, and eventually adults and professionals.